It’s hard to believe that some of the BBC’s most popular programmes were once broadcast from a converted Wesleyan Chapel in Rusholme. How well do you remember Dickenson Road or the stars who recorded there? Why not test your knowledge in our weekly nostalgia quiz.Read More
Our nostalgia quiz this week focuses on Stockport impressionist Mike Yarwood – one of the most popular entertainers of the 1970s and 80s. His Yuletide special on Christmas Day 1977 recorded the biggest ever TV audience for a light entertainment broadcast – beating even Morecambe and Wise!Read More
Welcome to Then and Now, where each week we compare images of Manchester streets, landmarks, buildings and events from bygone days with today. To celebrate the 60th anniversary of Coronation Street, we look back this week to the cast’s version of the pantomime Cinderella, staged at the Granada studios in December 1964.Read More
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Amazing, black and white kids playing out together, who would have thought It! Brilliant photograph. I hope all those in it are all still fit and well!👏
I remember the streets being like this in the 60s ,wouldn't swop my childhood
My father was born and lived on Meadow Street Moss Side
They only go out to smash bus shelters now !
That’s how streets used to be all over in the 50s and 60s. Brilliant!!
I was born in Cecil street
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The concentration of so many cotton mills led to Ancoats being labelled the first industrial suburb in the world. It was here that the industrial revolution came of age, and the spinning mule and the steam engine came together for the first time ♥️
- Manchester soldier meets American ally at Anzio during WW2
- Best Ballon D’Or 1969
- Liverpool Metropolitan Cathedral 1967
- Corrie Humour Quiz
- Billy Fury
- Farnworth-born football hero Alan Ball in action
- Summerbee Testimonial
- Chancellor out canvassing for February ’74 General Election
- Manchester City players at Piccadilly Station 1969
- Liverpool FC players at Lime St. Station 1965