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Air Quality Now - Pollution Basics - Health effects.. This looks like Sheffield as I remember it ( Twin Towers) before the Clean air act of 1965

Pollution Basics - Health effects

News Photo: Terraced houses near a factory in the north…

Terraced houses near a factory in the north of England, circa 1970.

Terraced houses near a factory in the north of England, circa 1970. Get premium, high resolution news photos at Getty Images

Manchester Christmas Blitz 1940 by Greater Manchester Police

Manchester Christmas Blitz 1940

Manchester City Police officers and local firefighters face the flames on the corner of Silver Street during the bombing of Manchester over the Christmas period of 1940. Vist Manchester City Police World War 2 Collection to view more of these historic images. For more information please follow Greater Manchester Police Museum and Archives. To find out more about Greater Manchester Police please visit our website. www.gmp.police.uk You should call 101, the new national non-emergency number…

A veteran of the Battle of Waterloo with his wife, 1850

ships ahoy!

theimperialcourt: “ A veteran of the Battle of Waterloo with his wife, 1850 ”

Here’s a forgotten legend of days gone by. A night soil man who used to take away human waste to be used in fertilizer. Dunston, Lincolnshire, England 1872

Historical Times

If you don't know history, then you don't know anything. You are a leaf that doesn't know it is part...

lowry stockport

Lowry in Stockport

When I reached Stockport on the Mersey walk the other day, I took a stroll around the town and ended up in the Art Gallery on Wellington Road where a new exhibition had just opened. Street Scene: A…

Stockport image archive

The Stockport image archive is home to thousands of images that show Stockport through the ages.

Manchester Central Station UK [640x438] (Photographer: Ian Capper)

Manchester Central Station, UK [640x438] (Photographer: Ian Capper)

Manchester Central Station UK [640x438] (Photographer: Ian Capper)

false sunset during the blitz, with tower bridge silhouetted against burning docks, london, 1940 photo by william vandivert

false sunset during the blitz, with tower bridge...

false sunset during the blitz, with tower bridge silhouetted against burning docks, london, 1940 photo by william vandivert

Blackfriars, Manchester, late 19th cent.

Victoria Bridge, Manchester by James Mudd, c.1864 (GB124.Q38)

Note the boats on the right of the photograph and what appears to be water gushing from a pipe connected to premises on the right hand side of the river bank. The half demolished tower in the background is Manchester Cathedral. An original note with this photograph states that at the time the Cathedral tower was being demolished prior to being rebuilt.

undr: Marc Riboud, GB. England. Leeds. 1954. © Marc Riboud/Magnum Photos Thanks to tytusjaneta

Architecture of Doom

undr: “ Marc Riboud, GB. England. Leeds. 1954. © Marc Riboud/Magnum Photos Thanks to tytusjaneta ”

Bridge Cottage, Chorlton on Medlock, 1900

Chorlton On Medlock, Bridge Cottage, //1900

Chorlton On Medlock, Bridge Cottage, //1900 Ref no: m18560