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on Tue Jan 05 2016, 15:38

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Re: Fire & Ambulance services to join forces

on Tue Jan 05 2016, 15:45
Excellent idea fire and paramedics training with each other can only make operations more efficient and run smoothly. Where is it to be I wonder, Southgate?
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on Tue Jan 05 2016, 15:48
Hopefully it will be on Southgate. Robin Park road is getting a bit full just now, which is a shame as it would be a better location.

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on Tue Jan 05 2016, 15:51
The land to the left (coming from Wigan) of Southgate looks ideal.
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Re: Fire & Ambulance services to join forces

on Tue Jan 05 2016, 15:54
Just after the Community Church? (Mitco Peck as was). There is to be a foolishly built retail/business park there I believe

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Re: Fire & Ambulance services to join forces

on Tue Jan 05 2016, 15:59
Really? What a bloody waste.
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Re: Fire & Ambulance services to join forces

on Wed Jan 06 2016, 15:38
Judging from this, it sounds like it will be built on the old site.

"The new purpose-built facility - the first in Greater Manchester - will replace the existing fire station in Robin Park Road, Newtown, and will see firefighters and paramedics work side by side from the site".

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on Wed Jan 06 2016, 17:05
@Admin wrote:Judging from this, it sounds like it will be built on the old site.

"The new purpose-built facility - the first in Greater Manchester - will replace the existing fire station in Robin Park Road, Newtown, and will see firefighters and paramedics work side by side from the site".


Joanne quoted that it's being built in Wigan town centre?
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Re: Fire & Ambulance services to join forces

on Wed Jan 06 2016, 17:07
Anyroadup, being in the same building doesn't exactly mean 'joining forces'. You're not going to see ambulancemen putting fires out, are you? scratch
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on Wed Jan 06 2016, 17:08
Walsh peeped on here and saw this story, even though it was reported on whingingworld yesterday.


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Re: Fire & Ambulance services to join forces

on Wed Jan 06 2016, 17:10
If it's in the Town centre, it could well be where the old Courts were.

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Re: Fire & Ambulance services to join forces

on Wed Jan 06 2016, 17:19
@Mac wrote:If it's in the Town centre, it could well be where the old Courts were.

They'd have a job getting all the vehicles in the courtyard. STUPID BOY!
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Re: Fire & Ambulance services to join forces

on Wed Jan 06 2016, 17:26
If you ask me, it'd be better as far away from the town centre as possible!
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Re: Fire & Ambulance services to join forces

on Wed Jan 06 2016, 17:31
St Helens perchance?
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Re: Fire & Ambulance services to join forces

on Wed Jan 06 2016, 17:33
Yes, I agree. I also agree with Tonker that the town centre won't be a good wheeze.

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Re: Fire & Ambulance services to join forces

on Wed Jan 06 2016, 17:39
Mesnes Park would be handy. And there's an duck pond to get a bit of water from if you're short.
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Re: Fire & Ambulance services to join forces

on Wed Jan 06 2016, 17:40
More still at asda
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Re: Fire & Ambulance services to join forces

on Wed Jan 06 2016, 17:40

Posted by: basil brush (2816)

Please don't ruin this serious thread, thanks.

Replied: 18th Dec 2014 at 12:03


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Re: Fire & Ambulance services to join forces

on Wed Jan 06 2016, 17:41
You started it by suggesting the old courts.
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Re: Fire & Ambulance services to join forces

on Wed Jan 06 2016, 17:50
It's as good a vacant lot as any in the town centre, unless Brocol house and the old MFI building behind took a demolishing.

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Re: Fire & Ambulance services to join forces

on Wed Jan 06 2016, 17:52
Na, something more historical will be cleared
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Re: Fire & Ambulance services to join forces

on Wed Jan 06 2016, 17:54
Could he possibly be referring to the site of the old town hall?

And why is Brocol House so named? (I don't know the answer)
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Re: Fire & Ambulance services to join forces

on Wed Jan 06 2016, 17:59
Yes, the old courts...Criminal not civil.

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Re: Fire & Ambulance services to join forces

on Wed Jan 06 2016, 18:04
@Mac wrote:Yes, the old courts...Criminal not civil.

So you don't want them to knock down the grade II listed building that is known to every single Wiganer as 'The Old Courts'. Good! Well done you. Razz

And anyway, the Old Courts were also criminal at one time.
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