Here are the first galleries that jog memories..

 

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Do you remember....

This gallery tweeks your memory...Favourite comics...Toys...

Bars of Chocolate...to Fireworks and a 'Bommie' on he field opposite the Square before the Health Centre & shops were built....

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Kidsbridge.jpg
Kidsbridge.jpg

With Thanx to Trisha Lightfoot...Local kids make one of the first trips over the Northway Green Bridge...

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Littlechef.jpg
Littlechef.jpg

Remember the Little Chef..??

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chocbar.jpg
chocbar.jpg

Which was your fave..??

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Kidsbridge.jpg
Kidsbridge.jpg

With Thanx to Trisha Lightfoot...Local kids make one of the first trips over the Northway Green Bridge...

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The War & Before...

A bit before my time but remember relations talking about some of these...and there's been lots of comments left from folk who experienced some of these memories first hand...

♫ 'Pack up your troubles in your old kit bag and......'♫

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VEday1.jpg
VEday1.jpg

(Thnx very much to Lydiateworld..) Moorland Rd has a party for VE day 1945...those were the days..if you needed a shed but no room...build it in the street...no planning permission needed..!!

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ClentVEday.jpg
ClentVEday.jpg

VE celebrations in Clent Avenue

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MaghullFootball.jpg
MaghullFootball.jpg

(Thnx to Chris Greenwood..)..A cool pic of the winning Maghull team of 1912/13..J Robinson was head of Maghull School for many years...Also this pic shows early efforts for the 'Movember' appeal..

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VEday1.jpg
VEday1.jpg

(Thnx very much to Lydiateworld..) Moorland Rd has a party for VE day 1945...those were the days..if you needed a shed but no room...build it in the street...no planning permission needed..!!

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Ribble Buses

If anything reminds me about growing up in Maghull..it was catching a Ribble...whether it be to Town...The Old Roan... Southport-even if it did cost a bit- I remember the back loaders with bus conductors and clippies...A smoke filled upper deck....Stopping for 15mins at Aintree to change drivers...The 311..310..350..321..340.302..even the 345.. Now I just drive a car and give my kids lifts everywhere..!!

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321.jpg
321.jpg

The 321 Lydiate just before pulling into Skelhorne Street..

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311.jpg

The 311 outside 'The Meds'...

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Ribble buses.jpg

Parked up in Aintree bus sheds

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321.jpg

The 321 Lydiate just before pulling into Skelhorne Street..

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KGV Park Maghull

As a kid in the days before x-boxes and internet... I would spend all day in this park..The Witches Hat, Slides, Big and Little Swings and 'Simpsons accross the road to get your 'Twicers' and 'Thirsty Packs' from.

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David Jenkins.jpg
David Jenkins.jpg

Thanx to David Jenkins...KGV in the snow 2010

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OrmondeDrive.jpg
OrmondeDrive.jpg

Some kids from Ormonde Drive chillin' in KGV

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Horse.jpg
Horse.jpg

The 'Witches Hat'an iconic kids ride in KGV park approx 1974

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David Jenkins.jpg
David Jenkins.jpg

Thanx to David Jenkins...KGV in the snow 2010

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