Fireworks erupt around Manchester Town Hall as the clock chimes midnight. Edited highlights from the 11-minute-long display.
The Police Commissioner hustings event was held at the Roscoe Building, Manchester University, on November 6, 2012. Four of the candidates were present: Matt Gallagher – Liberal Democrats, Tony Lloyd – Labour Party, Michael Winstanley – Conservative, and Steven Woolfe – UK Independence Party. Roy Warren – Independent – couldn’t attend due to ill health. […]
How the BBC’s studios nearly ended up opposite Platt Fields Park in Rusholme Here in Manchester, New Broadcasting House is being demolished. But back in the mid-1950’s, when the BBC decided to build new northern regional headquarters, this famous location on Oxford Road wasn’t the first choice. At the beginning of 1956 the BBC was […]
A new website about crime and justice in Manchester pulls together news and information from a range of sources and is updated throughout the day. It’s a very welcome public service for the city.
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Watch the video. The Olympic torch relay at Deansgate and Bloom Street on Saturday June 23, 2012.
The bells were rung at Manchester Town Hall at lunchtime on Tuesday June 5, 2012 as part of the Diamond Jubilee celebrations. It continued for about 45 minutes. Watch the video.