Author: Emma Yates-Badley
It’s January. The weather is rubbish, the piggy bank is empty and we’re all feeling a little bit sluggish. It can also be the time of year where our mental health needs some TLC. Northern Soul’s Emma Yates-Badley has registered for RED January 2019, a community initiative that encourages people to support their mental health by doing something active every single day. Emma will be writing about her experience in a weekly blog. In partnership with independent mental health charity, Mind, RED January can provide a focus in a characteristically tough month, empowering you to start the year as you mean to go on.Read the full story..
Tabloid journalism is a joke. But it’s not a funny one, no-one’s laughing and it keeps getting worse.Read the full story..
I read chapters from Olivia Laing’s The Lonely City in the bath.Read the full story..
Review: 24 Stories featuring Kathy Burke, Mike Gayle, John Mitchinson, Nina Stibbe, Manchester Literature Festival
Social media gets a bad rap.Read the full story..
From ITV big gob (and all-round cockwomble), Piers Morgan has suggested that papoose-wearing fathers look ’emasculated’.Read the full story..
I’m increasingly drawn to stories set in the places I know well.Read the full story..
What springs to mind when you think of cosmetics brand Lush? Glittery bath bombs?Read the full story..
“Manchester is good at spotting an opportunity and going for it.” John McGrath from Manchester International Festival talks to Northern Soul
Last year was a harrowing time for Manchester.Read the full story..
When I was at university I worked as a carer.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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