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Photo-a-Day  (Thursday, 25th August, 2022)

Hidden Pub


Hidden Pub
Hidden Pub in Goose Green.

Photo: Mick Byrne  (Panasonic DMC-TZ100)
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Comment by: PeterP on 25th August 2022 at 08:03

Another pub bites the dust. Many more to come unfortunately

Comment by: James Hanson on 25th August 2022 at 09:11

Ive never seen or heard of this hidden Goose Green pub.

Comment by: John Banks on 25th August 2022 at 09:45

Used to go in regular in the 60s and 70s had a great darts and dominos team.

Comment by: Ang on 25th August 2022 at 11:18

Soon to become apartments.

Comment by: Dave johnson on 25th August 2022 at 11:51

It's just across the road from the New Inn. Used to go in them both on Sunday afternoon until about 5 yrs ago.

Comment by: fred on 25th August 2022 at 11:56

The Breweries and the Supermarkets are the cause of the pubs closing, a lot cheaper to bottle and can beer and deliver in huge loads, and the supermarkets sell beer much cheaper than pubs.

Comment by: Alan (on Vancouver Island) on 25th August 2022 at 17:23

Why are so many pubs closing in the UK ?

Over here in Canada we have new drinking establishments pretending to be "English Pubs"

Alan.

p.s. Perhaps you should emigrate like I did.

Comment by: Syd Smith on 25th August 2022 at 17:46

Fred its the public who are the cause of pubs closing.

Comment by: Cyril on 25th August 2022 at 19:48

John Banks, it would have been the early 1970s when I was last in there and supporting my then local pub darts team, those inter pub darts matches were always a good night out and not just to watch and experience the tenseness and later the elation of the match, but to round off the night there was always large platters of very tangy Lancashire cheese butties piled high and with big bowls of sliced onions in malt vinegar.

Comment by: irene roberts on 25th August 2022 at 21:10

Alan, (on Vancouver Island), I am so pleased to know that new "English Pubs" are opening near you, but, despite what it is like in England now, it is still my home and I would never emigrate. You and "Broady", (my other Wigan World friend who emigrated to Canada), have found a happy home there and I am so happy for you both, but emigration isn't for everyone. But I hope you will raise a glass in a "Cheers" to us all in England in the new English pubs. Cheers, Alan and Broady....good health and happiness to you both.

Comment by: Wigan Mick on 25th August 2022 at 22:27

Irene nobody is asking you to emigrate.
Alan, (on Vancouver Island) they have English pubs in Spain, China, Australia and Las Vegas but there not really English pubs.
Just remembered I use to drink in a couple, one was in Beirut called the Rose and Crown and another I frequented was in Tehran called the Chelsea Pub.
Oh and there were plenty in Hong Kong and Singapore.

Comment by: Iqbal on 27th August 2022 at 14:58

Alan Im on way . Coming in boat . Please have hotel ready . Canada bit cold so heating on full please . Are any off licences handy . I have vouchers off government.

Comment by: Veronica on 28th August 2022 at 13:09

Cheeky! :0))

Comment by: Garry on 30th August 2022 at 20:45

Alan no thanks. Britain is the best.

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