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Online Event: North vs South – is mainstream media biased against the North? #ThisIsTheNorth Convention 2020

November 9, 2020 Comments Off on Online Event: North vs South – is mainstream media biased against the North? #ThisIsTheNorth Convention 2020

We’re delighted to announce that Northern Soul is the Media Partner for the #ThisIsTheNorth Convention 2020 hosted by The People’s Powerhouse.

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Review: LEGOLAND, Trafford Centre, Manchester

September 23, 2020 Comments Off on Review: LEGOLAND, Trafford Centre, Manchester

It’s four years since I last took my niece to LEGOLAND at Manchester’s Trafford Centre.

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What are you listening to in lockdown? Here are our Northern Bangers

April 18, 2020 Comments Off on What are you listening to in lockdown? Here are our Northern Bangers

In a world where our physical boundaries have contracted, it’s more important than ever to expand our inner horizons. With this in mind, we asked our writers and friends for their top Northern tunes.

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Sunset, Whorl Hill, Cleveland Way, Paul Hunter

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April 6, 2020 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Northern Images

The team at Northern Soul are practising social distancing and working from the safety of their homes, but that hasn’t stopped us wanting to celebrate our beautiful region.

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TV: Bingeworthy Northern Box Sets

April 5, 2020 Comments Off on TV: Bingeworthy Northern Box Sets

With most of the country confined to barracks, we’re all on the hunt for distractions and I’m no exception. Yesterday I cleaned the cat flap.

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Fields at Easingwold by Paul Hunter

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March 30, 2020 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Northern Images

The team at Northern Soul are practising social distancing and working from the safety of their homes, but that hasn’t stopped us wanting to celebrate our beautiful region.

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Review: The Black Bull, Sedbergh

March 15, 2020 Comments Off on Review: The Black Bull, Sedbergh

Is Sedbergh a town that can’t make up its mind?

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The spirit of the north: actress Holliday Grainger talks to Northern Soul

January 18, 2020 Comments Off on The spirit of the north: actress Holliday Grainger talks to Northern Soul

It’s not all about the glamour when you’re a famous actress, as I find out when I chat to Holliday Grainger. “I was in Mauritius yesterday and now I’m in Blackburn,” she tells me.

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Northern noir: crime author M.W. Craven talks to Northern Soul

January 5, 2020 Comments Off on Northern noir: crime author M.W. Craven talks to Northern Soul

Morse, Vera, Poirot and, um, Kojak.

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Northern Soul’s Best Reads of 2019

December 29, 2019 Comments Off on Northern Soul’s Best Reads of 2019

As we approach the end of 2019 (and the beginning of another decade) it’s tricky to remain optimistic – what with Brexit, a general election and a climate crisis. Nevertheless, this year wasn’t all fire and brimstone. If you’re a bookworm or a writer, 2019 was full of great news and excellent reads.

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