Hello Duck!

Where does ‘duck’ come from?

Firstly the word “duck” as a term of greeting has nothing at all to do with the winged bird of the same name.

It is said to find its origin in the Saxon word ‘ducas’ which was meant as a term of respect; similar to the Middle English ‘duc’, ‘duk’ […]

Local Memories

S.A.G.E. has been contacted by a gentleman who was raised on Goldenhill, born in Alice Street in 1946 and stayed there until 1966 when he moved to Cotton Road. After that the gentleman lived in Ridge Road before moving to Wedgwood Farm, outside Tunstall. In 2002 he moved to Llandudno in North Wales and he […]