“50 years from now, Britain will still be the country of long shadows on county (cricket) grounds, warm beer, invincible green suburbs, dog lovers, and – as George Orwell said – old maids bicycling to Holy Communion through the morning mist,” said former British Prime Minister John major in 1993. Interestingly, this was his vision of Britain in Europe. However, does his view of English county grounds reflecting the British character still resonate nearly 30 years on?
Visiting the library is so much more than borrowing and returning books, as these five stunning pieces of architecture show.
The BDO World Championships, aired on the BBC for over 30 years, was led by the greats from Eric Bristow and Phil Taylor to current talents such as Michael van Gerwen and Gary Anderson. However, the original ‘world championships’ has had quite the fall from grace with sparse crowds and lack of sponsors hanging over the competition this year.
General Election 2019: Labour’s Navendu Mishra wins Stockport seat with reduced majority compared to Ann Coffey
Stockport has stuck with Labour this general election, beating the second-place Conservative candidate by over 10,000 votes.
Jonathan Reynolds, Corbyn’s shadow treasury minister, won his third election in a row in 2017, increasing his vote by 12.2%. This has been Labour since 1945 and is usually as safe as it gets.
You will struggle to find a more captivating performance demonstrating both musical ability and stage presence as exemplified by Jordan Rakei and his support last night.
Manchester Arndale stabbings: One seriously injured, three others treated, man in 40s arrested for knife attack
One person was seriously injured with several others treated for stab wounds after a suspected terrorist attack this morning at the Arndale Centre in Manchester city centre.
Recap: Protests, blimps and very little else at lacklustre Conservative Party Conference in Manchester
A conference that came and went in the blink of an eye and ended with a predictable Boris rhetorical onslaught has now already been forgotten.
The North of England is not a priority for the Conservatives according to Dominic Grieve, as he addressed a packed conference room in Manchester last night.
A picturesque setting hosted the unveiling of the very gritty World War II drama World on Fire written by Hazel Grove’s own Peter Bowker, with members of the cast present to share their thoughts.