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Black Diamond Pub
Photo: Bill Eatock & John Holland
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Black Diamond pub at Lower Ince before the roundabout was built and Ince Green Lane was still open to two way traffic.

Comment by: dave whittle on 5th April 2011 at 09:03

used to catch the 320 to st helens tech from here in the 60s, my mate len chadwick lived just round corner

Comment by: Bill Eatock on 6th April 2011 at 12:57

I used to catch the bus to Abram when I worked at Ashton's Garage in Bickershaw Lane. That would have been around 1967. Used to cost me a shilling round trip!

Comment by: Sheila on 13th April 2011 at 20:42

Some good rugby/football players came from nearby. Must have been something in the ale!!!

Comment by: Jimmy edwards on 18th October 2013 at 20:24

Had some good nights in black diamond good pint good set of lads only just found out about Len on this site very sad Len was a good lad ,remember his mam ,his sister,&his auntie who had the manly. RiP

Comment by: Nora Johnston on 6th August 2017 at 14:54

This was where I 'cut my teeth' in the licensed trade when my husband Don and I ran The Black Diamond - gradly folk, lovely customers, and my brother Brian DELANEY RIP lived in Leaway, Higher Ince. Fond memories!

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