May 012010
 

Welcome to my blog. It may seem strangely named but `tog is actually an abbreviation of photographer which occasionally gets bandied about in newsrooms up and down the country, while “owd” is the Yorkshire pronunciation of “old”. Not that I feel old but I was stuck for a title and “An owd ‘togs blog” just seemed to have a nice ring to it. So there you go….

Aug 182020
 

The image archive updated to include some newly discovered pictures of

Denis Healey, Baron Healey CH, MBE, PC 
Born: 30 August 1917 Died: 03 October 2015 . He was a British Labour politician who served as Secretary of State for Defence from 1964 to 1970 and Chancellor of the Exchequer from 1974 to 1979.


Rodney Bewes
Born: 27 November 1937 Died: 21 November 2017. He was an English television actor and writer who is probably best know for his portrayal Bob Ferris in the BBC television sitcom The Likely Lads and the follow up Whatever Happened to the Likely Lads?


Neil and Christine Hamilton

Neil Hamilton  Born: 09 March 1949  is a British politician, barrister, and former teacher. After being implicated in the cash-for-questions affair, he became widely associated with ‘sleaze’.  Defeated in the 1997 general election, he left politics but didn’t leave the Conservative Party until 2002, when he joined UKIP

Christine Hamilton  Born:  10 November 1949 Neil Hamiltons wife. She is an English media personality and author. Both have become prominent supporters of  UKIP (the UK Independence Party)


Jun 062020
 

Black Lives Matter protest and march in the name of George Floyd, whose death has sparked protests through the USA, and across the word, with demonstrators desperately calling for an end to police violence, was held on Devonshire Green in Sheffield on Saturday 6th June 2020 where at times Social distancing became impossible despite the best efforts of Event organisers.


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May 202020
 

Covid Social Distancing and as the Covid-19 lockdown restrictions are eased in England, the sky around Mam Tor in the Peak National Park fills with Paragliders. Probably the ultimate Social Distancing leisure pursuit


Apr 212020
 

Signs of the Coronavirus Pandemic is a collection of images showing signs posters and notices which appeared publicly and are directly related to the Coronavirus COVID19 Pandemic in the UK 2020

Apr 202020
 

Empty Places Covid-19 Pandemic A collection of images showing some places and spaces deserted due to the UK restrictions on going out during the Global Coronavirus Pandemic –

Apr 112020
 

Easter weekend and the Peak District National Park effectively closed down during the Coronavirus Pandemic as people listen to government advice and Stay home over the Easter Weekend. The A57 one of the the main roads linking Manchester and Sheffield with no traffic, Road Closure leading to Derwent Dams, Popular waking hotspot Mam Tor deserted and Castleton in Lockdown.


Mar 262020
 

26 March 2020 – Endncliffe Park Sheffield. Third day of the emergency measures which were announced by Prime minister Boris Johnson on Monday evening (24th march).
A group of young men use the parks outdoor gym equipment despite it being clearly marked off as out of bounds


Mar 252020
 

Meadowhall car parks almost empty after government guidance that all non-essential stores should be closed until further notice. during the global Coronavirus Covid-19 Pandemic


Mar 242020
 

UPDATE 27 March – Man named in Sheffield murder inquiry.

A 26-year-old man who died following a fight in Sheffield city centre named as Xiangyu Li.

Emergency services were called to the junction of Union Street and Charles Street at around 3.30am on Tuesday (24 March) after Mr Li was found unconscious
A 25-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of murder in Frankfurt, Germany on Wednesday (25 March) under a European arrest warrant.

Police secure the scene in union street Sheffield where the body of a man in his 20s was found in the early hours of Tuesday morning (24th March 2020). Police have identified man and officers are now trying to trace the man’s family. The young mans death is currently being treated as “unexplained” and the area has been cordoned off.

24 March 2020

Mar 242020
 

Coronavirus Covid-19 Monday 23 March the first workday after Prime Minister Boris Johnson ordered the closure of all UK Pubs, clubs, cafes, bars, restaurants, museums, gyms etc in the fight against