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Photo-a-Day  (Saturday, 17th July, 2021)

Memorial Garden


Memorial Garden
The new Hindley Veterans Memorial Garden. Beside the Bird i’ th’ Hand, Wigan Road, Hindley - opened 27th June.

Photo: David Long  (Sony DSC-RX10M3)
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Comment by: Mick on 17th July 2021 at 08:02

Very nice, it reminds me of the one in Stubshaw Cross

Comment by: irene roberts on 17th July 2021 at 08:30

How absolutely lovely, and what a fine tribute. Respect and thanks to all concerned. Hindley seems to be a very close community and has always done itself proud, from Christmas lights to poppy displays for Remembrance Day and now this beautiful memorial garden. Well done Hindley.

Comment by: Gary on 17th July 2021 at 08:50

Fantastic!

Comment by: PeterP on 17th July 2021 at 10:00

Is the garden at Stubshaw Cross a Memorial garden or a Heritage garden or both? The people of Hindley must be very proud of this majestic memorial to all the armed services.

Comment by: James Hanson on 17th July 2021 at 10:07

Its good to see they have a strong iron gate and fence to protect it.

Comment by: Pw on 17th July 2021 at 11:18

Well done to all concerned.The Bird was my local when I lived in Hindley,spent many a happy hour and money in there.Will definitely go and have a look and a pint.

Comment by: Veronica on 17th July 2021 at 11:43

What a wonderful way to remember the Armed Services. I must look out for it next time I am on the bus. A nice place to sit and reflect.

Comment by: Edna on 17th July 2021 at 15:12

This is lovely, I will have a look next time I'm in Hindley. Like Irene says, we'll done Hindley.

Comment by: Cyril on 17th July 2021 at 20:26

Excellent photo of the Hindley garden of remembrance.

Read that the army chiefs of the USA and UK are now to hold peace talks with the Taliban in Afghanistan, why couldn't they have done that before and most likely saved those many lost lives and disabled army personnel?

Comment by: Rainh on 17th July 2021 at 22:02

Cyril , we shouldn’t be going anywhere near these places let alone sending our brave soldiers there . These are ancient and highly intelligent cultures who should sort things out themselves . They end up blaming us not thanking us . Sorry for going sideways .

Comment by: Veronica on 18th July 2021 at 13:01

The trouble is those cultures do not give way and never will. Their 'religion' if you can call it that is too steeped in what they believe and what it allows them to get away with in the name of Allah. I suppose that is a simple explanation but they are a very complicated culture. We don't know how lucky we are compared to them ....

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