Monthly Archives: September 2019
“Once I was sacked from Corrie, I had enough to probably buy a small terraced house,” says Chris Hoyle. “But instead I spent obscene amounts of money on designer clothes.”Read the full story..
Northern Soul‘s North Yorkshire photographer, Paul Hunter, had all the fun at the fair when he attended an annual, historic fair that occupies the High Street and market place of Stokesley, a market town on the fringes of the North York Moors National Park.Read the full story..
Win a pair of tickets to the Great Northern Contemporary Craft Fair at Upper Campfield Market.Read the full story..
Down the decades, Salford has had a tempestuous relationship with its playwright progeny Shelagh Delaney.Read the full story..
We were absolutely blown away by just how articulate and passionate the young protesters were at last Friday’s Global Climate Strike.Read the full story..
During my 45 years on this earth, I’m fairly sure that I’ve never uttered the words “ooh, my Dad has such cool friends”.Read the full story..
“Writing is a lonely way of connecting with the world.” Author Bill Bryson talks about his new book and being an author
Interviewing Bill Bryson is a dangerous occupation, both in the preparation and the execution.Read the full story..
In April 1958, London-based theatre director Joan Littlewood received a package in the post from 19-year-old Shelagh Delaney of Duchy Road, Salford.Read the full story..
If you were to set a murder mystery in Harrogate then its crime writing festival would offer the perfect setting for a puckish postmodern whodunnit.Read the full story..
I grew up in Shakespeare’s Country (Stratford-upon-Avon to be precise) so I should be used to The Bard going on a bit.Read the full story..
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Happy birthday to @premierleague legend @alanshearer, who was born on this day in 1970 in Gosforth. The former @NUFC and @Rovers striker and current @BBCMOTD pundit is regarded as one of the the best strikers of his generation. He played 63 times for England, scoring 30. #Prem pic.twitter.com/nRI9KM0mHt
Philosopher and radio personality C.E.M Joad was born on this day in 1891 in Durham. Joad appeared on The Brains Trust, a BBC Radio wartime discussion programme. He popularised philosophy and became a celebrity, before his downfall in a scandal over an unpaid train fare in 1948. pic.twitter.com/kzlbbcIhn3
"There’s something about a centre-half lashing it in from distance which lifts the soul." Northern Soul's Football Correspondent, Chris Holmes, muses on the first week of the new Premier League season for the big Northern clubs. northernsoul.me.uk/football-a… ⚽️⚽️⚽️ pic.twitter.com/djkmKTnp7o
@GroomB Ah, we went to St Mary's Lighthouse many times as a child.