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Jewish care village residents prepare for New Year

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Residents at Manchester’s only Jewish care village have been preparing for the Jewish New Year by making gifts and traditional treats ahead of the festivities. The community at Belong Morris Feinmann came together to create floral arrangements, which are traditionally given as gifts at Jewish New Year. They also took part in a baking session where they made a traditional …

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Manchester property developer sends his daughter off in style

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High profile figures from across the political and business world gathered to celebrate the wedding of Bowdon-based property developer and investor, Aneel Mussarat’s, daughter last weekend in Manchester. Guests including Imran Khan, Cherie Blair and Sadiq Khan watched as Manchester-born Anooshe Mussarat and her property developer beau, Edmund Kissner, said their vows under a crowd of peonies at London’s Dorchester …

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Young reporter, interviews Sale Sharks rugby star

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Rugby star Josh Charnley faced a pitch-side grilling from an eight-year-old boy after the young reporter won a competition to interview the Premiership player. Henry Hatfield, a pupil at Navigation Road Primary School in Altrincham, was the winner of the #touchlinereporter competition run by specialist lender Together, one of the rugby club’s corporate sponsors.  The Cheadle-based finance company offered its …

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Giving back to The Christie with Total Warrior

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“On 18th July 2017, my world changed forever.  I lost the only man I have ever loved, my father, Douglas Sparrow.  He fought his disease for five long years, endured four major operations and three years of chemotherapy.  The doctors, nurses, volunteers and all other staff at The Christie made his last years that little bit more tolerable.  He was …

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Tony Warren celebrated in new exhibition depicting his journey to Coronation Street

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  The early life and career of Tony Warren, creator of Coronation Street, the world’s longest-running continuing drama, will be remembered in an exhibition at Salford Museum and Art Gallery, which is operated by Salford Community Leisure. Four Miles from Manchester; Tony Warren’s Coronation Street runs from Saturday 21 October 2017 to Tuesday 3 July 2018. The exhibition will showcase aspects of …

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Neil Barrett puts Hale Carnival goers in the picture – for free!

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Multi-award winning Neil Barrett Portrait Photography recently presented visitors to its Hale Barns Carnival display stand with some luxury prize winning opportunities.  The Timperley based studio ran a Carnival-themed competition offering an exclusive first prize of a Neil Barrett Family Portrait Experience worth £500. Several runner-up prizes each worth £120 were also up for grabs. The first correct competition entry …

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Sharks first team stars announced as disability ambassadors

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Sale Sharks’ first team stars Halani Aulika and George Nott have been confirmed as disability ambassadors for this season for the club’s inclusive ‘In the Pack’ community programme. Tonga prop Aulika will join the programme, which promotes rugby as a fully inclusive sport for all, as a player ambassador, whilst lock forward Nott has supported the Sale Sharks Community Trust’s …

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Cameron wins gold at World Transplant Games

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Grange Sixth Form student, Cameron McGregor-Ogden, won Gold in badminton at the World Transplant Games, held in Malaga at the end of June into early July. Cameron’s victory makes him the world champion in the 15-17 age group. The World Transplant Games saw 2,500 transplant athletes from 52 countries, competing in 17 sports. After being selected for a spot on …

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House of Evelyn opens with A lister Sadie Frost

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Spring Gardens, one of Manchester’s most prestigious thoroughfare and is part of the Upper King Street conservation area is set to become home to what will be the most luxurious unisex hair and beauty salon in the city. House Of Evelyn – brainchild of 28 year old Manchester University International Fashion Retail Graduate Evelyn Cong  – threw open it’s doors …

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Hepplestone Gallery show rare Harold Riley painting

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Hepplestone Fine Art Gallery in Heskin, Lancashire, have received an original oil painting by Salfordian artist, Harold Riley. The Retail Art Gallery of the Year 2016 took delivery of the rare work titled ‘Figure Study’ this week and will be displaying the painting by the end of July priced at £7,950. Originating from Salford and returning to live there in …