A number of members are active in researching the History of Ramsbottom, and much of the research is in one of the News Magazines. A pdf of the first 61 issues are merged into a single pdf with reduced image quality.
The viewer below has a search magnifying glass at the top left to search for phrases. A box will indicate the number of matches with the first one highlighted and the < and > buttons can be used to scroll through the matches. The relevant issue of the magazine is displayed at the top of the current page, if even, or on the next or preseding page if odd. The numbers on the left indicate the relevant magazine and can be clicked to junp to that issue. The full article at the original quality can then be read from the orginal magazine. Click here for further instructions of how to use this viewer