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Photo-a-Day  (Thursday, 21st August, 2014)

Giant Water Slide

Giant Water Slide
110m water slide on Standishgate at the weekend. The event raised around £10,000 for Wigan and Leigh Hospice.

Photo: Thomas Walsh  (Canon PowerShot A1200)
Views: 4,450

Comment by: Lizziedownunder on 21st August 2014 at 00:57

A great picture Thomas and a worthy cause... Cheers!!!

Comment by: kath on 21st August 2014 at 09:08

good fun!

Comment by: derek callaghan on 21st August 2014 at 12:12

Oh boy, do I wish I was 11 again. Instantly reminded me of the fun had in Southport outdoor baths in the 50s/60s on their slide. Mum and da had trouble getting us home. Weather always seemed hot as well.

Comment by: Fred Mason on 21st August 2014 at 15:51

But wasn't the water freezing cold, Derek. At least that's how I remember it. Warm sunny days though.
Hope you are all well.

Good photo Thomas. !!

Comment by: Lizziedownunder on 21st August 2014 at 20:55

Remember the outdoor baths at Southport in the 50/60s....such happy days in my little red swimsuit.... Cheers!!!

Comment by: Beryl on 21st August 2014 at 22:06

lizziedownunder I think the outdoor baths was the Lido and remember many afternoons spent there topping up the tan!!!

Comment by: Ken R on 21st August 2014 at 23:04

Beryl, wasn't the Lido a seperate baths location?

Comment by: Gerald Pilkington (Canada) on 22nd August 2014 at 13:07

How often does this take place.

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