It was forty years ago that Oldham Council began the building of the imposing 200ft Civic Centre tower, but not many know the secret of what lies underneath it.
The Guardian Exchange tunnels have lay virtually empty for almost 60 years since they were built in the 1950s – fuelling radioactive rumours of shadowy activities 200ft below the surface.
Nobody Told Us Anything: British ‘nuclear test’ veterans aim to bring documentary to theatre near YOU
British nuclear veterans are taking their fight for a ‘thank you’ to the silver screen – and have launched a Kickstarter campaign to bring it to a theatre near you.
Britain’s forgotten fighters used as human guinea pigs in nuclear tests reveal 60-year battle for recognition
More than 20,000 soldiers were put through atomic tests with no pre-warning so that boffins could try to determine the effects of radiation on humans
‘Bike for Peace’: Manchester gears up for nuclear-free world with globetrotting cycle spanning nine countries
Lord Mayor of Manchester Councillor Naeem ul Hassan will be joined by former the former Norwegian Prime Minister Kjell-Magne Bondevik on March 15.
How a nuclear blast would flatten Manchester: Morbid study reveals monstrous effect in bid to ban the bomb
Study was conducted by non-profit organisation Article 36