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Childhood memories brought to life after rummaging through old photos in lockdown

Many of us will have memories of holidays and trips out with our families as a child. For our Salford reporter - Paul Sherlock...

How many of these Manc sayings do you use? Part 2

The Manchester dialect is one of a kind, with the remnants of its industrial past making it still so distinctive to this day! Which...

How many of these Manc words do you use?

Greater Manchester is known amongst a whole host of other things for its quirky dialect-often confusing for outsiders. Its rich heritage and past is...

Do you still use Mancunian Rhyming Slang?

You've heard of Cockney rhyming slang... going up the apples and pears (up the stairs) or eating a Ruby Murray (curry) ... but of...
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Nostalgia

Remembering Bob Dylan’s infamous ‘Judas’ Show, Free Trade Hall, Manchester

On May 16th, 1966, Bob Dylan, released Blonde on Blonde, often named as the best album of his career by music journalists, and the...

My first Pride Festival: memories shared to mark the end of LBGT+ history month

To mark the end of LGBT+ History Month, our Manchester reporter Pauline Smith, shares her first experiences of a Pride festival in Amsterdam. "It's over...

Childhood Memories: The tragic Wythenshawe air crash in 1957

A Salford creative writers' group has created a book called ‘Memories Unlocked’ during the pandemic, which shares tales of childhood memories.  Here, Colin Balmer from...

Mad Fer it: How the Hacienda changed the Manchester music scene forever  

Hands up if you have spent many a night that you may not remember in the Hacienda?   Talking About My Generation spoke to former raver...

From the Mills of the North West to the National Portrait Gallery – Part 2

FROM THE MILLS OF THE NORTH WEST TO THE NATIONAL PORTRAIT GALLERY – the story of Sefton Samuels PART 2 In part two Sefton talks...

Childhood Memories: From homebaking to darts made of lolly sticks and dad’s Ford Zephyr

Tameside Reporter Bob Alston shares his memories of growing up in Manchester from time with his parents, brother, and dog Rex to special moments...
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