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Barker Baker

All rise: breaking bread in the North

May 27, 2016 Comments Off on All rise: breaking bread in the North

As people, we place a lot of faith in bread. We break bread as a basis for friendship.

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Liz Foster Designs

Aesthetic grit and fish & chips: Liz Foster Design

May 7, 2016 Comments Off on Aesthetic grit and fish & chips: Liz Foster Design

When I was at university in the early 1990s, I shared a flat with four girls studying at Glasgow School Of Art. I recall that a lot of alcohol was drunk and a great deal of inventively flavoured home-made bread was eaten.

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Northern Soul Mate

Canny Cards and Mint Mugs: Northern Soul talks to Wot Ma Like

April 18, 2016 Comments Off on Canny Cards and Mint Mugs: Northern Soul talks to Wot Ma Like

Do you ever feel frustrated that all Mother’s Day cards say Mum instead of Mam? Or annoyed that your flatmates don’t know what you mean when you say “Mek us a brew”?

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Coffe4Craig

Coffee4Craig: Help for the Homeless

February 13, 2016 Comments Off on Coffee4Craig: Help for the Homeless

A forgotten community, sleeping in doorways, huddled in grimy corners sheltering from the weather. Admit it, how many times have you walked past a homeless person pretending not to see or hear them?

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Sean Wilson

From Corrie to Cheese: the Saddleworth Cheese Company

January 29, 2016 Comments Off on From Corrie to Cheese: the Saddleworth Cheese Company

“I bet you didn’t know I made cheese.” This banner can be spotted at food markets up and down the country.

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Northern Soul Podcast

The Northern Soul 2015 Quiz

January 2, 2016 Comments Off on The Northern Soul 2015 Quiz

How’s your Northern knowledge? Let’s see how much you can recall about 2015 – and test your Northern know-how at the same time. No prizes, just a lovely feeling of smugness when you get them all right (answers are at the bottom…)

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The Northern Soul End of Year Quiz: 2015

December 28, 2015 Comments Off on The Northern Soul End of Year Quiz: 2015

How’s your Northern knowledge? With just a few days until 2015 draws to a close, let’s see how much you can recall about the year – and we’ll also test your general Northern trivia. No prizes, just a lovely feeling of smugness when you get them all right (answers will be posted on Northern Soul at the end of week). No googling allowed….

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City Year Greater Manchester

City Year: tackling educational inequality across the North West

December 19, 2015 Comments Off on City Year: tackling educational inequality across the North West

Rekha Patel-Harrison, Head of Site at City Year Greater Manchester, writes for Northern Soul about a new opportunity for young people in the North West to make a difference.

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Mackinnon & Saunders

Mackinnon and Saunders: world-class animation in Altrincham

November 2, 2015 Comments Off on Mackinnon and Saunders: world-class animation in Altrincham

If you wander into quiet, leafy Oldfield Brow just outside Altrincham, you’ll find many things that you might reasonably expect to see: a little church, a Post Office, a couple of takeaways and a butty shop.

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Julie Hesmondhalgh in Black Roses

Black Roses: Julie Hesmondhalgh talks to Northern Soul

October 4, 2015 Comments Off on Black Roses: Julie Hesmondhalgh talks to Northern Soul

On August 11, 2007, Sophie Lancaster was beaten unconscious in Stubbylee Park, Bacup, and later died from her injuries in hospital.

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