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Election 2015: The Whig Party

May 4, 2015 Comments Off on Election 2015: The Whig Party

Working in a busy office as the country prepares to take to the polling stations, everyone is talking about who they are voting for and what the election means to them.

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Graeae Bradbury Studios

Graeae Theatre Company: Write to Play

April 11, 2015 Comments Off on Graeae Theatre Company: Write to Play

Write to Play is a bold new writing initiative from Graeae Theatre Company. It is committed to developing the skills and experience of deaf and disabled writers. In the second of our series, one of the participants explains how it all works and what it means to her.

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Win a Precious Little Bundle Easter Basket

March 27, 2015 Comments Off on Win a Precious Little Bundle Easter Basket

WIN A PRECIOUS LITTLE BUNDLE EASTER BASKET

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Appy Times at Manchester’s Apadmi

March 27, 2015 Comments Off on Appy Times at Manchester’s Apadmi

Since its formation in 2009, Manchester-based Apadmi, a leading mobile app developer, has expanded rapidly and is continuing to take on new staff and clients. Howard Simms, co-founder and director of Apadmi, writes for Northern Soul about the company’s origins, recent changes and where the business is heading.

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Haunted Machines at FutureEverything, Manchester

March 5, 2015 Comments Off on Haunted Machines at FutureEverything, Manchester

It’s a daunting experience wandering into Room Two of Manchester’s Town Hall.

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Reform Radio: creative collaboration in Manchester

March 1, 2015 Comments Off on Reform Radio: creative collaboration in Manchester

Northern Soul’s Helen Nugent chats to Reform Radio, a community of like-minded people in Manchester working together to create opportunities for the development of young people, especially those looking for employment.

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Internet Cat Video Festival: an on/offline phenomenon

February 26, 2015 Comments Off on Internet Cat Video Festival: an on/offline phenomenon

As a freelancer, I’m always looking for new forms of income. Shifting for a national newspaper? Yes please. Corporate writing? I don’t mind if I do. Radio presenting? You betcha.

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Behind the scenes at First Chop Brewing Arm in Salford

February 17, 2015 Comments Off on Behind the scenes at First Chop Brewing Arm in Salford

In the first of a new series celebrating the breweries of the North of England, Guy Kilty visits the First Chop Brewing Arm in Salford.

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No More Page Three

No More Page Three: a personal perspective

January 24, 2015 Comments Off on No More Page Three: a personal perspective

One of the biggest news stories of the week centred on a tabloid, boobs and a determined campaign to consign Page 3 to history. Whether or not you agree with bare breasts in a national newspaper, the No More Page 3 group has, if nothing else, sparked a debate on 21st century feminism, equality and freedom of the press. Here, one of its key activists, Anne Louise Kershaw, writes for Northern Soul about a roller-coaster week.

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Graeae Theatre Company: breaking down barriers

January 17, 2015 Comments Off on Graeae Theatre Company: breaking down barriers

Write to Play is a bold new writing initiative committed to developing the skills and experience of deaf and disabled writers. In the first of a new series, Graeae Theatre Company explains what it hopes to achieve in 2015.

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