This Week


Then & Now


Deansgate Snow 1978

Our wintry main image this week shows cars crawling along Deansgate in the snow of December 1978. Pedestrians under umbrellas are picking their way through the slush.


  • Manchester
  • Liverpool
  • Wartime
  • 1940s
  • 1950s
  • 1960s
  • 1970s
  • 1980s
  • 1990s

United v Chelsea 1969

Our main image this week shows Manchester United and England star Nobby Stiles trudging off the pitch at Old Trafford flanked by Chelsea players John Hollins, left, and David Webb.

Home Guard 1942

There’s a Then and Now contrast in a single photo in our main image this week as Liverpool Home Guard members dressed in kit from the start of World War II line up with a fully equipped unit from May 1942.

Women at War

iNostalgia looks back on women at war in Manchester from 1939 to 1945 with the aid of remarkable photos from the M.E.N. archive

TV in the 80s

How well do you remember the Manchester-produced TV highlights of the 1980s? Why not test your knowledge in our nostalgia quiz and compare your score with friends?



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24th November, 1931 ~ Pupils at Chetham’s School in Manchester get to sample the Christmas pudding mixture as the cook gets to work in the old ‘Norman’ kitchen 🎄

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📍 Manchester Town Hall, 7th November 1986. ⁠

A blaze of lights illuminates Manchester Town Hall, which is topped by a huge Santa Claus and sleigh. Who's looking forward to Christmas festivities in Manchester this year?⁠

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