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Memorial milestone

Posted by Joe On September - 19 - 2006

A PERMANENT tribute to Bolton’s celebrity, Fred Dibnah, has come a step closer as his memorial fund reaches £30,000.

Since the appeal was launched by the Bolton Evening News and Bolton and District Civic Trust, donations have flooded in. Read the rest of this entry »

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Author to sign second volume on Fred’s life

Posted by Joe On June - 8 - 2006

SALES of the second volume of a book about the life Fred Dibnah are expected to rise after its official launch next week.

The book, titled Fred Dibnah MBE Vol 2, is sold exclusively in WH Smiths and went on sale on May 26.
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New book reveals different side to our Fred

Posted by Joe On June - 2 - 2006

A NEW book about Bolton’s steeplejack star Fred Dibnah reveals a different side to the great man Fred the Sailor!

Author Keith Langston controversial (See Widow is absolutely incensed’ below) chronicles many previously unheard tales of Fred’s life, including a stint aboard the 72 ft training vessel Francis Drake.
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