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Photo-a-Day  (Friday, 22nd May, 2009)

A Grand Day Out


A Grand Day Out
H.M. Queen Elizabeth II and H.R.H. Prince Philip arrive at Wigan at the start of their visit to the town on the 21st May 2009, celebrating the 50th anniversary of H.J. Heinz at Kitt Green and the official opening of Leigh Sports Village.

Photo: Steve Carter  (Fuji Finepix A330)
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Comment by: Mick on 22nd May 2009 at 06:51

If that the royal train parked up it doesnt look any thing special.

I wonder if them two royal hanging baskets are still there this morning.

Comment by: Brian on 22nd May 2009 at 08:16

:) I'll check on the 'royal hanging baskets' later, I'm passing there today.

Comment by: Mick on 22nd May 2009 at 09:12

If there still there and your are pinching one can you get one for me as well.

Comment by: Dave Marsh on 22nd May 2009 at 12:15

God Bless H.M.The Queen.

Comment by: Barbara Sherrington (Webster) on 22nd May 2009 at 12:44

I'm sure I saw Liz and Phil in BBs while I was having my hot choc there yesterday LOL Of course I could be wrong...

Comment by: Brian on 22nd May 2009 at 13:34

Yep, the baskets are still there. I couldn't pinch 'em, too many people about. :)

Comment by: wolves 1 on 22nd May 2009 at 13:36

God bless her H.M.the Queen.
She looks full of{BEANZ}

Comment by: Cloie on 22nd May 2009 at 15:48

My uncle Ernie worked for many years at the Heinz plant ... we always had plenty of "beans" ...

How nice for Wigan to receive a 'royal treatment' ...

Comment by: thomas on 27th May 2009 at 10:14

brian thats not very nice saying you are going to pinch then ! i might tell the police or the queen mate ok ! i know where you live and i might tell the police to come to you ! the queen would love it if we appreciate the world little ******

Comment by: Alan Bretherton on 10th September 2011 at 19:55

I gave up my seat on the train for the woman in pink. God bless HRH

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