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Down memory lane...... #717454
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Just been reading a few of the Wirral Journal Series from 1990s onwards and was particularly fascinated in the down memory lane section. If your not familiar with this it basically include articles from the older readers accounts of their youth including particular places they remember on the Wirral. Just a thought but how about starting something similar on here (if its not done already). I am sure people have recounted the memories on different posts but how about putting them in one place. I dont know about you but I would be facinated to hear people's memory's during any decade of the last millenium ;-) I however can only account for the 80s onwards (its not memory loss i was just born then hehe) so put your memories down here for us all to enjoy ;-) I'll see if I have anything interesting to share but I am sure it will not be half as good as some stories others ;-)

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Sounds like a good idea .

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Hi Ghostly.

There was this site which Elizabeth instigated last year.It is very similar to your idea. Some of the posts from the old gits are hilarious, but you have to start at the beginning really, to capture some of the mood. It was fun, so good idea from you, lets have some more.

https://www.wikiwirral.co.uk/forums...995/Was_it_really_better.html#Post630995


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Re: Down memory lane...... [Re: ghostly1] #717558
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he's back!


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Re: Down memory lane...... [Re: ghostly1] #717559
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ive got a few though you will have to bear with me whilst i try and think of a way to write it that doesnt offend too many ppl....................


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Originally Posted by ghostly1
Just been reading a few of the Wirral Journal Series from 1990s onwards and was particularly fascinated in the down memory lane section. If your not familiar with this it basically include articles from the older readers accounts of their youth including particular places they remember on the Wirral. Just a thought but how about starting something similar on here (if its not done already). I am sure people have recounted the memories on different posts but how about putting them in one place. I dont know about you but I would be facinated to hear people's memory's during any decade of the last millenium ;-) I however can only account for the 80s onwards (its not memory loss i was just born then hehe) so put your memories down here for us all to enjoy ;-) I'll see if I have anything interesting to share but I am sure it will not be half as good as some stories others ;-)
thats a great idea,

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anyone rmember the old st josephs youth club before it was knocked down?


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who rmembers jeff's shop by well lane police station always had the german shepard in it


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Who remember's patterson's fruit shop on Bedford road,Rockferry, it used to have the original space invaders inside (early 80's)we used to put a plastic fork in the money slot and clock up credits on one of the games for free

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is parks still open used to be near birkenhead park station.

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Originally Posted by futurepast
Who remember's patterson's fruit shop on Bedford road,Rockferry, it used to have the original space invaders inside (early 80's)we used to put a plastic fork in the money slot and clock up credits on one of the games for free


fab!


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Re: Down memory lane...... [Re: 2005wireman] #719121
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Originally Posted by 2005wireman
is parks still open used to be near birkenhead park station.


i go past all the time and dont recall the name on any of the shops, ill look out for it tomorrow


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Originally Posted by 2005wireman
is parks still open used to be near birkenhead park station.
no,it shut down years ago.


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Originally Posted by kimpri1
Originally Posted by 2005wireman
is parks still open used to be near birkenhead park station.
no,it shut down years ago.


probable why i couldnt see it lol


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Theres the wirral memories on this site i use i'm sure people would welcome the memories on there

http://oldwirral.activeboard.com/index.spark?aBID=131740&p=1

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