The temporary city centre library (which is at Elliot House, 151 Deansgate) has introduced free wi-fi on all three floors. Customers who have a library card get two hours of free use per day and up to four gigabytes of data transfer (two gigs of downloads and two gigs of uploads). Laptop charging points are […]
I’m a huge fan of the Manchester Libraries Local Image Collection which puts 80,000 archive photographs at our fingertips online. A week I ago I discovered some changes had been made which meant the hundreds of links that I have from my website to theirs didn’t work anymore. But I’m glad to say that after […]
The water company is digging up the road at the junction of Deansgate and Peter Street. They’re replacing the old Victorian water pipes.
We tend to think that guns, robberies and violent crime in Manchester are modern phenomena. But there was lots of it going on in Victorian times too. Even in Didsbury (heaven forbid).