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Forum: General Chat 17-05-2020, 15:07
Replies: 510
Views: 511
Posted By Gremlin
Re: Corona Virus

Just after my wife died I had to do my own shopping until I organised home delivery.
Wandering aimlessly around Tesco, not having a clue where things were I spotted a neighbour looking at me and I...
Forum: General Chat 09-05-2020, 11:03
Replies: 10
Views: 11
Posted By Gremlin
Re: Profiteering from the Crisis

My favourite tipple is Glayva and I have a treble (at least) at bedtime. My partners daughter does all our shopping because I'm on the 12 week isolation rule.
Last two weeks at Morrisons Todmorden...
Forum: General Chat 22-03-2020, 16:25
Replies: 510
Views: 511
Posted By Gremlin
Re: Corona Virus

My partner popped in to Lidl at Todmorden this afternoon because the car park looked near empty. She managed to get all we want including paracetamol, bread, fruit, sugar, coffee, and a few...
Forum: General Chat 19-03-2020, 19:16
Replies: 510
Views: 511
Posted By Gremlin
Re: Corona Virus

Boris is asking the whole Country to pull together, seems nobody is listening.
I wouldn't like most of the bartstewards behind me in battle.
Forum: Anything Goes 02-03-2020, 12:21
Replies: 11
Views: 12
Posted By Gremlin
Re: The Day You Were Born...

All I know about the day I was born was that it was 81 years ago and my mum had a baby boy.
Forum: General Chat 23-02-2020, 19:36
Replies: 13
Views: 14
Posted By Gremlin
Re: Reading; Books, Kindle and Audio books.

Pop in the Welfare for the blind book shop this Saturday (29 feb) Margaret and have a browse through our selection of books, I'll be running it with Marlene from 10am to 2pm.. We have reading for...
Forum: Accy Photos 20-12-2019, 08:34
Replies: 14,099
Views: 412,812
Posted By Gremlin
Re: Today in pictures

My partner bought me the best present I have ever had. A day out on a vintage train hauled by the Flying Scotsman, We travelled to Carlisle where we stayed for three hours before returning along...
Forum: Heritage and History 14-12-2019, 21:30
Replies: 1
Views: 2
Posted By Gremlin
Re: Old Buses

Thanks for the info.
Just hope it’s better turned out than the last one.
I was hoping for more half cabs rather than the modern front loaders.
Forum: General Chat 12-12-2019, 22:21
Replies: 3,595
Views: 3,596
Posted By Gremlin
Re: Referendum is a load of crap.!!

There was a lady in Todmorden who posted that she would be available to transport LABOUR voters to the polls.
She even said that the Labour Party had insured her to carry prospective voters.
Forum: General Chat 04-12-2019, 08:34
Replies: 19
Views: 20
Posted By Gremlin
Re: x41 bus to manchester

That’s very cheap compared to £9.70 for a single journey from Accrington to Todmorden.
Forum: General Chat 03-12-2019, 08:55
Replies: 19
Views: 20
Posted By Gremlin
Re: x41 bus to manchester

Margaret, if you go before the bus pass time you obviously don’t mind paying to ride.
So you could get there quicker and in more comfort by catching the hourly Wigan train from Accrington which...
Forum: General Chat 29-10-2019, 14:37
Replies: 3,595
Views: 3,596
Posted By Gremlin
Re: Referendum is a load of crap.!!

Remember not so long ago when Mrs May called a GE and Hyndburn people were
saying “Nows the time to get rid of G Jones”?
He returned with a bigger majority.
I pray it’s reversed this time.
Would...
Forum: Accy Photos 22-10-2019, 20:22
Replies: 14,099
Views: 412,812
Posted By Gremlin
Re: Today in pictures

Thank you Margaret, you’re so kind.
My favourite is the one looking down the path between the trees with Marlene In red walking away.
Forum: Accy Photos 22-10-2019, 10:13
Replies: 14,099
Views: 412,812
Posted By Gremlin
Re: Today in pictures

Townley Park.
Forum: General Chat 19-10-2019, 11:36
Replies: 3,595
Views: 3,596
Posted By Gremlin
Forum: General Chat 18-10-2019, 18:43
Replies: 3,595
Views: 3,596
Posted By Gremlin
Re: Referendum is a load of crap.!!

I'm scared there will be another referendum, especially one I heard a remoaner MP discussing on TV recently.

3 choices.

A- leave with no deal.
B- leave with a deal.
C- remain.
Scenario 40%...
Forum: General Chat 30-09-2019, 09:51
Replies: 28
Views: 29
Posted By Gremlin
Re: Where are all the people

Have you any idea what the land will be used for Margaret?
What about the bric a brac and odds and sods dealers who use the outside market?
Seems strange that someone would want to buy a small...
Forum: Accy Photos 26-08-2019, 12:12
Replies: 14,099
Views: 412,812
Posted By Gremlin
Re: Today in pictures

AS I have previously said, I didn't take any photographs at the Zoo because of the rain. My camera and lenses are too expensive to expose to the rain.
The intention was to get a few shots similar...
Forum: Accy Photos 16-08-2019, 19:14
Replies: 14,099
Views: 412,812
Posted By Gremlin
Re: Today in pictures

Going off your link Margaret I think it's just models of the organ they were selling which is now sold out. The big model of the Cathedral is a about 7 foot by 5 foot and I was told in march it...
Forum: Accy Photos 16-08-2019, 14:31
Replies: 14,099
Views: 412,812
Posted By Gremlin
Re: Today in pictures

These are pictures of the lego model they were building in Chester Cathederal that we spoke about Margaret. They were taken in March this year, although it says 2018 on the picture, Did you say it...
Forum: Accy Photos 16-08-2019, 11:39
Replies: 14,099
Views: 412,812
Posted By Gremlin
Re: Today in pictures

Thanks for posting the pictures Maragret. I think we have the same taste in cake. That's similar to the one I had when I visited the Cathereral.
At least you got somewhere dry to take...
Forum: Heritage and History 27-07-2019, 13:24
Replies: 12
Views: 13
Posted By Gremlin
Re: old map of accy

Was that the same Holbrook Engineering which Stuart Holbrook was involved with? I used to have a chat and a pint with him in Read Con Club until last year when he sadly passed away.
Forum: General Chat 27-07-2019, 13:02
Replies: 3,595
Views: 3,596
Posted By Gremlin
Re: Referendum is a load of crap.!!

Continuing from your post Margaret.
Imagine the amount of claims people will be putting in for injuries sustained from falling over the hundreds of cables crossing the footpaths charging cars with...
Forum: Accy Photos 11-07-2019, 11:22
Replies: 12
Views: 551
Posted By Gremlin
Re: D.Sandiford Haulage

A man called Thomas Gilmartin had a few tippers working around Accrington on hire to the NCB. Gilbraith bought him out for the A licence and had to keep the name until the O operators licence...
Forum: Accy Photos 06-07-2019, 08:43
Replies: 12
Views: 551
Posted By Gremlin
Re: D.Sandiford Haulage

I started at Gilmartins/Gilbraith's around 1965 when Dennis had a four wheeler. Soon after I got a new Albion Reiver six wheeler and Dennis got a Leyland Comet with four in line.
When we moved...
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