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Manchester Chat / Re: Manchester arena inquiry
« Last post by celeste on 13:31:56, 02/10/20 »

The brothers who carried out the Manchester Arena attack "did not act alone" and others who knew about it are still "at large", an inquiry has heard.

Twenty-two people were killed and hundreds more injured when Salman Abedi detonated a bomb in May 2017.
His brother Hashem was jailed for 55 years in August for helping plan the atrocity.
A barrister representing British Transport Police at the public inquiry said it was "obvious" they had help.
Whats on in Manchester / Re: Newton Heath
« Last post by St Chads Lad on 12:48:09, 02/10/20 »
They've just pulled a bomb out of the Rochdale canal off Grimshaw lane, surely it's not been left there by the Luftwaffe.........strange.  :-\
Manchester Chat / Piccadilly gardens
« Last post by Parky on 09:28:11, 02/10/20 »
Yet another knifing in Piccadilly gardens ,letís face it itís never going to be like it was fifty plus years ago so why not just scrap it , possibly be better to just build on it
i live in manchester and need some halal goat. All butchers i have seen are only selling sheep mutton or lying about meat being goat. Anyone know any genuine goat sellers?

Much appreciated.
Manchester Genealogy / Re: St Joseph's Hostel, 21 New Hall Road
« Last post by -Glen- on 19:08:44, 01/10/20 »
I believe this was possibly connected to St Joseph's Children's Home / St Joseph's Industrial School.

Do you have your mother-in-law's birth cert? What address is on it?
Whats on in Manchester / Re: Newton Heath
« Last post by lozflan on 08:18:09, 01/10/20 »
Out and about this week I saw 2 coal delivery trucks.
Old Manchester / Re: Manchester Central Grammar School for Boys
« Last post by Chazz on 19:51:36, 30/09/20 »
This is a pic which relates to Tony's inverted one a few pages back, because some of those boys are in this pic too, a few years later (1963/4?)L to R top - Fawcett, Huntington, Hadfield, Waskiw, Riley, McIntyre, King, Wood, Fox...Middle row - Lee, Goldstraw, Hopkin, Shepherd, Murphy, Broadhurst, Henshall, Fowler, Rafter, Swain.....Bottom row - Firth, Edwards, Knott, Poynton, Bill Lawes, Johnson, Wooler, Jacobi, Campbell....On ground - Pickering, Garratt, Talbot.
Chas (Charlie) Broadhurst
Whats on in Manchester / Re: Newton Heath
« Last post by Parky on 22:28:46, 29/09/20 »
As a kid From newton heath I remember a coalMan called Mr jones ,in fact I went to school with his daughter Margaret , might be coincidence though ,Also walmsley, booth , and Bill Darlington were other coal men who delivered in newton heath and surrounding areas , Iíll try to think of some  others,
Whats on in Manchester / Newton Heath
« Last post by Jonezy on 20:18:15, 29/09/20 »
Hi all
Was wondering if anyone can help me!!!
Am looking for anyone who remembers a coal man named Bill around 1964 delivering round the newton Heath area, he use to go in toms transport cafe where my mum worked.
The reason Iím asking is I recently found out that I have a half sister on ancestry
Any information would be greatly appreciated.
Thanks Paul.
Old Manchester / Re: Manchester Central Grammar School for Boys
« Last post by Chazz on 19:51:16, 29/09/20 »
Recorders - yeah, known to have been played in Shakespeare's time and so oddly appropriate 400 hundred years later for a bunch of us schoolboys with knobbly knees to embarrassingly dress up in tights (no, I'm not showing that picture...) to commemorate the fact... :-[ I still wake up in the middle of the night...
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