Beatles fan re-paints Strawberry Fields gates
by Laura Sharpe, Liverpool Echo
Monday, April 20, 2009http://www.liverpoolecho.co.uk/liverpool-entertainment/the-beatles/the-beatles-news/2009/04/20/beatles-fan-re-paints-strawberry-fields-gates-100252-23422788/
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: