All in all, Shaw is a sh*thole, and thank god I'm leaving for good. If you like being a tw@t, it could be the place for you
No matter where you go in Middleton, be it Langley or Boarshaw, you'll still be able to smell the pungent aroma of somebody's weed grow-op.
Shaw is unfriendly, poor, plagued by drugs, single mothers and work-shy white trash in knock off Paul & Shark sweaters and tracksuit bottoms
Rochdale, once described by Monty Python as a quaint Northern village, I'm sure you already recognise this as a great misnomer.
I worked in a shop in Heywood, some shoplifters would leave behind their methodone prescriptions along with their names and addresses.