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#869081 - 7th Apr 2014 4:49pm 740The Great Float Sports and Social Club Seacombe *****
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#869085 - 7th Apr 2014 4:55pm Re: 740The Great Float Sports and Social Club Seacombe [Re: derekdwc]
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was in there last week, bit grotty but at 2.10 for a pint of john smiths i can live with grotty smile
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#869098 - 7th Apr 2014 5:58pm Re: 740The Great Float Sports and Social Club Seacombe [Re: derekdwc]
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Like a 70s time zone in there.lol
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#869107 - 7th Apr 2014 6:28pm Re: 740The Great Float Sports and Social Club Seacombe [Re: derekdwc]
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My second home for many years ....notice how the side door in the picture the sign is wrong it says "Great Floats Sports and Social Club"
I must call in soon to reminisce.

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#869112 - 7th Apr 2014 7:28pm Re: 740The Great Float Sports and Social Club Seacombe [Re: derekdwc]
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Was last in about 1972. One of the shops taken over to make it (second or third from the corner was a butcher with pictures of cows and things on the tiled walls and another was an old pet shop.

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#869119 - 7th Apr 2014 7:57pm Re: 740The Great Float Sports and Social Club Seacombe [Re: derekdwc]
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Used to go and watch the footy in there with my dad. Fond memories of the place

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#869170 - 8th Apr 2014 12:09am Re: 740The Great Float Sports and Social Club Seacombe [Re: baconbutty]
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There used to be a Provident shop next door or next door but one.
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#869193 - 8th Apr 2014 10:35am Re: 740The Great Float Sports and Social Club Seacombe [Re: ZipperClub]
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my uncle used to manage this Pub.

probably around the 70's and 80's.

Don Gilmour.

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#869215 - 8th Apr 2014 2:08pm Re: 740The Great Float Sports and Social Club Seacombe [Re: ZipperClub]
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There used to be a Provident shop next door or next door but one.


Yes there was. Was that known as 'the Practical' earlier on? I think the butcher was right on the corner.

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#869238 - 8th Apr 2014 5:39pm Re: 740The Great Float Sports and Social Club Seacombe [Re: europa1]
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Yes Europa 1 it was a Practical cheque shop. I remember my mum used to get my school uniforms with a Practical cheque from there. smile

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#869245 - 8th Apr 2014 6:03pm Re: 740The Great Float Sports and Social Club Seacombe [Re: movingtables]
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Yeah I remember Don ...he went from Float to moreton Football club ...then onto the Isle of man didn't he, is he still over there?

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#869284 - 8th Apr 2014 8:10pm Re: 740The Great Float Sports and Social Club Seacombe [Re: Heswall1958]
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Yes Europa 1 it was a Practical cheque shop. I remember my mum used to get my school uniforms with a Practical cheque from there. smile


Yes me too school uniforms and a lot more!

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#869301 - 8th Apr 2014 10:45pm Re: 740The Great Float Sports and Social Club Seacombe [Re: europa1]
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it used to be a printers too
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#869311 - 8th Apr 2014 11:36pm Re: 740The Great Float Sports and Social Club Seacombe [Re: ZipperClub]
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Originally Posted By: ZipperClub
it used to be a printers too


yes it did

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#869317 - 9th Apr 2014 12:21am Re: 740The Great Float Sports and Social Club Seacombe [Re: europa1]
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I went in the downstairs room last year to a gay wedding. Place was empty, only about 12 people in there. I`d say it needed a few bob spending on decoration.
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