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Chinese restaurant Can anyone
Can anyone settle an “argument “? Was there a Chinese restaurant not far down from wha...
xenon 20 1,464 11th Oct 2019, 19:17
fossil
Wigan Borough Reference Map
Recently I came across an old, rather tatty looking booklet that contains maps and busines...
ashtonman01 9 707 8th Oct 2019, 19:35
tonker
EX DOWNALL GREENERS 9
EX DOWNALL GREENERS 9 [url="http://www.wiganworld.co.uk/communicate/mb_message.php?op...
bambam 442 11,331 8th Oct 2019, 18:58
bambam
sSt.Johns Chapel, District of Wigan
Looking for St.Johns Chapel, in wigan district. Tried catholic church around Standishgate ...
soreen 8 913 3rd Oct 2019, 13:02
surfer_tom
skype
jouell, please read my skype.
bentlegs 1 366 28th Sep 2019, 14:09
jouell
Old maps of Ashton
On the Old-Maps website of the Ashton and surrounding areas it gives you options for diffe...
ashtonman01 9 757 22nd Sep 2019, 21:10
ashtonman01
Bell vue
Bell vue pub on woodhouse lane re-opens on sat 16th after being closed for approx 8 month...
bambam 21 2,097 20th Sep 2019, 01:03
bambam
Wigan in 1981
Check out this dashcam footage from 1981 driving through Wigan town centre. Never seen thi...
ashtonman01 8 1,204 5th Sep 2019, 16:00
ashtonman01
Ormskirk Motorfest
I know it's not Wigan related, but thought I'd share this video from today's Motorfest at ...
ashtonman01 - 339 25th Aug 2019, 22:37
ashtonman01
Woolworths, Station Road.
Can anyone settle a disagreement. Woolies side wall ran down Station Road to the Ritz. I r...
hilly 17 1,690 17th Aug 2019, 08:54
kathpressey
Antiiques and curios
I saw a notice advertising the warehouse at Eckersley mill when I went past today but didn...
i-spy 12 1,237 15th Aug 2019, 10:20
FAT MICK
Christmas Party Afternoons
Anyone know who does Xmas parties for Seniors in an afternoon on the run up to Xmas. I kn...
annefair 2 499 13th Aug 2019, 11:45
dougie
Elm Field, Wogan lane, wigan
Annie Tighe gave her address on her marriage cert. as Elm Field, Wigan Lane in 1880. She w...
soreen 2 450 29th Jul 2019, 19:46
soreen
For Bert
Hi Bert, I see they have named a new Restaurant after you in Standish, They have called it...
bentlegs 1 491 28th Jul 2019, 20:21
bert
Steam trains in Wigan.
Has anyone been to see these at the station .
ann-spam - 497 18th Jul 2019, 18:20
ann-spam
Years ago
I worked with a couple of lads from Stubshaw Cross & they used to talk of MERICA LONE a...
bentlegs 2 568 14th Jul 2019, 23:28
bentlegs
Great Grandfather
can anyone tell me were this is please were he died 1 record(s) found. Surname For...
winnie 5 1,727 8th Jul 2019, 11:17
momac
Southport Steamport
I know it's not Wigan was I found this video from the 1990s taken at the now long gone Ste...
ashtonman01 3 622 2nd Jul 2019, 18:31
PeterP
Smith Butchers wallgate
Does anyone remember this butchers
ann-spam 2 533 28th Jun 2019, 07:29
ann-spam
High Brooks Cottages Brockstedes
Hi I know there has been a long thread on here about this area but I am curious about High...
avius 31 1,173 24th Jun 2019, 13:55
jouell
Hare and Hounds, Tunstall Lane
Metal shutters were being put over the windows just after dinner. Another Wigan pub bit...
mortarmillbill 8 1,061 22nd Jun 2019, 00:24
whups
Ball & Liptrot
I have a family picture in front of a building with BALL & LIPTROT on a nameplate. P...
jim.orrell 5 965 15th Jun 2019, 23:20
jim.orrell
Alfreds restaurant
use to be Beeches in standish opening shortly .
ann-spam 8 1,369 9th Jun 2019, 09:42
aussie94
old Ball and boot car parking know has sams bar .
use to be free to park now pay machine now in operation Beware .
ann-spam - 503 6th Jun 2019, 18:06
ann-spam
Harvey House
Just been searching on Scottish maps and came across a building called Harvey House. It is...
daviessb 2 410 28th May 2019, 17:32
daviessb
Poolstock locks.
James Leyland, possible lockkeeper at Poolstock. Lived at Milton St.Born 1837, died 1900.W...
soreen 2 460 25th May 2019, 20:40
soreen
To get back to the Romans
Talking to my barber yesterday,he came up with a story that during refurbishment to Wigan ...
compingnut 100 3,801 24th May 2019, 17:50
MarieM
Rag Brow
I see the first two houses have gone up on Rag Brow, The number of cars parked at the top ...
bentlegs 54 2,455 23rd May 2019, 13:58
jouell
Post your holiday photos here
Malta, earlier this week; they fire the cannon at noon most days Photobucket has now remo...
cordyline 62 7,312 19th May 2019, 21:50
cordyline
Ben Jonson pub
I’ve noticed the boards came off yesterday Monday 11th February
roylew 10 2,006 14th May 2019, 14:18
priscus
Lawrenson, Mineral Water Manufacturer (Ince?)
My son has recently found a "Pop" bottle in a roadside ditch south of Warrington. The bot...
george 6 631 11th May 2019, 09:57
trewyth
REMEMBER
BURTONS MENSWEAR PENDLEBURYS MALTBY WINE SHOP B H STORES TIMPSONS NIMANS JEWELLRY S...
elizabeth 37 2,105 6th May 2019, 16:45
priscus
The old wigan rugby shop river way .
closed made back in to a house .
ann-spam 5 695 3rd May 2019, 20:52
Platty
"Kenhill" Preston Road Standish
My dad was born in 1933 and on his birth certificate his place of birth is listed as "Kenh...
julieall 6 619 27th Apr 2019, 06:14
julieall
new inn
just to clear a pub discussion was there a new inn pub on caroline st/ cross st wallgate t...
davefire1 16 2,465 3rd Apr 2019, 20:59
bravo
The cemetery
was looking nice and bright for mothering sunday
ann-spam 1 542 1st Apr 2019, 07:45
Bradshaws Girl
Free Strawberrys
Well thats the last time Ill be trying that
FAT MICK 3 1,024 28th Mar 2019, 08:10
bambam
Late 60's Ince industrial wasteland
On Sunday, Father's Day, my dad along with his dad and my mums dad were all reminiscing ab...
Chris-F 11 2,147 27th Mar 2019, 10:12
chris southworth
Vietnam and Cambodia
Well I’m going there on Thursday March 14 for 25 days...starting in Hanoi then cruising ...
roylew 19 1,256 21st Mar 2019, 17:06
FAT MICK
Linma
Wigan, our beloved town seen through the eyes of a stranger. Last Saturday my son took ...
linma 4 974 11th Mar 2019, 15:50
baker boy