Luvly I spent many a night in the georges As a young man I/we used to drink a lot on the lane all the pubs were always chocker block i would change a thing great memories great mates /thanks for the post/davey
That brings back memories of when I was on the cabs in the 80's, Joe. The call was ' The Prinny bingo for Coyle". Mrs Coyle was the mother of the lead singer of the Lotus Eaters, who would take great pride in telling you that, every time you picked her up.
Thanks for that Phil, do you remember St Thomas's church the other side Bowersdale Park? and it was very posh. The money for building the church was put up by William Ewart Gladstone's father, John Gladstone in 1814. He looked to it to provide the kind of evangelical Anglicanism that he favoured. When this eventually turned out not to be the case, he and his family went to worship elsewhere. The building itself survived as a C of E church until 1976. It was demolished in 1990.
ATS girls and gun crews of 177 Heavy Battery rush to 'take post' at Fort Crosby near Liverpool. This training operation formed part of British preparations to repel the threatened German invasion of 1940.
There was an Army training ground at Hightown not too far from there we cross a bridge to the army rifle range looking for bullets we would get chased off did not stop us going back there was also a ww2 mine on the beach there we used to throw at the mine hoping it would explode it must have been dead cos we would have been dead it was,nt