iNostalgia M.E.N Preview – Protests, Pride & People

iNostalgia M.E.N Preview – Protests, Pride & People

Protests, pickets and power cuts The three Ps – protests, pickets and power cuts – are what many people remember about the 1970s. Britain experienced a decade of industrial unrest – and Manchester was no exception. Miners, dockers, firefighters, power workers and...
Sweeney Legend Was a Mancunian!

Sweeney Legend Was a Mancunian!

It’s amusing to reflect that one of London’s most famous TV characters was a Mancunian. For John Thaw, who played Flying Squad Detective Jack Regan in The Sweeney, was actually born in Longsight, Manchester. The Sweeney became a symbol for 1970s London –savvy, smart...
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