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Old Ashton photos on ebay
Came across some old photos of Ashton town centre in ebay. One or two I have never seen be...
ashtonman01 2 327 4th May 2020, 21:55
dougie
Low bank Rd houses build
A while back I was asking if anyone knew when the estate behind the Pit Pony on Lowbank Rd...
ashtonman01 4 335 4th May 2020, 19:00
ashtonman01
Wigan Road Bryn.
Just been on Google Earth, looking at No 156 where I was brought up in the 30s & 40s. Alth...
alan85 8 361 2nd May 2020, 15:59
alan85
WIGAN CASINO
Can anyone explain the Casino (Empress Ballroom) demise and ultimate demolition ? Was the...
John Peters 16 1,522 1st May 2020, 15:10
TerryW
Motorbike shop at saddle
During a conversation the other day about motorbikes for some reason , I came up with " oh...
comfortably numb 36 2,581 28th Apr 2020, 13:24
tonker
EX DOWNALL GREENERS 10
NO 10 SORRY ABOUT THE DELAY FOLKS [url="http://www.wiganworld.co.uk/communicate/mb_mess...
bambam 431 10,296 27th Apr 2020, 17:08
bambam
Poolstock
Are all those barriers in poolstock still there, mate said he couldent find a way through ...
bentlegs 1 379 25th Apr 2020, 13:56
Tommy Two Stroke
What will you do
Did you see the news this morning about face masks Peter Israel told us if you can get any...
dougie 6 668 23rd Apr 2020, 22:22
tonker
Lodge Street, Hindley
I live in Australia but my maternal grandparents come from Hindley, as did several generat...
robjones 4 379 21st Apr 2020, 13:25
peter g
Ince Infectious Diseases Hospital
Looking thru as u do I came across Ince Infectious Diseases Hospital. Near Amberswood comm...
soreen 6 521 18th Apr 2020, 14:14
gaffer
Supper Market delivery van
DELETED POSTED IN WRONG PLACE SORREEE ------------------------------------From Ral...
dougie 2 489 16th Apr 2020, 21:00
berylh
Hotel in Standish
Can anyone tell me Rita Mason nee Clossick hotel she owned I think it’s closed now ?
John Peters - 393 31st Mar 2020, 19:09
John Peters
John Bull
Does anyone remember the John Bull, as well as the Market Tavern and all the characters th...
stel48 27 5,006 31st Mar 2020, 15:44
fossil
Gate lodge to Abram Hall farm.
Can anybody help me out with a picture of this building. I have seen a faded black & white...
nightchap 9 429 25th Mar 2020, 22:26
nightchap
Nitnoersamd, Ince in 1851 census is it a workhouse
Nitnoersamd, Ince, Wigan, Lancashire, England Trying to track a record the 1851 census ...
AspullGal 5 583 13th Mar 2020, 19:25
gaffer
Holy Trinity Grave Plan
Is there a grave plan for Holy Trinity graveyard in Ashton? Looked online but I can't fin...
daviessb 13 855 12th Mar 2020, 17:30
woodie
Little kichen Wigan
Good food plenty tables nice and clean .
ann-spam 7 645 9th Mar 2020, 15:25
bentlegs
come on you northern soulies add your fave song
[url=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xwZFs1o2nPY]rbillyslinc
rbilly 572 27,200 8th Mar 2020, 12:49
bentlegs
Break ins in Bryn
Been told today that there have been some houses broken into in Bryn, make sure windows & ...
bentlegs 16 1,089 28th Feb 2020, 11:32
bentlegs
OCEAN VILLAGE CRUISES.
HAS ANYBODY BEEN ON A CRUISE TO THE CARIBEAN WITH THEM.I AM GOING DO LALLY LOOKIN.
trixie 26 1,472 14th Feb 2020, 13:58
trixie
Does anyone know were turnstile.farm was at goose
My relations lived there
dianne 4 413 4th Feb 2020, 13:11
daviessb
Old posts about Ashton
When I've nothing better to do I like to just go back in time and find something to read o...
dougie 4 445 30th Jan 2020, 22:42
FAT MICK
toffee shop in ince
can anybody remember the toffee shop on manchester rd ince
houghy1 4 852 25th Jan 2020, 10:23
TerryW
Standish Carnival 80s
I was wandering if anyone remembers how great Standish Carnival was, after being a morris ...
efisher 9 1,662 19th Jan 2020, 15:54
cindy
Hemfield Rd/Percy Terrace
I have relatives who give their address as 37 Hemfield Rd in various census and Baptism/Ma...
macwil48 2 364 17th Jan 2020, 17:02
stevemul
Building a prison on Great Orme
Not Wigan; we Wiganers are fond of Llandudno and surrounding area http://www.threetownsfo...
cordyline 2 492 12th Jan 2020, 20:31
cordyline
Empress on station road
When I was in the pub last night, Some one said that They used to go to the Empress , But ...
cindy 13 1,106 2nd Jan 2020, 17:40
dougie
Period photos in Observer magazine
Just yesterday I happen to come across a newspaper supplement of some kind with Wigan Obse...
ashtonman01 6 863 24th Dec 2019, 18:31
kenee
wingate
any body know what wingate house was/is Haigh >>> 13-Apr 1931 Wingate...
joegarrett 10 2,844 21st Dec 2019, 13:11
priscus
POOLSTOCK
I have asked this before but I cannot find the post. Does anyone know where the name POOL...
MarieM 29 1,854 16th Dec 2019, 20:14
tonker
Bellingham's Wigan lane
Has it been sold to Wigan council .
ann-spam 7 1,231 5th Dec 2019, 09:59
baker boy
Garswood Hall Bowling Club
These are just some of the old members from the 1980s that I would like to show the people...
dougie 21 1,077 21st Nov 2019, 22:40
dougie
Haunted house in Abbey Lakes
Someone I know today told me an interesting story about a derelict old house in Abbey Lake...
ashtonman01 14 755 19th Nov 2019, 12:38
ashtonman01
War Memorial Identification
I was running through the fields between Standish and Crooke Village the other day and cam...
Rukka 2 349 16th Nov 2019, 16:57
Rukka
Prince of Wales
At long last our beloved pub (Woodhouse Lane) is to open its doors once more at twelve noo...
Benidormdave 10 903 13th Nov 2019, 11:48
peter g
Butchers Shop
I think my great Uncle Tom Mason had a bakers shop in Scholes probably in the 50’s, look...
highfieldlass 6 604 12th Nov 2019, 13:54
highfieldlass
Butchers
Can anyone remember Tom Masons butchers shop at the Saddle? Also Masons grocers shop, they...
highfieldlass - 249 9th Nov 2019, 13:30
highfieldlass
Memories of Central Park
Hi everyone, I'm the Content Manager at Local Life Magazines. I'm putting together an a...
JessP25 4 1,011 28th Oct 2019, 11:05
cordyline
Colourised Wigan 1902
A [url=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r4ttr53Gc1I] colourised version of Wigan in 1902. J...
dave© 1 631 24th Oct 2019, 22:21
Tommy Two Stroke
Alberts
I heared that it is Ryan Giggs who has opened Alberts. Don,t know how true it is.
bentlegs 14 1,428 17th Oct 2019, 21:03
baker boy