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#343279 - 18th Aug 2009 8:31pm roundabout in Liscard
nightowl Offline
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Does anyone remember the roundabout in Liscard when it was decorated for Christmas? and does anyone have any photos?

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#343285 - 18th Aug 2009 8:47pm Re: roundabout in Liscard [Re: nightowl]
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I don't have one with Christmas lights but I do have a pic of the roundabount

http://www.liberator31.co.uk/wallasey/liscard/images/Liscard_Roundabout.jpg

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#343352 - 19th Aug 2009 2:45am Re: roundabout in Liscard [Re: ]
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It had at Christmas a Santa's sleigh on it, cant remember if it had a santa inside.

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#343407 - 19th Aug 2009 10:06am Re: roundabout in Liscard [Re: Worzel]
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At least it didn't have a stupid clown on it...

What year was it changed to the one way system?

Liscard's gone downhill... I blame the Pay and Display

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#343452 - 19th Aug 2009 12:44pm Re: roundabout in Liscard [Re: polo_phil]
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All anaswers to your questions can be found by clicking on this link which takes you to my site...

http://www.liberator31.co.uk/wallasey/liscard/index.html

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#343603 - 20th Aug 2009 9:41am Re: roundabout in Liscard [Re: polo_phil]
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1979 Think it was about April, when the bus services changed.

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#343639 - 20th Aug 2009 3:23pm Re: roundabout in Liscard [Re: Worzel]
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It used to have a large Christmas tree on it,santa's sleigh + reindeer etc. It really used to make Liscard Christmassy far better than the current set-up that we have, unfortunately if we had it now it would only be wrecked by the mindless smack/p***heads that frequent Liscard and most of Merseyside today.

Dave

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#345353 - 27th Aug 2009 10:04pm Re: roundabout in Liscard [Re: daveybm]
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Do we have a christmas setup in Liscard now? ............... must have blinked and missed it all........

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#345389 - 28th Aug 2009 1:14am Re: roundabout in Liscard [Re: nightowl]
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Originally Posted By: nightowl
Do we have a christmas setup in Liscard now? ............... must have blinked and missed it all........


we have...something that resembles a xmas tree.

Blinking is good!

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#349456 - 14th Sep 2009 10:12pm Re: roundabout in Liscard [Re: ]
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Here are some photos of the Christmas decorations on the roundabout in Liscard. Not the best quality, and only in B&W, but then they were taken in december 1969...


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#349459 - 14th Sep 2009 10:16pm Re: roundabout in Liscard [Re: marty99fred]
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wow cool pictures thanks for sharing smile
Originally Posted By: marty99fred
Here are some photos of the Christmas decorations on the roundabout in Liscard. Not the best quality, and only in B&W, but then they were taken in december 1969...
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#349469 - 14th Sep 2009 10:43pm Re: roundabout in Liscard [Re: Pete_Robbo]
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wow nice pic's didn't even know there used to be a roundabout there.

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#349484 - 15th Sep 2009 12:34am Re: roundabout in Liscard [Re: Shadow_Omega]
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ooooooooooo a ghost has walked over my grave , the times i went to the saturday morning abc cinema childrens shows and one would pay to go in and open the fire doors for 50 more kids

a "b" film, a main film ,a trailer, pathe News and always a silent movie , usherettes with a torch and a tray round their necks and halfway through every showing the projectionist changing the reels over, even then the adverts were for gordons gin and orange ice lollies


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#349842 - 16th Sep 2009 9:38pm Re: roundabout in Liscard [Re: cazpumpkin]
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Here's a few more to send shivers up your spine: chucking-out time at the ABC in 1964.

Also there's a couple more better shots of the roundabout, but without the deccies this time...


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#349844 - 16th Sep 2009 10:34pm Re: roundabout in Liscard [Re: marty99fred]
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Thanks for sharing the photos, brings back memories

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