Category: Wartime

VE Day

iNostalgia looks back on VE Day 1945 with the aid of remarkable photos rediscovered in the M.E.N. archive

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Wartime Lord Street 1943

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 image this week shows Lord Street in May 1943. Bomb damage from the Blitz is still in evidence as trams ply their way along the usually busy thoroughfare.

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24th November, 1931 ~ Pupils at Chetham’s School in Manchester get to sample the Christmas pudding mixture as the cook gets to work in the old ‘Norman’ kitchen 🎄

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📍 Manchester Town Hall, 7th November 1986. ⁠

A blaze of lights illuminates Manchester Town Hall, which is topped by a huge Santa Claus and sleigh. Who's looking forward to Christmas festivities in Manchester this year?⁠

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