I remember having swimming lessons with school at the old Dewsbury baths. I know it later became a squash club because I had my wedding reception there! I live in Brighouse now but don't get over to Dewsbury very much, so I don't know if the building is still there.
Wow... I learned how to swim in this place! Going with the school once a week. One time when I was changing back to my clothes someone stole my swimming costume! Mr Grimes was the swim teacher. I believe he continued for many years. I also remember going without the school later on...
I found this site through a link on another, which had pictures of old buses - http://www.old-bus-photos.co.uk/?cat=51 I commented there on some of the Yorkshire Woollen District Transport fleet, which my dad used to drive. I was born ...Read full memory
I remember Dewsbury on Saturday afternoons when everyone was shopping for bargains in the market and shops. You couldn't move for people and trying to go round Woolworths was a nightmare! Everywhere was heaving ...Read full memory
I loved Caddy's. Sometimes if I think hard enough I can get the memory of its taste, mmm. I remember having a tall glass of lemonade and ice cream and sitting on leather upholstery in the parlour in town. It was such a treat. ...Read full memory
Was Caddy's ice cream parlour on a corner near the market? Can anybody tell me?
I so remember the Town Hall dances that used to be held on Saturday nights. Being able to go to a dance at age 14 was so grown up. Sometimes if we were feeling a bit naughty we would make our way to the Ben Riley dance hall which was ...Read full memory
From this photo there was a public house in front of the town hall over the road but I cannot remember what that was called, could anybody help?
I too remember the tall fizzy Ice creams at Caddy's, I suspect they were simply called Ice Drinks or something. As someone else mentioned (but I can't find it now) The Parlour was between Long Causeway ...Read full memory
I remember Caddy's, that was our weekend treat. I tried to get one of the rounda seats that went around a pillar. The ice cream in pop was my favourite "ice cream soda" with the long glass and long spoon. Then a look in the toy shop window next door. Can't remember the name of the toy shop.
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