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Manchester, another question !!!!!

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Hayley   Empress of Drama

Hayley Empress of Drama Report 28 Jul 2008 00:33

NND have you thught about getting touch with the local library near Mumps Bridge....they may have old pictures or books about the war times...when your parents met..

NDD

NDD Report 27 Jul 2008 22:02

Thanks Lass

I am looking forward to it

LancsLass

LancsLass Report 27 Jul 2008 21:01

Mumps bridge still stands and is a railway station. Very few cotton mills still stand, just a few chimneys on the horizon. The road layout is totally different from the days of WW2. Lots of dual carriagways and motorway intersections.

The Town centre is all new and good for shopping called the Spindles also Tommyfields market is also good for a wander around.

Catch a train from Manchester Victoria. They are quite cheap for a day return, you can also get a ticket to get you on the Trams in Manchester aswell. Get on he one that takes you around the Mumps, Oldham line, (the other line, goes direct to Leeds through Rochdale), that way you can get off at Mumps and have a wander around.

Dont expect too much from Oldham. It is a typical town that has lost its industries and trying to survive in the Manchester belt

GI YID

GI YID Report 27 Jul 2008 20:56

Norfolk........................

flat as a pancake..........................................

the broads, the beach, the city and more.............

NDD

NDD Report 27 Jul 2008 20:53

Thanks Nolia

Haven't been to Norfolk yet G I

but I can imagine

GI YID

GI YID Report 27 Jul 2008 20:50

N DD......................Norfolk is lovely

NDD

NDD Report 27 Jul 2008 20:43

Sound interesting G I

GI YID

GI YID Report 27 Jul 2008 20:43

Sorry........................never been ..............................

NDD

NDD Report 27 Jul 2008 20:40

Thanks Lass

NDD

NDD Report 27 Jul 2008 20:40

Hayley

both really

We have never been to Manchester

and My Parents met in Oldham

at the end of WW2

They spoke a lot of Mumps bridge and the cotton mills

Just want to see the area

LancsLass

LancsLass Report 27 Jul 2008 19:10

http://www.gmpte.com/content.cfm?subcategory_id=1246936

Just for you Brian!

Hayley   Empress of Drama

Hayley Empress of Drama Report 27 Jul 2008 18:59

Are you going for any reason..may I ask like for research...or visiting

NDD

NDD Report 27 Jul 2008 17:52

Thanks Hayley,

First time in that part of the Country

Brian.

Hayley   Empress of Drama

Hayley Empress of Drama Report 27 Jul 2008 17:33

yep normally...NDD...I think they are about £3.00 but I am sure Oldham doesnt come under Manchester I think it may be Tameside.

NDD

NDD Report 27 Jul 2008 17:25

Could Anyone living in the Manchester area

please tell Me if the buses

have a Family day ticket on sale ?

I want to bus it from Manchester City centre

To Oldham and back

Thanks.