Mr Wigan Observer – Geoffrey Shryhane in 1982.
Mr Wigan Observer – Geoffrey Shryhane in 1982.

Celebrating the career of Geoffrey Shryhane - 60 years in journalism

Wigan has been Geoffrey Shryhane’s working world. He has seen the town change and grow. Reporting and commented on its progress since Monday, September 19, 1960 - 60 glorious, eventful years.

Thursday, 17th September 2020, 4:41 pm
Updated Thursday, 17th September 2020, 4:47 pm

On September 19th 1960, a young journalist called Geoffrey Shryhane started work at the Wigan Observer - sixty years on and he's still here! Enjoy some of the many photographs taken on assignments during his illustrious career.

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