Monthly Archives: January 2020
Eight million tonnes of plastic end up in the world’s oceans every year. If these trends continue, our oceans could contain more plastic than fish by 2050.Read the full story..
In recent years, having already established himself as godfather to a whole generation of British radio and TV comedy, Armando Iannucci has been branching out, creating Veep for American television and co-writing and directing the feature film The Death of Stalin.Read the full story..
Forget Me Not, a new exhibition at The Exchange in North Shields, will showcase the work of pARTners which provides art classes for people living with dementia in North Tyneside.Read the full story..
It’s not all about the glamour when you’re a famous actress, as I find out when I chat to Holliday Grainger. “I was in Mauritius yesterday and now I’m in Blackburn,” she tells me.Read the full story..
Manchester, a city which likes to tell itself it has always led the laggards elsewhere, was building municipal housing long before the introduction of the Addison Act in 1919.Read the full story..
As I write this, Australia is on fire while the South of England struggles with another bout of severe flooding.Read the full story..
We love a good ginnel at Northern Soul. But, depending on where you’re from, there are all sorts of words for what essentially amounts to an alleyway, including jennel, snicket, vennel, gennel, jitty, jetty and our favourite…a weind.Read the full story..
In a new series for Northern Soul, our Gardening Correspondent Claire Fleetneedle looks at the unique challenges faced by gardeners up North and shares tips, ideas and horticultural happenings across the region.Read the full story..
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