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Book Review – After Grenfell: Violence, Resistance and Response, edited by Dan Bulley, Jenny Edkins and Nadine El-Enany
On June 14, 2017, a fire engulfed a tower block in West London. Seventy-two people lost their lives and hundreds of others were left injured, displaced and traumatised.Read the full story..
I was worried about this one.Read the full story..
In a new series of editorials where leading writers are free to say what they want under a pen name, Little Bird writes about fantasy politics.Read the full story..
“I arrived at the count thinking, blummin’ eck.” James Frith, MP for Bury North, talks to Northern Soul
It was one of the gloomiest nights of my life.Read the full story..
“It is a social medium that has artistry. And a means of powerful communication, too.”Read the full story..
On a relentlessly grey, damp and oppressive Tuesday afternoon on Newcastle’s Thornton Street, Jeremy Corbyn took to a makeshift stage to address the crowds in hats and waterproofs who had gathered there to listen to him.Read the full story..
Young people and politics. It’s a subject I’m well versed in as I was once a young man, embroiled in all manner of revolutionary brickbatting and riotous assemblies – and well before I turned 18.Read the full story..
Campaign for the North is a new cross-party organisation working towards a regional government for the North of England. Here, the organisation’s campaign director sets out its ambitions. What do you think? Let us know via Twitter @Northern_Soul_or in our comment thread below.Read the full story..
As I picked my way through the rubble and surveyed the ruins of the city centre, I wondered how on earth Manchester would rebuild itself, how it would recover from the largest bomb ever detonated in peacetime Britain.Read the full story..
- Photo Gallery: Farne Islands, Northumberland
- “Maybe there will be some sort of renewal to come out of this.” Polyp, founder of the Peterloo Memorial Campaign, talks to Northern Soul
- Power Up: Gaming history at Manchester’s Science and Industry Museum
- Let’s Not Die a Young Man’s Death: Northern Soul talks to Roger McGough
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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@SteveRobson04 It's a step too far I reckon...and will encourage people to spend their lives - even when outside - looking down at their phones. Sigh.
@SteveRobson04 Also on the Spinningfields website. It's by AO - which sells phones - but whoever thought that up is getting their PR bonus this month...
@SteveRobson04 It's on Spinningfields Manchester's Facebook page - says they are planning to introduce it as a temporary measure tomorrow. Probably a stunt but will be interesting to see if people actually use it...