The Northern Quota

News Live from Manchester


Book cover of Green Noise
4th Dec
  As Jean Sprackland approached me with her poetry style smile I could see already that the interview ahead was going to be a good one, it...
Siri and the figurehead
4th Dec
If you have ever wondered what George Orwell’s 1984 might look like if it were set in Barbie’s Dream House, then Rachel Maclean’s bold new film has...
Vinyl Exchange Mcr
30th Nov
Vinyl Exchange record shop on Oldham Street opened for trade in 1988 and soon became the place to go for record collectors and music specialists...
27th Nov
The credit checking site ClearScore has been calling for better financial education for young people before they live away during university....
Guitar Shop in Manchester
26th Nov
Manchester has always championed guitar music in all its forms, from pop to punk, baggy rave to dance to Brit pop and beyond.  In the city...
25th Nov
Women from Ireland have began protesting with the hashtag #ThisIsNotConsent after a barrister in a recent rape trail claimed the victim was asking...
A close up shot of a red road bike from a point of view perspective
21st Nov
Although Manchester may not share too many similarities with the Dutch capital of Amsterdam, one resemblance to be drawn is the ever-growing presence...
15th Nov
27-year-old Lauren Agnew crossed the finish line of her fifth half marathon in 2 hours 4 minutes for endometriosis UK. The Manchester half marathon...
A woman walking along a mountain path
13th Nov
More than half of young adults are pulling out their wooly socks, lacing up their boots and adventuring into the great outdoors, a recent study has...
Manchester Piccadilly Blind Veterans UK statue
9th Nov
The statue depicting seven blind soldiers from the Great War was unveiled outside of Manchester Piccadilly station in support of Blind Veteran’s UK...


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