Manchester City home coming

Man City FA Cup 1969

Welcome to Then and Now, where each week we compare images of Manchester streets, landmarks, buildings and events from bygone days with today. Our image this week shows the victorious Manchester City team parading the FA Cup on an open-top bus outside the Town Hall. The date is April 27th 1969.

Manchester United

Manchester City’s Darren Beckford closes down John Fashanu

Plus, Workers learn the news that Eagley Mills near Bolton, owned by J P Coats Ltd, has been scheduled to close in June with the loss of 600 jobs.

Brunswick docks 1960

Brunswick Dock 1960

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 the massive grain silo of Liverpool’s Brunswick Dock with the tower of the Anglican Cathedral in the background. The date is January 27th 1960.

Sheila Gish, Sheila Hancock, Wendy Craig and Jean Boht, front, in Brighton Belles, March 1993

Jean Boht

From Boys from the Blackstuff to Bread and Brighton Belles, iNostalgia looks back on the memorable stage and screen career of Jean Boht

Wrexham fans

Wrexham fans watch their team take on Manchester United

Plus, It’s a historic day for the Manchester Ship Canal as a tug boat helps the first tanker through the lock at the new oil terminal at Eastham.

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Rovers Return 1968

Rovers Return 1968

Welcome to Then and Now, where each week we compare images of Manchester streets, landmarks, buildings and events from bygone days with today. Our image this week shows the bar at the Rovers Return, Coronation Street, in April 1968.

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Memories of the 70s

Memories of the 70s

How well do you remember Manchester in the 1970s? It was a time of industrial unrest, the three-day Week, decimalisation and the nation’s entry into the Common Market. Why not test your knowledge of the 70s in our weekly nostalgia quiz? It’s just the tonic for the continuing lockdown.

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Then and Now

Rovers Return 1968

Welcome to Then and Now, where each week we compare images of Manchester streets, landmarks, buildings and events from bygone days with today. Our image this week shows the bar at the Rovers Return, Coronation Street, in April 1968.

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Today is #HolocaustMemorialDay - today more than ever it's important that we remember the millions of people that lost their lives in the Holocaust.

Rock The Cradle, Marie Paneth's journal, dives deep into a rare eye witness account of what life was like both at the Calgarth Estate where the 300 Windermere Jewish children stayed and for several Holocaust survivors who lived in a hostel after the Second World War.

You can get your copy today by following the link in bio 🔗
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A great photo, January 1940, a young couple hiking with their dogs down a Manchester back street 🤍

Share the post, we’d love to find the two lovers captured and gift them a copy of the photo.
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A great photo, January 1940, a young couple hiking with their dogs down a Manchester back street 🤍

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Wow! It must have been really warm in January 1940.....🤣🤣

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Tram from Bury approaching Piccadilly Gardens in 1995. A day full of high street shopping awaits for the passengers on board 📍

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Tram from Bury approaching Piccadilly Gardens in 1995. A day full of high street shopping awaits for the passengers on board 📍

📸 – Neil Clifton

 

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thats when it was Piccadilly Gardens

I Remember it well

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A great photo, January 1940, a young couple hiking with their dogs down a Manchester back street.

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A view along Market Street looking down towards Deansgate in 1975 📸

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January 1959, a snowy scene in Manchester as Children from St Luke’s Primary School enjoy a snowball fight on a winter picnic.

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