Canadian troops at dock

Canadian troops at dock

Welcome again to Then and Now, where each week we compare images of Merseyside streets, landmarks and buildings from bygone days with how they look today. Our main image this week shows Canadian troops arriving at Liverpool Docks in November 1941 to be welcomed by...
Joe Fagan

Joe Fagan

An extraordinary first encounter between two titans of the modern game took place during a First Division match at Maine Road, Manchester, on Saturday November 29th 1947. Lining up for Manchester City, after waiting nearly eight years to get into the first team, was...
Queen Elizabeth at Liverpool Quay

Queen Elizabeth at Liverpool Quay

Welcome again to Then and Now, where each week we compare images of Merseyside streets, landmarks and buildings from bygone days with how they look today. Our main image this week shows Princess Elizabeth and Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, stepping ashore at...
Crosby By-election

Crosby By-election

As political upheavals go, the night of Thursday November 26th 1981 was pretty high on the Richter scale. The safe Conservative seat of Crosby was up for re-election following the death of its long-serving MP Sir Graham Page. Page was returned with a thumping 19,272...
The Queen at Aintree

The Queen at Aintree

Welcome again to Then and Now, where each week we compare images of Merseyside streets, landmarks and buildings from bygone days with how they look today. Our main photo this week shows the Queen and Queen Mother enjoying the annual spectacle of the Grand National at...
Rory Storm

Rory Storm

They may not have set the charts alight like the Beatles – but Rory Storm and the Hurricanes were trail-blazers on the Liverpool music scene in the 1960s. Storm had a hand in bringing the Beatles together, set up one of city’s first beat clubs and was one of the first...