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  Topic: Robin Roughley Crime writer
Mags

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PostForum: General   Posted: Mon Feb 13, 2017 3:31 pm   Subject: Robin Roughley Crime writer
For those who like crime novels and Wigan.
Robin is local, born and lives in Wigan. 2016 he won the Amazon UK crime writers Author of the year award.
The books are set in Wigan (you can follow the s ...
  Topic: Gordon
Mags

Replies: 7
Views: 1991

PostForum: General   Posted: Fri May 20, 2016 8:28 am   Subject: Gordon
Spent a lot of time in Gordon Street when I was growing up, my aunt lived at no 6, the Matthews family, Clarington Forge was near the back of the houses. Tried to catch toddlers in the canal not far f ...
  Topic: Gidlow Cemetery
Mags

Replies: 1
Views: 1236

PostForum: General   Posted: Sat May 14, 2016 3:19 pm   Subject: Gidlow Cemetery
I remember when it started/opened. My grandparents were among some of the earliest to be buried there.
  Topic: Theme #7 2015 - Proverbs - Saying ....
Mags

Replies: 38
Views: 16416

PostForum: Photos of everything else   Posted: Tue Aug 11, 2015 3:31 pm   Subject: Theme #7 2015 - Proverbs - Saying ....
Could also be no smoke without fire!
  Topic: Best Wigan Council Houses
Mags

Replies: 13
Views: 2762

PostForum: General   Posted: Mon Jul 20, 2015 1:32 pm   Subject: Best Wigan Council Houses
No Tonker, not one of t'hose Smile)
  Topic: Best Wigan Council Houses
Mags

Replies: 13
Views: 2762

PostForum: General   Posted: Sun Jul 19, 2015 6:08 pm   Subject: Best Wigan Council Houses
In George Orwells Road to Wigan Pier, he gives an excellent description of the inside of a Beech Hill Council Hose, ones that were built in the 30's
  Topic: Heading for Wigan
Mags

Replies: 1
Views: 1241

PostForum: General   Posted: Sun May 17, 2015 7:06 am   Subject: Heading for Wigan
Makes you winder what name it will have. Any ideas?
  Topic: St Annes
Mags

Replies: 9
Views: 2969

PostForum: General   Posted: Sat Mar 14, 2015 4:56 pm   Subject: St Annes
Wouldn't have doubted that for a minute Mickm will now take a walk down memory lave with your videos.
But tou must admit, a lot of holidaymakers don't stray far from the seafront 🐙🐚&# ...
  Topic: St Annes
Mags

Replies: 9
Views: 2969

PostForum: General   Posted: Sat Mar 14, 2015 11:28 am   Subject: St Annes
Know what you mean, all round the Wyre, Hambleton, Poulton, Knott End etc,
A lot of holiday visitors don't look inland at all 🌞🌞
  Topic: St Annes
Mags

Replies: 9
Views: 2969

PostForum: General   Posted: Sat Mar 14, 2015 11:27 am   Subject: St Annes
Know what you mean, all round the Wyre, Hambleton, Poulton, Knott End etc,
A lot of holiday visitors don't look inland at all 🌞🌞
  Topic: St Annes
Mags

Replies: 9
Views: 2969

PostForum: General   Posted: Sat Mar 14, 2015 8:20 am   Subject: St Annes
When I was 17 , Dad was transferred from MPNI in Wigan to Norcross and we went to live in Cleveleys, I left Wigan Public Library and got a job on the Blackpool Gazette and Herald. Lived there for fiv ...
  Topic: Special Request
Mags

Replies: 14
Views: 4099

PostForum: General   Posted: Wed Jan 28, 2015 7:07 pm   Subject: Special Request
My bungalow days were at 72 Hua Guan Ave, Hong Kong Oark, Singapore
Lots of them there.
  Topic: Canada & Australia
Mags

Replies: 7
Views: 1811

PostForum: General   Posted: Thu Oct 16, 2014 7:32 am   Subject: Canada & Australia
Have two daughters nursing in the UK, one at a hospital and one a community nurse. Also a grandson who's a physiotherapist.. All working in the UK and all intend staying, even though the pay would p ...
  Topic: Forfar 4 East Fife 5
Mags

Replies: 7
Views: 1827

PostForum: General   Posted: Tue Aug 19, 2014 1:08 pm   Subject: Forfar 4 East Fife 5
I had to keep quiet while my dad checked his Vernons to see if he'd won a "fortune". Bet there were a lot of silent kids when the results came on Smile)
  Topic: Broadsview on Google street
Mags

Replies: 1
Views: 1079

PostForum: General   Posted: Sat Jul 26, 2014 1:39 pm   Subject: Broadsview on Google street
A new idea, wonder if it could be duplicated on the L & L Canal.
If you look up on Google with " Broadsview on google street" you'll see what I mean ?
Mick, if you did the Wigan bit ...
 
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