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 Photo-a-Day      (Thursday, 21st August, 2014) Views: 3,156 
Giant Water Slide
 Giant Water Slide   by Thomas Walsh  (Canon PowerShot A1200)
110m water slide on Standishgate at the weekend. The event raised around 10,000 for Wigan and Leigh Hospice.

Comment by Lizziedownunder on 21st August 2014 at 00:57
A great picture Thomas and a worthy cause... Cheers!!!


Comment by kath on 21st August 2014 at 09:08
good fun!


Comment by derek callaghan on 21st August 2014 at 12:12
Oh boy, do I wish I was 11 again. Instantly reminded me of the fun had in Southport outdoor baths in the 50s/60s on their slide. Mum and da had trouble getting us home. Weather always seemed hot as well.


Comment by Fred Mason on 21st August 2014 at 15:51
But wasn't the water freezing cold, Derek. At least that's how I remember it. Warm sunny days though.
Hope you are all well.

Good photo Thomas. !!


Comment by Lizziedownunder on 21st August 2014 at 20:55
Remember the outdoor baths at Southport in the 50/60s....such happy days in my little red swimsuit.... Cheers!!!


Comment by Beryl on 21st August 2014 at 22:06
lizziedownunder I think the outdoor baths was the Lido and remember many afternoons spent there topping up the tan!!!


Comment by Ken R on 21st August 2014 at 23:04
Beryl, wasn't the Lido a seperate baths location?


Comment by Gerald Pilkington (Canada) on 22nd August 2014 at 13:07
How often does this take place.


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