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Orphonage in Wigan 1920's
Does anyone know anything about an Orphonage that was in Wigan It was there in the 1920's ...
admin 4 1,239 30th Jul 2018, 11:22
jarvo
Cruise
Hi Trixie. We are sailing up to Lisbon after 12 days in the med.I have been in bed for 9 d...
bentlegs 47 2,170 29th Jul 2018, 15:19
trixie
Vietnam and Cambodia
Has anyone done a tour of these countries...if so any experiences to tell...good or bad
roylew 18 878 26th Jul 2018, 21:31
roylew
Old Wigan photos from Transport website
Came across lots of old Wigan photos on the transport library website. Lots of interesting...
ashtonman01 2 1,892 25th Jul 2018, 15:48
jacks
Haydock Lodge Asylum
Anyone know where the patient records from the 1920’s might be held for this asylum? ...
david dunlop 10 1,024 24th Jul 2018, 14:30
jouell
Wigan 1987 video
Came across this video on youtube filmed from inside a car (a Capri I think) riding around...
ashtonman01 1 898 24th Jul 2018, 08:57
kathpressey
was there a Halifax building society branch on wig
My wife insists there used to be a branch of Halifax Building Society on Wigan Lane just d...
michaeljordan9 3 918 23rd Jul 2018, 22:32
bentlegs
Off to Rome
I’m off to Rome on Tuesday 10th July for 4 days...on my own..anyone on here done it solo...
roylew 9 959 18th Jul 2018, 18:07
roylew
tight frocks
i like the BBC weather woman. she seems a nice person but I hate those skin tight frocks s...
kathpressey 4 804 18th Jul 2018, 14:30
kathpressey
Hindley South Developement
Some folks got letters from Wigan Council today, re-Hindley South proposed development, ap...
dave© 3 782 16th Jul 2018, 23:26
Stardelta
Gathurst Mount and Roburite
Looking for pics/info of the old Gathurst Mount manor. Now demolished, it was apparently o...
Vic_Dave 2 668 11th Jul 2018, 19:19
Vic_Dave
80 Years of British Aerospace at Lostock
Anyone who worked there might be interested in this exhibition at Horwich Heritage Centre...
kath arkwright 3 927 11th Jul 2018, 10:03
kath arkwright
Greenhalghs pie shop
£2.10 for a steak pie .
ann-spam 16 1,408 9th Jul 2018, 13:12
upthetims
COURT HALL KING ST
IS THAT STILL THERE AND THE PICTURE HOUSES ??? used to have some good times there
elizabeth 16 2,401 7th Jul 2018, 16:51
elizabeth
Liverpool Echo Arena
jarvo, Peter g, Pauly coming to Liverpool in December.
beep54 - 411 6th Jul 2018, 16:29
beep54
Wigan Road Bryn 1940s
Looking at Wigan Road on Google Earth in 2017,how things have changed since my childhood i...
bryn156 42 3,927 1st Jul 2018, 23:26
dougie
Hen Street
Could anyone please tell me where "Hen" street is / was in Wigan?
Jumpin Jack Flash 5 816 24th Jun 2018, 15:40
Jumpin Jack Flash
twisted ale house in ashton .
does anyone know about this new bar in ashton that serves nothing but real ale ? .
whups 8 1,623 21st Jun 2018, 10:52
whups
Eavesway
Did the late Tommy Eaves used to run his coach service from his house in Cansfield Grove i...
bryn156 9 1,694 19th Jun 2018, 06:55
roylew
Wigan Pier Warehouses - what's happening?
I popped back (home) to Wigan at the weekend, the last time I was there was at Christmas. ...
carol gr 60 2,940 18th Jun 2018, 15:47
John59
Ashton Heath
I’ve recently been intrigued by the history in and around Ashton Heath and the Lane that...
chimpbal 2 1,111 18th Jun 2018, 15:30
John59
Bank Street Golborne
Hello everyone. Has anyone got an original pic 0f Bank Street, Golborne.....NOT the houses...
irene 13 751 30th May 2018, 08:07
irene
Tom plumb
Are you avaiable please to do a outside tap ,Ann
ann-spam 4 960 23rd May 2018, 23:01
PeterP
Four seasons of the weather
not anymore we get them all in one day what has happened
ann-spam 4 961 2nd May 2018, 07:47
aussie94
Oh no not another one
Earl of Balcarres in Scholes has shut down this week landlord isn't renewing his licence I...
peter g 5 1,325 23rd Apr 2018, 14:47
peter g
Hindley
Does anyone know when Woolworths closed in Market Street closed down?
ireneb 8 1,225 20th Apr 2018, 20:09
beep54
Packet House, Wallgate.
Maureen Using the Wigan World old streets location and this larger scale map the Packet...
gaffer 3 1,016 6th Apr 2018, 20:39
momac
House office removals van
very Highelly recomended .
ann-spam 4 1,006 30th Mar 2018, 21:04
jarvo
KING WILLIAM PLATT BRIDGE CLOSES ITS DOORS TONIGHT
THE END IS HERE FOR THE KING WILLIAM IN PLATT BRIDGE AS ITS THE LAST NIGHT TONIGHT TO SERV...
lisa1979 16 2,465 24th Mar 2018, 16:24
peter g
Pinfold Square, Ince
Does anyone remember Pinfold Square in Ince? It was just off Manchester Road, almost oppos...
SoniaB 3 968 23rd Mar 2018, 18:15
irene
Old Pottery Road Wigan
I am making this enquiry on behalf of my sister she has a friend at the week-end they wer...
GOLDEN BEAR 17 2,862 19th Mar 2018, 19:14
ayrefield
Portland bar
New wine and gin bar to open on Winstanley shopping precinct..perhaps they will outdo the ...
roylew 5 1,610 13th Mar 2018, 17:15
tonker
Ton up 100 weeks - Save our NHS Chorley Hospital
Demonstrations have been held outside Wigan Infirmary and Leigh to save our NHS but this w...
maureen rutter nee green 1 834 9th Mar 2018, 00:08
whups
Nerja Spain
I am looking to booking an apartment on the El capistrano village has anyone been to this ...
winnie 12 1,780 3rd Mar 2018, 11:29
roylew
Pip Squeaks cafe and play centre upholland
Nice soft play area fresh food and drinks .
ann-spam 1 743 22nd Feb 2018, 20:35
ann-spam
parking
Where can you park in wigan,not including the car parks,any roads or streets,or disable ba...
r.fisher 2 1,428 30th Jan 2018, 20:35
thaknows
Queen St, Pemberton
Hi all, just asking if anyone would have or would know where i can get a photo of old Quee...
laineyloo 2 1,500 25th Jan 2018, 08:34
kathpressey
What has this building been since built
Can any one help with the history of 769a Ormskirk rd pemberton , we have the shop now ,...
evian12345 4 1,355 21st Jan 2018, 22:09
Platty
Ben Johnson
It’s being boarded up as I write
roylew 2 1,257 10th Jan 2018, 16:29
ayrefield
New shop Standishgate .
Groceries and other food Looks nice .
ann-spam 7 1,450 10th Jan 2018, 16:27
peter g