Things like a pavement, a street light, a train station, that give Latham that real "buzz" are absent in Mawdesley.
Take it from me, some estates in Blackburn make Syria look calm.
I have lived in some godforsaken places in my time but Blackpool really takes the biscuit.
There is a big dirty banner down the middle of Broadway (Accrington's main "shopping" street) which is supposed to be in honour of the Accrington Pals but it is so dirty and weathered that to now just looks like a grey tarpaulin.
If you can survive in Rishton then you are undoubtedly better than Bear Grylls.