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Photo-a-Day  (Friday, 22nd July, 2011)

Aspull Village Green

Aspull Village Green
That's better, the flower bed after the weeds.
(see July 4th)

Photo: Vincent Byrne  (Konica KD-400Z)
Views: 4,093

Comment by: peterp on 22nd July 2011 at 09:30

looks nice now,but have noticed on the approach to the island from wigan black flower container on island just in wrong place for line of sight to see cars/indicators from cars approaching from aspull,accident waiting to happen?

Comment by: David Barker on 22nd July 2011 at 14:43

That's an improvement from the last photo,just shows what few bad comments and an article in a local paper can do.peterp your right, I'm glad someone else as noticed that flower pot may get moved next week with a bit of luck.

Comment by: Jean F (Wales) on 22nd July 2011 at 21:09

Credit where credit is due.
Methinks they were shamed into doing this.....

Comment by: Walt on 22nd July 2011 at 23:00

Can someone tell me where in Aspull this is ?. I left Aspull back in 1983, I was born on Crawford Ave 1947 and it looks very much like the Ave, down the bottom where there was two pit shafts, was there once a playground for the kids here.

Comment by: David Barker on 23rd July 2011 at 01:31

Walt the clock and flower beds are at the bottom of Haigh Road on your your left just after the clinic facing the cenotaph.The houses in the photo is the top end of crawford ave opp the clinic.

Comment by: peterp on 23rd July 2011 at 07:05

Walt has you come out of wigan to aspull there is a large traffic island(finger post)just past this on your left is the clock near to a row of shops

Comment by: peterp on 23rd July 2011 at 07:08

see photo day 5th dec 2009

Comment by: Rev David Long on 23rd July 2011 at 07:41

Walt - it's in the angle between Scot Lane, which is behind the photographer, and Haigh Road. The Council houses on Crawford Avenue are visible through the trees.

Comment by: Kells on 23rd July 2011 at 09:46

Yes Walt that is Crawford Ave in the back ground,there is a new playground for the kids there. the clock is where the Christmas tree used to be,the betting shop is on the right of the picture!

Comment by: Walt (North Yorkshire) on 23rd July 2011 at 22:39

Thanks everyone, now I understand where this is. Don't get here very often anymore and so I hav'nt seen this clock. Best wishes to everyone,

Comment by: Aspuller on 25th July 2011 at 08:33

walt you said you went to our Ladys church 2 weeks ago?..so you have bin back here.

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