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on Sun Feb 19, 2017 10:32 am
Add another 20 years. Its an interesting bit of film

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on Mon Feb 20, 2017 7:49 pm
You say "750 years as a borough" as if it's something good.  
It should be "750 years of domination and taxation by a local authority".

But, as it happens, it's not true. Very Happy
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on Mon Feb 20, 2017 8:21 pm
Wigan is older than America and Australia put together.

Which is nice. Wigan 750th year as a Borough 709307421
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on Mon Feb 20, 2017 8:23 pm
^^^^ Click ^^^^^
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on Tue Feb 21, 2017 11:19 pm
Fantastic bit of film, Mrs A.

I liked the bit at the beginning about slaughterhouses mixed in with housing. I remember Scholes was famous for that. I used to go to Smailes and Jimmy Strange's in Scholes and I believe that, back then most butchers shops had a slaughterhouse at the back.

Wasn't there a thread about one at the back of England's in Pem????

I heard that Mac helped found the borough in 1246...........!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! affraid
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on Sun Mar 12, 2017 8:51 am
Shame the Borough spends so much money on Wigan Town Centre, while the outer-lying towns receive meagre fare.
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on Sun Mar 12, 2017 11:28 am
I wrote the charter is all. Nothing much. Smile
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