1987

1987 - The village supported the campaign against the proposed nuclear waste dumping.

 
March

Jack Sugden's old flame Marion Wilks, returned to Beckindale to visit her father Henry. When Eric Pollard tried to burgle their house, her husband Paolo disturbed him and chased Pollard into the woods with a revolver. Tragically, Paolo tripped, shot himself and was unable to identify the intruder. as Paolo lay in a coma, Marion had a fling with Jack.

 

 
August

A crisis meeting was held in the village. The villagers were united against the Government's proposals to dump nuclear waste in Beckindale.

 

 
September

At the hight of the protest Jack Sugden was arrested and imprisoned for seven days for contempt of court. He left jail on September 17th.

 

 
October

Baby William was born to Kathy's father Malcolm and his girlfriend Sonia

 

 
November

Jackie Merrick fell down an old mine shaft while trying to rescue a sheep.

 

 

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