HERE is a wonderful old picture which was taken at the Golborne Colliery Retirement Awards.

The photograph depicts award recipients at the ceremony which took place in 1981.

Did you work at the colliery, or have any relatives who did?

Can you recognise any of the faces in the picture?

If you have any feedback send it to

n Do you have an old photographs you would like to share with us that you think would fit well on this page? If you do, please email your picture to with your name, what the image shows and what year it was taken.

We will consider using pictures taken in Leigh, Atherton, Astley, Tyldesley, Golborne, Lowton, Hindley, Hindley Green, Glazebury and surrounding areas from a different era.

To view pictures from the Wigan and Leigh Archives and Local Studies collection which features photographs visit