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My First Job series: Dining Hall Porter

Next up in our First Jobs series, our Salford reporter, Paul Sherlock, shares his memories. What was your first job? "My first experience of work...

My First Job series: Mining with the National Coal Board

One of our readers, Alex Channon from Swinton, shares his memories about his first-ever job with us. What was your first job?  My first job...

Taking a trip down memory lane as our readers share stories about their first jobs

Do you remember what your first job was after leaving school? Here, Talking About My Generation readers reminisce about their first-ever jobs, with memories...

Hearth and home: Mantelpiece exhibition gets pride of place

Bolton Museum’s new exhibition is set to make visitors feel right at home - by showcasing household objects of 1930s Britain. ‘Mantelpiece Observations’, opening September...
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Mantelpiece memories

Bolton reporter Carole Ogden shares her mantelpiece memories as part of the latest exhibition at Bolton Museum; "Mantelpiece Observations", opening September 12 "I first got...

Remembering Trafford Park Hotel: Childhood memories, finding love and ghostly guests

On Third Avenue down in Trafford Park, there stands a building unlike any other around it. Towering above the rest, the first thing you'll...

Aztecs, Parma Violets and Spiras: Survivors and relics of confectionery history

Here are some of the most adored chocolates and sweets from last 100 years. Some have survived and some have been sentenced to confectionery...

Memories and the history of Manchester’s Windrush Generation

On the morning of June 22, 1948, the HMT Empire Windrush pulled in to Tilbury docks, Essex, carrying 802 hopeful Caribbean migrants on board....

The cast of Corrie returns to the cobbles and we take a trip down memory lane

The Coronation Street cast has returned to the cobbles after being in lockdown. Over the past few months, the show had relied on its...

Love Me Do….The Beatles & Roy Orbison gig that rocked my world in Manchester, 1963

Radcliffe reporter, Pauline Smith, shares treasured memories of seeing the Fab Four perform in Manchester in 1963.  Becoming a teenager in 1961 was really a...
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