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“Even the pigeons have black feet”; coal and community in Salford

Salford in Greater Manchester is one of those places that still boasts a lively community  hell bent on reminding all the rest of us of what it means to be working class. The Irwell Valley Mining Project, run by local … Continue reading

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Stop,Look,Listen…my weekly selection of favourite films, books and events to get you out of the house

Watch…CRICFEST..at Moston Small Cinema a festival of cricket inspired films. Including Out Of The Ashes a film about the Afghan cricket team ( I didn’t realise they had one) and their hopes of qualifying for the 2011 World Cup. The … Continue reading

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