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Photo-a-Day  (Saturday, 16th May, 2009)

Pier Statue

Pier Statue
Only 2 of the 4 statues on the canal remain, sadly, they have both been vandalised.

Photo: Brian  (Fuji Finepix S7000)
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Comment by: Mick on 16th May 2009 at 06:44

Its sad state of affairs when nothing can be left in Wigan with out being smashed up.

I would look at the crowd who come out of the Wigan Pier night club on smoke breaks.

Comment by: maureen andrews on 16th May 2009 at 10:17

Sadly some people? have no respect for a work of art.

Comment by: peter frost on 16th May 2009 at 10:41

sadly maureen
somme people have no respect full stop

Comment by: catherine on 16th May 2009 at 14:07

why do people get pleasure in destroying things???????idiots

Comment by: Alan on 16th May 2009 at 15:28

We should go back to the old ways of the laws, today laws are to soft. Made you wonder why they get away with it, our country gone to the dogs.

Comment by: maureen andrews on 16th May 2009 at 19:28

Alan,I couldn't agree with you more.

Comment by: Jane on 17th May 2009 at 12:29

The majority of people who go to the Pier night club come from Liverpool Mick.

Comment by: John on 17th May 2009 at 14:49

Sounds to me like it's time to get shut of the Pier nightclub, along with a few more I could mention.

Comment by: Tony on 17th May 2009 at 22:09

Here here John. The Pier should have been shut down years ago. Unfortunately I work with some regulars there - not exactly people you want to mix with.
As for the art, there's a lot of modern art dotted around the country that I think is garish, but the worst reaction from me would be sarcastic comments and maybe a bit of sniggering.

Comment by: Carol on 19th May 2009 at 15:09

CCTV? But yes,I agree,shut down the pier nightclub, I went there in the early 80's not brill then. At least if all the entertainment is in the town centre the police and camrera can keep their eye on things. Maybe even make the statues out of concrete, or stronger stuff then fibre-glass.

Comment by: Gerry on 13th July 2009 at 16:11

Looks like a hell of a trump to me I would have been proud of that one

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