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Sport sponsorship
Now that tobacco sponsorship has been banned...do we think betting sponsorship will go the...
roylew 1 2,020 26th Apr 2017, 20:49
blackrodweaver
Wigan - Manchester 32 bus
With the withdrawal of the Wigan - Manchester 32 bus, has anyone tried the guided bus way ...
daveĀ© 6 2,981 9th Apr 2017, 15:37
spud1
The Turnkey restaurant
Anybody remember the set lunch menu - I remember the poached halibut and the flakey pastry...
i-spy 13 3,454 21st Feb 2017, 15:51
i-spy
Rivington
do Wiganers still climb up Rivington Pike on Good Friday? it'll be cold up there today!
kathpressey 55 6,345 19th Jan 2017, 14:57
ayrefield
Ale and Hearty
Who's your all time favourite Wigan pub landlord and landlady? They dont seem to last long...
i-spy 51 7,628 1st Dec 2016, 15:42
GOLDEN BEAR
Puzzle Time
You have a couple of glass sand timers. One takes seven minutes for the sand to trickle th...
jo anne 18 4,042 23rd Oct 2016, 14:13
i-spy
Oldest Pub In Wigan
A while ago somebody posed the question as to " which was the oldest pub in wigan?". I was...
klnw44848 53 17,845 29th Sep 2016, 19:12
copperhead
Home cures of long ago - not for the faint hearted
just been reading Ernie Taberners recollections of life in Wigan of the 20 and 30's. in t...
i-spy 62 7,571 15th Sep 2016, 21:30
i-spy
Wigan Market
[url=https://youtu.be/JJPy8LQ3_Dk]Market
Joseph77 10 2,978 23rd Aug 2016, 22:40
busy bee
CHINESE
CAN ANYBODY REMEMBER THE HAPPY PALACE AND PACIFIC OCEAN RESTAURANTS ON MARKET STREET GOIN ...
consec 30 7,170 21st Jun 2016, 22:59
tonker
recipes second helpings
[url=http://www.robertburns.org.uk/Assets/Poems_Songs/toahaggis.htm]address to the haggis ...
erontquay 80 4,989 8th Jun 2016, 16:08
fred mason
Wigan's amateur RL clubs of the past
Does anybody know anything about 1. Potteries old schoolboys 2 Standish south end 3 Inc...
i-spy 4 2,923 3rd Jun 2016, 17:17
i-spy
woohooo
its great to find this site again after so long I can see a few names I still now hi pe...
deano 3 2,533 29th May 2016, 23:18
lizziedownunder
Wigan St Pat's - Simply the best ?
Sam Tomkins and Shaun Briscoe are the latest internationals off the production line. Does...
i-spy 30 7,607 31st Mar 2016, 14:11
jo anne
lads from bryn gates
In 1939 several of us were enrolled in the Militia after signing up for six months trainin...
norman prior 39 3,694 6th Mar 2016, 16:07
bentlegs
typing too small
My typing has gone a lot smaller on my laptop also some things look a lot smaller (like WW...
peter g 4 2,225 5th Mar 2016, 00:14
macwil48
WMTG present Jerry Herman's HELLO,DOLLY.
Wigan Musical Theatre Group are happy to present Jerry Herman's 'Hello, Dolly'.This i...
hilarym30 1 1,570 19th Feb 2016, 16:22
jo anne
Wigan Archaeological Society
Recommend this local Society. Meet every first Wednesday at the Brocket Arms Mesnes Rd Wi...
Oneleggedlady 1 1,806 3rd Feb 2016, 16:43
jo anne
Especially for Lizzie.....The Waterways Strangler.
Everyone have fun adding to this story especially for Lizzie....(NO, Lizzie is NOT the Wat...
fred mason 31 3,261 2nd Feb 2016, 19:08
fred mason
Maypole Pit Disaster My film
Apologies for any incorrect film but could not find any of the Maypole so used some of a n...
jagman64 92 10,013 26th Jan 2016, 18:38
tonker
Lyon
Looking for frederick Lyon circa ?1850 ish on the 1851,61,71 81 census maybe!Liverpool are...
christine marsden - 1,469 3rd Jan 2016, 13:06
christine marsden
Why is it that this message board appears to...
be the least popular??? And why did day tripping Wiganers get to Blackpool on a saloon or...
i-spy 412 11,487 1st Jan 2016, 20:10
elmos
parsonage and bickershaw collieries
would like to hear from anybody who worked at these pits from 1987 to1992
graneyjoseph 222 15,954 24th Dec 2015, 12:26
Handsomeminer
3rd test
3rd test against Kiwis on Saturday. A great game and great result. Great to see sean O'lo...
norman prior 2 1,460 16th Nov 2015, 18:23
norman prior
National legion of Honour
Jazzy, just to tell you I received the Award of the National Legion of Honour from the Fre...
norman prior 20 2,144 13th Oct 2015, 17:14
Jazzy
Christians V Muslim.
A Muslim family who changed to Christianity driven out of their home by Muslim hate mail. ...
norman prior 3 1,970 3rd Oct 2015, 20:23
Jazzy
colds.
I have had cold after cold,still have, got a sore nose, doctor says it,s the weather,anybo...
brendagrindley 33 3,527 15th Sep 2015, 20:15
berylh
local butchers
I watched a programme on bbc1 last night about eating better and they mentioned sausages,m...
graneyjoseph 34 3,899 4th Sep 2015, 16:20
graneyjoseph
old age
Wouldn't it be better if we only grew old part time.
norman prior 9 1,724 26th Aug 2015, 04:20
GOLDEN BEAR
Quiet
All quiet on ww.
norman prior 13 1,827 24th Aug 2015, 12:15
sir bob
age.
is there no young people on ww.
brendagrindley 44 3,238 4th Jul 2015, 16:15
norman prior
MEMORIES
How many of the old posters remember going to the pictures as kids? I and a few friends in...
bentlegs 4 1,561 3rd Jul 2015, 10:03
norman prior
Charity Night
John Murphy's "Open Mike" night at Garswood United Football Club on Saturday the 4th of Ju...
hieronymous - 907 23rd Jun 2015, 11:23
hieronymous
Wigan & Leigh Hospice
https://www.justgiving.com/Shirley-Riley60 Please take the time to look at this link abov...
boys5 5 1,216 2nd Jun 2015, 17:45
jo anne
film
http://www.itv.com/news/granada/story/2015-05-22/dunkirk-veterans-memories/
norman prior 1 1,095 24th May 2015, 15:34
lectriclegs
The ladies who worked in the mills
My Aunty was one of many ladies who worked in the cotton mills of Wigan in the 50s we wen...
kameras 67 7,447 18th Apr 2015, 21:01
bambam
Old archived electoral roll's
Does anyone know where I can get or view Old/ Archived Electoral roll's for Aspull around ...
blackrodweaver 4 1,185 13th Apr 2015, 15:26
jackdog
How many Wiganers live in Wigan
not so many if Tonker's right cos most folk were born in Billinge.
i-spy 60 3,556 26th Mar 2015, 18:51
r.fisher
Wigan school rugby teams
I remember Wigan had some great schoolboy teams in the late 50's and through the 60's. Bu...
i-spy 71 14,884 5th Mar 2015, 03:17
GOLDEN BEAR
panto
I went to watch ST ANDREWS CHURCH panto last night _ OLD MOTHER HUBBARD GREAT SHOW well d...
dennis wilding 1 867 21st Feb 2015, 16:42
tony j