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Dogs in Cars_Case

Book Review: The Silence of Dogs in Cars by Martin Usborne

March 7, 2020 Comments Off on Book Review: The Silence of Dogs in Cars by Martin Usborne

I am a dog fanatic.

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View of the Tyne Bridge from the High Level Bridge, 6 March 1928, Tyne & Wear Archives & Museums

Photo Gallery: the North East, Tyne & Wear Archives

January 29, 2020 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: the North East, Tyne & Wear Archives

Located in the Discovery Museum in the heart of Newcastle, Tyne & Wear Archives is home to thousands of documents, housed on 14km of shelving, relating to the five local districts of Newcastle, Sunderland, Gateshead, North Tyneside and South Tyneside.

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Bird’s Nest From the series Soup

Photo Gallery: Our Plastic Ocean by Mandy Barker, Waterside, Sale

January 27, 2020 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Our Plastic Ocean by Mandy Barker, Waterside, Sale

Eight million tonnes of plastic end up in the world’s oceans every year. If these trends continue, our oceans could contain more plastic than fish by 2050.

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Love of Leeds

Photo Gallery: Love of Leeds

January 20, 2020 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Love of Leeds

A new photographic project aims to capture the life of Leeds in a stunning year-long photo essay.

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Sanitary Street later Anita Street 1898

Exhibition Review: 100 Years of Council Housing, Manchester Central Library

January 15, 2020 Comments Off on Exhibition Review: 100 Years of Council Housing, Manchester Central Library

Manchester, a city which likes to tell itself it has always led the laggards elsewhere, was building municipal housing long before the introduction of the Addison Act in 1919.

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Our Year in Pictures: Northern Soul’s Favourite Photos of 2019

December 24, 2019 Comments Off on Our Year in Pictures: Northern Soul’s Favourite Photos of 2019

It’s hard to believe that the end of the year is fast approaching.

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North Yorkshire, Paul Hunter

Photo Gallery: Winter scenes in North Yorkshire

December 23, 2019 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Winter scenes in North Yorkshire

Northern Soul’s North Yorkshire Photographer, Paul Hunter, shares a gallery of striking images capturing the sights and colours across the region during the winter months including Scarth Nick, Cleveland Hills, Ingleby Arncliffe and Cod Beck lake, a now unused reservoir near Osmotherley.

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Residents of June Street, Salford, 1973

Photo Gallery: Lived-In Rooms by Daniel Meadows and Martin Parr

December 9, 2019 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Lived-In Rooms by Daniel Meadows and Martin Parr

In 1973, June Street in Salford was an archetypal northern terraced street used for exterior shots on Coronation Street.

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GinnelWatch: Northern Soul’s Best Ginnels of 2019

December 9, 2019 Comments Off on GinnelWatch: Northern Soul’s Best Ginnels of 2019

We love a good ginnel at Northern Soul. But, depending on where you’re from, there are all sorts of words for what essentially amounts to an alleyway, including jennel, snicket, vennel, gennel, jitty and jetty.

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Manchester German Christmas Markets on Albert Square in front of the landmark Town Hall

Photo Gallery: Manchester Santa through the ages

December 2, 2019 Comments Off on Photo Gallery: Manchester Santa through the ages

Love him or loathe him, Zippy Santa’s absence from Manchester’s Albert Square has been noticeable.

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