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Wigan Market
Started by: Joseph77 (inactive) Report abuse

Posted by: fred mason (2826)   Report abuse
Mester, That was amazing.

I knew some of those people in the market and the stalls that they worked on. The best was the interview with my Uncle Bill and Aunt Maggie at the cafe.

Many thanks for this.

Posted by: Joseph77 (inactive) Report abuse
Good isn't it.

Posted by: fred mason (2826)   Report abuse

Posted by: ayrefield (4465) Report abuse
Joseph and Fred, Standish Video had that on a DVD rather than the VHS tape when first released, it also had the demolishing of the cooling towers on, not sure if it is still available as the last time I saw a copy was on the Just Entertainment stall within the market and that has been closed a while now.

Posted by: graneyjoseph (4618)   Report abuse
I remember the key cutter and the veg shop man(couldnt forget his nose ever)said with respect.

Posted by: linma (2572) Report abuse
A busy bustling Market Hall, so sad what happened to it and they call that progress.

Posted by: Anne (3771)  Report abuse
I mainly buy frozen. Reputed to have far more vitamins and nutrition because of less deterioration.
Sorry wrong thread.should be on My home town.

Posted by: i-spy (14698)  Report abuse
Frank Ryding must be the last link between the old and new market.
And they'll still wrap up your newspaper on his stall.
Loved the video - thanks Joseph .
I've just realised that Geoffrey Shyrhane must have been the inspiration for Alan Partridge

Posted by: Joseph77 (inactive) Report abuse
Most welcome.

Posted by: busy bee (631) Report abuse
Thanks that was great can feel the atmosphere of the market how friendly people were and the market and shops catered for every age group someone in the powers that be made a great big cock up of wigan


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