Liverpool Grand Prix

Liverpool Grand Prix

It was hard to believe it was the 15th of July when the cars lined up for the 1961 British Grand Prix at the Aintree circuit. The skies were solid grey and the heavens had opened just 15 minutes before the start of the 225 mile race over a gruelling 75 laps....
Hall of Fame – Joanne Whalley

Hall of Fame – Joanne Whalley

The career of film and TV actress Joanne Whalley could have taken a very different turn if she’d stuck to her musical roots. For the star of Scandal, the Singing Detective and the Borgias was the once the lead singer of an all-girl group called Cindy and the Saffrons....
Football’s Coming Home

Football’s Coming Home

That well-known lyric ‘football’s coming home’ should have been written about Manchester in June rather than England’s World Cup hopes. For June has traditionally been the month when European Cups, FA Cups and league championship trophies have all been brought back to...
The Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II

The Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II

After the wedding of Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, Nostalgia looks back at another momentous Royal occasion 55 years ago this week – the Coronation of Queen Elizabeth II Manchester had already met its future monarch when the morning of the coronation came round on...