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The whole Brexit conundrum may be dividing the nation but that hasn’t stopped first-time playwright and stand-up comedian Stan Wallace from having his say and encouraging us to have ours.Read the full story..
“I think young people genuinely understand that if you buy things from a small business, you are helping yourselves and your generation to do better than letting all the money go into the hands of the pension funds with dinosaur brands.”Read the full story..
“I think there has been some nervousness from some as to how it will be received,” says Councillor Bev Craig about the LGBT retirement community due to open in Manchester in 2020.Read the full story..
We hoped that 2018 would be an improvement on a turbulent 2016 and an inexplicable 2017. But this year proved that [rubbish] things come in threes. Nevertheless, it wasn’t all doom and gloom. In fact, 2018 was an incredible year for bookworms and writers alike.Read the full story..
“The danger of this job is not late nights, cocaine and hookers, it’s pasties.” Justin Moorhouse talks to Northern Soul
“I’m a non-smoking, teetotal vegan so I couldn’t make myself any sadder really. If I got an allotment, that would finally tip me over the edge.”Read the full story..
“I forgot you wrote it.” This was the feedback Graham Norton received from his mum which let him know he was onto a winner with this novel writing lark.Read the full story..
What have Justin Lee Collins, Alec Baldwin and Curly Watts got in common? Give up? Well, they have all made the character Dennis Dupree from Rock of Ages their own.Read the full story..
It’s hard to believe that Rough Guides have been with us since 1982.Read the full story..
The Northern Soul Awards 2018
The Northern Soul Awards 2018 took place at the stunning Manchester Cathedral on November 15. Here’s our list of winners, along with the Highly Commended and Special Mentions for each category. Congratulations!
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