Blog Posts - Greater Manchester



Deansgate Station Manchester

Deansgate Station in Manchester is on both the Manchester to Preston and Manchester to Liverpool lines. The adjacent Deansgate-Castlefield Station, connected by footbridge, is on the Manchester metrolink.The original Knott Mill & Deansgate S...
by Devon Visitor on Dec 2, 2016

Scuttler's Wine Bar

Next door to the The Lower Turk's Head pub in the Northern Quarter of central Manchester is Scuttler's Wine Bar.Scuttler's Wine Bar offers a wide range of excellent wines as well as several cask ales and decent food. Despite the narrow shop front the...
by Devon Visitor on Jun 8, 2016

The Pankhurst Centre

The Pankhurst Centre in Manchester consists of numbers 60 and 62 Nelson Street which have been saved from demolition due to their historical importance. The buildings now serve as a museum and a women's centre.It was at 62 Nelson Street that the firs...
by Devon Visitor on Sep 15, 2015

The Deaf Institute Manchester

A short walk west into the University area from O2 Apollo is The Deaf Institute, a trendy music venue that was once an institute for the deaf and dumb. The building dates from 1877 and is a Grade II Listed. Altogether The Deaf Institute has three flo...
by Devon Visitor on Sep 2, 2015

Blackpool a great cheap holiday for Brits

The last bank holiday of this summer brought me up to Blackpool. I have learned that if you want to travel by National Express you should book two days extra for your holiday, as the traffic is heavy, and you will get delays for up to two hours. Anyw...
by We care about your travel on Sep 1, 2015

O2 Apollo Manchester

The O2 Apollo in Ardwick Green, Manchester is an iconic and long-standing music venue close to the city centre. Formerly known as the Apollo Manchester, the building is Grade II Listed and was built in 1938 as a cinema in art deco style.The O2 Apollo...
by Devon Visitor on Sep 1, 2015

Personal Injury Solicitors Stockport launches website

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Free Press Release Submitted by personalinjurysolicitorsstockport.co.uk         Press Release Distribution Greater Manchester, UK – Over the years, Personal Injury Solicitors Stockport has estab...
by Free PR Online on Jul 22, 2015

The problem with devolution

A week ago the House of Commons debated a topic entitled Devolution (Local Communities) and needless to say, the Government had nothing to say on the subject that will change the lives of most of us. In large part this is … Continue reading &#...
by IanChisnall on Jul 6, 2015

The peaceful coup

Anyone searching for proof that the Labour Party is willing to sacrifice its few remaining principles in order to grab power over peoples lives needs look no further than Greater Manchester this weekend. I write this blog from the vantage of …...
by IanChisnall on May 31, 2015

St George's Church Stockport

If Stockport was a city rather than just a large town, St. George's Church, opposite Stockport Cemetery in Heaviley on the A6 would be its cathedral. A large and grand Anglican church, St. George's was consecrated in 1897 and designed in red san...
by Devon Visitor on Oct 14, 2013

Ashton-under-Lyne open market, Greater Manchester.

Ashton-under-Lyne open market, Greater Manchester. Image by The JR James Archive, University of Sheffield These slides were used in a lecture presented by JR James at the Department of Town and Regional Planning at The University of Sheffield between...

Staircase House Stockport

Staircase House in Stockport in Stockport Market is a restored 15th century townhouse which contains a Jacobean cage-newel staircase, which is one of only three in the UK. Staircase House is a Grade II-listed building. The staircase wa...
by Devon Visitor on Oct 2, 2013

Arden Arms Stockport

The Arden Arms in Stockport is one of the best pubs in town with a growing reputation for its excellent food and fine beer. Located just off Stockport Precinct and close to Stockport Market and the Robinson's Brewery Visitor's Centre, t...
by Devon Visitor on Sep 19, 2013

Altrincham Attractions

Altrincham is an historic, prosperous market town of just over 40,000 inhabitants, 8 miles south west of Manchester in the Metropolitan Borough of Trafford. Previously part of the county of Cheshire, Altrincham dates as a market town from the la...
by Devon Visitor on Sep 12, 2013

Robinson's Brewery Visitors Centre

The Robinson's Brewery Visitors Centre in Stockport is a must-do if you are interested in beer and local history. It's free to drop into the Visitors Centre, which has various exhibits related to the long history of Robinson's brewery in Stockpor...
by Devon Visitor on Sep 6, 2013

How Cop Killer Dale Cregan put 300 Manchester Gangsters Behind Bars

An investigation into organised crime following the murders of PCs Nicola Hughes and Fiona Bone and David and Mark Short has resulted in a further 300 arrests. Greater Manchester Police (GMP) said the operation has made it “virtually impossible...
by Mafia Today on Jul 9, 2013

Manchester Royal Infirmary

Manchester Royal Infirmary located at Oxford Road, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M13 9WL UK...
by tips healthy on Jun 25, 2013

Manchester Royal Infirmary

Manchester Royal Infirmary located at Oxford Road, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M13 9WL UK...
by tips healthy on Jun 25, 2013

Costa del Crime’s most wanted: Police appeal in bid to catch Greater Manchester fugitives on run abroad

A number of Manchester men are among the top suspects from around the UK who are being hunted overseas by officers Police are urging holidaymakers and ex-pats to help catch some of Greater Manchester’s most-wanted fugitives who are thought to be on...
by Mafia Today on Apr 29, 2013

Costa del Crime’s most wanted: Police appeal in bid to catch Greater Manchester fugitives on run abroad

A number of Manchester men are among the top suspects from around the UK who are being hunted overseas by officers Police are urging holidaymakers and ex-pats to help catch some of Greater Manchester’s most-wanted fugitives who are thought to be on...
by Mafia Today on Apr 29, 2013


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