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  1. Thread: Wooden Roads

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    My old primary school road had them back in the...

    My old primary school road had them back in the earlly 60's. Arnot Street, the top end was wood but it did get slippery in the wet and cold.
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    The ones I remember from the early 60's were...

    The ones I remember from the early 60's were plainer than that photo. There was one at the end of Goodison Road where it meets Spellow Lane. On New Years Eve people would break the glass and wait for...
  3. Thread: The Storrsdale

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    It must take some effort to keep all that copper...

    It must take some effort to keep all that copper pipework gleaming like that, it's a good indication that care and pride is being taken in the place.
  4. Thread: Rupert Hill ?

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    My Grandparents lived in Rupert Hill, I remember...

    My Grandparents lived in Rupert Hill, I remember it being very steep
  5. Thread: The Storrsdale

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    I've not long discovered this pub as it's a bit...

    I've not long discovered this pub as it's a bit of a walk to get there but, it is well worth it for a pint of hand pulled Tim Taylor's Landlord
  6. Thread: Woolton Tesco

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    I saw that they had put in plans for expansion,...

    I saw that they had put in plans for expansion, but they were more modest than that, just coming out on each wing to make a flat front so no loss of parking places, they must have re submitted after...
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    The building with the hoarding in the old blood...

    The building with the hoarding in the old blood Transfusion building, I think they have moved to Speke near the new skin and tissue bank there.
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    I saw two bi planes and two small modern planes...

    I saw two bi planes and two small modern planes flying around in circles on Boxing day. One bi plane was yellow with a blue tail. I thought that the second modern plane looked WWII as well with a...
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    My mother worked in St. Johns for a short...

    My mother worked in St. Johns for a short while,(10 years ago or more) she was shocked by the attitude of some of the staff and never liked it there. Mine you Notre ****(sic) in Everton was not much...
  10. Thread: PUB NAMES.

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    The Court House was a great little pub, real ale...

    The Court House was a great little pub, real ale and friendly staff. I was sad when it went.
  11. Thread: Albert Dock Area

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    I'm not sure if this is the best place for this...

    I'm not sure if this is the best place for this photo(feel free to move them, Kev.), it follows on from my Concorde pictures. This is how The Docks were before,...
  12. Thread: Concorde

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    The photos are not as good as I remember them. I...

    The photos are not as good as I remember them.
    I am sure that these were taken on the Sunday morning after she flew over Aintree racecourse for the first time. I'm suprised that we got up so early,...
  13. Thread: Concorde

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    I guess that this was one of the times that it...

    I guess that this was one of the times that it flew over Aintree race course?. I believe that the pilot was local and lived in the Crosby area, and was buzzing his house.
    I have photos somewhere of...
  14. Thread: Toxteth District

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    The strange thing about our planning laws is that...

    The strange thing about our planning laws is that you do not have to own the land to apply for planning permission.
    Maybe someone local could put in an application for a children's playground where...
  15. Thread: Lark Lane Area

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    We went down there last Sat. night for the first...

    We went down there last Sat. night for the first time in 5-7 years. It was as lively as ever, though we did not get into The Masonic(I'm not going to call it by it's new name ever!). The new(?)...
  16. Thread: Roads

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    This morning was not much better, Sefton Park is...

    This morning was not much better, Sefton Park is being re surfaced so there are temp. lights. I tried to go the other way around the park but the Queens' drive junction was choked with traffic and...
  17. Thread: Albert Dock Area

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    Here are a couple I took when the Round the World...

    Here are a couple I took when the Round the World Clippers were here
    http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v51/billo/IMG_0015.jpg
    The Second one caught my eye as it shows 300 years of tall structures...
  18. Thread: Lark Lane Area

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    It's alway a good one at Lark Lane, as is the...

    It's alway a good one at Lark Lane, as is the Woolton one which is every 2nd Sat. of the month.
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    a lot of land was owned by a Quaker family who...

    a lot of land was owned by a Quaker family who did not like drink and even contracted Welsh Presbyterians to build on their land, this is why there are no pubs but plenty of churches from Parliament...
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    I read somewhere about D.B coming back to have...

    I read somewhere about D.B coming back to have new legs fitted, The story went that the owner of The Stork hotel had a large mansion out Ormskirk way and D.B was to stay there after he was dropped...
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    It is still there, I just about remember the old...

    It is still there, I just about remember the old building. There was a great little pub perched on the corner of Daulby Street and Pembroke Place, I went in there a couple of times.
  22. Thread: Lost Street

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    Is this the place that is accessed by the old...

    Is this the place that is accessed by the old Kwik Fit place ?

    Just in passing, where they are digging up Brownlow Hill (outside the Electrical Engineering Building)the trench has cut along some...
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    That has brought back a few memories, yes there...

    That has brought back a few memories, yes there was an old fashioned greengrocers in Brownlow Hill during the early 70's along with a couple (or even just one) shops clinging on while others on that...
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    I've just walked past there on my way into town,...

    I've just walked past there on my way into town, I'm surprised that such a large site has remained undeveloped for such a long time. It must have been the late 70's when it shut which was only just...
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    Continental Market

    There is to be a continental market in Williamson Square from 2nd August to the 5th, just in time for the sun to come out!
    Stock up on those strange sausages :)

    update!, the market is located in...
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