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by Foreverly Claret
Fri Jan 08, 2021 2:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New players - what Dyche needs to know
Replies: 30
Views: 2401

Re: New players - what Dyche needs to know

Where can I read more about this " loan " ? and how much cash did we have in the bank ?
by Foreverly Claret
Wed Jan 06, 2021 11:47 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Quiz : Can you name the UK one-word Number Ones?
Replies: 6
Views: 463

Re: Quiz : Can you name the UK one-word Number Ones?

Summer 1961...Everly Brothers...TEMPTATION
by Foreverly Claret
Tue Jan 05, 2021 4:44 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Elderly parents : advice needed
Replies: 44
Views: 1473

Re: Elderly parents : advice needed

Interesting post and some very useful responses .I see one poster in particular has particular expertise in this field and my advice would be to take him up on his offer...I don't know him but a lot can be done from both points of view...viz IHT AND Care Costs if you take action soon enough .I think...
by Foreverly Claret
Wed Nov 18, 2020 10:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Rolling Stones....
Replies: 76
Views: 2040

Re: Rolling Stones....

Foreverly, I also saw them open the show at Bradford in 63. My memory isn't as great as it was and I went to a few rocknroll concerts in those days. Was this the one the with Everly Bros and Little Richard? Yes..that's the one...with Bo Diddley , little Richard and The Everly Brothers .Little Richa...
by Foreverly Claret
Wed Nov 18, 2020 9:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Rolling Stones....
Replies: 76
Views: 2040

Re: Rolling Stones....

Saw them on October 19th 1963 at Bradford Gaumont ( first house )...they opened the Show...I've still got the tour programme...been a fan ever since...loved all their early stuff...remember they did a great rendition of Route 66 .They're all older than me and they're still going...bloody amazing.
by Foreverly Claret
Sat Oct 31, 2020 8:52 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: National Tier 4
Replies: 256
Views: 4923

Re: Dithering Boris.

To be fair this would have been a nightmare for ANY government and even though I can't take BJ seriously I do actually feel a little sorry for him because the subs bench is crap...Handjob , Whateley , Jenrick..there's nobody in the team to inspire confidence...just a bunch of sycophants which is pro...
by Foreverly Claret
Mon Oct 26, 2020 8:41 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Giro d'Italia - Will today see another British rider win a Grand Tour
Replies: 11
Views: 549

Re: Giro d'Italia - Will today see another British rider win a Grand Tour

Well done that lad ! We seem to be blessed with some amazing young talent at the moment
by Foreverly Claret
Mon Oct 26, 2020 8:37 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Channel Stowaways ....
Replies: 14
Views: 896

Re: Channel Stowaways ....

Something very strange about this .The ship left Lagos on 5th October...when were these stowaways discovered ? presumably somebody fed them during the 3 week voyage and they didn't cause any trouble... then supposedly they " cut up rough "...were they armed ? 22 v 7 doesn't look particularly good od...
by Foreverly Claret
Thu Oct 22, 2020 12:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Anthony Higginbotham
Replies: 422
Views: 11569

Re: Anthony Higginbotham

He's not My MP because I don't live in Burnley any more and , since my parents died , I only visit on home match days but I can remember living in Burnley when there WAS real poverty...round the Croft , Anne Street , Hebrew Lane..et al..kids with no shoes , clothes from jumble sales and , undoubtedl...
by Foreverly Claret
Thu Oct 22, 2020 11:51 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Anthony Higginbotham
Replies: 422
Views: 11569

Re: Anthony Higginbotham

Burnley Ace wrote:
Wed Oct 21, 2020 10:28 pm
Know much money does Rashford need. He could donate £4m a year a still have plenty. Rather than let some political group run his Twitter he should put his money where his mouth is.
How do you know he hasn't done that very thing ? Wouldn't surprise me if he had .
by Foreverly Claret
Sat Oct 10, 2020 9:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Last page turner you read?
Replies: 86
Views: 3560

Re: Last page turner you read?

Anything by Michael Connelly...especially the Harry Bosch series
by Foreverly Claret
Sat Oct 10, 2020 9:17 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Programmes
Replies: 7
Views: 531

Programmes

My mate is a City fan and collects ALL their match programmes...home and away...he has asked me whether anything was produced for the recent Carabao Cup match...paper or digital.Anybody know ?
by Foreverly Claret
Wed Sep 09, 2020 8:22 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Your top six favourite guitar players
Replies: 114
Views: 3015

Re: Your top six favourite guitar players

Depends what kind of guitar playing you're talking about .For rhythm lead Don Everly has got to be in the frame closely followed by Neil Simon .Always liked Joe Brown but Eddie Cochran and Chuck Berry are on my list because I'm an old fashioned rocker at heart .
by Foreverly Claret
Tue Sep 08, 2020 4:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: New business advice
Replies: 25
Views: 1040

Re: New business advice

get yourself a good accountant and be VERY wary of the banks...I say that from personal experience . Having been the best thing since sliced bread for 8 years that counted for nought in 2008/2009 and they ( Bank of Scotland ) screwed us into the ground...or tried to .We survived...all I am saying is...
by Foreverly Claret
Tue Sep 08, 2020 4:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: " Red Wall " seats ....
Replies: 154
Views: 5182

Re: " Red Wall " seats ....

Good topic this...some cracking well thought out posts. The last 10 years have been hell for me .I'm a card-carrying life long Leftie but it's not been living under Tory governments that has ****** me off..it's been the abysmal performance of Labour as an opposition that has granted the current gove...
by Foreverly Claret
Tue Aug 25, 2020 1:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: What are your hobbies
Replies: 87
Views: 3742

Re: What are your hobbies

Hello Corky...that's my hobby too.I specialise in collecting EPs...I have about 6000 .Started collecting EPs in the late 50s...used to buy one every two weeks from a bloke who had a stall on Burnley open market on Monday afternoons ..before I went for a black pudding.....I bought all the early Everl...
by Foreverly Claret
Sun Aug 23, 2020 9:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Boy Racer Exhausts
Replies: 52
Views: 2556

Re: Boy Racer Exhausts

Signed. Bloody ridiculous round where I live .at what point does it become illegal ? Do any of 'em ever get caught ?
by Foreverly Claret
Tue Aug 18, 2020 3:12 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: A Levels, Covid, Brexit. Worst Government Ever?
Replies: 577
Views: 14296

Re: A Levels, Covid, Brexit. Worst Government Ever?

Williamson...how does he get these jobs ?..that's 2 he's made an arse of .I know the post is not about Brexit but Johnson bypassed a lot of good people who didn't support his view when he formed his Cabinet...some real strugglers in there...have you seen that woman called Whateley ( forget her first...
by Foreverly Claret
Tue Aug 18, 2020 3:04 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Black Pudding
Replies: 66
Views: 2432

Re: Black Pudding

Haven't been for a while but Stubbing Wharf do a Black Pudding and Goats Cheese tower with a salad garnish dressed with some Balsamic concoction .it's a starter but my wife always has it as a main course...absolutely delicious...and very filling .Usually have it on the way over to the match and I ha...
by Foreverly Claret
Fri Jul 31, 2020 7:25 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Bournemouth accept Man City offer for Aké
Replies: 88
Views: 4547

Re: Bournemouth accept Man City offer for Aké

Ake..the wrong guy for City..they need more grit in their defence..Tarks would have been ideal...no point scoring for fun ( as they do ) if you're inconsistent at the back..they lose too many games .I find this sad because I would much rather see them at the top than the red Scousers and manure.Mayb...
by Foreverly Claret
Thu Jul 23, 2020 2:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: OPEN TOPPED BUS !!!!
Replies: 18
Views: 2033

OPEN TOPPED BUS !!!!

I live near Leeds and the message pumped out on local media all day yesterday was Please don't go to Elland Road tonight .All the while the numpties were organising an open topped bus for the players to show off the trophy...most of the crowd there knew it was going to happen too...bloody irresponsi...
by Foreverly Claret
Tue May 26, 2020 7:55 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 13866
Views: 332714

Re: Covid-19

Just watched Snake Oil...talk about rats in a barrel...these people are just so out of touch with reality My mother in law is seriously ill...we can't see her ;my elderly aunt is locked in a nursing home in Colne and we can't see her ; my best friend has just been diagnosed ( after a 10 week wait ) ...
by Foreverly Claret
Tue May 26, 2020 7:31 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 13866
Views: 332714

Re: Covid-19

Cummings...a privileged mam in a privileged position taking advantage of privilege .Sadly Johnson's government is so bereft of talent that he can't do without him...and Mr.Snake Oil is just coming on TV as I post...no doubt we'll get another blanket whitewash from a privileged man out of touch with ...
by Foreverly Claret
Sat May 09, 2020 7:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Little Richard
Replies: 38
Views: 1453

Re: Little Richard

Vino blanco wrote:
Sat May 09, 2020 4:18 pm
Don Everly is also still with us from those heady days.
[I saw little Richard in October 1963 at Bradford Gaumont on the same bill as Don and Phil Everly and the Rolling Stones i remember him tearing off his shirt and running round the auditorium./quote]
by Foreverly Claret
Wed May 06, 2020 9:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Best ever female vocalist
Replies: 93
Views: 3139

Re: Best ever female vocalist

HELEN REDDY closely followed by Dusty Springfield
by Foreverly Claret
Fri Apr 17, 2020 4:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Norman Hunter RIP
Replies: 67
Views: 3672

Re: Norman Hunter RIP

Sad to see this but good to see some appreciative posts on here.A real Jekkyl and Hyde character...definitely a Hyde on the field .I met him twice on enforced visits to Elland Road about 20 years ago and on the second occasion I was sat next to him for the meal .He came across as a very ordinary sin...
by Foreverly Claret
Fri Apr 17, 2020 4:24 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Eddie Cochran
Replies: 17
Views: 1287

Re: Eddie Cochran

Wow...60 years...brings back some great memories of my teenage years in Burnley .He was a great guitar player..a session man long before he became famous..21...no age at all.Those opening riffs to his two biggest hits still get to me but besides those two my favourites were Weekend and Somethin' Else.
by Foreverly Claret
Mon Apr 06, 2020 11:34 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The exclusive player response to Hancock - Football365
Replies: 24
Views: 1365

Re: The exclusive player response to Hancock - Football365

What a great read .I wonder how many more there are like him ? Interesting that he's been able to keep his generosity secret for three years .Sound bloke...a bit different to that old Etonian twit ( loaded ) who runs the investment company which is marketing investment opportunities stemming from th...
by Foreverly Claret
Wed Apr 01, 2020 8:55 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lies you parents told you
Replies: 57
Views: 2569

Re: Lies you parents told you

Growing up in Burnley ,schooling at Rosehill and BGS my dad was always telling me he was going to send me to boarding school...Rossall or Lancaster Grammar or some place in St.annes .I was 11 before I twigged that he hadn't a cat in hell's chance of affording it but I believed him and he really put ...
by Foreverly Claret
Wed Apr 01, 2020 8:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: THE SYSTEM IS MAD !!!
Replies: 39
Views: 2295

THE SYSTEM IS MAD !!!

I live between Leeds and Halifax. My wife is suffering from horrendous toothache.Her dentist is shut but they were running an advisory service...which was good.It closed yesterday and we were advised to contact 111.Service there seemed really good too .They promised to ring us this ( Wednesday ) mor...
by Foreverly Claret
Thu Mar 26, 2020 6:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Self Employed
Replies: 203
Views: 6175

Re: Self Employed

It's a " taxable grant ". I wonder if tax will be deducted at source...if so for some it will be a maximum of £2000 ish .Is it on profit or taxable income ? Are personal allowances taken into account ? An individual with taxable profit of £24000...say £1600 per month will net £1280 if tax is deducte...
by Foreverly Claret
Mon Mar 23, 2020 7:53 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tonight at 8pm - Burnley are Back!
Replies: 57
Views: 2781

Re: Tonight at 8pm - Burnley are Back!

I watched it...great viewing and happy memories.

What happened to Mike Conroy. ? ..clinical finisher.
by Foreverly Claret
Mon Mar 23, 2020 7:50 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Covid-19
Replies: 13866
Views: 332714

TESTING

I keep reading in the press/ hearing in the media about the celebs and sportspeople in the UK who are testing positive for CoronaV...eg Nadine Dorris , Idris Elba etc etc and those who are also testing negative . If yours truly gets the symptoms I have to self isolate for 7 days...DON'T go to the do...
by Foreverly Claret
Fri Mar 20, 2020 4:47 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: THE POUND
Replies: 42
Views: 2250

THE POUND

On 19th Feb £1 worth 1.20 euros Today £1 worth 1.10 euros On 19th Feb £1 worth 1.30 US $ Today £1 worth 1.18 US $ Over the same period Euro / US $...euro maintains its value The markets don't rate us do they ? Why ? CoroV much worse in Europe Ramsdens in Morley today £1 buys 1.055 Euros Perhaps it's...
by Foreverly Claret
Mon Feb 24, 2020 9:44 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Blackburn next as massive crowd sees big win
Replies: 10
Views: 1062

Re: ARTICLE: Blackburn next as massive crowd sees big win

I was just 15 at the time and I remember the huge crowd that night but I also remember arriving at the ground and having just enough cash on me to get in...the powers that be had decided , without giving anybody the heads up , not to provide juvenile turnstiles so loads of my mates didn't get in .My...
by Foreverly Claret
Tue Feb 04, 2020 11:40 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: SOCIAL CARE
Replies: 67
Views: 2621

Re: SOCIAL CARE

Hi Foreverly Claret Please have a look at my previous posts. I have added links to sites such as the NHS, Lancashire County Council and Age Concern. There is scheme called 'NHS Continuing Health Care'. This is a scheme that is run by the NHS. It is not means tested and is completely free of charge....
by Foreverly Claret
Tue Feb 04, 2020 6:50 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: SOCIAL CARE
Replies: 67
Views: 2621

Re: SOCIAL CARE

I don't see the problem for the OP's aunt. She's in a good position. She's being treated, presumably as well as possible, on the NHS, and she has a home to go to when she's better. Her money equates to about 40 weeks and then (and from what is said above about allowances, probably before) it is pai...
by Foreverly Claret
Tue Feb 04, 2020 10:54 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: SOCIAL CARE
Replies: 67
Views: 2621

SOCIAL CARE

Why isn't this more of an issue ? personal story...bear with me. Aunt 99 years old.....September fell at home ...fractured femur . Royal Blackburn....too old to operate....plaster cast. Transferred to burnley...then pendle. Discharged against our wishes Dec 2019...appeal failed....fracture not heali...
by Foreverly Claret
Fri Jan 31, 2020 11:14 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: HAPPY BREXIT DAY EVERYONE!
Replies: 260
Views: 8377

Re: HAPPY BREXIT DAY EVERYONE!

Well this thread just proves what a divisive episode this has been in our history .will it work out ? I hope so for the sake of my kids and grand kids..today is not important it's the deal that matters at the end of the transition period..what matters is what puts bread on the table !
by Foreverly Claret
Mon Jan 27, 2020 8:56 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 27 January 1945 - Liberation of Auschwitz
Replies: 40
Views: 1819

Re: 27 January 1945 - Liberation of Auschwitz

My late uncle was in the force which liberated Belsen and he always told me that they were warned to expect sights more horrific than they had experienced anywhere on their fight up through northern France and Belgium but they knew something bad was coming up because they could actually smell the ro...
by Foreverly Claret
Sun Jan 26, 2020 10:31 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: attendance v Norwich City
Replies: 38
Views: 2802

Re: attendance v Norwich City

enduroclaret wrote:
Sat Jan 25, 2020 9:16 pm
I'm a season ticket holder, but I won't pay to watch a Burnley side that has Aaron Lennon in the staring line up.
I'm intrigued by this statement but being a fair sort of bloke I'll give you the opportunity to expand upon your assertion.What do you mean ?
by Foreverly Claret
Tue Jan 21, 2020 1:41 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Another tiresome ticket system thread
Replies: 18
Views: 1619

Re: Another tiresome ticket system thread

I didn't have much luck either .I'm a season ticket holder , missed the deadline but my seat was still available so I clicked on it and all appeared well until I checked the basket and found that I'd been given another seat a long way from where I sit .So I emptied the basket and tried again from sc...
by Foreverly Claret
Sun Dec 15, 2019 10:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Corbyn....should he resign immediately?
Replies: 54
Views: 2138

Re: Corbyn....should he resign immediately?

Labour Party member here...the answer is YES but it's the grip that Momentum have now which worries me..they are likely to push for another no-hoper giving the Press another field day.
by Foreverly Claret
Sat Dec 07, 2019 10:46 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jokes wanted....
Replies: 121
Views: 8785

Re: Jokes wanted....

Glad to see this thread is still going...I needed a good laugh tonight. Tramp ambling down the road Knows he's in dire need of a good dump. Nips over a garden wall,drops his kecks crouches to begin his job. MUNCH MUNCH MUNCH MUNCH...from behind. Turning round in panic..NOBODY there...ups his kecks a...
by Foreverly Claret
Tue Nov 26, 2019 8:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Referees confirmed for Crystal Palace and Manchester City games
Replies: 21
Views: 1565

Re: Referees confirmed for Crystal Palace and Manchester City games

Moss should stick to selling vinyl in his new record shop in Headingley...he fills me with trepidation.
by Foreverly Claret
Sun Nov 24, 2019 9:59 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sorry for Burnley fans.
Replies: 55
Views: 5632

Re: Sorry for Burnley fans.

Good grief what a moron ( Watford moaner ) they let three in and they're criticising us ??Beggars belief . .A lot of clubs find it very difficult to play against us using the Dyche system and that's why we are where we are. Long may it continue
by Foreverly Claret
Sat Nov 16, 2019 11:07 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jokes wanted....
Replies: 121
Views: 8785

Re: Jokes wanted....

Pat bumps into Mick in the street and notices lots of scratches all round his chin and lips.

Pat :Bloody hell Mick what have you been doing to get in a mess like that ?

Mick : I'm learning to eat with a fork !!
by Foreverly Claret
Sat Nov 16, 2019 11:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jokes wanted....
Replies: 121
Views: 8785

Re: Jokes wanted....

I see some graffiti artist has been at it in the men's toilet

Half of the women in this pub / club have got TB

The other half have got VD

Make sure you get one that coughs !!!
by Foreverly Claret
Sat Nov 16, 2019 10:54 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Jokes wanted....
Replies: 121
Views: 8785

Re: Jokes wanted....

Two nuns in the bath. First Nun : Wheres the soap ? Second Nun : Certainly does !! Bloke goes to the doctor. Doctor I want Castrating That seems very extreme.Are you sure ? Yes doctor I want castrating. So he gets his wish and as he's coming round after the op the bloke in the next bed is moaning li...
by Foreverly Claret
Sat Nov 16, 2019 10:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: POWER OF ATTORNEY
Replies: 17
Views: 1138

POWER OF ATTORNEY

Help / Advice needed please. My sole surviving aunt is 99 now and whilst pretty smart up top she is permanently in the wars with broken bones and in and out of hospital and care homes . She has already made a will but I'm concerned that there might come a time when she can't function sufficiently to...