Monthly Archives: March 2020
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.Read the full story..
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.Read the full story..
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.Read the full story..
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.Read the full story..
With nights out in our favourite restaurants off the menu, Brits are turning to their cupboards for culinary inspiration.Read the full story..
“Small steps can ultimately lead to big impacts.” Cumbria-based ethical skincare company Pure Lakes talks to Northern Soul
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.Read the full story..
“I wanted to reach as many young people as I could.” Deborah Dixon talks about preventing young sudden cardiac deaths with CRY
In September 2011, Deborah Dixon experienced every parent’s worst nightmare.Read the full story..
What would happen if you were a teacher and went rogue?Read the full story..
Museums, art galleries and libraries across the North are now off limits to the public, their displays and collections sitting behind locked doors.Read the full story..
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spending time with family (from the same household), 16% opted for harnessing social media for good and a further 16% said they liked seeing a reduction in litter and cleaner streets. Only 4% were reigniting their love for a lost hobby #NSPoll (2/2) pic.twitter.com/StfXMeVxlE
A few weeks ago, we asked you lovely lot: what's the most positive thing you've noticed during the current crisis? 23% said seeing all the community projects and people coming together to help the most vulnerable while 28% said appreciating nature. Meanwhile, 13% said (1/2)