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Cobbles in Rishton can easily be found in Rishton even today! Any back street, or alley, but how many of you remember the tar between the sets?

Do you remember walking home from school and popping tar bubbles, and watching all the water squirt out?

How many people got a good belting off their mother when they got in, because their clothes were covered with tar?

Remember pulling it up and the tar being all stringy? Making tar pellets and pretending it was bogey from your nose lads to make the girls go urgh!

Keeping the tar balls in your pockets?

People still say butter rubbed on tar is the best way to remove it from your clothes, but its never worked for me! I used to find freezing it, and cracking the tar off worked better, providing the tar hasn't got in the fabric itself.

Come on, tell me your memories about it... Email me.

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