Monthly Archives: July 2008

HIPKINS BEACH UPDATE

I have just realised that some time ago when I wrote about the changing face of Hipkins Beach, I promised to show a picture of the new beach huts when they were completed. Well, they’ve been completed and occupied by … Continue reading

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JOHN HALL

I was delighted to read in a small magazine which drops through my letter box every so often, of a Walton man who has just raised nearly £1,000 for the British Heart Foundation. John Hall, a former well-known Walton baker, … Continue reading

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LIFEBOAT ARTIST

Since my last posting regarding George Arthur Polley I have received several more very interesting emails from his great grandson, Brian Polley, in the USA. In one of these Brian mentioned that he had been given an oil painting which … Continue reading

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GEORGE ARTHUR POLLEY

The Internet is a truly wonderful thing. How ever else would I have made contact with the great grandson of one of Walton’s first volunteer lifeboat coxswains? A few days ago I received a message from Brian Polley in America … Continue reading

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