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Bishop Auckland, Grand Hotel opening night

Businessman Alan Morris (left) and wife Diane, who spent nearly a year turning the derelict hotel into modern lounge and restaurant. Also in picture Brian Lester and Helen Coxon, both of Cantrell & Cochrane Ltd, soft drink suppliers, and Trish Turnbull (right) head of bar staff. Northern Echo photograph, October 1979.

Coxon, Helen
Lester, Brian
Morris, Alan
Morris, Diane
Turnbull, Trish
1976 - 2000
Bishop Auckland
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North of England Newspapers
Algar, Barry (Bishop Auckland)

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