Underground publishing and domestic terrorism in 1970s Manchester
'My research took me to the Magic Village, a club opened in March 1968 by DJ and music aficionado Roger Eagle in a dank Dickensian cellar in Cromford Court'
Dear Millers — today’s members’ newsletter has the latest Covid-19 hospital and vaccination numbers for GM, which just came out; news of an unhappy councillor breaking cover to criticise the whips of the ruling Labour Group; and a fascinating piece by the writer and DJ Dave Haslam about underground publishing and domestic terrorism in 1970s Manchester.
Don’t forget: tonight we have a discussion thread starting at 8pm, in which we are going to discuss the legacy of Sir Richard Leese and what you would like to change in the governance of Manchester and Greater Manchester in the years ahead. Leese has been running the city for 25 years and in recent years has been deputy mayor of Greater Manchester too. Would you like his successors in those roles to continue on the same track? Or do we need changes in approach or policy? Jump in to discuss this or to suggest questions for our second Leese interview — you’ll get an email just before 8pm.
But first: this morning we retweeted what appeared …