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Caption for Worksop, Victoria Square C1955: From Bridge Street we head north towards Victoria Square over the Chesterfield Canal, whose bridge parapets are in the foreground. Out of view to the right and spanning the canal is the former Pickford's Depository, a warehouse built in the early 19th century in yellow brick (the rest of the town is in red brick). It has trap doors for direct loading into the narrow barges, or 'cuckoos' as they were known, and a crane on the canal bank. It is now part of the Lock Tavern, which fronts the road.

Memories of Worksop

I remember swimming in Worksop Lido almost everyday during the summer - or so it seemed.  We swam in the early morning before school, we swam '5 'til 6' after school (cost 4d) and sometimes on a Saturday morning for two hours for even less.  It must have been cold but we didn't notice.  The only time that we did notice was when we (...Read full memory)

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So I see it now again after so many years the shop on the corner with that sign Lofthouse's Newsagents above the entrance I went under many times to collect my comics hot from the presses of D.C.Thomson of Dundee: Beano (Thurs), Dandy (Tues), Beezer (Tues), Topper (Fri), though not The Wizard, that was mostly words (...Read full memory)

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