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life enrichment
Tom came into the shop this morning, mile wide smile across his face, I said, " what up w...
Arfur petesake 6 385 7th Jun 2021, 12:21
basil brush
Just when you don't need it.
Been to hindley this morning to see the in-laws... On the way home called into Robin Park....
Billinge Biker 14 1,100 6th Jun 2021, 16:01
Arfurs coach trip Saturday 5/6/21
Ding ding all aboard, We're off, I'll give clues on our return and, If you guess before we...
Arfur petesake 37 579 6th Jun 2021, 13:14
basil brush
Whupsy : Have Yoo Seen This
G7: Rich nations back deal to tax multinationals. They also agreed in principle to a gl...
Tommy Two Stroke 1 156 6th Jun 2021, 11:28
Bank holiday coach trip
We did a afternoon tea tour today, I wonder if anyone can guess the place we went, here is...
Arfur petesake 38 1,009 5th Jun 2021, 12:38
basil brush
Haigh Hall
Wigan council won the case to use a break clause to return the hall to the council but hav...
PeterP 21 663 5th Jun 2021, 11:44
Local Bridges
I’ve noticed the names inscribed on some old bridge walls recently, and am wondering wha...
jo anne 2 156 5th Jun 2021, 11:32
jo anne
Victoria Street Roadworks
Could someone supply a link to Wigan Councils news about the above roadworks starting on t...
mortarmillbill 7 290 5th Jun 2021, 10:41
Tommy Two Stroke
Just seen a piece on TV re. Coventry being this year's CITY OF CULTURE . There is a parade...
admin 5 214 5th Jun 2021, 09:51
What would have happened if
This pandemic had occurred in either of the world wars....
roylew 8 324 4th Jun 2021, 19:03
COVID Vaccination
A passage to freedom? I think not...a passage to stay out of hospital from Covid-19...yes...
roylew 6 284 4th Jun 2021, 16:55
What’s the situation now in China
Are they having new waves of Covid-19?
roylew 2 211 4th Jun 2021, 10:50
Fishing on Cromptons Lake
Hi all. I've had a search through the forums can can see that there are some rather old th...
gaznicki 6 429 4th Jun 2021, 00:10
Foreign Aid
Boris wants to cut foreign aid and to use the money in the UK. Tory rebels are against ...
mortarmillbill 5 254 3rd Jun 2021, 23:33
Why the French love Boris Johnson
Earlier this week the French magazine Le Point published a poll underlining just how popul...
gaffer 2 190 3rd Jun 2021, 22:58
scams again
Came across last week a species which is new to me, at least. Email received in a forei...
ena malcup 7 602 3rd Jun 2021, 22:53
jo anne
If they are
disappointed with the accommodation then they could always go back to where they came from...
basil brush 6 244 3rd Jun 2021, 22:44
Cut the grass
C’mon council cut the grass...awful at the moment..coming off the M6 at junction 25 into...
roylew 27 509 3rd Jun 2021, 21:06
Arfur petesake
Machette Men in Hyde Park .....
..... Westminster, last night! And I bet there wasn't a white face amongst 'em! They ...
tonker 35 652 3rd Jun 2021, 19:00
Oh Dear
basil brush 3 158 3rd Jun 2021, 16:31
Haydock Point
[url=]Haydock St Helens council voted to reject the sche...
gaffer 2 140 3rd Jun 2021, 16:22
He's only
telling the truth [url=
basil brush 7 635 3rd Jun 2021, 11:11
basil brush
Wigan Street Pastors
Wigan Street Pastors are looking for recruits.
jo anne 5 208 2nd Jun 2021, 23:41
First Mate
admin 9 543 2nd Jun 2021, 20:38
My Recent Trip to Spain ......
..... Report! As I've been asked, many times, how did I get out and get back without qu...
tonker 16 803 2nd Jun 2021, 09:05
Wigan u3a Day
Wed 2nd June will see the first ever national u3a day, and Wigan u3a have a range of activ...
jo anne 1 294 1st Jun 2021, 13:25
jo anne
great days out East Lancashire Railway
jagman64 1 210 1st Jun 2021, 13:22
jo anne
Hong Kong Phooey
"Hundreds of thousands are leaving Hong Kong for the UK because of the national security l...
Tommy Two Stroke 3 242 31st May 2021, 21:29
Billinge Biker
mi dad on mi old scooter
houghy1 4 280 31st May 2021, 19:55
jo anne
Dominic Cummings: Whinge
Did anyone watch the thing yesterday
Tommy Two Stroke 29 842 31st May 2021, 16:52
Crisp butties
Walkers have now brought out a book with menus for different crisp butties. I dont need a...
PeterP 27 670 31st May 2021, 06:18
Question for tonker
Why are yickers called yickers
i-spy 28 1,114 30th May 2021, 16:04
Interesting bridge markings
I noticed today that the bridge at the bottom of Red Rock brew over the River Douglas has ...
Don GB 7 482 29th May 2021, 15:57
Don GB
Robin Park
The numpties of wigan council have granted yet more planning permission for pop up food an...
Billinge Biker 35 1,332 28th May 2021, 08:38
Covid Booster .
I wonder if this is gona be a yearly Booster .
anniedingle 2 241 28th May 2021, 03:20
Education, world rankings.
The UK ranked 18th in maths, 15th in reading and 15th in science in PISA 2018. In terms o...
gaffer 15 500 27th May 2021, 22:18
Don GB
Jabbed! Britain's Vaccine Triumph
Did anyone watch it last night on Channel 4 , I have just watched it now, and it explains ...
Tommy Two Stroke 20 804 27th May 2021, 10:22
Tommy Two Stroke
The Galleries Redevelopment
'ALL' of The Galleries as built in the 1980s will be demolished, which of course will incl...
Tommy Two Stroke 43 1,664 27th May 2021, 10:15
Tommy Two Stroke
Rail Services to come under Unified State Control
About time too It won't be called 'British Rail' (BR) it will be called 'Great British...
Tommy Two Stroke 25 792 24th May 2021, 16:46
BBC guilty of deceit, Diana in Diana inquiry.
Today's Times. Martin Bashir used deceitful methods in breach of BBC guidelines to secu...
gaffer 21 691 23rd May 2021, 20:45