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Beatles fan re-paints Strawberry Fields gates
« on: April 22, 2009, 09:29:50 PM »

Beatles fan re-paints Strawberry Fields gates

by Laura Sharpe, Liverpool Echo

Monday, April 20, 2009


Beatles fan Colin Unwin from Rochdale paints the gates to Strawberry Fields in Woolton, Liverpool.

AN angry Beatles fan fed up of years of neglect at Strawberry Field took matters into his own hands over the weekend.

Colin Unwin, 61, travelled from Manchester and spent Saturday painting the famous gates in their original pillar box red.

Colin, who visits Liverpool 14 times a year to re-visit Beatles sites said he was fed up of the neglect and destruction of a key Beatles attraction.

He cleaned off all the graffiti ready for new fans to write their names and removed all the weeds from the overgrown entrance and path.

The janitor of Rochdale Fire Station, said:


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Re: Beatles fan re-paints Strawberry Fields gates
« Reply #1 on: May 06, 2009, 08:51:12 AM »

I don't know if anyone has ever thanked you for all these news updates that you post Paulrus, but on behalf of the forum, I thank you! I see you do the rounds, so you have your work cut out! Thanks again.


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Re: Beatles fan re-paints Strawberry Fields gates
« Reply #2 on: May 25, 2009, 12:51:15 PM »

Hear, hear.  Thanks, Paulrus.

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