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Author: Helen Nugent

Register of Tradeswomen

“A scarcity of tradeswomen remains an issue.” Mica May, Register of Tradeswomen

November 26, 2021 No Comments

Calls to the national domestic abuse helpline rose by more than a fifth during the COVID-19 pandemic, according to figures from the Office for National Statistics. In response to this increase in cases, Stopcocks Women Plumbers established the National Register of Tradeswomen to ensure that vulnerable householders, who might feel safer with tradeswomen, are able to find them.

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The official opening of Manchester Christmas Markets 2021 at The Winter Gardens in Piccadilly Gardens With Councillor Pat Karney and loyal German trader Anja Manke. Image by Mark Waugh.

Photo Gallery: Winter Gardens and Christmas Markets, Manchester

November 24, 2021 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Winter Gardens and Christmas Markets, Manchester

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, last year’s festive period was a rather subdued affair.

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Postman Pat: Welcome to Greendale, Lauriston Gallery, Waterside, Sale

Exhibition: Postman Pat – Welcome to Greendale, Waterside, Sale

November 24, 2021 No Comments

The nation’s favourite postie is back.

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Chocolate chestnut cake

Plant-based Christmas recipes: Chocolate chestnut cake

November 23, 2021 No Comments

Here at Northern Soul, we’re gearing up for the festive period and, not surprisingly, starting to think about our annual yuletide feasts.

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Vegetable festive potstickers

Recipes to spice up your Christmas from Wing Yip: Festive Vegetable Potstickers

November 23, 2021 No Comments

If you’re anything like the team at Northern Soul, you’ve probably commenced the countdown to Christmas.

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Stephen Fretwell. Clay Henry Films. 

Music Review: Stephen Fretwell, Gorilla, Manchester

November 22, 2021 No Comments

Ducking beneath the rumbling railway arches and skulking down to the side door of Manchester’s Gorilla always brings with it a sneaking feeling of mystery.

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Little Bird

A Little Bird says…we should be defending journalists

November 22, 2021 No Comments

In a series of editorials where leading writers are free to say what they want under a pen name, Little Bird writes in defence of journalists (and how we should really be reading the press). 

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Golden Gingersnap Cookies_

Recipes to spice up your Christmas from Wing Yip: Golden Gingersnap Biscuits

November 18, 2021 No Comments

If you’re anything like the team at Northern Soul, you’ve probably commenced the countdown to Christmas.

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Hot dog, The Freemasons

Recipe: Freemasons at Wiswell’s Cheddar Hot Dog

November 18, 2021 No Comments

This recipe might well be Steve Smith’s signature dish at the Freemasons at Wiswell.

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Sharon Latham It's a beautiful world, A New World Blazing

Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds – A New World Blazing, RedHouse Gallery Pop Up, Manchester

November 17, 2021 No Comments

Calling all music fans. RedHouse Originals Gallery has announced the Manchester launch of Noel Gallagher’s High Flying Birds: A New World Blazing.

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