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rbilly 572 28,441 8th Mar 2020, 12:49
bentlegs
Break ins in Bryn
Been told today that there have been some houses broken into in Bryn, make sure windows & ...
bentlegs 16 1,289 28th Feb 2020, 11:32
bentlegs
OCEAN VILLAGE CRUISES.
HAS ANYBODY BEEN ON A CRUISE TO THE CARIBEAN WITH THEM.I AM GOING DO LALLY LOOKIN.
trixie 26 1,683 14th Feb 2020, 13:58
trixie
Does anyone know were turnstile.farm was at goose
My relations lived there
dianne 4 617 4th Feb 2020, 13:11
daviessb
Old posts about Ashton
When I've nothing better to do I like to just go back in time and find something to read o...
dougie 4 626 30th Jan 2020, 22:42
FAT MICK
toffee shop in ince
can anybody remember the toffee shop on manchester rd ince
houghy1 4 1,085 25th Jan 2020, 10:23
TerryW
Standish Carnival 80s
I was wandering if anyone remembers how great Standish Carnival was, after being a morris ...
efisher 9 1,958 19th Jan 2020, 15:54
cindy
Hemfield Rd/Percy Terrace
I have relatives who give their address as 37 Hemfield Rd in various census and Baptism/Ma...
macwil48 2 561 17th Jan 2020, 17:02
stevemul
Building a prison on Great Orme
Not Wigan; we Wiganers are fond of Llandudno and surrounding area http://www.threetownsfo...
cordyline 2 713 12th Jan 2020, 20:31
cordyline
Empress on station road
When I was in the pub last night, Some one said that They used to go to the Empress , But ...
cindy 13 1,375 2nd Jan 2020, 17:40
dougie
Period photos in Observer magazine
Just yesterday I happen to come across a newspaper supplement of some kind with Wigan Obse...
ashtonman01 6 1,067 24th Dec 2019, 18:31
kenee
wingate
any body know what wingate house was/is Haigh >>> 13-Apr 1931 Wingate...
joegarrett 10 3,207 21st Dec 2019, 13:11
priscus
POOLSTOCK
I have asked this before but I cannot find the post. Does anyone know where the name POOL...
MarieM 29 2,112 16th Dec 2019, 20:14
tonker
Bellingham's Wigan lane
Has it been sold to Wigan council .
ann-spam 7 1,458 5th Dec 2019, 09:59
baker boy
Garswood Hall Bowling Club
These are just some of the old members from the 1980s that I would like to show the people...
dougie 21 1,298 21st Nov 2019, 22:40
dougie
Haunted house in Abbey Lakes
Someone I know today told me an interesting story about a derelict old house in Abbey Lake...
ashtonman01 14 1,091 19th Nov 2019, 12:38
ashtonman01
War Memorial Identification
I was running through the fields between Standish and Crooke Village the other day and cam...
Rukka 2 553 16th Nov 2019, 16:57
Rukka
Prince of Wales
At long last our beloved pub (Woodhouse Lane) is to open its doors once more at twelve noo...
Benidormdave 10 1,090 13th Nov 2019, 11:48
peter g
Butchers Shop
I think my great Uncle Tom Mason had a bakers shop in Scholes probably in the 50’s, look...
highfieldlass 6 842 12th Nov 2019, 13:54
highfieldlass
Butchers
Can anyone remember Tom Masons butchers shop at the Saddle? Also Masons grocers shop, they...
highfieldlass - 413 9th Nov 2019, 13:30
highfieldlass
Memories of Central Park
Hi everyone, I'm the Content Manager at Local Life Magazines. I'm putting together an a...
JessP25 4 1,203 28th Oct 2019, 11:05
cordyline
Colourised Wigan 1902
A [url=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r4ttr53Gc1I] colourised version of Wigan in 1902. J...
dave© 1 804 24th Oct 2019, 22:21
Tommy Two Stroke
Alberts
I heared that it is Ryan Giggs who has opened Alberts. Don,t know how true it is.
bentlegs 14 1,605 17th Oct 2019, 21:03
baker boy
Chinese restaurant Can anyone
Can anyone settle an “argument “? Was there a Chinese restaurant not far down from wha...
xenon 20 1,711 11th Oct 2019, 19:17
fossil
Wigan Borough Reference Map
Recently I came across an old, rather tatty looking booklet that contains maps and busines...
ashtonman01 9 885 8th Oct 2019, 19:35
tonker
EX DOWNALL GREENERS 9
EX DOWNALL GREENERS 9 [url="http://www.wiganworld.co.uk/communicate/mb_message.php?op...
bambam 442 12,147 8th Oct 2019, 18:58
bambam
sSt.Johns Chapel, District of Wigan
Looking for St.Johns Chapel, in wigan district. Tried catholic church around Standishgate ...
soreen 8 1,100 3rd Oct 2019, 13:02
surfer_tom
skype
jouell, please read my skype.
bentlegs 1 510 28th Sep 2019, 14:09
jouell
Old maps of Ashton
On the Old-Maps website of the Ashton and surrounding areas it gives you options for diffe...
ashtonman01 9 949 22nd Sep 2019, 21:10
ashtonman01
Bell vue
Bell vue pub on woodhouse lane re-opens on sat 16th after being closed for approx 8 month...
bambam 21 2,280 20th Sep 2019, 01:03
bambam
Wigan in 1981
Check out this dashcam footage from 1981 driving through Wigan town centre. Never seen thi...
ashtonman01 8 1,430 5th Sep 2019, 16:00
ashtonman01
Ormskirk Motorfest
I know it's not Wigan related, but thought I'd share this video from today's Motorfest at ...
ashtonman01 - 456 25th Aug 2019, 22:37
ashtonman01
Woolworths, Station Road.
Can anyone settle a disagreement. Woolies side wall ran down Station Road to the Ritz. I r...
hilly 17 1,946 17th Aug 2019, 08:54
kathpressey
Antiiques and curios
I saw a notice advertising the warehouse at Eckersley mill when I went past today but didn...
i-spy 12 1,455 15th Aug 2019, 10:20
FAT MICK
Christmas Party Afternoons
Anyone know who does Xmas parties for Seniors in an afternoon on the run up to Xmas. I kn...
annefair 2 635 13th Aug 2019, 11:45
dougie
Elm Field, Wogan lane, wigan
Annie Tighe gave her address on her marriage cert. as Elm Field, Wigan Lane in 1880. She w...
soreen 2 595 29th Jul 2019, 19:46
soreen
For Bert
Hi Bert, I see they have named a new Restaurant after you in Standish, They have called it...
bentlegs 1 632 28th Jul 2019, 20:21
bert
Steam trains in Wigan.
Has anyone been to see these at the station .
ann-spam - 639 18th Jul 2019, 18:20
ann-spam
Years ago
I worked with a couple of lads from Stubshaw Cross & they used to talk of MERICA LONE a...
bentlegs 2 722 14th Jul 2019, 23:28
bentlegs
Great Grandfather
can anyone tell me were this is please were he died 1 record(s) found. Surname For...
winnie 5 1,923 8th Jul 2019, 11:17
momac