Saturday, 29 August 2020

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

John Lawrence Whitaker (July 12th 1864 to March 1st 1911

William Dewhurst - St. Johns Ambulance

Woodcroft Revisited

Yes the Unity was the United Servicemens Club

Zeppelin and Bombs in Haslingden 1916 and 194?



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


Cave Adullam Baptist Church - Historical Document 1860-1960 Centenary


Cave Adullam Baptist Church,
Chapel Street

Cave Adullam Baptist Church - Chapel Street

Cave Adullam Baptist Church - Interior - Chapel Street

Cave Adullam Baptist Church - Full elevation
photo thanks to Dave Belshaw

Cave Adullam Church as it was 2019 (derelict)

by Scott Sadler

Our thanks to John Simpson for his kind help on providing the following Centenary booklet 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)