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“We know the North isn’t one place, it’s not just one voice.” Northern Soul talks to HarperNorth’s Publishing Director, Genevieve Pegg

August 10, 2020 Comments Off on “We know the North isn’t one place, it’s not just one voice.” Northern Soul talks to HarperNorth’s Publishing Director, Genevieve Pegg

The North-South divide has long been a contentious issue but recent events seem to have accentuated the gap.

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Platt Fields Market Garden

Good News in Focus: Platt Fields Market Garden

August 10, 2020 Comments Off on Good News in Focus: Platt Fields Market Garden

Northern Soul and People’s Powerhouse are continuing our partnership to share good new stories about businesses, people and communities coming together in the North of England during the COVID-19 crisis. As the country begins to loosen lockdown restrictions, we’re talking to Northerners doing excellent work across the region.

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Good News in Focus: Dianne Irving, The Crown and The Howard Arms, Carlisle

August 3, 2020 Comments Off on Good News in Focus: Dianne Irving, The Crown and The Howard Arms, Carlisle

Northern Soul and People’s Powerhouse are continuing our partnership to share good new stories about businesses, people and communities coming together in the North of England during the COVID-19 crisis. As the country begins to loosen lockdown restrictions, we’re talking to Northerners doing excellent work across the region.

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Burtonwood and Winick Community Bus

Good News in Focus: Burtonwood and Winwick Community Bus

July 27, 2020 Comments Off on Good News in Focus: Burtonwood and Winwick Community Bus

Northern Soul and People’s Powerhouse are continuing our partnership to share good new stories about businesses, people and communities coming together in the North of England during the COVID-19 crisis. As the country begins to loosen lockdown restrictions, we’re talking to Northerners doing excellent work across the region.

This week we chat to Cathy Mitchell, deputy leader for Warrington Council who, as part of her council role, set up Burtonwood and Winwick Community Bus, a charity providing transport for the communities of Winwick and Burtonwood.

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“We have to pull together.” Northern Soul talks to James Mason, CEO of Welcome to Yorkshire

July 23, 2020 Comments Off on “We have to pull together.” Northern Soul talks to James Mason, CEO of Welcome to Yorkshire

At the time of writing, the UK is slowly attempting to reclaim some semblance of normality.

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Photo Gallery – Howfen Portraits: lockdown street photos in Bolton

July 15, 2020 Comments Off on Photo Gallery – Howfen Portraits: lockdown street photos in Bolton

It was a boiling hot day and I was having a brew in the back garden when the idea of doorstep portraits came to mind.

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OperaWatch: Lockdown Edition

July 10, 2020 Comments Off on OperaWatch: Lockdown Edition

It’s been a quiet old time here at OperaWatch HQ. The furniture is dust-covered, the trainee opera critics have all been furloughed and I sit here like Miss Havisham dripping in cobwebs and waiting for news, any news.

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Good News: positive stories from across the North

June 22, 2020 Comments Off on Good News: positive stories from across the North

Northern Soul and People’s Powerhouse are partnering to share good news stories about businesses, people and communities coming together in the North of England and showing us the best of humanity during the COVID-19 crisis. We’ve heard so many examples of people showing great kindness and compassion and we think that these stories deserve to be shared far and wide. Let’s bring a little sprinkle of joy to people’s news feed and show the world how great Northerners really are, especially in challenging times.

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Takeaway Review: Erst, Manchester

June 22, 2020 Comments Off on Takeaway Review: Erst, Manchester

One of the great pleasures of writing for Northern Soul is being able to review many of the best restaurants in Manchester.

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Abigail Mcgourlay, Brewing

Image Gallery: Shortlist, The Arts Society’s Isolation Artwork Competition

June 8, 2020 Comments Off on Image Gallery: Shortlist, The Arts Society’s Isolation Artwork Competition

How does the COVID-19 pandemic feel for you? How are you navigating lockdown and social distancing?

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