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by Elder statesman
Thu Jan 31, 2019 10:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Ouch it's Crouch
Replies: 113
Views: 6259

Re: ARTICLE: Ouch it's Crouch

Personally I think this is a great deal Perhaps I am on my own but Crouch for 6 months with no fee for Sam who we get 7 million plus add ons Sam like Tom Heaton a few weeks back probably wanted to leave to get games. With Wood and Barnes now starting each game, Vokes won’t get a look in except for ...
by Elder statesman
Thu Jan 31, 2019 8:21 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Ouch it's Crouch
Replies: 113
Views: 6259

Re: ARTICLE: Ouch it's Crouch

The powers that be are steering us back into the Championship where they feel we belong.
by Elder statesman
Thu Jan 31, 2019 8:15 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Transfer Deadline Day
Replies: 413
Views: 23940

Re: Transfer Deadline Day

Don't often post and rarely anything negative but that was appalling. The laughing stock of the league. We deserve to go down. And as for that stupid video!
by Elder statesman
Fri Jan 25, 2019 6:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Newcastle Game Moved
Replies: 46
Views: 3698

Re: Newcastle Game Moved

cockneyclaret wrote:Yeah.. if you booked online (Trainline) give them a call or if you got them via a ticket office go in there
Cheers. Got them online. Just got their number.
by Elder statesman
Fri Jan 25, 2019 5:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Newcastle Game Moved
Replies: 46
Views: 3698

Re: Newcastle Game Moved

cockneyclaret wrote:You can change it for a £10 fee if another ticket matches the original one
So the same trip but the day before would cost £10 each or per booking? Thanks
by Elder statesman
Fri Jan 25, 2019 5:03 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Newcastle Game Moved
Replies: 46
Views: 3698

Re: Newcastle Game Moved

Damn, booked train and hotel too. Train not refundable.
by Elder statesman
Sun Jan 13, 2019 9:29 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tamla Motown 60 years old today..12/1/1959
Replies: 58
Views: 2148

Re: Tamla Motown 60 years old today..12/1/1959

Brilliant music. I grew up with it. Keep them coming.
by Elder statesman
Sun Jan 06, 2019 10:44 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Eric Haydock RIP
Replies: 11
Views: 1465

Re: Eric Haydock RIP

Tony Hicks was from Nelson and went to Fisher More.
by Elder statesman
Thu Dec 20, 2018 5:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Tesco shopping for online groceries
Replies: 30
Views: 1992

Re: Tesco shopping for online groceries

I use Tesco online when the wine offer is on. Tramshed and Jamshed £4.50 this week. I tick the no substitute box. Never had a problem.
by Elder statesman
Fri Nov 23, 2018 6:39 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: I'm a Celeb
Replies: 239
Views: 13867

Re: I'm a Celeb

this is vile, another **** packed ITV show for the simon cowell generation. Vaccuous pap presented by gobshites , including the hideously untalented holly willoughby and that tit from byker grove. if you like darts, spanish holidays, jeremy kyle, this is your show. Meercats adverts probably make yo...
by Elder statesman
Sun Nov 11, 2018 9:19 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Must watch 8pm today
Replies: 39
Views: 4793

Re: Must watch 8pm today

Quickenthetempo wrote:What channel?
BT sports. Second leg to come.
by Elder statesman
Sun Nov 11, 2018 8:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Must watch 8pm today
Replies: 39
Views: 4793

Re: Must watch 8pm today

Tribesmen wrote:Massive game i must say .
Anyone ever been to one of these ?????
Been to Buenos Aires and the Boca barrio but couldn't get tickets. Not for the faint hearted.
by Elder statesman
Thu Nov 08, 2018 3:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sri Lanka v England First Test
Replies: 68
Views: 3910

Re: Sri Lanka v England First Test

Surely can't drop Foakes for second test.
by Elder statesman
Thu Nov 08, 2018 2:57 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sri Lanka v England First Test
Replies: 68
Views: 3910

Re: Sri Lanka v England First Test

It's a decent idea to have cheap prices for local to boost the gate/atmosphere. I think they do the same in W Indies & I doubt any tourists would complain- home and away crowds at cricket mix freely and tend to embrace each others cultures. Cant see it catching on here for the ashes next year thoug...
by Elder statesman
Wed Nov 07, 2018 5:01 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Sri Lanka v England First Test
Replies: 68
Views: 3910

Re: Sri Lanka v England First Test

Screenshot_2018-11-07-05-10-19-191.jpeg Just looking on Google maps. What a place for a cricket ground! Lovely ground. I watched a couple of days from the Fort, the last time we played there, and a couple of days from a box. Superb. Two tier pricing. The locals get in for £1. Ensures that there are...
by Elder statesman
Wed Oct 31, 2018 6:00 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Manny Airport by bus
Replies: 22
Views: 2073

Re: Manny Airport by bus

Yes you can take cases on the bus. Done it many times. If we have a teatime or early evening flight we get the bus to Manchester, have lunch, then airport bus. Doddle and free with a bus pass. If we have an early flight we use Maxi cabs.
by Elder statesman
Fri Oct 26, 2018 2:34 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Machete wielding man in Burnley
Replies: 25
Views: 4586

Re: Machete wielding man in Burnley

Longsidelenny wrote:That’s why I’ve moved to clitheroe to many crackpots about can you pitchure this just going for a custard slice and he turns up not for me
My English teacher would have had a field day with this statement!
by Elder statesman
Tue Oct 16, 2018 4:23 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Medication for High Blood Pressure
Replies: 23
Views: 1774

Re: Medication for High Blood Pressure

Many thanks. There's some crap on this site at times, but fortunately, balanced by some useful info and helpful posts. Seems there's a lot of us with similar problems. Thanks again.
by Elder statesman
Tue Oct 16, 2018 3:22 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Medication for High Blood Pressure
Replies: 23
Views: 1774

Re: Medication for High Blood Pressure

Thanks all
by Elder statesman
Tue Oct 16, 2018 2:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Medication for High Blood Pressure
Replies: 23
Views: 1774

Re: Medication for High Blood Pressure

Many thanks for the help. Going to ask my gp to try me on the ramapril.
by Elder statesman
Tue Oct 16, 2018 1:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Medication for High Blood Pressure
Replies: 23
Views: 1774

Re: Medication for High Blood Pressure

A.Claret.Fan wrote:I take 10mg Ramipril medication. No side effects so far, it's only been 6 months though.
Thanks acf
by Elder statesman
Tue Oct 16, 2018 1:08 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Medication for High Blood Pressure
Replies: 23
Views: 1774

Medication for High Blood Pressure

Following on from the statins thread, and not wanting to hijack it, does anyone take medication for High Blood Pressure? I'm on Lisiniprol 10mg. Over the last 12 months I have had problems with severe sweating and struggling to get my breath when climbing hills. I have walked every day for years and...
by Elder statesman
Fri Oct 12, 2018 6:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Four forthcoming Burnley fixtures get new dates/times
Replies: 39
Views: 3699

Re: ARTICLE: Four forthcoming Burnley fixtures get new dates/times

Over the moon that the Huddersfield game has been moved for several reasons A full day on the beer Not rough from NYE No silly transport restrictions Doesn't impact on family day ( new years day) No early get up/set off time for transport and beers Love a game under the lights Anyone wanting to go ...
by Elder statesman
Sat Oct 06, 2018 8:57 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Touring in spain/portugal
Replies: 25
Views: 1869

Re: Touring in spain/portugal

One of the guardians 10 best railway holiday journeys is along the northern coast from bilbao to santiago. Not done it but sounds great and planning for next year. Has some good suggestions. Done this in sections. Fabulous. Some great stop offs. Last year our train broke down. This year our journey...
by Elder statesman
Thu Oct 04, 2018 5:39 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Touring in spain/portugal
Replies: 25
Views: 1869

Re: Touring in spain/portugal

l
FCBurnley wrote:If you want the best wines food and scenery try Ribero del Duero.
On the Ribera in Valladolid. Excellent, with some membrillo (quince) and manchega (cheese).
by Elder statesman
Thu Oct 04, 2018 5:37 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Touring in spain/portugal
Replies: 25
Views: 1869

Re: Touring in spain/portugal

In Valladolid at the moment, off to Leon tomorrow by train. Done most of Spain by train. Love it. As I'm over 60, I purchase a targeta dorada 6Euros per year, saving between 25% and 40% per trip. My favourite parts are Asturias, take the narrow gauge train, Galicia and Castilla y León. I like Salama...
by Elder statesman
Tue Sep 25, 2018 11:58 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ticket Help Wanted
Replies: 23
Views: 1915

Re: Ticket Help Wanted

And one concesssion seat available . Would need to pick up in Burton.
by Elder statesman
Thu Sep 20, 2018 2:49 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Gram Parsons..[long gone this lad]
Replies: 19
Views: 2066

Re: Gram Parsons..[long gone this lad]

Didn't Lynda Rondstat start off as a backing singer with the Eagles?
by Elder statesman
Wed Sep 19, 2018 2:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Gram Parsons..[long gone this lad]
Replies: 19
Views: 2066

Re: Gram Parsons..[long gone this lad]

Guilded Palace of Sin is one of my favourite albums. Loved his stuff with the Byrds too. Legend.
by Elder statesman
Sun Sep 09, 2018 8:28 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lancs League
Replies: 33
Views: 2200

Re: Lancs League

Nelson all out for 49 at Rochdale. The home side knocked them off for 4 wickets. Home for tea.
by Elder statesman
Tue Aug 21, 2018 7:31 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: ARTICLE: Fanzone to show Thursday’s game
Replies: 9
Views: 1081

Re: ARTICLE: Fanzone to show Thursday’s game

I guess you have to give Eleven Sports your card details then cancel after the free trial?
by Elder statesman
Mon Aug 13, 2018 8:18 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Windsor 17:30
Replies: 28
Views: 2361

Re: Windsor 17:30

Elder statesman wrote:Any tips for tomorrow?
My regular tipster is working on his golf handicap.
by Elder statesman
Mon Aug 13, 2018 7:44 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Windsor 17:30
Replies: 28
Views: 2361

Re: Windsor 17:30

Any tips for tomorrow?
by Elder statesman
Mon Aug 13, 2018 6:29 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Ecuador bus crash
Replies: 2
Views: 672

Re: Ecuador bus crash

RIP (DEP). I've been on many a bus in Ecuador, but it wouldn't be appropriate to comment here. Suffice to say it isn't like travelling with Transdev.
by Elder statesman
Wed Aug 01, 2018 3:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Philippe Sandler
Replies: 6
Views: 1360

Philippe Sandler

Man City have just paid £2.6million for this 21year old Dutch youth International defender. Could prove a good signing and not a big risk either. Would we have been happy with him as cover?
by Elder statesman
Tue Jul 31, 2018 10:25 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: TalkTalk TV & Broadband
Replies: 39
Views: 2435

Re: TalkTalk TV & Broadband

I've been with Virgin for a long time. Can't fault the service. I don't think there is a better broadband. Its just the cost. Mine is due for renewal. I'm ringing up tomorrow to see what they can do. Haven't tried the firestick route. Lots seem to use them now and pay a lot less than me. I don't nee...
by Elder statesman
Tue Jul 31, 2018 1:09 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Your favourate slurp
Replies: 33
Views: 2270

Re: Your favourate slurp

Vintage Claret wrote:Titanic Plum Porter, nectar of the Gods :-)
Agree entirely. They had the Titanic Cherry Porter in the Nubrewm on Friday. That was excellent too.
by Elder statesman
Mon Jul 16, 2018 4:53 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Imp
Replies: 29
Views: 3012

Re: The Imp

troubleatmexico wrote:Thanks Elder. I've got access to a scanner. My mobile is 07488343062
Left a message on your phone.
by Elder statesman
Mon Jul 16, 2018 3:45 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Imp
Replies: 29
Views: 3012

Re: The Imp

there is or was a stall in nelson market that had a lot of stuff about the Imp...Photos and stuff like that...am sure i once saw the book you are after...If he is no longer there have a word with the guy who has the big cd stall in the market he may be able to point you in the right direction. The ...
by Elder statesman
Mon Jul 16, 2018 3:32 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Imp
Replies: 29
Views: 3012

Re: The Imp

You can scan this if you like. I'm local
by Elder statesman
Mon Jul 16, 2018 2:05 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Imp
Replies: 29
Views: 3012

Re: The Imp

Thanks y'all. I'm on holiday in Nelson at the mo so I'll have a scoot about up Towneley. Still hoping someone has a dusty copy though... Cheers. The book is a4 size. If all else fails, you are welcome to photccopy mine. I'm sure your mum would appreciate being able to read it. Don't want to part wi...
by Elder statesman
Mon Jul 16, 2018 1:44 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Imp
Replies: 29
Views: 3012

Re: The Imp

Guitargeorge wrote:That was my Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday nights sorted for years. Never been anything like it since.
Spot on George. Thursday was wrestling too.
by Elder statesman
Mon Jul 16, 2018 1:42 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Imp
Replies: 29
Views: 3012

Re: The Imp

Arncliffe Press if that helps
by Elder statesman
Mon Jul 16, 2018 1:26 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: The Imp
Replies: 29
Views: 3012

Re: The Imp

Is the book you mean " Ballroom of the Stars" by Steve Chapples? I just have the one copy. I'm the same age as your mum so the Imp was a big part of my life . Unfortunately, Steve died. I'm not sure where you'd get a copy now. Townley did stock it when it was first published but not recently. I'll h...
by Elder statesman
Mon Jul 16, 2018 9:05 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 10cc.
Replies: 39
Views: 3004

Re: 10cc.

Unlike the Hollies, three of whom ( Tony Hicks, Bernie Calvert and Bobbie Elliot) were local boys from the Nelson area, none of 10 cc were local. They all came from the Prestwich and Droylesdon areas of Manchester. One of them, Eric Stewart did form the Mindbenders together with Rick Rothwell on dr...
by Elder statesman
Mon Jul 16, 2018 8:53 am
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lancashire League
Replies: 6
Views: 829

Re: Lancashire League

Cracking game at Nelson. Todmorden scored 185 all out and Nelson chased it down with the first ball of the last over. A great innings from sub Pro, Qaiser Abbas. Pity there weren't more there to enjoy it.
by Elder statesman
Sat Jul 14, 2018 9:10 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: 10cc.
Replies: 39
Views: 3004

Re: 10cc.

Saw them live. I thought they were very good. Gouldman has penned some good songs for other artists too, notably, the Hollies.
by Elder statesman
Sat Jul 07, 2018 10:36 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: A few beers in Sowerby Bridge
Replies: 6
Views: 962

Re: A few beers in Sowerby Bridge

Was there yesterday. Excellent. Some great beers. £5.50 return with a rail card. A good day out.
by Elder statesman
Thu Jul 05, 2018 6:58 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Pubs in Clitheroe
Replies: 28
Views: 2098

Re: Pubs in Clitheroe

The New Inn is my favourite Clitheroe pub. The beer is spot on and they will have the match on.
by Elder statesman
Sun Jun 03, 2018 7:06 pm
Forum: The Bee Hole End
Topic: Lancashire League Cricket today
Replies: 17
Views: 1845

Re: Lancashire League Cricket today

Nelson beat East Lancs with 25 overs to spare.