Christmas Toys of Yesteryear

Christmas Toys of Yesteryear

With Christmas fast approaching, do you remember the toys and games every Manchester youngster longed for in the 1960s? Annuals were always popular, particularly Rupert Bear, The Dandy and The Beano, along with a selection box of sweets and chocolates. Many toys were...
Do You Remember – Kathy Staff?

Do You Remember – Kathy Staff?

Dukinfield actress Kathy Staff is most fondly remembered for her brilliant portrayal of Nora Batty in the BBC TV sitcom Last of the Summer Wine. She played the redoubtable café owner in her ever-present pinny and hair-curlers from the first episode in 1973 until 2008....