The Northern Quota

News Live from Manchester


A broken bauble: domestic abuse rises over Christmas
8th Dec
Officials are bracing themselves for an upsurge in domestic violence over the Christmas period in Manchester and the North West. Last year it was...
5th Dec
From Victorian age post-mortem photography to funeral selfies, humans are constantly coming up with new ways to deal with death. For as long as we...
The outside of Hatch on Oxford Road
5th Dec
Hidden away in plain sight on Manchester’s Oxford Road, Hatch takes inspiration from Shoreditch box park as the city’s newest and most-hyped pop-up...
Let the cat out of the bag
5th Dec
In light of the rise of veganism over the last few years animal rights organisation PETA have released a list of animal friendly idioms to replace...
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...


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