The Opening of Stocks Reservoir
Prince George making his opening speech on 5th July 1932.A
local correspondent said at the time that his speech lasted 'only afew minutes',apologizing
for not be able to visit the Flyde District and said generally what was expected
of him.More than a thousand people were there for the opening ceremony.A locals
account of the day was,'Them that worked on the job were nowhere near,it was
them big bugs from Blackpool who were in the limelight'.