Bolton Win FA Cup

Bolton Win FA Cup

It’s 60 years ago this week that Bolton Wanderers beat a makeshift Manchester United in what became known as the Munich Cup Final. Nostalgia recalls an emotional day The most enduring memory of Wembley stadium on May 3rd 1958 wasn’t skipper Nat Lofthouse lifting the...
My Manchester – Emma English

My Manchester – Emma English

Emma English is a self confessed chocoholic with a passion for vegan baking. After being asked to set up food stalls at music and food festivals to sell her vegan ice creams and chocolate brownies, Emma decided to give up her full time job and devote more time to...
Hall Of Fame – Violet Carson

Hall Of Fame – Violet Carson

There can be few more familiar sights on TV soaps than Coronation Street’s Ena Sharples sipping milk stout with Minnie Caldwell and Martha Longhurst. The fearsome yet matronly Ena, played by Ancoats-born actress Violet Carson, ruled the Rovers snug for two decades...