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Monthly Archives: August 2014

Daniel Radcliffe

Daniel Radcliffe talks to Northern Soul about his new film and the ‘P’ word (professionalism)

August 26, 2014 Comments Off on Daniel Radcliffe talks to Northern Soul about his new film and the ‘P’ word (professionalism)

The cliché is that successful child-actors go into an irreversible decline, or rehab, or even the cold, cold ground not long after puberty kicks in and audiences check out.

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horsetail

Fleetneedles Forage and those blasted Anglo-Saxons

August 25, 2014 Comments Off on Fleetneedles Forage and those blasted Anglo-Saxons

Arthritis is a common autoimmune disorder that affects many people. It is largely associated with the elderly but can strike at any age.

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Band Gobi Mattar

Band Gobi Mattar from The Spice Club

August 25, 2014 Comments Off on Band Gobi Mattar from The Spice Club

The Spice Club Cooks Band Gobi Mattar

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Funz and Gamez

Manchester’s funniest excel at the Edinburgh Fringe

August 25, 2014 Comments Off on Manchester’s funniest excel at the Edinburgh Fringe

And so Edinburgh shrugs off its sequins and takes in the bunting as the Fringe comes to end once more.

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Get It Loud In Libraries

Get Loud In The Library with Adele

August 25, 2014 Comments Off on Get Loud In The Library with Adele

Dusty, furtive places with quiet at a premium – these are the oft-quoted stereotypes associated with libraries. So you wouldn’t expect to see Adele belting out her tunes in a Lancaster library, would you?

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Ancoats Dispensary

The Ancoats Dispensary is on the mend

August 25, 2014 Comments Off on The Ancoats Dispensary is on the mend

Over the last century, Ancoats in Manchester has seen a period of massive change. Victorian mills, where many toiled to make ends meet, are now expensive apartment blocks. But one building which stood firm in the face of this gentrification has been under threat.

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Northern Ballet’s Artistic Director talks to Northern Soul

August 25, 2014 Comments Off on Northern Ballet’s Artistic Director talks to Northern Soul

Northern Soul‘s Rich Jevons talks to Northern Ballet’s artistic director David Nixon about his early days as a dancer in Canada, his adaptation of Bram Stoker’s Dracula and F. Scott Fitzgerald’s The Great Gatsby, as well as the more family-orientated productions of Cinderella and Peter Pan.

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Treestation

Fuel for Thought

August 23, 2014 Comments Off on Fuel for Thought

TreeStation is Greater Manchester’s only cooperatively-run tree work and wood fuels business. A not-for-profit social enterprise aiming to make the best use of local timber resources, they are pioneers in the area of urban woodland management, providing green solutions to wood waste and ‘up-cycling’ as much as possible.

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Millgarth Police Station

What is happening to our Northern character?

August 23, 2014 Comments Off on What is happening to our Northern character?

Chris Nickson is a crime writer. He lives in Leeds and he’s not happy about the erosion of his city’s history and its Northern identity.  

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Paradise Factory

Manchester’s Paradise Factory opens its doors for the last time

August 23, 2014 Comments Off on Manchester’s Paradise Factory opens its doors for the last time

Twenty-one is an important birthday for anyone but what if you are one of the biggest clubs ever to grace Manchester’s scene? Then you celebrate in style. On the back of last year’s phenomenally successful 20th reunion party, Paradise Factory is going out with a bang. Northern Soul caught up with creator Peter Dalton.

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