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Monthly Archives: August 2020

“We know the North isn’t one place, it’s not just one voice.” Northern Soul talks to HarperNorth’s Publishing Director, Genevieve Pegg

August 10, 2020 Comments Off on “We know the North isn’t one place, it’s not just one voice.” Northern Soul talks to HarperNorth’s Publishing Director, Genevieve Pegg

The North-South divide has long been a contentious issue but recent events seem to have accentuated the gap.

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Platt Fields Market Garden

Good News in Focus: Platt Fields Market Garden

August 10, 2020 Comments Off on Good News in Focus: Platt Fields Market Garden

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.

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Panna Cotta

The Stinky Chef: Panna cotta with local strawberries and aged balsamic

August 4, 2020 Comments Off on The Stinky Chef: Panna cotta with local strawberries and aged balsamic

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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Crusader and Phoenix. Image courtesy of Capital&Centric

The changing face of the Manchester skyline

August 4, 2020 Comments Off on The changing face of the Manchester skyline

Pre-pandemic, the Manchester skyline was changing dramatically – the city was starting to resemble Manhattan.

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Belper ginnel by David Gladwin.

Photo Gallery: GinnelWatch – time to show us your ginnels…

August 3, 2020 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: GinnelWatch – time to show us your ginnels…

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.

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Dianne Irving

Good News in Focus: Dianne Irving, The Crown and The Howard Arms, Carlisle

August 3, 2020 Comments Off on Good News in Focus: Dianne Irving, The Crown and The Howard Arms, Carlisle

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.

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