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  Topic: Crooke Village QR History Trail
paulgreen3

Replies: 8
Views: 1614

PostForum: General   Posted: Fri Jun 03, 2016 9:17 am   Subject: Crooke Village QR History Trail
Over the last few months, I have been working on creating a QR history trail around Crooke. Because the village is so steeped in history, I thought it would be of great interest to those who would li ...
  Topic: Steve Prescot Cancer Charity Cycle Ride 2014
paulgreen3

Replies: 4
Views: 4171

PostForum: Photos of Wigan   Posted: Tue Jul 22, 2014 8:59 pm   Subject: Steve Prescot Cancer Charity Cycle Ride 2014
This last ride raised 1750 so far. There may be other donations yet to be counted. We all had a great day.

The next ride will be on the 2nd of August but I will not be on it because I will be at ...
  Topic: Steve Prescot Cancer Charity Cycle Ride 2014
paulgreen3

Replies: 4
Views: 4171

PostForum: Photos of Wigan   Posted: Sun Jul 13, 2014 7:00 pm   Subject: Steve Prescot Cancer Charity Cycle Ride 2014
Cheers Buddy.
  Topic: Steve Prescot Cancer Charity Cycle Ride 2014
paulgreen3

Replies: 4
Views: 4171

PostForum: Photos of Wigan   Posted: Sun Jul 06, 2014 8:22 pm   Subject: Steve Prescot Cancer Charity Cycle Ride 2014
Hi. I was on the cycle ride yesterday in aid of cancer support. Steve Prescot has been supported for a few years now and even though he is no longer with us, he is still remembered.

Here are a fe ...
  Topic: Crooke to Apply Bridge
paulgreen3

Replies: 10
Views: 4807

PostForum: Photos of Wigan   Posted: Sat Jun 28, 2014 11:38 am   Subject: Crooke to Apply Bridge
Yes Gordon, you are right, it is where the coal tip or tippler used to be. This is what it used to look like:-

http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y101/paulgreen3/Crooke/crooketip2.jpg
  Topic: The Life of Brian. Wigan World
paulgreen3

Replies: 16
Views: 3112

PostForum: General   Posted: Wed Feb 05, 2014 7:02 pm   Subject: The Life of Brian. Wigan World
I would also like to echo what has already been said and to also say thank you to Brian for helped me to adjust and maintain the Crooke Village website which I am still running today. Like Ron, I too ...
  Topic: Brian......
paulgreen3

Replies: 44
Views: 4611

PostForum: General   Posted: Thu Nov 14, 2013 8:52 pm   Subject: Brian......
Brian has created a fantastic site and it is a shame he has to leave. Let us hope the new owner has a similar outlook on the site as Brian and maintains what we have, an informative and interesting s ...
  Topic: Filming in Crooke
paulgreen3

Replies: 11
Views: 3600

PostForum: General   Posted: Wed Oct 16, 2013 4:21 pm   Subject: Filming in Crooke
Yes I did Mick. I called on him a couple of time but never actually saw him but I did see his wife and son. His wife said that they had something on on that day but she also said that if he could, h ...
  Topic: Filming in Crooke
paulgreen3

Replies: 11
Views: 3600

PostForum: General   Posted: Wed Oct 16, 2013 2:43 pm   Subject: Filming in Crooke
Thanks Cyril. I look forward to that.
  Topic: Filming in Crooke
paulgreen3

Replies: 11
Views: 3600

PostForum: General   Posted: Wed Oct 16, 2013 1:10 pm   Subject: Filming in Crooke
Just by way of interest, I was down at Wigan Pier late last week and men are dismantling the Pier Nightclub. The fire ladders on the side of the canal are down and the insides are being stripped out. ...
  Topic: Filming in Crooke
paulgreen3

Replies: 11
Views: 3600

PostForum: General   Posted: Tue Oct 15, 2013 1:16 pm   Subject: Filming in Crooke
I'm not surprised Mick. We did not discuss where he had been but we did find out that he was headed towards Wigan. I'm not sure which way Derek Bent took him on his barge but I'm sure to find out wh ...
  Topic: Filming in Crooke
paulgreen3

Replies: 11
Views: 3600

PostForum: General   Posted: Tue Oct 15, 2013 10:53 am   Subject: Filming in Crooke
On Thursday, the 10th of October 2013, Tony Robinson, the television presenter who features in programs like 'The Time Team' and 'Blackadder', came to Crooke to capture the feeling of what living and ...
  Topic: Hole in the Road
paulgreen3

Replies: 12
Views: 6687

PostForum: Photos of Wigan   Posted: Sat Oct 27, 2012 10:31 am   Subject: Hole in the Road
THE ROAD IS NOW OPEN.

http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y101/paulgreen3/Hole%20in%20the%20Road/IMG_0081.jpg
http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y101/paulgreen3/Hole%20in%20the%20Road/IMG_0082.jpg
htt ...
  Topic: Hole in the Road
paulgreen3

Replies: 12
Views: 6687

PostForum: Photos of Wigan   Posted: Fri Oct 26, 2012 6:30 pm   Subject: Hole in the Road
http://i4.photobucket.com/albums/y101/paulgreen3/Hole%20in%20the%20Road/IMG_0065.jpg

Well, the job is almost complete. at about 5.45, I called around to see the progress to find the road has been ...
  Topic: Hole in the Road
paulgreen3

Replies: 12
Views: 6687

PostForum: Photos of Wigan   Posted: Fri Oct 26, 2012 9:39 am   Subject: Hole in the Road
Thanks Benny but the job's not finished yet but thanks too for your input. I'll try to finish what I started.
 
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