THIS WEEK IN 1973: ‘Desperate need’ for foster parents

The newly named Isambard Brunel Road

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A packed Canoe Lake area in Edwardian days. It might have been a Bank Holiday perhaps. Note the carriage in St Helen's Parade.

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When she was the chief guest at Cosham Rotary Club’s ladies’ day, Ald Loe said: ‘My hope is that there will be a great increase in fostering in this city.

‘We have only half enough foster parents, and there is a desperate need for more people with time, accommodation and a love for children to give their names to the social services department.’