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Echo readers have been sharing their favourite pocket money shops. Joseph's in Holmeside in 1997.
Echo readers have been sharing their favourite pocket money shops. Joseph's in Holmeside in 1997.

10 pictures of shops from Sunderland's past - including Joplings, Joseph's and Woolworths

A quarter of sweets from your favourite shop, choosing one of the latest singles you may have heard on the radio or a new trinket to show your friends.

Thursday, 16th June 2022, 4:55 am

If you were lucky enough to get pocket money as a youngster, these were just some of the things you could have chosen to spend it on.

This Throwback Thursday, we’re taking a shopping trip down Sunderland’s memory lane to shine a light on the stores you always visited when you had some coins to spend.

From comics and toy cars to sweet treats and records, here are some of the most popular choices.

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