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    Scourge of the Birdman

    Robbob2010
    By Robbob2010,
    St.Helens lad John Kinsley aka as Ben Tarvie has his book out,over 16 years in the making. My longest friend from the 70's awaited book is now available from Amazon. A personal account of living under the shadow of a wrongful wildlife conviction and the lengths that some of those in authority will go to in order to hit targets and to obtain accolades and statistics. Available in paperback and kindle   https://www.amazon.co.uk/Scourge-Birdman-real-life-mouse-ebook/dp/B07C2LX845     Scourge of the Birdman by Robbob 2010, on Flickr   Scourge of the Birdman by Robbob 2010, on Flickr       It also runs with this, he was one the main characters in it.          

    I haven't seen one of these in ages

    Robbob2010
    By Robbob2010,
    A Common house spider the Harvestman.     Harvestman Spider by Robbob 2010, on Flickr   It was removed safely by me and off on it's travels.  

    Getting your Leg over at Shaw St

    Robbob2010
    By Robbob2010,
    Jumping the wall to escape the barriers at St.Helens central.   Wall jumping to escape the barrier at Shaw St Station by Robbob 2010, on Flickr   St.Helens Central by Robbob 2010, on Flickr        

    St.Helens town is coming down

    Robbob2010
    By Robbob2010,
    I was told by a reliable source (not a councillor) that the reason part of town is being demolished and rebuilt is because Asbestos was found in the building materials. I don't know exactly but he wouldn't lie to me and say that has he has a job with the .......,my lips are sealed.    It could be,ceiling or floor cavity,Lagging,Sprayed coatings on ceilings,walls and beams/columns. Asbestos insulating board. Floortiles,textiles and composites. Textured coatings. Asbestos cement products. Roofing felt.   Church St by Robbob 2010, on Flickr    

    Old Red Lion Robins Lane

    Billychris
    By Billychris,
    This photograph was on Facebook page ( St Helens Pubs) Have seen it somewhere else actually. The Facebook page says  the pageant is walking past the old Red Lion Pub in Robins Lane . The old Red Lion was demolished and rebuilt in 1963 . I can make out ' Walkers Warrington Ales ' on side of pub . Does anyone remember the old Red Lion ? is it the one in photograph ?  

    Fleet lane chippy

    gilly
    By gilly,
    Hi all not been on for a while for various reasons.Just been asked by a friend if anyone had any pics or info on a chippy in Fleet Lane that was next to the railway crossing ,early 50’s.Thanks in advance 

    Muriel Rigby

    thyme
    By thyme,
    does anyone remember my mother Muriel Rigby who formerly lived at 162 kiln Lane before coming to live with me in Kent. Sadly she passed away on Wednesday 5th September, she had a long life but her ashes will be coming back to the town she loved and will be with husband Ossie again.

    Nanny Bowler

    Bm Ryan
    By Bm Ryan,
    Does anyone remember Nanny Bowler at Woodhouse Farm near Bell Lane, Sutton Manor. Used to play there when I was a kid. So many happy memories of those days. She was a proper character.    

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