Okay, so we can’t sup a pint in the Rovers Return on Shudehill; the Seven Stars, Withy Grove; the Gaping Goose, Shudehill; the Castle & Falcon, Bradshaw Street; or the original Wellington in the Shambles, let alone Tommy Duck’s. But what stories we have to tell of old ales, pulled-down pubs, banished breweries and past-time pints.
- 75 Years Since the Atom Bomb – the Manchester Connection
Seventy-five years ago in August 1945 two atom bombs were dropped on Japan killing more than two hundred thousand people and bringing an apocalyptic end to the world war that had raged since September 1939. Although the bombs were planned and built in America, Manchester, more than most cities, played a crucial role in the entire story, from the…
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