Saturday, 29 August 2020

Index to Blogs


 INDEX TO BLOGS

































































Cordingleys Showroom demolition (scroll down)




Day the President of Ireland came to Haslingden
for the Michael Davitt Celebrations




















Football - Haslingden St. James c1971


























St. John's Ambulance

St. Peters - Laneside

St. Stephens - Grane

St. Thomas - Musbury

Story about the Ural Motorbike

Sunnybank Mill, Helmshore (Porritts)

Swinging Hangmen (Pop Group)

Swinnel Brook (The Towns No.1 asset)

Tales and Snippets of Local Fayre

Television and the Great Magnifier

Tiddles is down Tippler

Tokens from the past


Top O'th Slate, Laund Hey and Cribden Historic and Nature Records

Top O'th Town (Old Haslingden)

Trinity Baptist photos (scroll down)

Vaccary Walling in Haslingden

Vale Street, Blackburn Road.

Vanguard - July 1963

Vanguard - July 1956

Vanguard - July 1958

Vanguard - July 1962


Vanguard - July 1964

Victoria Park photos

Videos on Haslingden by Joe Belshaw and Harry Pollard

Wade-Clegg family

War Heroes (Haslingden and Helmshore's War Heroes Blog)

Wasnt it a Special Treat (scroll down)

Water Fountains

Waterfalls

Water Troughs and Wells (historic)

Well known persons and wonderful characters


Wesley Church Walking Day and Panto

What became of our WW1 Tank

Whatever became of our Big Lamp

Where did Haslingden Folk save their brass?

William Dewhurst - St. Johns Ambulance

Woodcroft Revisited

Yes the Unity was the United Servicemens Club

Zeppelin and Bombs in Haslingden 1916 and 194?


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SOME OF HASLINGDEN'S FAMOUS

Alan Rawsthorne (Music composer)
Atarah Ben Tovim (Musician - ex resident)
Beryl Ingham (George Formbys wife and manager)
Choppy Warburton (Sportsman)
Dave Pearson (artist/painter)
Ian Austin  (Cricketer -Lancs and England)
James Maxwell (architect)
John Cockerill (British entrepreneur)
Michael Davitt (Irish patriot)
Mike Duxbury (Man Utd and England)
Rick Astley - Rock Star ex shore resident
Robert Scott VC (War Heroe) - Peel St
Sam Aston - actor Coronation St - ex High School
Sam Torrance (golfer) educated in Haslingden
Sir David Trippier (politician)
Sir Rhodes Boyson (politician)
Tyson Fury (World boxing champion)
William Roache - Actor Coronation St ex Sykeside

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Cave Adullam Baptist Church - Historical Document 1860-1960 Centenary

 Our thanks to John Simpson for his kind help on the Cave Adullam.


















Sunday, 23 August 2020

My Media Pages



with Michaela Strachan and Chris Packham
at BBC Autumnwatch 
Photo: Jamie Normanton (Cumbria Wildlife Trust)



If you want to check out my time on ITV Granada for the News item on Hutton Roof (August 2018) Please Click here


If you want to check out my time on BBC Autumnwatch Extra at Leighton Moss 2014 with Brett Westwood Please Click Here(Film is for approx 20 mins duration)



If you want to check out my time on BBC Autumnwatch Extra at Leighton Moss 2013 with Euan Mcilwraith Please Click Here (Film is for approx 20 mins duration)


Finding of rare Holly Fern for BBC North West with Beccy Meehan. Please Click Here (Film is for approx 1min 20 seconds duration)


A lovely film showing both of the rare Holly Ferns which was made and given to me as a gift by my good friend Brian Gomm of Kendal. Please click here to check it out. (Film is for approx 6 mins duration)