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‘“Smell me!” said one extremely excitable girl.’ The Lush UK Showcase 2018

October 6, 2018 Comments Off on ‘“Smell me!” said one extremely excitable girl.’ The Lush UK Showcase 2018

What springs to mind when you think of cosmetics brand Lush? Glittery bath bombs?

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Manchester Cares

“Hanging out and helping one another.” The community network tackling loneliness – Manchester Cares

October 3, 2018 Comments Off on “Hanging out and helping one another.” The community network tackling loneliness – Manchester Cares

When I was at university I worked as a carer.

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Dairy Queen: award-winning Syrian cheesemaker Razan Alsous talks to Northern Soul

September 6, 2018 Comments Off on Dairy Queen: award-winning Syrian cheesemaker Razan Alsous talks to Northern Soul

I am sat in Razan Alsous’s office in Sowerby Bridge admiring the clutch of awards that she’s amassed as a cheesemaker.

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Breastfeeding advert, Lunya

The Manchester restaurant tackling the stigma of breastfeeding in public

August 9, 2018 Comments Off on The Manchester restaurant tackling the stigma of breastfeeding in public

Breastfeeding. It’s always been something of a taboo subject in many ways. For a new mum “should I breast feed or not?” and then “can I do it in public?”

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The Northern Soul Awards Preview, Manchester Cathedral, image by Drew Wilby

Photo Gallery: The Northern Soul/Canal St Meet-Up and Northern Soul Awards Preview

July 23, 2018 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: The Northern Soul/Canal St Meet-Up and Northern Soul Awards Preview

Last Thursday saw the Northern Soul/Canal St Meet-up and Northern Soul Awards preview – a top night at the splendid Manchester Cathedral as Northern Soul and Canal St welcomed our friends to get together in the stunning Regimental Chapel to chat, mingle and drink.

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Think cross-stitch is for old ladies? Think again. Northern Soul talks to a self-confessed crosstitute

July 7, 2018 Comments Off on Think cross-stitch is for old ladies? Think again. Northern Soul talks to a self-confessed crosstitute

Cross-stitch is a much-loved art form which comes with certain connotations, namely of a homely, old-school, maybe slightly twee craft which enables its practitioners to immortalise pets, flowers and warm, welcoming slogans.

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Upfront & Onside: The Women’s Football Conference, National Football Museum, Manchester

Review: The Women’s Football Conference, National Football Museum, Manchester

March 15, 2018 Comments Off on Review: The Women’s Football Conference, National Football Museum, Manchester

When I was little, I played football for my primary school in North London.

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Edna Robinson

“The North is an amazing place and its potential has never been fully realised.” Edna Robinson, chairman of the People’s Powerhouse

February 25, 2018 Comments Off on “The North is an amazing place and its potential has never been fully realised.” Edna Robinson, chairman of the People’s Powerhouse

I love Edna Robinson. Not in a romantic way, you understand, I haven’t had a Valentine’s Day epiphany.

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Northern Soul announced as Media Partner for Prolific North Live 2018

December 15, 2017 Comments Off on Northern Soul announced as Media Partner for Prolific North Live 2018

I am delighted to announce that Northern Soul will be a media partner for 2018’s Prolific North Live.

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Amir Hussain, chief executive of YEME Architects

A design for life: the building of a northern architectural success story

November 9, 2017 Comments Off on A design for life: the building of a northern architectural success story

It is said that some of the best success stories begin in failure.

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