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Forum: General Chat 04-12-2019, 09:34
Replies: 17
Views: 18
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, 09:55
Replies: 17
Views: 18
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, 15:37
Replies: 3,405
Views: 3,406
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: 14,021
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: 14,021
Views: 412,812
Posted By Gremlin
Re: Today in pictures

Townley Park.
Forum: General Chat 19-10-2019, 11:36
Replies: 3,405
Views: 3,406
Posted By Gremlin
Forum: General Chat 18-10-2019, 18:43
Replies: 3,405
Views: 3,406
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: 14,021
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: 14,021
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: 14,021
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: 14,021
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: 9
Views: 10
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: 3,405
Views: 3,406
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: 10
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: 10
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...
Forum: Accy Photos 06-07-2019, 08:23
Replies: 14,021
Views: 412,812
Posted By Gremlin
Re: Today in pictures

That shoud read "Kingston upon Hull"
Forum: Accy Photos 06-07-2019, 08:01
Replies: 14,021
Views: 412,812
Posted By Gremlin
Re: Today in pictures

In my previous life as a tanker driver I was based in Kingston on Hull for a dozen years.
The City had its own telephone system and exchange.
They residents had free calls between others on the...
Forum: Accy Photos 01-07-2019, 20:52
Replies: 10
Views: 551
Posted By Gremlin
Re: D.Sandiford Haulage

My name is Russell Taylor.
I worked for Gilmartin and Gilbraith on tippers twice in the mid 60’s.
Between them and before I started on Tankers I worked for Batty Holt tours. We did European tours,...
Forum: Accy Photos 24-06-2019, 15:51
Replies: 14,021
Views: 412,812
Posted By Gremlin
Re: Today in pictures

This is really for Margaret Pilkington.

My good lady's daughter makes bespoke cards and this is the one she gave me on my 80th anniversary of my birth.
Unknown to me she had looked up my website...
Forum: Accy Photos 15-06-2019, 21:56
Replies: 14,021
Views: 412,812
Posted By Gremlin
Re: Today in pictures

My good lady has been looking at your work Margaret and likes it very much.
Forum: Accy Photos 13-06-2019, 20:46
Replies: 14,021
Views: 412,812
Posted By Gremlin
Re: Today in pictures

I’m sure my good lady will appreciate your efforts Margaret.
It’s a very intricate detailed painting.
I’ll report back when she’s seen it later.
Forum: Accy Photos 13-06-2019, 18:46
Replies: 14,021
Views: 412,812
Posted By Gremlin
Re: Today in pictures

Thank you Margaret, I wil pass your comments on to her.
She is busy looking after me at present.. I've just spent a couple of days in Blackburn Hospital and I was a bit apprehensive after the...
Forum: Accy Photos 10-06-2019, 15:21
Replies: 14,021
Views: 412,812
Posted By Gremlin
Re: Today in pictures

I was asked to take some photographs of the Anderton Boat lift by an old chap who is housebound and knew I was going there.
I cleaned the sensor on my Nikon and fitted my favourite 50mm prime lens....
Forum: Accy Photos 05-06-2019, 14:40
Replies: 14,021
Views: 412,812
Posted By Gremlin
Re: Today in pictures

I borrowed a big Motability type scooter from the Park so I could get around easier and I’d just handed it back when there was a heavy down pour.
The two mini buses the Champions hired were parked...
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