JOURNAL reader Albert Catterall has shared this wonderful historic picture with us.

The photograph depicts a May Day parade from All Saints Parish in Hindley.

It is believed the picture was taken in 1950.

Albert says he is the first cub scout from the left in the picture, who is holding the flag.

Albert, from Hindley, said: "This is a picture of the May Day Parade from All Saints Parish in I can recall,in 1950. I hope this is of some use for your paper."

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.

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