RETRO: celebrities, sport and a rescued cow were all making Wigan's news back in 1975
Famous faces, sports, celebrations, annual events and a rescued cow all feature in the mix of news and pictures retrieved from the Wigan Today archives filed under 1975.
By Michelle Adamson
Published 11th Mar 2023, 04:55 BST
Maurice Cohen wearing a World War One German steel helmet and sister Michelle sporting a German Pickelhaube which they spotted at a flea market in the Queen's Hall, Wigan, on Saturday 24th of May 1975. Photo: Frank Orrell
Scottish pop group the Bay City Rollers were all the rage in 1975 and here Wigan fans don the tartan at a fancy dress competition at the ABC Minors on Saturday 7th of June that year. Photo: Frank Orrell
Coronation Street's Albert Tatlock (actor Jack Howarth) receives a charity cheque for £265 from licensees of the Brookhouse Inn on City Road, Kitt Green, Sally and Joe Cook and customers on Wednesday 29th of January 1975. The money was in aid of the National Spastics Society for which Jack was a collector on behalf of the Stars' Organisation. Photo: Frank Orrell