I was in Eccles today. The trains back to Manchester only run every hour so I had some time on my hands before the return journey. I ended up looking around the churchyard of The Parish Church of St.Mary the Virgin in Eccles town centre.
On YouTube I found an episode of Most Haunted from 2005 in which they visit the studios and outdoor set of Coronation Street. The studio is built on a former graveyard they claim. This is not the 1960’s Granada block but a studio that was constructed next to Lower Byrom Street in the late 1980’s. […]
The Guardian reports that British Rail patented plans for a nuclear-powered flying saucer in 1973. ‘Charles Osmond Frederick, patented the design for a craft powered by laser-controlled thermonuclear fusion. Designed to reach high speeds in space, it was meant to move us around the globe and even to other planets. Its “lifting platform” was designed […]