I can remember my Aunt Marjorie working in the Home & Colonial in the Marketplace. I used to sit in my pram outside and she would bring me something nice. I can still remember the smell of the cheeses and hams.
To celebrate some milestone in Wednesbury's history, there was a bonfire and firework display at Hydes Road around about the 60's. To ensure everyone's safety, the fire brigade were given the job of setting off the fireworks. The area was fenced off for extra safety. I reckon there must have been about 2000 ...Read full memory
Dad used to take me to help on the market stall he had right outside Woolworth's as he and mom had a Ladies & Children's Wear in Birmingham. His cousin was Mayor at the time - hence the prime spot? I remember the Tilley Lamps, and the stout lady who ran the fruit and veg stall on the visible corner, who used to ...Read full memory