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Articles relating to: Chorlton

The Creameries

Food Review: The Creameries’ Christmas Menu, Chorlton

December 4, 2018 Comments Off on Food Review: The Creameries’ Christmas Menu, Chorlton

Occasionally this job throws up seriously difficult decisions.

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Food Review: The Creameries, Chorlton, Manchester

May 16, 2018 Comments Off on Food Review: The Creameries, Chorlton, Manchester

A brand new eatery opening in the neighbourhood always piques the interest.

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Swans by Phil Pearson

Photo Gallery: The Swans of Manchester

February 26, 2018 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: The Swans of Manchester

Just five miles from Manchester City Centre lies a little pocket of tranquillity called Chorlton Water Park.

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Dancing in the Dark, Chorlton Irish Club

Dance like there’s nobody watching: Dancing in the Dark, Chorlton Irish Club

April 4, 2017 Comments Off on Dance like there’s nobody watching: Dancing in the Dark, Chorlton Irish Club

It’s a damp Wednesday night in March and Northern Soul is in a blacked-out hall in South Manchester holding a pair of glow sticks and dancing with strangers to Don’t Talk to Me About Love by Altered Images.

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The Lead Station

Review: The Lead Station, Chorlton, Manchester

March 10, 2016 Comments Off on Review: The Lead Station, Chorlton, Manchester

When The Lead Station first opened up on Chorlton’s Beech Road in Manchester just over 20 years ago, the world was very different.

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Mish Mash

Review: Mish Mash, Chorlton, Manchester

August 8, 2015 Comments Off on Review: Mish Mash, Chorlton, Manchester

Chorlton may be known as the land of organic marrows and Crocs but it also has a ton of great restaurants.

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The Beagle

Review: The Beagle in Chorlton, Manchester

April 11, 2015 Comments Off on Review: The Beagle in Chorlton, Manchester

The word ‘pub’ used to be associated with dingy, sticky-floored old buildings that your grandad and his mates frequented, all eyes turned disapprovingly at any newcomer who dared step through the door.

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Reform Radio

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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Electrik

Review: Electrik Bar in Chorlton, Manchester

February 27, 2015 2 Comments

Chorlton-cum-Hardy has never been short of bars. The place is teeming with the blighters, some of which last about as long as mayflies.

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Annette Sills: writing my first novel

February 13, 2015 Comments Off on Annette Sills: writing my first novel

The Relative Harmony of Julie O’Hagan is the debut novel by South Manchester writer Annette Sills. In an article for Northern Soul, she writes about her experience of becoming a published author and the processes that went into writing her book.

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