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Phrases and their origins
Phrases and their origins A sight for sore eyes. Jonathan Swift, author of Gulliver's...
raymyjamie 7 471 4th May 2021, 17:35
Did anyone work on the old Wigan Corporation Buses
Looking for information of the design of buttons that were worn on the old Wigan Corporati...
admin 6 330 4th May 2021, 09:01
Has anyone seen one this year ? I can remember when the annual MAY QUEEN parade was looked...
admin 31 1,053 3rd May 2021, 21:11
Well they
definitely got the weather wrong yesterday, it came up on my phone as 15 degrees but I had...
basil brush 31 796 3rd May 2021, 20:56
Eckersley Mill Demolition
Footage taken by ‘Black Tree Video’ and published on YouTube (1st May): ‘The Dem...
jo anne 4 481 3rd May 2021, 19:42
baker boy
.....anyone got one? I bought myself one recently, it arrived on Friday. It is a Reebok i ...
Anne 6 290 3rd May 2021, 19:05
Ashton in Makerfield presents a £34,000 bike
peebee 12 573 2nd May 2021, 21:45
Fav Telly
At the moment, my favourite telly is 'Line of Duty'. What's yours?
ena malcup 35 1,140 2nd May 2021, 10:05
Window problem
Have just noticed a crack in one of Our Double Glazed window, Has Anyone had to have a rep...
cindy 18 557 1st May 2021, 20:56
Once in a life time experience, Love in the Garden
Last night a couple made love in my greenhouse, they did't know I have a camera in there a...
tomplum 34 1,155 1st May 2021, 17:50
Shining like a diamond.
Topped and Tailed the Land rover today inside and out on this lovely sunny day. I do this ...
Billinge Biker 29 868 1st May 2021, 14:32
Don GB
Wigan returning to normal
a sunny day in Spring and Wiganers out in the sunshine at, [url=
tomplum 12 944 30th Apr 2021, 21:17
Copy Cats .......
..... but they can't spell ! [url="'41.3%2...
tonker - 219 30th Apr 2021, 20:51
robot vaccum cleaners
has anyone got or had 1 of these robot vaccums or know anyone who,s had 1 . is there any g...
whups 48 1,268 30th Apr 2021, 09:21
Hgv double wheels
Over the week end there was a tragic accident were a medic was killed by a large stone fli...
PeterP 4 445 29th Apr 2021, 16:00
Boars Head closed today
Drove past the Boars Head today, the car park barrier was down, nobody sat at any of the t...
WN1 Standisher 29 1,532 29th Apr 2021, 15:53
Oh Dear
there's going to be a lot of people upset [url=]l...
basil brush 21 903 28th Apr 2021, 14:58
Are they open? .....
...... or are they shut? Pubs and restaurants? This is what the rules say ..... "P...
tonker 28 787 28th Apr 2021, 10:11
St George's Day
Happy St Georges Day to everyone, I thought somebody would have posted and explained why t...
riocaroni 18 502 27th Apr 2021, 18:18
Volantary work
Being done at Holy Trinity Church at Downall Green, I've put on before about Kevin Duffy's...
dougie 101 2,756 27th Apr 2021, 13:21
Activity ?????
I was just wondering does anyone on this site agree with me that there seems to be less an...
GOLDEN BEAR 63 1,047 26th Apr 2021, 23:18
King of Clubs
What year did the King of Clubs close.
cindy 22 1,252 26th Apr 2021, 10:39
basil brush
Sub Postmasters
So pleased to hear that the Sub Postmasters have had their convictions quashed. Someone n...
Bradshaws Girl 8 331 24th Apr 2021, 23:42
Has anyone...
Used a pump action spray to clean their patio,I'm finding it absolutely hopeless,I'm havin...
momac 25 507 24th Apr 2021, 11:21
Blood tests
Been trying all day to get through to linacre to book a blood test, Every time I rang just...
riocaroni 8 406 24th Apr 2021, 09:02
School holidays.
I live opposite an infants school which means the street can be very busy at dropping off ...
riocaroni 27 849 23rd Apr 2021, 22:33
I've never met Momac
but in my mind the bass player in this video [url=
tomplum 2 226 23rd Apr 2021, 22:30
Parbold Hill Landfill
Many Wiganers will know the lovely viewpoint and beauty spot which is Parbold Hill. At a...
fedup 14 753 23rd Apr 2021, 20:00
Bird brain
Earlier this morning whilst drinking my wake up coffee and watching a number of pheasants ...
Anne 2 277 23rd Apr 2021, 12:58
Thank you for your kind comment about me, I could not thank you on the thread you mention...
tomplum 7 369 22nd Apr 2021, 21:53
War Graves Commission.
All over the news this morning.. The supposedly failure to recognise African Asian Indian ...
Billinge Biker 7 374 22nd Apr 2021, 20:12
Billinge Biker
How to Wreck Your Bike ......
...... and, possibly, yourself .... [url=""]...
tonker 11 479 22nd Apr 2021, 18:06
In my opinion the most interesting poster of the moment, a little whacky at times and peda...
tomplum 5 556 22nd Apr 2021, 11:24
Another one gone.....
off SM Message sent into us St James club Orrell is now closed. Anyone who has any pr...
basil brush 4 542 21st Apr 2021, 17:50
Billinge Biker
What Some People .....
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tonker 1 230 21st Apr 2021, 17:47
Billinge Biker
Death of ex-councillor
Read that George Fairhurst(senior) who was a councillor for Standish has passed away . May...
PeterP 3 596 21st Apr 2021, 09:40
I was just wondering
I've spent a pleasant afternoon in the garden and noticed all my plants are flourishing in...
tomplum 63 1,243 20th Apr 2021, 23:25
Visual Acuity
I guess it does decline with age, though I know not if such is inevitable. Threading a ...
ena malcup 8 386 20th Apr 2021, 19:24
A Year on Zoom
“18 pieces of new writing … in a series of monologues and duologues. This powerful ...
jo anne 19 480 19th Apr 2021, 19:48
jo anne
The age of technology ; Our Doctors want you to use Ask my gp app on your phone/laptop. Se...
PeterP 24 945 19th Apr 2021, 16:27