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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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Review: The Cellar Key, Chorlton, Manchester

January 12, 2015 Comments Off on Review: The Cellar Key, Chorlton, Manchester

Chorlton has more than its fair share of restaurants and bars to choose from but when someone opens a ‘wine-led restaurant/bar’ at the bottom of your road it would be rude not to investigate.

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Chapati Cafe

Chapati Café: Rice and Three comes to the ‘burbs

November 1, 2014 Comments Off on Chapati Café: Rice and Three comes to the ‘burbs

As a resident of Chorlton in Manchester, I’m privileged to live within spitting distance of some great cafés, bars and restaurants.

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Chorlton Coffee Festival

Keen on the Bean

June 12, 2013 Comments Off on Keen on the Bean

Chorlton has a coffee festival now. Twenty years ago, the chances of those words, being used in that precise order, would have been so astronomical that it would have required a computer of HAL 9000 proportions to calculate the odds.

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Coriander

Coriander, Chorlton

June 11, 2013 Comments Off on Coriander, Chorlton

The trouble with coriander is this: it’s a herb that divides opinion.

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North Wales Holiday Photos

North Wales Holiday Photos at The Font, Chorlton

May 18, 2013 Comments Off on North Wales Holiday Photos at The Font, Chorlton

As an inner-city Mancunian child of the 70s, the end of the school year meant three things to me: no homework for a couple of months, getting shouted at for popping tar bubbles in the street and the annual pilgrimage to North Wales.

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