The Eric and Archie team – 135 years for SLC

Two of the most remarkable men you could ever meet, Eric Salthouse and Archie Swift Eric, secretary Brian Ball and  Archiejoined Salford Lads’ Club as 12 year olds. This week the club acknowledged their combined 135 years involvement, first as junior members and then as volunteers.  Eric has now been involved with the club for 70 years and Archie 65 years. The first camp they attended just after WW2 was in 1946 and they were both present at this year’s historic 100th camp.

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