Ford Capri

Ford Capri

There was always something exotic about the Halewood-produced Ford Capri. Its name alone was sunny and cosmopolitan, unlike the more steadfast-sounding Anglia, Standard and Consul. On TV, policemen and gangsters alike loved its sleek looks and raked rear window – the...
Lifting Shambles

Lifting Shambles

Buildings have often been known to sink, but very few have been known to rise. Even fewer that are more than 600 years old! But that was the extraordinary prospect in Manchester in July 1971 when architects designing the Arndale centre were faced with a monumental...
This Week – Official Metrolink Launch…

This Week – Official Metrolink Launch…

1992 July 17: The Queen officially opens Metrolink by unveiling a plaque at St Peter’s Square during her visit to Manchester. The first phase involved the conversion of two rail lines – the Bury-Victoria line in the north and the Altrincham-Piccadilly line in the...
Hall Of Fame – Fred Perry

Hall Of Fame – Fred Perry

There can be few more iconic figures in British tennis than Stockport-born legend Fred Perry. He won three consecutive Wimbledon Championships from 1934 to 1936 and was ranked the best in the world in the early 1930s. Perry was the first player to win a career Grand...
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