Spring 2019 Write-up – walks from St Paul’s Community Centre

Wednesday 13th March 2019 at 10. 30 a.m a -Walk: Over to Mortfieldcircular walk

Above image: Herbert Shepherd Cross – Shepherd Cross Street is named after him.

Herbert was MP for Bolton.

(Above; the weather brightened for us rain ceased)

Wednesday 20th March 2019 at 10.30 a.m aWalk: around Halliwell Road areacircular walk.

Spring is in the air.

We came to the crossing junction Smithills, Mossbank Way and Halliwell Road. As you turn left onto Mossbank Way there is an artistic feature by the road. It shows the Bolton hills, river,town centre using stones and bricks. There’s even a Bolton elephant!

We even made an acquaintance with a fellow walker and his dog; who took great interest in a pair of socks!

Wednesday 27th March 2019 at aWalk: over to Astley Bridge area

We started our walk with a brief look inside St Paul’s Church, Halliwell Road.

Image above; Bolton Library and Museum services collection.

Wednesday 3rd April 2019 at 10.30 a.m a Walk: Down to the Valley

(Above; lovely spring blossoms awaited us at the beginning of our walk at Victoria Place)

Past old bleaching lodges to the right

We arrived by ACDO; still a family company run by grandson Brandon Pilling. Established by Harry Pilling during 1900s; opening premises here 1928.

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