Giant molehills? Blackburn's Witton Park getting new cycle track

James Holdham laying the foundation for a new cycle track at Witton Park, Blackburn, in 1956
James Holdham laying the foundation for a new cycle track at Witton Park, Blackburn, in 1956

IT might like as though there has been an invasion of particularly neat moles but this photo from 1956 shows a major milestone at an East Lancashire park.

James Holdham is shown laying the foundations for what would become a new cycle track at Witton Park in Blackburn. The track would later be developed further for athletics and continues to be an important resource today over 60 years later

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