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Photo-a-Day  (Monday, 9th March, 2015)


Saddle at Newtown.

Photo: Mick Byrne  (Sony HDR)
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Comment by: Ken R on 9th March 2015 at 01:04

Nice photo Mick, busy with traffic but no pedestrians, also lots of places To Let. A sign of the times I guess.

Comment by: Gerry on 9th March 2015 at 07:18

Most of my Mams relations came from this area, when we travelled on the bus to visit them, my mum just asked for one and two halves,saddle please, as a child I didn't have a clue it was the name of a pub, and by the way. Newtown? Was it really a New Town

Comment by: A.W on 9th March 2015 at 09:40

When did you take the photo Mick? I can see the old Seven Stars pub beyond the bridge; the pub was demolished a couple of years ago.

Comment by: Ernest Pyke on 9th March 2015 at 10:46

Mick; I`m amazed by this photo, which was taken when weather conditions were ideal. It`s an unusual viewpoint. What I think is the Atrium in Galleries is prominent behind the Queens Hall. The amount of greenery is surprising.

Comment by: Jimmy on 9th March 2015 at 13:55

This does not look anything like the Saddle to me.

Comment by: Julie on 9th March 2015 at 18:08

What's happened to Garry Mick?

Comment by: Emily on 9th March 2015 at 18:22

Where has the Wigan I knew gone?

Comment by: Aubrey on 9th March 2015 at 18:34

Very interesting Mick, you must have had quite a good zoom for this shot.

Comment by: Jean F (Wales) on 9th March 2015 at 20:24

Lovely clear colourful picture thanks Mick

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