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Monthly Archives: March 2020

Good News: positive stories from across the North

March 30, 2020 No Comments

Northern Soul and People’s Powerhouse are partnering to share good news stories about businesses, people and communities coming together in the North of England and showing us the best of humanity during the COVID-19 crisis. We’ve heard so many examples of people showing great kindness and compassion and we think that these stories deserve to be shared far and wide. Let’s bring a little sprinkle of joy to people’s news feed and show the world how great Northerners really are, especially in challenging times.

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Films: Northern Soul’s Comfort Viewing (Part One)

March 30, 2020 No Comments

With us all cooped up inside for the foreseeable future, there’s not a great deal to do except sit tight and watch stuff. But it might as well be good stuff.

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Fields at Easingwold by Paul Hunter

Photo Gallery: Northern Images

March 30, 2020 No Comments

The team at Northern Soul are practising social distancing and working from the safety of their homes, but that hasn’t stopped us wanting to celebrate our beautiful region.

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Takeaway Review: Proove, West Didsbury

March 29, 2020 No Comments

During lockdown, when you’re wandering into your kitchen for the millionth time and opening the fridge before closing it again, you might have hit the point when it’s time to think about ordering a takeaway.

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Pantry Pairings: Chef Tony selects the best wines for your store cupboard meals

March 28, 2020 No Comments

With nights out in our favourite restaurants off the menu, Brits are turning to their cupboards for culinary inspiration.

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“Small steps can ultimately lead to big impacts.” Cumbria-based ethical skincare company Pure Lakes talks to Northern Soul

March 28, 2020 No Comments

If there’s a sliver of good news during the current COVID-19 pandemic (and, good lord, we need some) it’s the decreasing air pollution and positive environmental impact caused by human beings, well, just staying at home.

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Open Up & Pour: The way we talk about wine

March 28, 2020 No Comments

As I’ve always operated a ‘no question is a stupid one’ attitude to my Cracking Wine tastings, I love it when I get that question.

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“I wanted to reach as many young people as I could.” Deborah Dixon talks about preventing young sudden cardiac deaths with CRY

March 28, 2020 No Comments

In September 2011, Deborah Dixon experienced every parent’s worst nightmare.

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Joy France, Natasha Hawthornthwaite, Northern Heart Films

From shy teacher to international battle rapper, 63-year-old Joy France talks to Northern Soul

March 28, 2020 No Comments

What would happen if you were a teacher and went rogue?

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Online exhibition: Talking Sense, The Portico Library, Manchester

March 28, 2020 No Comments

Museums, art galleries and libraries across the North are now off limits to the public, their displays and collections sitting behind locked doors.

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