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  1. #101
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    Nov 2007

    Default swimming lessons

    Sooooo I lived about 100 yards from
    Len Fairclough and walked past his luxury bungalow each school day - we were so impressed with having one of the world’s most famous people on our ‘doorstep’ UNTIL he was arrested for ‘incidents’ involving young children- in the public baths at Ramsbottom !!

    Thankfully I would only ever go to Bury baths as it was far bigger and of course very familiar !!

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  2. #102
    Join Date
    Apr 2009

    Default Re: swimming lessons

    I used to go to a pool in Stockport with the changing rooms around the sides.

    It was very small, bing only 5 by 10 metres.

    We would get taken by coach from school as it was too far to walk.

    Years ago the pool was pulled down & the area redeveloped.
    The Trickster On The Roof

  3. #103
    Join Date
    Oct 2017
    Nottingham, UK

    Default Re: swimming lessons

    I just remembered that in around 1987 the regular leisure centre that we had our swimming lessons was closed due to renovation, and so we had to travel a few miles on the bus to another leisure centre which happens to be in the area that I live in now (27 years before I moved), and that was my very first taste of this area.

    Our regular swimming pool had changing rooms around the sides as well.
    Telling it almost exactly like it was so many years later - and proud of doing so!

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