Staff in the canteen at Chesterfield's old Trebor sweet factory. But do you know what year this was taken and do you know anyone on the picture?
Staff in the canteen at Chesterfield's old Trebor sweet factory. But do you know what year this was taken and do you know anyone on the picture?

All in a day's work - who can you spot in our retro gallery of Derbyshire industries?

After the long bank holiday weekend, most of us are settled back into a working week.

Tuesday, 6th April 2021, 10:50 pm

But nowadays working life is looking very different to that of years gone by.

Many workers are using a spare room at home for their day job while offices are shut during lockdown.

Big factories have long gone and with them the camaraderie that the large workforces enjoyed over the years.

Here’s a look back at some of the industries and offices that have vanished and the team spirit that prevailed amongst colleagues.

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