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Christmas decorations in Piccadilly garden
17th Dec
Manchester is helping to save the environment by using bio-degradable and recycled lights this year to light up the city for Christmas. The LED...
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17th Dec
More than 2,000 people signed up for the first sustainable Christmas Market in the north that was held at Hatch with workshops selling out weeks...
13th Dec
A restaurant in Manchester is offering homeless people in the city a free Christmas buffet. Jasmine Grill, located on Richmond street in Manchester’...
Oldham College
2nd Dec
Students and staff at Oldham College hace releases Christmas single to rasie awareness of the evils of human trafficking. Christmas With You...
Northern Quota Christmas logo
25th Dec
Good tidings one and all from everyone at NQ, we're enjoying a jolly festive period and hope that you are too. Worry not, they aren't making me work...
The Pogues - Fairytale Of New York (feat. Kirsty MacColl) single cover
24th Dec
Christmas songs clog up the chart toward the end of November leading up to Christmas. One of the most popular songs around this time of year is The...
Elf on The Shelf doll sitting in front of a gingerbread house style door
21st Dec
Looking for your dream home? Perhaps your wishlist includes stunning views, spacious living accommodation and outbuildings, but how about self-...
Harrison Ford in Blade Runner
19th Dec
I did not like Blade Runner the first time I saw it, because I didn't get it, and couldn't stand its slow pace. Once I knew the vague outlines of...
Jonathan Pryce in Brazil
18th Dec
In 1984, George Orwell protrayed a police state that controlled its citizens every move and thought, and imprisoned those it couldn't. In Brazil,...
The cast of Only Lovers Left Alive
16th Dec
Jim Jarmusch describes his filmmaking method as rather like that of a music composer. With this film, I can understand what he means. The music,...


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