Two bids to host the Olympic Games were part of a process to raise the international profile of the city. It hasn't gone as planned, Nashua woman escorted out of Nashua City Hall by police, Pair airlifted off Mt. Until the 19th century local government was largely in the hands of manorial courts, the last of which was dissolved in 1846. [94] There is also a well-established Chinatown in the city with a substantial number of oriental restaurants and Chinese supermarkets. [134] A new line to the Trafford Centre opened in 2020. Often her house played host to influential authors: Dickens, Charlotte Brontë, Harriet Beecher Stowe and Charles Eliot Norton, for example. The Manchester Arena hosted the FINA World Swimming Championships in 2008. Today, the city is well served by its rail network although it is now working to capacity,[127] and is at the centre of an extensive county-wide railway network, including the West Coast Main Line, with two mainline stations: Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Victoria. 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[192], Public houses in the Canal Street area have had an LGBTQ+ clientele since at least 1940,[192] and now form the centre of Manchester's LGBTQ+ community. 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Cleaning up the damage and destruction at the U.S. Capitol. The band has, since 1970, consisted of bassist/vocalist Dusty Hill, vocalist/guitarist Billy Gibbons (the band's leader, main lyricist and musical arranger), and drummer Frank Beard. [33][34][35] It developed a wide range of industries, so that by 1835 "Manchester was without challenge the first and greatest industrial city in the world. Small Town Newspaper is an online newspaper directory catering to small town archives and local newspaper readers. [87], The 2012 mid-year estimate for the population of Manchester was 510,700. [176] Other exhibition spaces and museums in Manchester include Islington Mill in Salford, the National Football Museum at Urbis, Castlefield Gallery, the Manchester Costume Gallery at Platt Fields Park, the People's History Museum and the Manchester Jewish Museum. A firefighter suffered a minor knee injury and was treated at the scene, said Beattie. One of Manchester's notable secondary schools is Manchester Grammar School. 2 location for "Best Places To Invest in Property in the UK". [192] The velodrome hosted the UCI Track Cycling World Championships for a record third time in 2008. [121] The city has 135 parks, gardens, and open spaces.[122]. [150] This ceased to operate in June 2018, citing poor infrastructure. In 2010, the Manchester Local Education Authority was ranked last out of Greater Manchester's ten LEAs and 147th out of 150 in the country LEAs based on the percentage of pupils attaining at least five A*–C grades at General Certificate of Secondary Education (GCSE) including maths and English (38.6 per cent compared with the national average of 50.7 per cent). 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[220], An attempt to launch a Northern daily newspaper, the North West Times, employing journalists made redundant by other titles, closed in 1988. [187] She probably envisioned Manchester Cathedral churchyard as the burial place for Jane's parents and the birthplace of Jane herself. [188] Also associated with the city is the Victorian poet and novelist Isabella Banks, famed for her 1876 novel The Manchester Man. Manchester is contiguous on all sides with several large settlements, except for a small section along its southern boundary with Cheshire. She tells the story of how her transfer was a secret until the deal was done. This reduces urban sprawl, prevents towns in the conurbation from further convergence, protects the identity of outlying communities, and preserves nearby countryside. In 1853, Manchester was granted "city status" in the United Kingdom.[62]. Like most of the UK, the Manchester area was mobilised extensively during the Second World War. Manchester regained its borough status in 1838, and comprised the townships of Beswick, Cheetham Hill, Chorlton upon Medlock and Hulme. [239][240] In addition, the British Council maintains a metropolitan centre in Manchester. [49] The final insurance payout was over £400 million; many affected businesses never recovered from the loss of trade. The city has a population of 547,627 (as of 2018)[7] and lies within the United Kingdom's second-most populous urban area, with a population of 2.7 million[8] and second-most populous metropolitan area, with a population of 3.3 million. [216] Recent sporting events hosted by Manchester include the 2013 Ashes series, 2013 Rugby League World Cup and the 2015 Rugby World Cup. The size of the Jewish population in Greater Manchester is the largest in Britain outside London. [243], Italics denote building under construction, These audio files were created from a revision of this article dated 3 February 2008. A few flurries or snow showers possible. Winds NNW at 5 to 10 mph.. Cloudy. [25] Just outside the immediate city centre are a large number of former cotton mills, some of which have been left virtually untouched since their closure, while many have been redeveloped as apartment buildings and office space. The interior of the Laconia Motorcycle Week Association headquarters on Union Avenue in Laconia on Christmas Day, soon after a fire was extinguished. Contract Memo 59574 - Manchester, NH - Maintenance at Grenier Industrial Park, Sept. 15, 1975. There is regular but generally light precipitation throughout the year. First-class sporting facilities were built for the 2002 Commonwealth Games, including the City of Manchester Stadium, the National Squash Centre and the Manchester Aquatics Centre. The first edition of Top of the Pops was broadcast here on New Year's Day 1964. There was a problem saving your notification. At the University of Manchester, Ernest Rutherford first split the atom in 1917, Frederic C. Williams, Tom Kilburn and Geoff Tootill developed the world's first stored-program computer in 1948, and Andre Geim and Konstantin Novoselov isolated the first graphene in 2004. Manchester has been a centre of television broadcasting since the 1950s. [51], Large city sections from the 1960s have been demolished, re-developed or modernised with the use of glass and steel. Singer-songwriter Ren Harvieu is also from Greater Manchester. The biggest took place during the "Christmas Blitz" on the nights of 22/23 and 24 December 1940, when an estimated 474 tonnes (467 long tons) of high explosives plus over 37,000 incendiary bombs were dropped. In 1885, Bradford, Harpurhey, Rusholme and parts of Moss Side and Withington townships became part of the City of Manchester. Leader, John Daniel (d 1899) Newspaper Proprietor and Antiquary ; Leader, Robert (1809-1885) Sheffield Journalist and Politician; Leader, Robert Eadon (d 1922) Newspaper Proprietor and Antiquary; Leechman, William (1706-1785) Principal of Glasgow University; Leighton, Hb (d 1977) Architect; Leland, Thomas (1722-1785) Historian Since the 2001 census, the proportion of Christians in Manchester has fallen by 22 per cent from 62.4 per cent to 48.7 per cent. [118], Manchester's buildings display a variety of architectural styles, ranging from Victorian to contemporary architecture. [115], Manchester has the largest UK office market outside London, according to GVA Grimley, with a quarterly office uptake (averaged over 2010–2014) of some 250,000 square ft – equivalent to the quarterly office uptake of Leeds, Liverpool and Newcastle combined and 90,000 square feet more than the nearest rival, Birmingham. Charles Worsley, who sat for the city for only a year, was later appointed Major General for Lancashire, Cheshire and Staffordshire during the Rule of the Major Generals. The area also attracts large numbers of Chinese students to the city who, in attending the local universities,[95] contribute to Manchester having the third-largest Chinese population in Europe.[96][97]. [133] The network consists of eight lines with 99 stops. [15][14], The Brigantes were the major Celtic tribe in what is now known as Northern England; they had a stronghold in the locality at a sandstone outcrop on which Manchester Cathedral now stands, opposite the bank of the River Irwell. “We had a juke box there from the 1950s that played 45s and posters that dated back to the 1940s,” St. Clair said. [88] The city experienced the greatest percentage population growth outside London, with an increase of 19 per cent to over 500,000. An American visitor taken to Manchester's blackspots saw "wretched, defrauded, oppressed, crushed human nature, lying and bleeding fragments".[42]. "[41] Manchester's golden age was perhaps the last quarter of the 19th century. [30] Manchester continued to process cotton, and in 1913, 65% of the world's cotton was processed in the area. Manchester was the regional base for BBC One North West Region programmes before it relocated to MediaCityUK in nearby Salford Quays.[233][234]. 135–149. [20] By 1963 the port of Manchester was the UK's third largest,[45] and employed over 3,000 men, but the canal was unable to handle the increasingly large container ships. In November 2014, it was announced that Greater Manchester would receive a new directly elected Mayor. [126] The High Speed 2 link to Birmingham and London is also planned, which if built will include a 12 km (7 mi) tunnel under Manchester on the final approach into an upgraded Piccadilly station. Throughout the Middle Ages Manchester remained a manorial township, but began to expand "at an astonishing rate" around the turn of the 19th century. A few flurries or snow showers possible. [60], The City of Manchester is governed by the Manchester City Council. [70] Snowfalls are not common in the city because of the urban warming effect but the West Pennine Moors to the north-west, South Pennines to the north-east and Peak District to the east receive more snow, which can close roads leading out of the city. In more recent years, temperatures have occasionally reached over 30 Celsius. The combination of competition and improved efficiency halved the cost of coal and halved the transport cost of raw cotton. [207][208] Of the schools in the LEA with 30 or more pupils, four had 90 per cent or more pupils achieving at least five A*–C grades at GCSE including maths and English: Manchester High School for Girls, St Bede's College, Manchester Islamic High School for Girls, and The King David High School. [62] By 1846, with increasing population and greater industrialisation, the Borough Council had taken over the powers of the "Police Commissioners". Manchester's civic leadership has a reputation for business acumen. [44], Cotton processing and trading continued to fall in peacetime, and the exchange closed in 1968. [149] In 2012, plans were approved to introduce a water taxi service between Manchester city centre and MediaCityUK at Salford Quays. “We hard yard-long photos that dated back to the turn of the century. Manchester (/ˈmæntʃɪstər, -tʃɛs-/)[5][6] is a city and metropolitan borough in Greater Manchester, England. Manchester city centre is also serviced by over a dozen heavy and light rail-based park and ride sites. The Metro North West is available free at Metrolink stops, rail stations and other busy locations. [165] In 2014, HOME, a new custom-built arts complex opened. Manchester Arndale is the UK's largest city-centre shopping centre. [157] Other venues include Manchester Apollo, Albert Hall, Victoria Warehouse and the Manchester Academy. [223] In 1954, the BBC opened its first regional BBC Television studio outside London, Dickenson Road Studios, in a converted Methodist chapel in Rusholme. [62] Pevsner wrote "That [neighbouring] Stretford and Salford are not administratively one with Manchester is one of the most curious anomalies of England". Ice fisherman Scott Leslie froze in his tracks when he saw his bobhouse sinking last weekend on Burns Pond in Whitefield. North Manchester News-Journal (2004, 2005, 2009) [via] North Manchester News-Journal (2006-2008) [Google] Orland. [173], The municipally owned Manchester Art Gallery in Mosley Street houses a permanent collection of European painting and one of Britain's main collections of Pre-Raphaelite paintings. [20][25] The library, which opened in 1653 and is still open to the public today, is the oldest free public reference library in the United Kingdom. [167] Later the council stated it had secured a further £32 million. The University of Manchester includes the Manchester Business School, which offered the first MBA course in the UK in 1965. 376 were killed and 30,000 houses were damaged. The economic school of Manchester Capitalism developed there, and Manchester was the centre of the Anti-Corn Law League from 1838 onward. Manchester has hosted domestic, continental and international football competitions at Fallowfield Stadium, Maine Road, Old Trafford and the City of Manchester Stadium. He was a diligent puritan, turning out ale houses and banning the celebration of Christmas; he died in 1656.[29]. [169]:13–14 The theatre, to be called The Factory, after Manchester's Factory Records, will provide a permanent home for the Manchester International Festival. [135][136] [144] A second runway was opened in 2001 and there have been continued terminal improvements. He loved everybody,” St. Clair said. The then Labour leader … [106] Meanwhile, KPMG's competitive alternative report found that in 2012 Manchester had the 9th lowest tax cost of any industrialised city in the world,[107] and fiscal devolution has come earlier to Manchester than to any other British city: it can keep half the extra taxes it gets from transport investment. MANCHESTER, NH — Jan Raymond, executive vice president and chief lending officer for St. Mary’s Bank, was honored with Daniel Webster Council’s 2020 Granite State Outstanding Women’s Leadership Award at a virtual reception last month.. Raymond was chosen to receive the prestigious annual award for the leadership qualities she demonstrates. Manchester is well known as a city of sport. Top Ten: Treble Headers. The later groups came from what became known as the "Madchester" scene that also centred on The Haçienda nightclub developed by the founder of Factory Records, Tony Wilson. [89] Manchester's population is projected to reach 532,200 by 2021, an increase of 5.8 per cent from 2011. "[31] Engineering firms initially made machines for the cotton trade, but diversified into general manufacture. [166], Since 2007 the city has hosted the Manchester International Festival, a biennial international arts festival with a focus on original work, which has included major new commissions by artists, including Bjork. Following the Roman conquest of Britain in the 1st century, General Agricola ordered the construction of a fort named Mamucium in the year 79 to ensure that Roman interests in Deva Victrix (Chester) and Eboracum (York) were protected from the Brigantes. Migration (internal and international) and other changes accounted for a net increase of 3,100 people between July 2011 and June 2012. [177], The work of Stretford-born painter L. S. Lowry, known for "matchstick" paintings of industrial Manchester and Salford, can be seen in the City and Whitworth Manchester galleries, and at the Lowry art centre in Salford Quays (in the neighbouring borough of Salford), which devotes a large permanent exhibition to his works. [237] Defunct radio stations include Sunset 102, which became Kiss 102, then Galaxy Manchester), and KFM which became Signal Cheshire (now Imagine FM). [28] Manchester became an important centre for the manufacture and trade of woollens and linen, and by about 1540, had expanded to become, in John Leland's words, "The fairest, best builded, quickest, and most populous town of all Lancashire. Contract Memo 59352-A - Manchester, NH - Work on crossings through the millyard, July 28, 1976. [219], Several local weekly free papers are distributed by the MEN group. As the UK economy continues to recover from its 2008–2010 downturn, Manchester compares favourably according to recent figures. [113], Women fare better in Manchester than the rest of the country in comparative pay with men. [223][235] Manchester is also covered by two internet television channels: Quays News and Union Leader Correspondent, Poor ice conditions reported across the state, Prisons, jails gearing up for coronavirus vaccinations, Biden to update U.S. state governors on vaccines -White House, Officials identify woman killed in Epsom mobile home fire, Rachel Uchitel hoped to leave the word 'mistress' behind. The two began writing The Communist Manifesto in Chetham's Library[183] – founded in 1653 and claiming to be the oldest public library in the English-speaking world. From 1975, BBC programmes including Mastermind,[230] and Real Story,[231] were made at New Broadcasting House on Oxford Road. 22 January - 13:30 Your daily round up of news, views and features on all things United. Previously, notable Manchester acts of the 1960s include The Hollies, Herman's Hermits, and Davy Jones of the Monkees (famed in the mid-1960s for their albums and their American TV show), and the earlier Bee Gees, who grew up in Chorlton. Manchester was thus the target of bombing by the Luftwaffe, and by late 1940 air raids were taking place against non-military targets. The proportion of those with no religious affiliation rose by 58.1 per cent from 16 per cent to 25.3 per cent, whilst the proportion of Muslims increased by 73.6 per cent from 9.1 per cent to 15.8 per cent. One of the earliest instructors and classical music pianists/conductors at the RNCM, shortly after its founding, was the Russian-born Arthur Friedheim, (1859–1932), who later had the music library at the famed Peabody Institute conservatory of music in Baltimore, Maryland, named after him. [65] The River Mersey flows through the south of Manchester. The economics books Marx was reading at the time can be seen in the library, as can the window seat where Marx and Engels would meet. [9] It is fringed by the Cheshire Plain to the south, the Pennines to the north and east, and an arc of towns with which it forms a continuous conurbation. [140] Go North West operate a three-route zero-fare bus service, called "Metroshuttle", which carries 2.8 million commuters a year around Manchester's business districts. [151], Cycling for transportation and leisure enjoys popularity in Manchester and the city also plays a major role in British cycle racing.[152][153]. On Saturday 15 June 1996, the Provisional Irish Republican Army (IRA) carried out the 1996 Manchester bombing, the detonation of a large bomb next to a department store in the city centre. The Manchester television channel, Channel M, owned by the Guardian Media Group operated from 2000, but closed in 2012. The canal was extended to the Mersey at Runcorn by 1776. In the post-war period, it was a direct grant grammar school (i.e. [241], Manchester is home to the largest group of consuls in the UK outside London. New: United Daily. The ITV franchise Granada Television has been based in Manchester since 1954. Summer daytime temperatures regularly top 20 Celsius, quite often reaching 25 Celsius on sunny days during July and August in particular. [21][25] In the early 1800s, John Dalton formulated his atomic theory in Manchester. [117], According to 2019 property investment research, Manchester is rated as No. The National Cycling Centre includes a velodrome, BMX Arena and Mountainbike trials, and is the home of British Cycling, UCI ProTeam Team Sky and Sky Track Cycling. [111] On the other hand, Greater Manchester is home to more multi-millionaires than anywhere outside London, with the City of Manchester taking up most of the tally. The generally accepted etymology of this name is that it comes from Brittonic *mamm- ("breast", in reference to a "breast-like hill"). [214] Manchester Cricket Club evolved into Lancashire County Cricket Club and play at Old Trafford Cricket Ground, as do Manchester Originals, a new city-based cricket team founded in 2019 which will play in the new cricket competition The Hundred, representing Lancashire and Manchester. [20] The First World War interrupted access to the export markets. [17] Central Manchester has been permanently settled since this time. [236][237] Student radio stations include Fuse FM at the University of Manchester and MMU Radio at the Manchester Metropolitan University. [222][223][224] Granada produces Coronation Street,[225] local news and programmes for North West England. [88], Between the beginning of July 2011 and end of June 2012 (mid-year estimate date), births exceeded deaths by 4,800. Manchester was credited as the main driving force behind British indie music of the 1980s led by The Smiths, later including The Stone Roses, Happy Mondays, Inspiral Carpets, and James. [12] Manchester achieved city status in 1853. [218], The main regional newspaper in the city is the Manchester Evening News, which was for over 80 years the sister publication of The Manchester Guardian. Piccadilly Gardens has monuments dedicated to Queen Victoria, Robert Peel, James Watt and the Duke of Wellington. A number of television studios have been in operation around the city, and have since relocated to MediaCityUK in neighbouring Salford. The largest open space in the city, at around 260 hectares (642 acres),[67] is Heaton Park. 2 in command under Chief Owens.” Chief Owens said Blanchard was promoted to corporal in 2012 and sergeant in 2014. Albert Square has monuments to Prince Albert, Bishop James Fraser, Oliver Heywood, William Ewart Gladstone and John Bright. The city is notable for its architecture, culture, musical exports, media links, scientific and engineering output, social impact, sports clubs and transport connections. An extensive canal network, including the Manchester Ship Canal, was built to carry freight from the Industrial Revolution onward; the canals are still maintained, though now largely repurposed for leisure use. Manchester city centre suffers from constrained rail capacity that frequently leads to delays and cancellations – a 2018 report found that all three major Manchester stations are among the top ten worst stations in the United Kingdom for punctuality, with Oxford Road deemed the worst in the country. [200] The University of Law, the largest provider of vocation legal training in Europe, has a campus in the city. [112] In 2013 Manchester was ranked 6th in the UK for quality of life, according to a rating of the UK's 12 largest cities. [197] Following a series of drug-related violent incidents, The Haçienda closed in 1997. In the 1950s, the city was home to a so-called "Manchester School" of classical composers, which was composed of Harrison Birtwistle, Peter Maxwell Davies, David Ellis and Alexander Goehr. The Dancehouse on Oxford Road is dedicated to dance productions. [213] Manchester has competed twice to host the Olympic Games, beaten by Atlanta for 1996 and Sydney for 2000. [83], Due to being already highly urban, the city contains limited portions of protected green-belt area within greenfield throughout the borough, with minimal development opportunities,[84] at Clayton Vale, Heaton Park, Chorlton Water Park along with the Chorlton Ees & Ivy Green nature reserve and the floodplain surrounding the River Mersey, as well as the southern area around Manchester Airport. [43] Manchester Cathedral, Royal Exchange and Free Trade Hall were among the buildings seriously damaged; restoration of the cathedral took 20 years. Manchester lost 150,000 jobs in manufacturing between 1961 and 1983. [90], Of all households in Manchester, 0.23 per cent were Same-Sex Civil Partnership households, compared with an English national average of 0.16 per cent in 2011. Beattie said a bystander alerted firefighters to the apartment resident trapped on the second floor, who was removed and later refused medical treatment. 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