Author: Malcolm Pheby

The M6 is deserted

Plus this week in 1979, Manchester City defender Paul Power is laying down the law in a press picture ahead of the Blues’ local derby with Manchester United at Maine Road.

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Home Guard 1942

There’s a Then and Now contrast in a single photo in our main image this week as Liverpool Home Guard members dressed in kit from the start of World War II line up with a fully equipped unit from May 1942.

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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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