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Photo-a-Day  (Thursday, 16th May, 2013)

Likely lads


Likely lads
Haigh country park.

Photo: Ron Dawber  (Canon powershot)
Views: 3,879

Comment by: Mick on 16th May 2013 at 00:07

Knights of the Round Bench

Comment by: Gerald Pilkington Canada on 16th May 2013 at 00:15

I think i would fit in on that shot,move over blokes.

Comment by: Den s on 16th May 2013 at 00:29

Who needs the Coalition? I'll bet these lads could sort out the countries problems in no time at all!

Comment by: Ken R on 16th May 2013 at 01:11

Looks like a lot of decisions will take place to-day, nice group.

Comment by: Bithell's Pupil on 16th May 2013 at 04:57

The Bithell Brigade, catapults and peashooters at the ready lads!

Comment by: Lizzie down under on 16th May 2013 at 05:42

Great pic Ron...nothing like a tree seat for a bit of a chinwag.....cheers!!!

Comment by: walt (Nth Yorkshire) on 16th May 2013 at 07:19

"Last of the summer wine"

gradley folk, better than'u'chip butty !

Just Love it !

Comment by: Peter on 16th May 2013 at 08:43

Bithell brothers either end

Comment by: Harry C. on 16th May 2013 at 08:50

Nice one Ron, take notice no litter or rubbish on the floor!

Comment by: Janice. on 16th May 2013 at 09:35

What a great image. I love it. I bet someone comments that it should be on the 'people' page, it could be anywhere!!!!!

Comment by: jont65 on 16th May 2013 at 13:27

I used to see these men regular in the plantations they used to meet on the canal bridge then make their way up to that bench in front of the hall.
Some on bikes some on disabled scooters and some walking not seen them for a while now.

Comment by: Fred Cunliffe on 16th May 2013 at 14:29

Who's bicycle is it behind the tree?I love these guys!

Comment by: Jean F (Wales) on 16th May 2013 at 15:59

brilliant,brilliant !! Janice...you said exactly what I was thinking!!

Comment by: mw on 16th May 2013 at 16:22

the chaps on either end of the picture i think are brothers. see them all the time when we walk through the plants , there usually sat ot the bridge , having a rest from there bike ride

Comment by: Derek Callaghan on 16th May 2013 at 19:20

The very magnificent 7. Bet they could tell a tale or two between em.

Comment by: Derek Callaghan on 16th May 2013 at 19:22

Would they be the the Bithell brothers from Norley Hall in the sixties

Comment by: Peter on 16th May 2013 at 20:44

The Bithell brothers on the picture are from birkett bank
One of them was a schoolteacher

Comment by: Gerald Pilkington Canada on 17th May 2013 at 00:55

i was told today i cant sit on the bench, next year sorry blokes.

Comment by: Derek Callaghan on 17th May 2013 at 20:16

Thanks Peter for that info, Bithell is a popular name in Lancashire but was just wondering.

Comment by: Norman B. on 18th May 2013 at 21:08

Rercognise young Jackie Dutch second left n Little Harry Hart third left !

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