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Articles relating to: Prestwich

Take Me to Church

Take Me To Church: Prestwich goes clubbing

July 2, 2018 Comments Off on Take Me To Church: Prestwich goes clubbing

When friends Marie Grant, Jane Thomson and Liz Gregory went for a night out in their home town of Prestwich, they came home disappointed with the dance floor offering, and with a clear resolution to do something about it.  

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Cuckoo image by Chris Payne

A Cuckoo in the nest

March 2, 2015 Comments Off on A Cuckoo in the nest

‘If angels cooked, they would make this.’ This is just one of the ways that, over the years, Northern Soul has described Mary-Ellen McTague’s food.

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MaryEllenMcTague_Aumbry1 by Chris Payne

Aumbry and Great British Menu Chef Mary-Ellen McTague talks to Northern Soul

May 14, 2014 Comments Off on Aumbry and Great British Menu Chef Mary-Ellen McTague talks to Northern Soul

The smell emanating from the kitchen at Aumbry when I arrive on a damp, grey Manchester day almost defies description.

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Greg Cook

Laugh Local Comes Of Age

September 14, 2013 Comments Off on Laugh Local Comes Of Age

Laugh Local, the funny younger brother of Bop Local, has been a strictly South Manchester affair since the first one was staged in November 2012. Until now.

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Aumbry

The Food of the Gods (in Prestwich)

July 1, 2013 Comments Off on The Food of the Gods (in Prestwich)

I started to write this review before I had my tea. That was a mistake, like the folly of shopping at the supermarket on an empty stomach.

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