HERE is another wonderful old picture from the archives.

This gem was taken during a Walking Day event in Leigh in 1958.

The photograph depicts walkers near King Street Methodist Church in Leigh during the event.

The photo was taken on June 15, 1958.

Are there any faces you recognise in the snap?

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