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Monthly Archives: July 2020

The British Music Experience

Win a family ticket for four to The British Music Experience, situated on Liverpool’s Pier Head

July 30, 2020 No Comments

Win a family ticket for four to The British Music Experience, situated on Liverpool’s Pier Head (a UNESCO World Heritage Site). 

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Tasting Beer with Soul: Twisted Wheel Brew Co.

July 30, 2020 No Comments

On the face of it, beer and music seem like natural bedfellows.

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CP Lee

A tribute to CP Lee

July 27, 2020 Comments Off on A tribute to CP Lee

Christopher Paul ‘CP’ Lee, who has died aged 70, was a man whose whole life was driven by enthusiasm.

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Burtonwood and Winick Community Bus

Good News in Focus: Burtonwood and Winwick Community Bus

July 27, 2020 Comments Off on Good News in Focus: Burtonwood and Winwick Community Bus

Northern Soul and People’s Powerhouse are continuing our partnership to share good new stories about businesses, people and communities coming together in the North of England during the COVID-19 crisis. As the country begins to loosen lockdown restrictions, we’re talking to Northerners doing excellent work across the region.

This week we chat to Cathy Mitchell, deputy leader for Warrington Council who, as part of her council role, set up Burtonwood and Winwick Community Bus, a charity providing transport for the communities of Winwick and Burtonwood.

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Cat, The Pets Factor, CBBC

“There’s lots of poo, there’s lots of wee, there’s lots of vomit.” Northern Soul chats to Cat Henstridge from CBBC’s The Pets Factor

July 27, 2020 Comments Off on “There’s lots of poo, there’s lots of wee, there’s lots of vomit.” Northern Soul chats to Cat Henstridge from CBBC’s The Pets Factor

If you’ve never turned on CBBC to keep little ones entertained while you inhale a pint of tea, you may not have had the good fortune of stumbling across The Pets Factor.

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The new Arts and Humanities Building at Manchester Metropolitan University on Oxford Road—home of Manchester Poetry Library.

“It helps you explore what it is to be human.” Becky Swain, Director of the new Manchester Poetry Library, talks to Northern Soul

July 24, 2020 Comments Off on “It helps you explore what it is to be human.” Becky Swain, Director of the new Manchester Poetry Library, talks to Northern Soul

When you think about a traditional library, what comes to mind? Books from floor to ceiling? Maybe a frosty librarian and a lot of dramatic shushing? Growing up I adored the library, but years spent at university, pouring over textbooks and watching the person sitting next to me sneakily wolf a smelly tuna sandwich, dampened my library-loving spirit. It’s only in recent years that I’ve rekindled the flame.

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Portrait of Humanity Vol 2

Book Review: Portrait of Humanity Vol 2

July 24, 2020 Comments Off on Book Review: Portrait of Humanity Vol 2

I am mildly obsessed with the photography collections from Hoxton Mini Press.

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Takeaway review: Dishoom, Manchester

July 23, 2020 Comments Off on Takeaway review: Dishoom, Manchester

Any writer of restaurant reviews will, as a matter of professional courtesy, read the competition.

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“We have to pull together.” Northern Soul talks to James Mason, CEO of Welcome to Yorkshire

July 23, 2020 Comments Off on “We have to pull together.” Northern Soul talks to James Mason, CEO of Welcome to Yorkshire

At the time of writing, the UK is slowly attempting to reclaim some semblance of normality.

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Photo Gallery: North Yorkshire coastline

July 22, 2020 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: North Yorkshire coastline

Northern Soul‘s North Yorkshire Photographer Paul Hunter heads to the North Yorkshire coastline and takes some stunning images.

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