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I was dragged up not far from Witton Island (or Witton Circle as it was always referred to, for unknown reasons) and I think if my memory serves correct that the premises to the right of the Barbers' sign was a cafe in years gone by.
Frothy has the Cap and gown got another name now. I can't believe that I got off the eleven bus at least 4 times a week when my mom was alive and didn't notice the advert. Mind you I am only 5ft nothing. Bit high for me. Or maybe I walk around with my eyes closed. Jean.
Rob I remember a cafe run by a Greek gentleman a few years ago next to what used to be Buckleys newsagents. Would that be the one?. There used to be a pork butcher on the corner the same side of the road. Jean.
Oh I remember the Redgates but Mr Buckleys was opposite the co-op next to an electrical shop. My brother and Bobby B had newspaper rounds for both these shops. Will send Bob an IM. Loved the meat from that pork butchers and now I'm trying to remember his name. Jean. Oh the shop was Jolleys electricals. My brain has come to life for a while. Jean.
Big Gee Pete said it was the Witton Arms. Rob I remember the corn shop. They used to look after cats while the owners were on holiday and my moms cat escaped. He turned up back in Holte road a few weeks later. Jean.
Yes that's what I thought Rob. Can sleep tonight now. Do you remember the clothes shop next to the fish shop in Manor road?. A friend of my husband from Bewdley is still in touch with the couple who owned it. They are still going strong and must be in their eighties by now. Jean.
Talking about Aston lane [bit off topic] half way up on the right hand side from the Witton does anyone remember the two little birds in a show case that used to bend forward and backwards as if drinking out of a dish?. There used to lots of adverts over the shop that owned them. Jean.