It concentrates mainly on Africa, Asia and the Caribbean, with smaller shipments being sent to other areas.
Statue of Brian Bevan unveiled on roundabout junction of Wilderspool Causeway and Chester Road by St James Church. The statue was later moved to the Halliwell Jones Stadium on Mike Gregory Way when Warrington Wolves left Wilderspool Stadium on February 2004. Sadly, their request for National Lottery funding was rejected, despite the volunteers meeting up with Prince Charles who lent his support.
Meanwhile, London buses were first painted red on this day in 1929.Book Aid Charitable Trust was set up at 125 Bridge Street in order to make large shipments of new and second-hand Christian books and Bibles to needy areas.Springfield Street post office built (after it closed it became Le Frog Bistro restaurant and is now The Grill on the Square restaurant.The Royal Mail sorting office is now on Milner Street, the post office is in Golden Square).If you think something should be included here, let me know. This was St Wilfrids and it was built of sandstone which came from a local quarry.
The earliest gravestone to be read is of the Drinkwater family of Thelwall dated 1624.
The club was the forerunner of Hodgkinson's emporium opened on Bridge Street selling drapery, linens, silk and household furnishings.
It closed in 1962 and the building was later used by JJB Sports and, until c2011, Nobles Amusements. The pub used to stand next to the bridge at the bottom of Wilderspool Causeway and was demolished in 1910.
The first monthly magazine was published in September 1999 and is available FREE at newsstands around the town and as a PDF download.
Former pop singer Kim Wilde planted a tree in Winwick after Winwick Hospital closed.
(The Official Lancashire County Cricket Club website says they played their first County match at Old Trafford in 1865.)Warrington Harriers athletics club was founded and joined the Northern Counties Cross Country Amateur Championship Association.