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Our despatch times are normal, but Royal Mail & Parcelforce delivery times are varying depending on location - some parcels arrive next day and others are taking up to 10 days, which we have no control over.We will update this message as anything changes.
Swimming Across The River Severn - a Memory of Worcester.
I remember at the age of twelve 1957 swimming across the river from Hylton road over to the racecourse to watch the racing on a Saturday afternoon. Five of us used to swim out to the pleasure steamers as they went up to turn below the weir and come back . Passengers threw sweets to us and waved. Another practice was to swim to the middle and duck dive for mussels. Back ashore they would be cooked over a wood fire on the bank , very good. We all swam like fish and were very strong swimmers and during the summer there was never much of a current. There used to be a concrete swimming pool in the river right by the rowing club on pitchcroft. I believe it was in use in the 20's to 40's . I remember my mum telling me of swimming gala's on the river in the 1920's . I have a photo of her and my uncle walking on the frozen river and throwing snowballs .
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