I track down Fred Handford’s police file and am very surprised when I’m told that the file is still open … More Buxton CID Come To My Rescue
I am told that the pamphlet is ‘libellous’ and was written just a few years ago. … More Rumours Gather Pace
I am told that a pamphlet has, at some point in the past been published about Fred Handford’s disappearance … More The Local History Society Reveals An Interesting Fact
I start my research with a visit to Janet’s local library and find the original newspaper report from March 1976 … More Looking For Newspaper Reports
Janet lost five days of her life and when she ‘woke up’ Fred Handford had disappeared. … More What Happened During Those Missing Five Days?
24 February 2010 Two weeks go by until Mary, Janet’s friend of 20 years, calls me. Mary is a lovely, chatty woman, about my age (48) who is totally shocked at Janet’s story: the lost four days, the nightmares, and of course the mystery of what on earth has happened to Fred Handford, Janet’s business … More A Good Friend Will Always Tell The Truth
12 February 2010
As we drive up Laneside Road, the open fields and hills of Derbyshire take over and by the time we pull up into the muddy farmyard we could be a world away from suburban New Mills.
In the distance the hills of the Peak District are covered in snow and the fields leading up there look forbidding and harsh. … More My First Interview Results In More Questions Than Answers