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Monthly Archives: August 2017

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Paris: Northern Soul visits the city of death

August 15, 2017 Comments Off on Paris: Northern Soul visits the city of death

Forget ideas of strolling hand-in-hand through the city of romance. Paris is not the city of love. It’s a city of the dead.

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Photo Gallery: 50 Years of Leeds West Indian Carnival

August 15, 2017 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: 50 Years of Leeds West Indian Carnival

Leeds West Indian Carnival is marking its 50th anniversary in 2017 with a spectacular series of milestone events to celebrate its golden anniversary, including a new exhibition which captures the 50-year history of Europe’s longest running Caribbean carnival parade, in photo, film, audio and costume.

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The Great British Bread Debate: is it baps, buns, rolls or something else entirely?

August 12, 2017 Comments Off on The Great British Bread Debate: is it baps, buns, rolls or something else entirely?

Us Brits take our food seriously.

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You’re not a little bit OCD, I am

August 11, 2017 Comments Off on You’re not a little bit OCD, I am

I have a tough time keeping my mouth shut about topics that I feel passionate about.

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Northern Soul chats to Duncan Craig, founder of Survivors Manchester, about breaking the silence

August 9, 2017 Comments Off on Northern Soul chats to Duncan Craig, founder of Survivors Manchester, about breaking the silence

Duncan Craig is one of the nicest men I have had the privilege of meeting.

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Cricket, Hayley-Jane Sims

It’s just not cricket: sexism in sport

August 9, 2017 Comments Off on It’s just not cricket: sexism in sport

As you may have already noticed, I like to big up women who play sport.

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The Wizard of Oz, Stockport Plaza

Review: The Wizard of Oz, The Plaza, Stockport

August 8, 2017 Comments Off on Review: The Wizard of Oz, The Plaza, Stockport

As a Stockport resident, I’ve often walked by The Plaza on my way to the big ASDA, and wondered what it’s like inside.

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Five Northern start-ups ready to take on The South

August 7, 2017 Comments Off on Five Northern start-ups ready to take on The South

As someone who runs a start-up in The North, I know that there’s a lot of BS out there.

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Photo Gallery: Landmark building The Piece Hall re-opens in Halifax

August 7, 2017 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Landmark building The Piece Hall re-opens in Halifax

On August 1, 2017, The Piece Hall in Halifax – one of the most iconic heritage buildings in Britain – re-opened its gates following a multi-million-pound transformation.

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Rob Pointon - The Hatch at The Briton’s Protection

Painting the North: The Hatch at The Briton’s Protection, Rob Pointon

August 6, 2017 Comments Off on Painting the North: The Hatch at The Briton’s Protection, Rob Pointon

In the fifth instalment of Painting the North, Ant Cosgrove, the man behind The Northern Art Page on Facebook, shares striking works of art, sketches and drawings from around The North of England.

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