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Posted by: bambam (2316)

Thanks for all your input on thread 15, hope you will support 16, enjoy folks.

Replied: 19th Aug 2021 at 13:54

Posted by: whups (6708) 

well dav i see you,ve done it . have you put that pic on yet ? .

Replied: 19th Aug 2021 at 16:18

Posted by: bambam (2316)

Hi Bri, I tried put that pic on yesterday and again this afternoon but it's not shown on album, for what reason I don't know I was hoping dougie could put the village club pics on north Ashton photos.

Replied: 20th Aug 2021 at 22:42

Posted by: whups (6708) 

IT DOES TAKE TIME DAV.

Replied: 20th Aug 2021 at 23:55

Posted by: dougie (4680) 

Replied: 21st Aug 2021 at 12:21

Posted by: bambam (2316)

Hi dougie, i like those pics you put on album, is there any chance you can put the other pics on of NAVC.

Replied: 24th Aug 2021 at 20:26

Posted by: bambam (2316)

Hi Bri, i must have done something wrong when trying to put that pic on album with my mobile, but i have put it on now from work.

Replied: 24th Aug 2021 at 23:37

Posted by: whups (6708) 

i,ll take a look dav .

Replied: 24th Aug 2021 at 23:56

Posted by: bambam (2316)

Hi Bri, Spike rang me tonight he's in hospital with a badly broken ankle, he's having to rest it for 6 weeks, I asked him was he under the influence when it happened no he said I aint had a drink for a long while, apparently he stumbled on stairs.

Replied: 25th Aug 2021 at 22:47

Posted by: whups (6708) 

it sounds about right dav . he disco dances when he comes to a kerb .your pic is on album dav

Replied: 26th Aug 2021 at 00:05

Posted by: bambam (2316)

Beltin Bri, have you any more.

Replied: 26th Aug 2021 at 00:27

Posted by: whups (6708) 

more wot dav ? .

Replied: 26th Aug 2021 at 11:49

Posted by: bambam (2316)

More pics of old greeners Bri.

Replied: 26th Aug 2021 at 13:32

Posted by: whups (6708) 

i,ll see if there,s any around dav .

Replied: 27th Aug 2021 at 00:00

Posted by: bentlegs (4675)

Got told today that Derek Gibbons The body builder from Downallgreen has passed away aged 89

Replied: 27th Aug 2021 at 11:40

Posted by: bambam (2316)

Thanks for info bentlegs, R.I.P Derek.

Replied: 27th Aug 2021 at 13:33

Posted by: trixie (5031) 

R I P Derek

Replied: 27th Aug 2021 at 19:20

Posted by: Dagutd27 (326) 

Rip I remember him coming skoo un knocking nails in wood wi is hand I prefer thomer he had gym at bottom of slope in Ashton

Replied: 3rd Sep 2021 at 19:24

Posted by: bambam (2316)

Hi Malc, not heard off you in a while hope you're all ok in the Hillock.

Replied: 4th Sep 2021 at 00:08

Posted by: Dagutd27 (326) 

O hi David doing fine pal is Mrs Lewis doing ok

Replied: 4th Sep 2021 at 08:24

Posted by: bambam (2316)

She fine thanks Malc, our Tina was over last week so she took her out everyday, I taking her for a meal next Saturday she only lives round corner from me so I can keep an eye on her.

Replied: 4th Sep 2021 at 11:09

Posted by: whups (6708) 

dav did you mean hillock or *illock

Replied: 4th Sep 2021 at 12:52

Posted by: bambam (2316)

Ha ha nice one Bri, have you heard out about spike.

Replied: 4th Sep 2021 at 14:27

Posted by: Dagutd27 (326) 

Hey bri that's what mi dad said to me un wardy when wi towed him we where playing for hillock rovers 5 a side team he said moor like Pillock rovers

Replied: 4th Sep 2021 at 15:49

Posted by: bambam (2316)

Hi Bri, my mother bumped into Gordon Burrows who I ain't seen in a long while, he now lives on Victoria rd which Malc had already informed me, I was astonished to find out his dad who at one time was known as councillor Burrows died at the age of 91, and his mother is still living and she is 99 years old a good innings wouldn't you say.

Replied: 4th Sep 2021 at 20:56

Posted by: Dagutd27 (326) 

Good morning Dave I she still lives Leyland green road Mrs burrows I Gordon's dad jack always telling mi tails about is army days he was rum UN jack and is brother George I it's good batting that Dave they where strict we Gordon

Replied: 5th Sep 2021 at 07:46

Posted by: bambam (2316)

They was very strict with him, poor lad had to go secondary school in short pants.

Replied: 5th Sep 2021 at 21:29

Posted by: Dagutd27 (326) 

He still gyent um dav

Replied: 5th Sep 2021 at 22:13

Posted by: whups (6708) 

ys dav . george did,nt like his brother much . just heard that craig duffy,s son has got killed in a car accident this morning with his girlfriend in cumbria .

Replied: 6th Sep 2021 at 00:30

Posted by: bambam (2316)

Ha ha, knowing Gordon he problably has.

Replied: 6th Sep 2021 at 00:31

Posted by: whups (6708) 

dav have you read my reply ? . heard nowt about spike.

Replied: 6th Sep 2021 at 01:39

Posted by: Dagutd27 (326) 

Blood ell bri that's a shock that is rip Ryan good lad

Replied: 6th Sep 2021 at 06:37

Posted by: bambam (2316)

Oh Dear, that is a shock Bri I didn't know the lad his parents must be gutted such a tradegy for both families,may they R.I.P, spike has been moved from Wigan infirmary and is now in Alexandra House at pemberton.

Replied: 6th Sep 2021 at 11:57

Posted by: whups (6708) 

dav it,s craig duffy were talking about who lived next door to me & the brother of tracy . craig died around 15yrs ago & his wife karen lived at the bottom of scool lane facing vicci rd . she,s lost everything as they only had him .

Replied: 6th Sep 2021 at 23:52

Posted by: bambam (2316)

Right I'm with you now Bri, I know family but I got mixed up with brothers, was it Francis that married Wendy hill off rectory rd, can't remember Craig's wife but feel for her in this awful tradegy.

Replied: 7th Sep 2021 at 01:12

Posted by: Dagutd27 (326) 

Is wife's and Ryan mum is Karen Nice girl Craig was top lad to RIP SAD LOSS FEEL FOR KAREN SHE WAS JUST GETTING ON HER FEET WITH NEW BOY FRIEND SHAME GOD BLESS THEM

Replied: 7th Sep 2021 at 06:43

Posted by: suesa (613)

This is so very, very sad. My thoughts and prayers are with their families.
RIP Ellie and Ryan

Replied: 9th Sep 2021 at 13:50
Last edited by suesa: 9th Sep 2021 at 13:51:27

Posted by: whups (6708) 

the girl is the step daughter of peter lowe,s son also called peter from brocksteads .i,m think they live in golborne .

Replied: 9th Sep 2021 at 23:47

Posted by: bambam (2316)

I know him Bri, he lived off frog lane in glebe end street at one time.

Replied: 10th Sep 2021 at 01:33

Posted by: whups (6708) 

i,m not sure about that dav as peter lowe who,s dad billy worker in the betting shop was from brocksteads born & bred i believe .

Replied: 10th Sep 2021 at 12:03

Posted by: Dagutd27 (326) 

Played for Everton peters dad didn't he bri Peter was good player to how wi doing bri

Replied: 10th Sep 2021 at 12:54

Posted by: bambam (2316)

Ok Bri, I'm on wrong family then, wasn't there a Peter Lowe who lived in Hawthorn Ave and had a relationship with Andy cowards mother.

Replied: 10th Sep 2021 at 13:17

Posted by: whups (6708) 

that was percy lowe dav . peter actually played for the village club at 1 time .

Replied: 10th Sep 2021 at 23:53

Posted by: bambam (2316)

Thanks Bri, Percy's son lived near me for a while a proper scalliwag he rode round in a transit caged van collecting scrap, he eventually got run out of town !! luckily with his life.

Replied: 11th Sep 2021 at 00:29

Posted by: whups (6708) 

yep dav & i think he was into car ringing in b/pool . percy had a scrappers somewhere .

Replied: 11th Sep 2021 at 01:32

Posted by: bambam (2316)

Yes he did Bri, down Bryn road south just through lights on left after old St. Peter's church.

Replied: 11th Sep 2021 at 01:56

Posted by: whups (6708) 

dav i thought his scrappers was down near the dover lock ? .maybe someone on here can tell us ? .

Replied: 12th Sep 2021 at 12:30

Posted by: whups (6708) 

hi dav our david has just informed me that percy lowe had his scrappers across from st peters church just thru bryn lights then he moved to near the dover lock & moved his scrap business to there .

Replied: 12th Sep 2021 at 23:36

Posted by: bambam (2316)

Oh thanks Bri that's sorted then, spoke to spike this afternoon he may be going home Tuesday but he will need a bed downstairs and a commode, they told him it will take 6 weeks to heal.

Replied: 13th Sep 2021 at 00:28

Posted by: whups (6708) 

who,s going to empty the comode dav

Replied: 13th Sep 2021 at 01:13

Posted by: bambam (2316)

Well !!, I thought that Bri and you seem to be the nearest.

Replied: 13th Sep 2021 at 09:35

Posted by: whups (6708) 

ha ha , i think not dav especialy the amount of ale he sups maybe someone from the buffs could do it as there used to dealing with cow pats .

Replied: 13th Sep 2021 at 11:40

Posted by: bambam (2316)

Yes Bri I bet old spike can leave a mess, now that all buffs have ceased operating it will be down to poor old Thelma.

Replied: 13th Sep 2021 at 21:47

Posted by: whups (6708) 

i did,nt know that dav . how come ? .

Replied: 13th Sep 2021 at 23:55

Posted by: bambam (2316)

There are no lodges in Wigan or Ashton now Bri they dwindled in numbers and a lot of members passed on, spike and his friend still attend one in Culcheth, I think there is one in Thatto Heath which me and spike attended a few times, but the youngsters of today do not want to know so they are slowly dying out.

Replied: 14th Sep 2021 at 00:15

Posted by: whups (6708) 

that,s wot happens dav . not for the better either.

Replied: 14th Sep 2021 at 01:19

Posted by: bambam (2316)

Hi Bri, spike is going home tomorrow health services have sorted the house to accommodate him, but you won't see him stamping any flags for a while.

Replied: 14th Sep 2021 at 20:25

Posted by: whups (6708) 

Replied: 14th Sep 2021 at 23:49

Posted by: whups (6708) 

hi dav anymore news on spike ? .

Replied: 19th Sep 2021 at 12:02

Posted by: bambam (2316)

Hi Bri, spike is home in palm ave now he is waiting for a wheelchair as he is sat on his commode at moment, they've put a special bed in downstairs back room for him so in a month or two he'll be back for the brown bottle shops.

Replied: 20th Sep 2021 at 11:46

Posted by: whups (6708) 

r u planning to go & see him dav ? .

Replied: 20th Sep 2021 at 12:24

Posted by: bambam (2316)

Not at moment Bri, but I've told him when he's right I will take him st.helens for a scoop or two.

Replied: 20th Sep 2021 at 14:03

Posted by: whups (6708) 

i,ll bet his tongue is as dry as a toads back dav .

Replied: 21st Sep 2021 at 00:03

Posted by: bambam (2316)

Ha Ha, it is Bri he's not had a drink in 2 years can't even have a puff on his dummy now.

Replied: 21st Sep 2021 at 02:05

Posted by: whups (6708) 

did,nt know that dav . how come he,s not had a drink in that time ? .

Replied: 21st Sep 2021 at 23:55

Posted by: bambam (2316)

his mother would not let him out due to covid Bri.

Replied: 22nd Sep 2021 at 00:42

Posted by: whups (6708) 

no doubt he,ll make up for lost time dav

Replied: 22nd Sep 2021 at 01:32

Posted by: bambam (2316)

i'm sure he will Bri.

Replied: 22nd Sep 2021 at 02:08

Posted by: whups (6708) 

hi dav just to let you know our net passed away this morning at 6 am . another greener gone at 62 . she was living with our ann on the "island" .

Replied: 23rd Sep 2021 at 11:16

Posted by: bambam (2316)

Oh dear, I'm sorry Bri remember her very well, she was 12 months older than me I know she loved to wear denim clothes, such a shock you don't know what's around corner Bri, R.I.P Annette.

Replied: 23rd Sep 2021 at 12:33

Posted by: whups (6708) 

thats true dav & we,ve had a bad time of it over the past few months . my auntie maureen , our andrew , willie our ann,s husband & now our net . i think we are due some good news for a change .

Replied: 23rd Sep 2021 at 12:39

Posted by: bambam (2316)

Yes Bri you have certainly had a rough ride lately, lets hope the bad news is over for a while, I've got a funeral to attend next week a good friend of mine has passed away at 63.

Replied: 23rd Sep 2021 at 12:52

Posted by: Dagutd27 (326) 

RIP ANNETTE SAD LOSS 62 NO AGE AT ALL THAT

Replied: 23rd Sep 2021 at 15:09

Posted by: whups (6708) 

hav,nt heard the cause of it yet guys ? .

Replied: 27th Sep 2021 at 16:56

 

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