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Brothers in war

This blog post was written by Tony Ashcroft, and was originally published in Past Forward – Wigan’s local history magazine.

In the early years of the First World War there was a call for mobilization and many enlisted. 998 more words

World War One

Street Spotlight: A drive across Leigh Street Viaduct

Street Spotlight: Leigh Street Viaduct from Richmond Urbanist on Vimeo.

The Leigh Street Viaduct, or more formally known as the Martin Luther King Jr Memorial Bridge is a major connection between downtown Richmond and the East End. 117 more words


The change he wanted

Thanks to Megan, 17, from Leigh, for this creative story

“Be the change you want to see in the world,” is that how it goes? 533 more words


The Grand Tour - College Reunion!

The Grand Tour – College Reunion!

Friday November 25th 2016
Forget Clarkson, Hammond and May!  Below is an account of my trip over to Lancashire for a College Reunion! 1,337 more words


Crooked Kingdom

Leigh Bardugo has done it again. I cried, laughed out loud (my husband thought I was crazy), and fell in-love with all of the characters in her book. 161 more words

Book Reviews

A Day In The Life...

It’s pretty rare for someone to say this, but right now I’m pretty content with my life. I finally have a routine, I am holding down two jobs and earning money while still having time to connect with family and put my heart and soul into my blogging. 599 more words