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Monthly Archives: July 2016

Heaton Park Somme experience

Photo Gallery: Centenary of the Somme at Heaton Park

July 22, 2016 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Centenary of the Somme at Heaton Park

Centenary of the Somme – A national concert of commemoration Heaton Park, Manchester

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Caroline Aherne

Caroline Aherne: Manchester remembers a comedy great

July 19, 2016 Comments Off on Caroline Aherne: Manchester remembers a comedy great

It seems amiss that despite having written about the Manchester stand-up scene for 17 years, I neither met nor interviewed Caroline Aherne.

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Sanitary Products

The Price of Periods: why do homeless women have to beg for tampons?

July 19, 2016 Comments Off on The Price of Periods: why do homeless women have to beg for tampons?

Ah, periods. Your insides feel like they are being scraped away with a spoon, like egg from a shell, and there’s this weird dragging sensation in your womb. I spend most of the time in the bath or curled up on the sofa with a hot water bottle, a box of paracetamol and a block of Cathedral City cheddar.

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National Wedding Show

Win tickets to The National Wedding Show, Manchester

July 19, 2016 Comments Off on Win tickets to The National Wedding Show, Manchester

Win tickets to The National Wedding Show at Manchester Central

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The Wingfield Spritz Cocktail

Win a Bottle of New Gin Aperitif, The Wingfield

July 19, 2016 Comments Off on Win a Bottle of New Gin Aperitif, The Wingfield

WIN A BOTTLE OF NEW GIN APERITIF, THE WINGFIELD

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Russell Richardson as Gandalf

Review: The Hobbit, Williamson Park, Lancaster

July 19, 2016 Comments Off on Review: The Hobbit, Williamson Park, Lancaster

I never did read The Hobbit. Our village library had a copy but getting hold of it was about as easy as, well, stealing dragon’s treasure.

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Northern Soul

Job Opportunity at Northern Soul: Sales & Marketing Manager

July 14, 2016 Comments Off on Job Opportunity at Northern Soul: Sales & Marketing Manager

Northern Soul is recruiting!

JOB OPPORTUNITY AT NORTHERN SOUL 

Sales & Marketing Manager

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Caroline Aherne: a tribute

July 11, 2016 Comments Off on Caroline Aherne: a tribute

In the first of our tributes to the comedian, writer and actress Caroline Aherne, who died earlier this month, Northern Soul’s Gerry Potter writes about a very special person.

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Manchester’s first openly gay Lord Mayor talks to Northern Soul

July 9, 2016 Comments Off on Manchester’s first openly gay Lord Mayor talks to Northern Soul

In just a few short weeks, Carl Austin-Behan has raised the profile of Lord Mayor of Manchester beyond measure. It’s fair to say that many of the city’s inhabitants hadn’t even realised there was a Lord Mayor until the 44-year-old was sworn in.

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Waste Not, Want More: The Real Junk Food Project

July 9, 2016 Comments Off on Waste Not, Want More: The Real Junk Food Project

The state of the global food industry is not something I need bang on about here.

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