Christmas

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17th November 2021 | By Alex Norris

Is more police presence needed around Christmas time in Manchester?

With Manchester now on severe alert and the Christmas markets bringing in more people than ever, NQ headed to the streets to find out how...

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12th November 2020 | By Bailey Taylor

Christmas trees in November? Why residents are putting their trimmings up even earlier this year

Residents across Greater Manchester have taken it upon themselves to deck the halls early this year in an attempt to fight off coronavirus blues as...

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27th October 2020 | By Hayley Grice

Six-year-old Chorlton boy and sister collect tins of food for needy people at Xmas

After seeing the efforts of Marcus Rashford and local businesses helping to provide to children that were in need, youngsters Finn and Edie O’Farrell decided...

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22nd October 2020 | By Niamh O'Connell

Covid makes Christmas markets go virtual in Lees village

Christmas markets in Lees village in Oldham have been taken virtual this year due to the Covid-19 pandemic. The markets will take place on 28-29...

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12th October 2020 | By Hayley Grice

How Saddleworth Round Table is virtually dashing to help local cause

Saddleworth’s popular Santa Dash which raises thousands of pounds for charity is being held online this Christmas because of COVID-19. The Saddleworth Santa Dash is...

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17th December 2019 | By Zainab Tariq

Manchester becomes UK’s first city to use recycled Christmas lights

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 lights...

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17th December 2019 | By Leonie Backhaus

Huge popularity for Manchester’s first sustainable Christmas Market

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...

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13th December 2019 | By Adam Williams

Manchester restaurant to offer free buffet for the homeless this Christmas

A restaurant in Manchester is offering homeless people in the city a free Christmas buffet. Jasmine Grill, located on Richmond street in Manchester’s gay village,...

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2nd December 2019 | By Zainab Tariq

Oldham College releases Christmas song aimed at spreading awareness about trafficking

Students and staff at Oldham College hace releases Christmas single to rasie awareness of the evils of human trafficking. Christmas With You features a community...

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25th December 2018 | By Matt Hartless

Merry Christmas from the Northern Quota – a guide to the festive period

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...