Gin Pit Village

This will show what's going on in and around Gin Pit, Astley.

This is the hub of the local area, time is only slowly catching up and it still retains it's village identity, from local sports to summer fete's and it's focal point the Welfare club.


Here you will find all sorts of activities, cricket, football, bowls, tennis, cycle speedway, whippets, running & karate clubs, to name a few.


Charge of the Light Brigade

A group of local riders who use the tracks and roads at the back of Gin Pit came down Meanley Lane to have a well earned refreshment at the club around 30 horses arrived on a very busy Sunday afternoon.

Out and About Gin Pit

The Vikings are here! May 2014

Cricket And Bowling

Astley & Tyldesley Football

Open Age Football

Squad Photo seniors 2015/6

Under 16's Football Final

Under 15's football final

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Cup Final 2014

Well done lads!

We'll done to the lads for getting to the final. Congratulations to Westhoughton on winning the cup 2-1 and a great game played in the right spirit.

Thanks to Bolton Wanderers and Tony Kelly for presenting the trophies & the organisation and hard work of the BBDJFL - superb day!


Big cheers to Gary for the hard work he has put in over the season and to the lads for working hard and putting it in!

To get to a final in the first year with some lads who have never played team/league football before was a major achievement well done guys!

Big thanks to John Hogg for this seasons kit sponsorship.

This is Saturday morning in the winter football with the lads! Gary manages the team I create havoc in the background!


A&T Town 3 Bromley Cross 1

Another good performance from the lads.