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Photo-a-Day  (Wednesday, 10th May, 2023)


Looks like Poole's Cafe has been given another new lease of life.

Photo: Dennis Seddon  (Sony DSC-WX500)
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Comment by: Garry on 10th May 2023 at 07:40

Sorry doesn't appeal to me.
I'm not into all this food stuff, love traditional English breakfast fry ups with toast and nice pot of tea.

Comment by: Malc on 10th May 2023 at 07:54

Might have another lease of life but not for pool's pies, sadly.

Comment by: PeterP on 10th May 2023 at 08:43

Years ago Poole's pies were good but when Whelan got his finger into the proverbial pie they went down hill fast. I am not into foreign foods but at least the shop is in use. Better than a rotting shell.

Comment by: Linma on 10th May 2023 at 09:06

Poole’s made the best vanilla slices ever.

Comment by: Poet on 10th May 2023 at 09:11

If there's a smoking ban in public places how can they run a Shisha bar ?

Comment by: T on 10th May 2023 at 09:18

Looks awful

Comment by: Gary on 10th May 2023 at 09:37

Not sure this is progress.

Comment by: Dave johnson on 10th May 2023 at 10:38

Poet, there's a rooftop terrace.

Comment by: Veronica on 10th May 2023 at 17:36

I never like to see the signage over these shops/restaurants… ( I hope that’s not being ‘racist’!). At least it’s being used …but I prefer quaint English tea shops….

Comment by: Maureen on 10th May 2023 at 18:02

It used to look lovely some years ago,a lot more classier than this.

Comment by: Mark on 10th May 2023 at 18:43

Boris spoke of levelling up , Andy Burnham a month ago spoke about making the north the powerhouse it once was . I honestly admit I am absolutely clueless as to where my beloved Wigan is going .
I love Wigan so much , and like my mother who binned my treasured levy’s , only for me to dig them out again, I will never give up on it , no matter how many patches , like my levy’s hold it together . Born and bred , means soul!

Comment by: Wigan Mick on 10th May 2023 at 23:30

Do you mean Levi's jeans?

Comment by: Dick Dastardly on 11th May 2023 at 07:46

Hey up ! Mick's giving spelling lessons .

Comment by: Poet on 11th May 2023 at 07:53

That's bound to be 'racist' Veronica . 'Misogynistic ' too I'll bet . Probably 'homophobic' , as they all tend to go together . And no doubt 'institutionally' so as well .

Also my thanks to Dave for his kind reply .

Comment by: DerekB on 11th May 2023 at 11:21

Mark, my feelings exactly.

Comment by: Rubyshoes. on 12th May 2023 at 19:31

I used to work there many years ago. It was a great place to work. Went downhill after Whealan took over.

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