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Major rethinks in Manchester Art Gallery exhibits

By Annie Brewer The Manchester Art Gallery is rethinking how to present their classical art, which was often created by privileged white men who benefitted from colonialism and imperialism. Being shut during lockdown for so long has appeared to offer some time to reflect on the exhibits and how they’ve been presented. With museums and […]

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Liverpool Cares: “Tackling loneliness and isolation in Liverpool by bringing older and younger neighbours together”

A Liverpool charity is bringing younger and older people together on Zoom in a bid to tackle loneliness. Liverpool Cares opened in 2018, their aim is to combat loneliness throughout Liverpool’s community. Alice Taylor, Love Your Neighbour Program Coordinator at Liverpool Cares, said: “The core message of the Cares family is to tackle loneliness in […]

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Manchester author releases new book about childhood cancer battle

A Manchester author has written a book about her brave battle against cancer as an 8-year-old child. Samantha Wilson now 50, has just published ‘Reluctant Rebels: My family’s fight for my survival’. After her diagnosis in the 1970s, Samantha went through a journey of pain and suffering through into her teenage years.Samantha said: “The journey […]

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The DMA’S are releasing their ‘Live at Brixton’ album almost one year after their ‘iconic’ show to bring excitement back to fans

Australian trio, The DMA’S, are releasing their new album ‘Live at Brixton’ almost one year after the iconic show took place.   The sold-out event was one of the bands biggest gigs to date and with over 5000 voices singing along on the album it is easy to see why.   Having formed in 2012, Johnny […]

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Novice runners smash target after target in gruelling 56-mile challenge

After the Darvell sisters Hannah, 21 and Leah, 24 faced the devastating news during March of the first lockdown that their mum had been diagnosed with cancer, the sisters immediately wanted to help out. The sisters were so thankful for the care that their mum received that they wanted to give back and pondered on […]

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I made over £1,000 in the first couple of months in the COVID lockdown

“I was messing around at first, but then I started to get better client by client.” Prince Owuson, 18, a self-employed student set up his own barber business using his living room and made over £1,000. Throughout March and April “I was offering free haircuts to my friends and brothers. Over time, I got better […]

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