Author: Claire Fleetneedle
My journey with voice training goes back generations.Read the full story..
Although I’m a forager through and through, two things have slowed my enthusiasm for rustling through the hedgerows of late.Read the full story..
Every year I try to pin Christmas down – an atmosphere, a perfect gathering, a woodland walk on a crisp December day.Read the full story..
I have visited Bolton museum many times in the past 30 years. So when I learned about its £3.8 million refurb I was expecting the usual neat display cases.Read the full story..
We have some pretty resilient slugs down our way happily munching lots of things, not least foxgloves, a plant they are supposed to loathe.Read the full story..
Gleaned from a collection of short stories by Bill Naughton (of Alfie fame) and adapted into a play by Lawrence Till, The Big Corner is a heartfelt homage to life in Bolton when cotton was king.Read the full story..
The Northern Soul Awards 2018
The Northern Soul Awards 2018 took place at the stunning Manchester Cathedral on November 15. Here’s our list of winners, along with the Highly Commended and Special Mentions for each category. Congratulations!
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