Friday, 17 November 2017

Newspaper Cuttings about Haslingden and Helmshore

This is a blog which contains some fabulous newspaper cuttings, collected and compiled by Jackie.  These cuttings are taken from when newspapers were something even more special.

A Joke that lasted 40 years - King Carnival - George Berry (Click over to enlarge)

Steam Engine retired after 43 years at J.H. Birtwistles 

New Church Wall completed

Lowered the level of the road so that double deckers can get under the bridge OK

Gregory Folds vanished landmark

Haslingden family returning from holiday at Accrington Station

Haslingden busmen

Long Service Bandsmen

Haslingden Workingmens Club

Holiday week showing mills in bottom, taken from Church Tower

Mrs. Dodd at the Savoy making pancakes for Shrove Tuesday 

Parade of standards before the Remembrance Day concert at Haslingden Public Hall
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The next contributions are Pub related:-

Ken and Irene Moden at the Forresters 

George and Mrs. Melleleu at the Rose and Crown (Click over to enlarge)

Melvin and Marlene Billington at the Holden Arms (Click over to enlarge)

Tom and Barbara Jones at the Farmers Glory (Click over to enlarge)
also shows Arthur and June Holden

Sheila and Kenneth Kenyon at the Roebuck, Haslingden 

Frank and Doris Cooper at the Black Bull Hotel (Click over to enlarge)

Mr and Mrs. D. Morton at the Regent Hotel (Click over to enlarge)

Haslingden Co-op Hall (Click over to enlarge)
This is the venue where most of us had our wedding receptions

The first contributions are as follows (around the early 50s):-

Haslingden Workingmens Club Christmas Party (Click over to enlarge)

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Haslingden St. John's Ambulance (Click over to enlarge)

Clough End Coronation party - Shows Mr. Fred Barnes at Back (Click over to enlarge)

Haslingdens Annual Cycle Rally (Click over to enlarge)

Worsley Park Bowlings Club Champions (Click over to enlarge)
Father Christmas visits Flash Mill (Click over to enlarge)