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Caption for Kidderminster, Broadwaters C1955: Broadwaters occupies a site where an ancient monastery once stood - it was destroyed by invading Danes. Broadwaters Park stream flows towards the town. It is culverted under the main road, and collects in a large lake, which lies between Broadwaters Lane and the estate of houses. Now it is a valuable habitat for wild birds, but before piped water came, this pool was a better water supply than some of the town wells.

Memories of Kidderminster

My first job working in grocery joining the first cut price supermarket of its time giving green shield stamps , and the big flood in Mill street in1960-61 does anyone remember this . Terry Moore from Kidderminster. This store was between Noakes furniture shop and Prices the prom shop then Buyright Ltd then the old Grand picture house.

My first job after leaving school at 15 was at Lipton's grocers. Their shop was at the top of the High Street on the right, between Marks & Spencer and Timothy Whites. The top of the street was a t-junction, you turned left for Blackwell Street and right for Worcester Street. I think the building at the end (...Read full memory)

Towards the end of 1968 my husband had to complete a year's site experience and his placement was at Kiddie.  We left our home in Kent and moved up. After searching for rented accommodation we were lucky enough to be able to rent a council flat on the 11th floor of the blocks of flats down at (...Read full memory)

Before we were married my then fiance used to live on the Birmingham road and this scene was on my route home often around midnight. Then it was in the process of change from the road works that resulted in the ring road. The scene resembled terrific desolation and required careful negotiation of the canal (...Read full memory)

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