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Re: Links to funny, cool or interesting stuff

Not quite funny, but hopefully interesting. We have started a forum based web site called 'Project Hawick,' which intends to record and discuss all aspects of the town of Hawick and life in the Scottish Borders. Direct link here: http://projecthawick.forumatic.com Please feel free to view our work ...
by urbainespion
Tue Mar 19, 2013 4:47 pm
 
Forum: Random Distractions
Topic: Links to funny, cool or interesting stuff
Replies: 3327
Views: 633697

Re: Project Hawick

Project Hawick turns 3 months old today, with 132 members and counting.

If you have an interest in local Borders history or Teri related subjects then please join up and share your memories and photos of the Auld Grey Toon: http://projecthawick.forumatic.com/index.php
by urbainespion
Sat Jan 12, 2013 12:47 pm
 
Forum: Around the World
Topic: Project Hawick
Replies: 4
Views: 4013

Re: Please Help. Looking for support for my new web site

I have started a community forum and digital archive for my hometown of Hawick. It has been covered in the Southern Reporter and Hawick News and we currently have nearly 100 members. People from HG are welcome to join if they so wish. Link to my thread: http://www.hiddenglasgow.com/forums/viewtopic....
by urbainespion
Tue Nov 27, 2012 3:33 pm
 
Forum: Random Distractions
Topic: Please Help. Looking for support for my new web site
Replies: 3
Views: 1172

Re: Project Hawick

A taster from our Quick Quiz #2: Question 1: After entering Hawick from Edinburgh, what was the original planned route of the A7 road on exiting the town? What number was this route assigned by the Ministry of Transport? When the Edinburgh centred Zone 7 roads were numbered in 1922 by the Ministry o...
by urbainespion
Sat Nov 24, 2012 9:06 pm
 
Forum: Around the World
Topic: Project Hawick
Replies: 4
Views: 4013

Re: Lost Hotels

The biggest losses of our city. St Enoch Hotel http://canmore.rcahms.gov.uk/images/l/710767/ The George Hotel. Mr Fox a Very nice man, i had the George Hotels newspaper order for many years. http://canmore.rcahms.gov.uk/images/l/680463/ Buchanan Hotel Got quite smelly and delapidated in later years...
by urbainespion
Sat Nov 24, 2012 4:48 pm
 
Forum: Glasgow Chat (Coffee Lounge)
Topic: Lost Hotels
Replies: 37
Views: 10631

Re: Project Hawick

Photo is of the Auld Wilton Kirk and Graveyard located off Princes Street. The burial site dates back to 1606, whilst the church was erected in 1782. Although it was demolished in 1957 and the majority of the grave stones removed, some still remain in situ. Photo courtesy of Francis M Chrystal Colle...
by urbainespion
Thu Nov 22, 2012 12:22 pm
 
Forum: Around the World
Topic: Project Hawick
Replies: 4
Views: 4013

Re: Project Hawick

A wee taster. An aerial R.A.F. commission from 1944 showing Hawick Station, the prefabs and Nissan huts at Silverbuthall (top of photo) and the now demolished Cattle Market in the foreground.

Image
by urbainespion
Mon Nov 19, 2012 9:07 pm
 
Forum: Around the World
Topic: Project Hawick
Replies: 4
Views: 4013

Re: One for the railway heads

Nice find 8)
by urbainespion
Mon Nov 19, 2012 8:10 pm
 
Forum: Glasgow Chat (Coffee Lounge)
Topic: One for the railway heads
Replies: 1741
Views: 461490

Project Hawick

Just a 'random distraction' for you fine folks over on Hidden Glasgow. We have started a wee forum for our hometown of Hawick and it has just been given a 'standardised' upgrade.

Why not have a wee look and register if you like it?

http://projecthawick.forumatic.com/index.php
by urbainespion
Sun Nov 18, 2012 8:28 pm
 
Forum: Around the World
Topic: Project Hawick
Replies: 4
Views: 4013

Re: US election night

BRAVO Doorstop! She'll need cold water applied to those burns :wink:
by urbainespion
Fri Nov 09, 2012 2:37 am
 
Forum: Random Distractions
Topic: US election night
Replies: 51
Views: 8123

Re: Not really interesting facts about yourself

I was in the paper yesterday in the Scottish Borders... 8)

http://www.thesouthernreporter.co.uk/li ... -1-2596516
by urbainespion
Fri Oct 26, 2012 5:56 pm
 
Forum: Random Distractions
Topic: Not really interesting facts about yourself
Replies: 10829
Views: 1549160

Re: Yet Another City Centre fire

gordon wrote:Is that Sideways?


Double eh?! :?
by urbainespion
Fri Oct 26, 2012 5:51 pm
 
Forum: Glasgow Chat (Coffee Lounge)
Topic: Yet Another City Centre fire
Replies: 119
Views: 37656

Re: Links to funny, cool or interesting stuff

Not quite funny, but hopefully interesting. We have started a forum based web site called 'Project Hawick,' which intends to record and discuss all aspects of the town of Hawick and life in the Scottish Borders. Direct link here: http://projecthawick.forumatic.com Please feel free to view our work i...
by urbainespion
Tue Oct 16, 2012 1:55 am
 
Forum: Random Distractions
Topic: Links to funny, cool or interesting stuff
Replies: 3327
Views: 633697

Re: Revamp for Odeon

Cracking set that, cheers for the link :)
by urbainespion
Fri Oct 05, 2012 10:52 pm
 
Forum: Glasgow Development
Topic: Revamp for Odeon
Replies: 56
Views: 27994

Re: Revamp for Odeon

You should have seen it internally this time last year. The long corridor that runs down parallel with West Regent Street was covered in white mould - carpets, walls, ceiling. It was absolutely vile. The basement plant area was shin deep in water with dead pigeons floating around in the brown oily ...
by urbainespion
Wed Oct 03, 2012 1:58 pm
 
Forum: Glasgow Development
Topic: Revamp for Odeon
Replies: 56
Views: 27994
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