I spotted this a few days ago - the demolition men were demolishing the old Co-op Petrol Station kiosk on Lawson Road. I am sure many readers will remember calling in. I wonder if any of the staff that used to work in it are still around ? - It would be great to try and locate a photograph showing the inside of the kiosk, possibly with members of the staff on it as well..
The second issue of my new Brighouse and District Heritage quarterly magazine is now available. Copies can be purchased at the following outlets
Harrison Lord, Bradford Road; Kitson’s Newsagents, Commercial Street; Kershaw’s Garden Centre, Halifax Road; Colin’s Newsagents, Hipperholme; Bailiff Bridge Post office, Cooperative Buildings; The Old Town Hall Dentist, Thornton Square and Woodhouse Stores, Woodhouse Lane.
In 1813 a society in Yorkshire called the Royal Foresters began to open branches that together formed an affiliated friendly society for mutual financial support. Eventually, the Ancient Order of Foresters became one of the two largest affiliated societies in the United Kingdom