Month: June 2021

Have our special needs children been considered this lockdown?

A tutor who works with children with autism spectrum disorder has spoken about the challenges she has faced working during lockdown. Jennifer Nodwell has been working with nine-year-old Freddie with autism spectrum disorder for five years. She said: “It’s been really hard for Freddie to come to school during lockdown, just having to wash his […]

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Greater Manchester’s Lockdown Heroes

Hundreds of people are doing their bit in communities across Greater Manchester in the face of the global Pandemic. They are the ordinary people who have been going above and beyond during the Coronavirus crisis. From a chef providing free meals to families in need, to the man shaving his head, eyebrows and beard for […]

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“I would have never made that video if it wasn’t for the pandemic”

How the coronavirus lockdown helped one medical student’s YouTube career grow. By Katie Parry When the UK went into national lockdown, everyone was affected. Businesses and schools were forced to close, leaving many worried about what the future might hold. And while 24-year-old Anthonia Adefolaju was unable to study for her dream career, it did […]

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Shrek’s Pizza – How Shrek got his mojo back

In 2017, an image of a Wythenshawe pizza shop was posted to Reddit. The shop itself was situated on an arguably nondescript parade of businesses in the Northern Moor area. However, in the ever-sprawling cacophony of noise and chatter, the theme of the restaurant garnered instant affection from many corners of the information superhighway. The […]

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