Hall of Fame – Siobhan Finneran

Hall of Fame – Siobhan Finneran

Feisty, foul-mouthed and quite fantastic was how Oldham actress Siobhan Finneran described her character Janice Garvey in the hit sitcom Benidorm. It summed up the popular appeal of the Garvey family matriarch – an appeal which made Finneran one of the most familiar...
Golf

Golf

The cream of Europe’s golfers will be polishing up their putting just south of Paris this week in the final countdown to the 42nd Ryder Cup. But back in the late 1970s, the competition that attracted Europe’s elite was the Greater Manchester Open held each year at...
Evacuees

Evacuees

Some were smiling, others were quiet and apprehensive. A few were even excited. All wore name tags and carried gas masks in cardboard boxes, tied to their coats or necks with bits of string. For these were the evacuees, the children forced to leave Liverpool for the...