Our Retro archives show how life was in Wigan in yesteryear

Apprentices and a fire drama feature in these fantastic photographs from Wigan's past

Thursday, 5th November 2020, 3:45 pm
A line of prams parked outside St Andrew's Family Clinic, Wigan, in 1967
A line of prams parked outside St Andrew's Family Clinic, Wigan, in 1967

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Apprentices at Clarington Forge, Wigan, in 1967
Coronation Street star Bernard Youens (Stan Ogden) opens Scott's supermarket in Worsley Mesnes in 1967
Firefighters tackle the blaze at Taylor's Mill. Wigan saw its share of serious fires in former textile mills, including Victoria Mills (Taylor’s Carpets) in January 1967
Firefighters tackle the blaze at Taylor's Carpets in Victoria Mills off Miry Lane, Wigan, in 1967
Poolstock scout group receive their Leaping Wolf Badge awards in 1967
Up Holland Secondary School Sandbrook Road,Orrell, in 1967