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Re: 740The Great Float Sports and Social Club Seacombe [Re: derekdwc] #869327
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Would be interesting to call in and see if I can spot any changes since my last visit in 1972? Bitter was 11p a pint. DeAr say that has increased. Might make a day of it, start at the PA, then the Stanley and then the Dale in before I to the Float. It's a while since I have been down that way.

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Re: 740The Great Float Sports and Social Club Seacombe [Re: torryman] #869335
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Originally Posted by torryman
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?


Hi mate.

Yes he is still over there.
Did you come in to Moreton football club (cue masters) ?
His wife Carol passed away 2 years ago.

Re: 740The Great Float Sports and Social Club Seacombe [Re: derekdwc] #869345
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I remember it in the 60's as being a co-op. Apparently, there is an underground stream running beneath it.

Re: 740The Great Float Sports and Social Club Seacombe [Re: ZipperClub] #869348
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i started going there ,friendly people and cheap beer

Re: 740The Great Float Sports and Social Club Seacombe [Re: Heswall1958] #869350
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Originally Posted by Heswall1958
I remember it in the 60's as being a co-op. Apparently, there is an underground stream running beneath it.


That's interesting. Wonder if it is still there?

Re: 740The Great Float Sports and Social Club Seacombe [Re: europa1] #869427
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They moved it over the road, was under the dale Pub, now Tescos


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[quote=ZipperClub]They moved it over the road, was under the dale Pub, now Tescos [/quote
That's interesting.

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I used to play in bands, and I played at both the float and the football club with my band ...Carol was a very nice woman...Don would also quite regularly ring into radio merseyside for their phone-ins but I haven't heard him for a very long time....give him my regards (my name is Dave)

Yes he is still over there.
Did you come in to Moreton football club (cue masters) ?
His wife Carol passed away 2 years ago. [/quote]

Re: 740The Great Float Sports and Social Club Seacombe [Re: europa1] #869495
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Originally Posted by Heswall1958
I remember it in the 60's as being a co-op. Apparently, there is an underground stream running beneath it.


That's interesting. Wonder if it is still there?
Some in-laws now run this place,or maybe just Committee Members- I dunno? I do know that most, if not all family 'do's' are held there... (free hire). Will speak to ones 'contacts' at once!!!!


Mia Mabel

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Re: 740The Great Float Sports and Social Club Seacombe [Re: torryman] #869512
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Originally Posted by torryman
I used to play in bands, and I played at both the float and the football club with my band ...Carol was a very nice woman...Don would also quite regularly ring into radio merseyside for their phone-ins but I haven't heard him for a very long time....give him my regards (my name is Dave)

Yes he is still over there.
Did you come in to Moreton football club (cue masters) ?
His wife Carol passed away 2 years ago.
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Ok nice one Dave.
are you allowed to name the band because he will ask me when i mention you lol ?
cheers.

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Re: 740The Great Float Sports and Social Club Seacombe [Re: movingtables] #869678
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Originally Posted by movingtables
Originally Posted by torryman
I used to play in bands, and I played at both the float and the football club with my band ...Carol was a very nice woman...Don would also quite regularly ring into radio merseyside for their phone-ins but I haven't heard him for a very long time....give him my regards (my name is Dave)

Yes he is still over there.
Did you come in to Moreton football club (cue masters) ?
His wife Carol passed away 2 years ago.


Ok nice one Dave.
are you allowed to name the band because he will ask me when i mention you lol ?
cheers. [/quote] Trio called Spice and a duo/band called Raffles

Re: 740The Great Float Sports and Social Club Seacombe [Re: derekdwc] #869680
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In the MFC it was a trio called Spice (we used an effect on the vocals called ADT and he didn't like it (so that will jog his memory) and also a band called Raffles...

Re: 740The Great Float Sports and Social Club Seacombe [Re: europa1] #869789
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Originally Posted by europa1
Would be interesting to call in and see if I can spot any changes since my last visit in 1972? Bitter was 11p a pint. DeAr say that has increased. Might make a day of it, start at the PA, then the Stanley and then the Dale in before I to the Float. It's a while since I have been down that way.

It is a while isn't it!! ...PA now bedsits,Stanley well gone (35 years) Dale... gone Shepherds ...gone La Banque ...gone ...Embassy club ....Gone (but I suspect you already know, and your post is a wind up).

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