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Nostalgia: Youngsters have fun in the floods at Brookfield

Youngsters had fun in the floods at Brookfield, in August 1946, after a day of torrential rain had hit Glossop hard. 

Thunder and lightning storms resulted in several homes in High Street West being struck and many others flooded. 

But children being children, it was time to go paddling, even though ‘underground geysers’ had caused sewer water to get through the main road at Brookfield.

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