Peaceful protest: John Lennon and Yoko Ono during their Bed-In at the Amsterdam Hilton, March 1969

Yoko Ono

iNostalgia remembers a unique form of peaceful protest pioneered by Liverpool legend John Lennon and his partner Yoko Ono.

Liver Bird stars Polly James, left, and Nerys Hughes present Cilla Black with the Pye Comedy trophy, May 1975

Liverpool 70s and 80s TV

iNostalgia looks back at Liverpool TV programmes of the 1970s and 80s, complete with alcoholic milkshakes, deposed dictators and grizzled sea captains!

Alan Price, right, and Georgie Fame after the release of their single Rosetta, February 1971

Georgie Fame

iNostalgia looks back on the career of Leigh-born singer-songwriter and musician Georgie Fame.

Bits & Pieces – Fun in the snow…

..plus, Man City take on Palace in Division Two match, and the fight is over for the “Manchester Midget”.

This Week – Smallpox Vaccinations…

…plus, Man City’s Joe Corrigan gets medics attention, and Wigan’s Tommy Gore scores against Chelsea at Stamford Bridge

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Piccadilly

Welcome to Then and Now, where each week we compare images of Manchester streets, landmarks and buildings from bygone days with how they look today.

Three different types of transport are pictured alongside each other in our main image of Piccadilly in 1915.

First in line and partly obscured, is a trolley-bus. It was, quite simply, a double-decker run on electricity through trolley poles.

An environmental dream, the trolley-bus was quiet, fume-free and more flexible in traffic than a tram. It could also accelerate like a sports car and stop on a sixpence!

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No one likes waiting for the bus!

The Cybermen returned to the screens in Doctor Who in 1967 with Patrick Troughton who was the second actor to play the Doctor.

It was the sixth serial of the fourth season and spanned over four episodes, released weekly from 11th February to 4th March.
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No one likes waiting for the bus! 
The Cybermen returned to the screens in Doctor Who in 1967 with Patrick Troughton who was the second actor to play the Doctor.
It was the sixth serial of the fourth season and spanned over four episodes, released weekly from 11th February to 4th March.

 

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Thomas Grady Oh my!!! I wouldn’t like to be waiting for this bus!! 👀 👀😬😬

Scary them Cybermen 😖

You wait one hour for a Cyberman to come along, than a dozen turn up all at once!

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A woman enjoys some chips from an automatic hot chip dispenser in 1981. Serving chips in the pubs, clubs and railway stations of Britain, the Slough based company that invented the 'Tin Chippy' promised that haddock and cod would be served with the chips by 1982!

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A woman enjoys some chips from an automatic hot chip dispenser in 1981. Serving chips in the pubs, clubs and railway stations of Britain, the Slough based company that invented the Tin Chippy promised that haddock and cod would be served with the chips by 1982!
Do you remember seeing one of these? Which vending machines do you want to see make a comeback?

 

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They won't bring them back now... Because of the 'healthy eating' brigade.. 😒 Nothing better than a lovely bag o chips ☺️

No... Never

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Pamela Craig just joined the cast of Coronation Street, playing the part of a newspaper reporter. In this episode, filmed in Bury, a romance is blossomed between Pamela, as newsgirl Jackie, with Ken Barlow (William Roache). 17th January 1966.
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Pamela Craig just joined the cast of Coronation Street, playing the part of a newspaper reporter. In this episode, filmed in Bury, a romance is blossomed between Pamela, as newsgirl Jackie, with Ken Barlow (William Roache). 17th January 1966.
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No one likes waiting for the bus!

The Cybermen returned to the screens in Doctor Who in 1967 with Patrick Troughton playing the Doctor.

It was the sixth serial of the fourth season, spanning over four episodes, released weekly from 11th February to 4th March.

#DoctorWho

17th January 1959: Snow chains were the order of the day for Manchester car company managing director Norman Quick when he took part in the renowned Monte Carlo Rally.

Arctic conditions were expected so the Ford Zodiac estate had to be fully kitted out for the gruelling ordeal.

17th January 1967: Manchester United legend Denis Law gets down to some serious training with comedy duo Mike and Bernie Winters.

They reckoned the only way to stop the slippery forward was to rugby tackle him on the muddy Old Trafford pitch!

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