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Good News: positive stories from across the North

March 30, 2020 No Comments

Northern Soul and People’s Powerhouse are partnering to share good news stories about businesses, people and communities coming together in the North of England and showing us the best of humanity during the COVID-19 crisis. We’ve heard so many examples of people showing great kindness and compassion and we think that these stories deserve to be shared far and wide. Let’s bring a little sprinkle of joy to people’s news feed and show the world how great Northerners really are, especially in challenging times.

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“Small steps can ultimately lead to big impacts.” Cumbria-based ethical skincare company Pure Lakes talks to Northern Soul

March 28, 2020 No Comments

If there’s a sliver of good news during the current COVID-19 pandemic (and, good lord, we need some) it’s the decreasing air pollution and positive environmental impact caused by human beings, well, just staying at home.

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“I wanted to reach as many young people as I could.” Deborah Dixon talks about preventing young sudden cardiac deaths with CRY

March 28, 2020 No Comments

In September 2011, Deborah Dixon experienced every parent’s worst nightmare.

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Review: Lush Spa, Liverpool

February 15, 2020 Comments Off on Review: Lush Spa, Liverpool

I’m a fan of a good spa day but switching my brain off is tricky at the best of the times.

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“We still have a long way to go.” Actress, presenter and mental health advocate Denise Welsh talks to Northern Soul

January 10, 2020 Comments Off on “We still have a long way to go.” Actress, presenter and mental health advocate Denise Welsh talks to Northern Soul

She is an accomplished stage and TV actress, a ‘loose’ woman, a mental health advocate and, most recently, a patron of Manchester’s award-winning Hope Mill Theatre.

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Fenwick Christmas Window, Newcastle

Photo Gallery: Fenwick Christmas Window, Newcastle

December 21, 2019 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Fenwick Christmas Window, Newcastle

Ah, the Fenwick Christmas window in Newcastle.

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Win an Embellish With Relish cookbook gift bag prize worth £50

December 9, 2019 Comments Off on Win an Embellish With Relish cookbook gift bag prize worth £50

Win an Embellish With Relish cookbook gift bag prize worth £50.

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Glow star Kate Nash faces off against the Princess Diana of pro-wrestling Eve Jetta. Photo credit Rob Brazier

“Wrestling is a place where women can come and reclaim their bodies.” EVE Riot Grrrls of Wrestling talk to Northern Soul

October 20, 2019 Comments Off on “Wrestling is a place where women can come and reclaim their bodies.” EVE Riot Grrrls of Wrestling talk to Northern Soul

As a child growing up in the 80s, my weekend highlight was watching Big Daddy at my Nana’s house.

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“An opener to new worlds.” PechaKucha talks to Northern Soul

October 20, 2019 Comments Off on “An opener to new worlds.” PechaKucha talks to Northern Soul

Forget spiders and heights (although I’m fond of neither), my biggest fear is standing on stage in front of a beady-eyed audience.

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Moddershall Oaks Country Spa Retreat, Staffordshire

Review: Moddershall Oaks Country Spa Retreat, Staffordshire

August 24, 2019 Comments Off on Review: Moddershall Oaks Country Spa Retreat, Staffordshire

I was so relaxed after my stay at Moddershall Oaks Country Spa Retreat in Staffordshire that it took me several hours to notice my t-shirt was inside out.

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