Ah Reg WILLIAMS, dad passed away in 1985, mom still alive but has dementia. Ice hockey still carried on in family though, I play rec hockey at Telford and my son plays U11 for Telford.
yes it became a roller rink. it was in the 60sI used to ice skate at Spring Hill Dave, did they close ithe ice rink down :?: I couldn't do any of the fancy stuff mind, I was lucky if I managed to get round a corner without falling over.On Monday night they had speed skating, and we all stood and watched teams of the glorious youth of the day in tight black suits. 8)
I certainly trained at the ice rink on Sunday mornings and here is a Sunday morning pic and as you will see we are both in the pic.
A new member her mainly because of one person that was very close to me.I will cut a long story short but I'd been ice skating down to the Solihull Ice rink with my girlfriend and I had mentioned it to my nan as she use to ice skate a small but but more that her husband which was my granddad.This person to name was Vincent turner and after digging around I came across this thread and many name I had mentioned to my nan she remembers pretty well.they did both skate at springhill but went to soilhull in the late 50s and early 60s.I've still more to write but I'm at work.really good to see photos of my granddad and his mates as he had died a few yrs ago.gone but not forgotten!
Hi ChriscAlso to add,I know the thread is pretty old now but I thought I'd mention as I do like to look back at history esp when it's to do with family.