Exclusive police video offered a unique insight into the month long riot which tore apart Strangeways prison. Meanwhile, in Dead and Buried, the mother of Moors Murder victim Keith Bennett told us the emotive story of his disappearance and her forty year search for his remains, thought to be still on Saddleworth Moor.

There was life before the motor car and, for many rural communities, at its heart was the railway. But a network of lines was torn from the map during the 50s and 60s, under pressure from the emerging road lobby. Railway Reminiscences met James Roberts who was guard on the last train to travel to line from Blaenau Ffestiniog to Bala Junction.

Remember the days when people used to work down coal mines, in mills or at the steel works? Despite the industrial downturn, there are still those who buck the trend. We chart their endeavours in Grafters. The pilot programme featured William Slinger who leads a 24/7 existence on his farm near Clitheroe whilst leading a farmers' co-operative.

The Missing Link spent a year on the Wensleydale Railway where 20 staff and a 100 or so volunteers have brought the passenger service back to life on an old freight-only branch. They've leased the 22 mile line from Network Rail but their ultimate goal is to relay another 18 miles of track down the dale, offering transport benefits to locals and a new strategic link between the West and East Coast Main Lines.


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