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The North

Good News: positive stories from across the North

May 5, 2020 Comments Off on Good News: positive stories from across the North

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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Natasha Rea

“I am not the same girl who started this book.” Actress Natasha Rea talks about Me, Myself and Bipolar Brenda

May 4, 2020 Comments Off on “I am not the same girl who started this book.” Actress Natasha Rea talks about Me, Myself and Bipolar Brenda

We’re living in uncertain times. Our lives are hugely altered, we’re existing in isolation, unsure about the future and our collective unease is palatable.

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Online Review: York, So Good They Named It Once, Harland Miller, York Art Gallery

May 3, 2020 Comments Off on Online Review: York, So Good They Named It Once, Harland Miller, York Art Gallery

If your sense of humour’s a wry one, you could do worse than watch a new film by homegrown and internationally renowned artist Harland Miller and hear his musings on growing up in North Yorkshire.

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Blackburn image by Laura Brown

Blackburn: Walking from here to there

May 2, 2020 Comments Off on Blackburn: Walking from here to there

Outside Blackburn’s Madina Mosque the terraced streets roll down into a valley where the town centre spreads out comfortably, but another steep incline begins into the green hills above.

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The Stinky Chef: Bucatini all’Amatriciana

May 2, 2020 Comments Off on The Stinky Chef: Bucatini all’Amatriciana

During these strange and uncertain times, we’re all in need of a pick-me-up. And what better than something to feed the body as well as the soul.

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