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Old Baths Wigan
Would like to know the year the Old Baths were built and any details, particularly of the ...
ED136 5 1,070 19th Feb 2019, 13:51
jacks
Gran Canaria
I’m looking to book an all inclusive hotel in Gran Canaria near to bars and restaurants...
winnie 16 1,221 19th Feb 2019, 08:50
roylew
Perry Bridge (Perry Brook/Park Brook)
Just noticed that on Google Maps, brook is no longer shown at this location, ie crossing A...
priscus 8 870 9th Feb 2019, 15:58
priscus
(Back) Margaret Street , Ince
I have been trying to trace a census of my wife's grandfather who I believe lived at 2 (Ba...
pieman 19 875 22nd Jan 2019, 14:58
pieman
Abram shops in days gone by.
I originally posted this on the Abram facebook page, but I know not everyone uses facebook...
maxine 15 2,071 20th Jan 2019, 16:48
berylh
Marsh Brook, Hindley
It's been over sixty years ago that I was near it, it ran, for the most part, almost paral...
dave© 5 1,066 9th Jan 2019, 10:26
Tiger cat
Relish Hallgate wigan
Cheese and wine bar if you like that kind of thing .
ann-spam - 721 3rd Jan 2019, 18:43
ann-spam
Roburite
Just finding out that my auntie worked here at Shevington during the war. she put explosiv...
kathpressey 6 1,027 26th Dec 2018, 08:57
kathpressey
The Edge pottery road wigan
Are getting some good artists on including foster and Alan.
ann-spam 7 1,104 19th Dec 2018, 19:18
jo anne
May Mill
I grew up on Billinge Road and clearly remember May Mill. Someone on Facebook says it was ...
kathpressey 11 1,138 19th Dec 2018, 18:06
MarieM
EX DOWNALL GREENERS 8
EX DOWNALL GREENERS 8 [url="http://www.wiganworld.co.uk/communicate/mb_message.php?op...
bambam 436 15,359 18th Dec 2018, 22:39
bambam
Virgin Cinemas, Wigan 1996
Just came across this video on youtube showing the inside of the then new Virgin Cinema at...
ashtonman01 1 733 15th Dec 2018, 11:44
roylew
SMITH LANE HINDLEY GREEN
I was taken out in the car the other day and was flabbergasted at the number of new houses...
GOLDEN BEAR 11 1,168 5th Dec 2018, 20:40
tonker
sweet shop
what was the name of the shop opposite st patricks rc school in hardibuts.you could fall i...
rufustoot 3 803 29th Nov 2018, 20:10
tuddy
New Brighton
Saw some fascinating old photos of the place packed with daytrippers and wondered what its...
i-spy 27 1,520 27th Nov 2018, 14:31
bambam
Southport 1956
Not Wigan of course but not too far away. Found this great film showing Southport in the 1...
ashtonman01 20 1,464 18th Nov 2018, 19:56
PeterP
Screwfix, Ince
How long has this been there?
dave© 10 995 16th Nov 2018, 09:41
stevejmac14
Sherringtons bar wigan
Look nice it's been busy
ann-spam 13 1,967 2nd Nov 2018, 11:05
meleager
Park Lane
What year was the big Jefferson Smurfit fire? I remember the strong thermal currents ca...
priscus 7 1,095 17th Oct 2018, 20:31
PeterP
Puerto Mogán..Gran Canaria
Anyone been there...just booked a holiday for next year with a friend..the photos look lov...
roylew 1 729 5th Oct 2018, 22:06
winnie
Another Bank Closing
Royal Bank of Scotland Standish will Close on the 28th of January 2019.
cindy 6 680 28th Sep 2018, 18:36
priscus
Bamfurlong 'Gridirons'
Read about them a lot in historical railway stuff. Just thought I would appeal to anyon...
priscus 12 933 27th Sep 2018, 23:27
priscus
Lily Lane Valve/Vent?
Does anyone know more about the metal valve that used to exist right next to the canal bri...
hobofish 16 984 27th Sep 2018, 15:40
Tommy Two Stroke
Iceland wheatLea industrial park goose green
Opening September should be good for that part of town
ann-spam 4 899 25th Sep 2018, 09:29
Tommy Two Stroke
make some contact
linden ashcroft anyone out there remember me if so would like to hear from you been out...
Tashie - 557 20th Sep 2018, 14:36
Tashie
Kitt Green 1908
Map just published. Map notes added. http://i257.photobucket.com/albums/hh207/gafferk...
gaffer 45 9,462 14th Sep 2018, 11:56
winnie
Hindley Baths
Does anyone on this website know what's happening with Hindley Baths? Went last Wednesday ...
SoniaB 2 722 12th Sep 2018, 23:03
tonker
Opencast
Was there, in 1950's, to South or West of Wigan, an opencast coal mining site named Roughl...
priscus 2 843 7th Sep 2018, 17:55
priscus
Earestown station
OK not exactly Wigan as such, but I suppose Earlestown isn't too far from Wigan. But an...
ashtonman01 5 780 4th Sep 2018, 22:34
tonker
Shearings at wallgate wigan .
I see that it has closed all boarded up have they moved .
ann-spam 2 1,072 2nd Sep 2018, 11:28
ann-spam
Ex servicemen's club
Has there ever been an ex-serviceman's club or a soldiers and sailors club in the Brynn Ga...
pieman 11 1,132 31st Aug 2018, 18:10
berylh
Sun pat
where was it located and what years
lanky11 3 869 30th Aug 2018, 21:17
certacito
Barbers in makinson arcade
new opened looks reasonably priced in a good place there .
ann-spam 6 701 30th Aug 2018, 18:06
nanajacqui
Pitshafts
Dose anyone know whether there are pics of the Ince Hall Colliery shafts located on the Wi...
Aus65 2 1,562 26th Aug 2018, 19:54
watchalot
the old Crawford Arms pub at Red Rock
drove past it yesterday and they seem to be adding an extension to the building. Anybody k...
i-spy 49 7,060 23rd Aug 2018, 17:20
i-spy
Thai restaurant (Tavern bar)
How long has the place been boarded up . Hope its temporary - never had a bad meal there e...
i-spy - 597 23rd Aug 2018, 16:59
i-spy
The Standish Unity Club - Live Lounge
Your special occasions - a speciality for us... The Standish Unity Club Cross Street ...
billyshym 12 2,582 16th Aug 2018, 15:23
billyshym
The Bel Air on Wigan Lane
Has it closed down ? A friend was trying without success to make an online booking.
i-spy 25 4,988 9th Aug 2018, 18:59
roylew
Social Welfare Institute
This is my great 2nd great grandfathers burial ,where would the social wellfare institute ...
winnie 1 553 8th Aug 2018, 22:08
Weatherwax
Llangollen canal
I’m walking the Llangollen canal from Whitchurch to the horseshoe falls...3 days 1st to ...
roylew 14 1,042 4th Aug 2018, 21:50
roylew