Calling ex-Mayfielders

Signal box - The bleak and isolated siting of the Idsworth signal box illustrates the loneliness of the signalman's lot

THIS WEEK IN 1970: Time runs out on the lonely reign of a signal box man

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Did you attend Mayfield School in Mayfield Road, Portsmouth? I have been asked by the deputy head to let you know that on October 7 the school will celebrate its 80th anniversary.

Jackie Jeeves is co-ordinating events and wants to hear from as many former pupils as possible.

Please give her a ring on (023) 9269 3432 or e-mail