Local History Writing Competition
The winners (link):
1st: Denise Colbert – Mary O’Shaugnessy – an unsung heroine of Leigh
2nd: Julie McKiernan – The Man Who Made Leigh Beautiful
Joint 3rd: Alf Ridyard – South Lancashire Tramways Ladies Football Team
Joint 3rd: Anthony Pilgrim - When General Patton ‘gave it to them double dirty’ at Ashton
Alex Hodge - Medieval stone cross bases in Standish
Derek Winstanley – Wigan Piers and Dock
Eric McPherson – Mr Gladstone’s Visit to Leigh
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Replied: 5th Dec 2015 at 16:53
Hi there JO ANNE, I was just enquiring as to do you know of any " caligraphy" classes in WIGAN thought i'd ask you following my trip to the "HEART START"you recommended at Ashton Library, the writing is something iv'e I have been keen on so thought if there is anything happening i'll give it a go.
CHEERS JO ANNE.
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