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    The Dream to be lit up

    By kizzy,

    Rainhill Rocket 190 Celebrations

    By Big_Jeff_Leo,
    Here are some images taken earlier today of the event which runs from Today, Tomorrow (Sunday) and Bank Holiday Monday. The event in Rainhill Village is a culmination of more than four years of work by the Rocket 190 Steering Group and local voluntary groups including Rotary, Rainhill Gala, Women’s Institute and many more. Events on Saturday include: a model rail exhibition, flower festival, vintage motorcycle exhibition as well as exhibitions organised by the Railway & Heritage, C

    ping pong in town

    non sibi sed omnibus
    By non sibi sed omnibus,
    Come on Robbob.Get your balls out PING PONG ONES,!!Its somewhere in st.marys market where you can play for FREE.Hope our moaners about the high cost on the ten pin will use this . Ive already seen the same in lpool st johns some time ago.I believe thats gone?  


    non sibi sed omnibus
    By non sibi sed omnibus,
    As a man of immense "useful"? knowledge and can answer even the most difficult crossword with ease? I was just answering one clue that resulted in the word STROP. I know there is some slang with this word.Can anyone remember those leather straps in barbers shops.They used to sharpen cutthroat  razors on them.HOW and why use that material.. Do these "turkish" style barbers or similar still use these STROPS?

    WW1 gallantry medal holder headmaster of Rivington Rd Council School 1919

    By Allison,
    Dear all, I hope someone can help me. I am researching a project funded by HLF and working in partnership with Halton Heritage Partnership to research Gallantry Medal Holders from WW1 who survived the war and were from Halton. One name has come up and I was hoping someone here could help with more information and better still some images. His name was William George Bennett and according to a Weekly News Article he was active headmaster at Rivington Road Council School, St Helens in June 1919. D

    Viola Frances Greenwood (1910-1972) - Rainhill Hospital

    By jwb1987,
    Hello, I am looking for anyone with connections to Rainhill Hospital who might remember a patient there. Viola Frances Greenwood was born in Heywood in 1910, emigrated to the USA in 1930 and was deported back to the UK in 1931, whereupon she was taken to Rainhill Hospital. She spent her life there and died there in 1972. I have not been able to trace any surviving relatives in the UK. If anyone who was connected to the hospital, perhaps in the 1960s or 1970s, might have any information - no matt

    Bradbury family

    By Catty,
    I am looking for any information and photos if possible on my Great uncle James Bradbury (1893 - 1917) born in st.Helens. James died of his wounds in WW1 in France. His mother was Mary Jane (1854 - 1896) and Father is William Bradbury (1855 - 1908). His brother Joseph (1889 - 1939) was my Grandfather. I would love any information on any of the Bradbury family 😀. James is remembered in St Luke's Church Knowsley Road St.Helens

    The Elephant Thatto Heath?

    By HORT,
    Did The Elephant Man ever go in there?

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