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Edna Robinson

“This work is all about providing platforms for voices that too often go unheard.” Edna Robinson, Chair of the People’s Powerhouse

November 23, 2020 Comments Off on “This work is all about providing platforms for voices that too often go unheard.” Edna Robinson, Chair of the People’s Powerhouse

We all hugged each other and promised to keep in touch.

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Manchester Camerta

Good News in Focus: Manchester Camerata

November 23, 2020 Comments Off on Good News in Focus: Manchester Camerata

Northern Soul and People’s Powerhouse are continuing our partnership to share good news stories about businesses, people and communities coming together in the North of England during the COVID-19 crisis.

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“There remains a perception that people in the North wear cloth caps and go off to the mill.” Campaigner and former chief prosecutor Nazir Afzal

November 20, 2020 Comments Off on “There remains a perception that people in the North wear cloth caps and go off to the mill.” Campaigner and former chief prosecutor Nazir Afzal

We’re delighted to announce that Northern Soul is the Media Partner for the #ThisIsTheNorth Convention 2020 hosted by The People’s Powerhouse. Due to social distancing measures put in place because of the COVID-19 pandemic, this year’s event will take place entirely online. Now, more than ever, we need to come together to discuss the rapidly changing issues faced by the North of England and the people who live here. 

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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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Good News: positive stories from across the North

June 8, 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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