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Coronation Street’s Julie Hesmondhalgh warms hearts in new theatre show based on dad’s memoirs

Coronation Streets’ Julie Hesmondhalgh is premiering a new show that has been 10 years in the making at the Bolton Octagon theatre this week.

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Theatre review – Bi-Topia is an exploration of sexuality and masculinity

Last Saturday evening, Quays News took a trip out the Sale Waterside Arts theatre to check out ‘Bi-Topia’, a semi-autobiographical story about a tumultuous journey of self-acceptance, with several opportunities to share a laugh along the way. Sam Danson, the only actor in this captivating one man show, provides us with 70 minutes of utter […]

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Debilitating pain, infertility and ‘years of dismissal’ – The hidden health crisis affecting one in 10 women

Crippling and debilitating cramps, nausea, fainting, leg and back pain, brain fog, severe and heavy bleeding, chronic fatigue, chronic pelvic pain, pain during sex, loss of appetite, weight loss, hair loss, depression, anxiety and infertility. If you wince when reading that, it’s because you should: It’s uncomfortable. It’s also the reality for 1 in 10 […]

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Review: Lücky-Ramen + Sushi at MULE: a cosy haven tucked away from the chaos of Manchester’s nightlife

“Food served until late”, was music to my ears, after trapsing round the soggy streets of the city centre. Static traffic due to the curiosities of the exclusive Chanel show had made uber and public transport obsolete.  Third times a charm, was certainly the luck we experienced at Lücky- Ramen +sushi, after trying two larger […]

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International Volunteers day: Empowering women who cycle

A women’s cycling group based in Manchester do their annual food, gift and toy collection to give back this Christmas. Lady Pedal Manchester is a cycling community of women, which first formed in 2016. It originally aimed to motivate women to get out and cycle, with a large emphasis on teaching females bikers maintenance and […]

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Mykonos in Manchester

A new restaurant and bar in Manchester is hoping to save customers an eight hour flight. Fenix is a secret hotspot that is about to open up in Spinningfields. Fenix takes you on a trip to the Mediterranean where you can taste dishes that bring modern Greece’s high end culture from Mykonos to the UK. Launching […]

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REVIEW: The Chemical Brothers at AO Arena

Arena shows are expensive, most of the time they fall into two camps. £50 to see the latest pop act that’s had a hit by singing the same as everyone else in the last five years about whatever Capital FM is churning out or a well established act that has become big because they are […]

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“It’s not just a walk in the park” – Nordic walking, the new way to exercise

Nordic Walking is the fastest-growing fitness activity in the world, according to Nordic Walking UK, and is becoming rapidly popular as a new way of exercising.

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‘Controlling’ where vapes can be sold could be a better alternative to banning them altogether.  

The ideas around banning different types of smoking have proved controversial and Paul Hitchen, who runs a Salford vape store believes that it would be ‘impossible to ban’ smoking completely, as it would cost the Government too much and other unsafe options would still be available.

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Frustration as Manchester Night & Day Café noise decision pushed back again

Oldham Street’s Night & Day Cafe has been faced with another adjournment of the noise abatement notice, in what was supposed to be a week that provided clarity for the venue owners. It is the second time that proceedings have been adjourned after a three-day hearing in January also failed to result in a breakthrough […]

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