Month: March 2022

Varsity 2022 – Live updates from all the events

Varsity is back and we are bringing you live updates from all the games in Chester today.

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Craft group gives place to relax for Salford Community

A Salford craft group is bringing people together to chat and provide respite from the stresses of daily life. Crafty Fridays, based in Langworthy Cornerstone, was set up in October to let people “have a go at creating something, chat, relax and enjoy something different.” With March being National Craft Month, the group encourages people […]

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The main takeaways from Rishi Sunak’s Spring Statement Announcements

Chancellor Rishi Sunak has used his Spring Statement to announce plans to tackle the ongoing cost of living crisis.

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Europe’s alternative fuel dilemma: Exploring Coal as an option

One of the most obvious ripple effects of the Russian invasion on Ukraine is that it has put the European countries that heavily rely on the former’s energy exports in a tough spot. While these countries have been exploring alternative fuel options and how quick they can switch to them, coal has emerged as a […]

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TedX Manchester: A Day of inspiration

CR: TedX Manchester By Lauren Barclay Following two years of cancelled performances, TedX returned to Manchester last weekend. On Saturday 12th March, the Bridgewater Hall welcomed 12 speakers and a musical performance to entertain a Manchester audience of over 1700. Founder and organiser, Herb Kim, opened the event reflecting on the past two years. “We […]

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Wednesday Football Preview

Mid-week Premier League football returns tonight with two rescheduled fixtures from earlier in the season. Meanwhile, it’s also the final round of fixtures in the last 16 of the Champions League, with Chelsea’s trip to Lille the pick of the pair. Arsenal v Liverpool Liverpool will look to go just one point behind Man City […]

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Former UFC champion appears at Manchester Film Festival to premiere new documentary

Former UFC Middleweight champion Michael Bisping has called his new documentary “nuts” after it premiered at the Manchester Film Festival.

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Russia – Ukraine: The War in the Air

By Alex Daniel While the war in Ukraine has raged on, we in the outside world have heard little about the combat itself, instead, news has focused on the wider political situation we can see and the one thing we can measure – the numbers of refugees forced from Ukrainian soil. What little we have […]

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Northumbria Police and Crime Commissioner unveils new ‘fighting poverty, fighting crime’ scheme

By Michael Slavin and Paige Lockwell The Northumbria Police and Crime Commissioner has unveiled a new scheme intended to fight poverty by committing cash seized from criminals to community causes. Kim McGuinness announced that to kick-start the scheme, £130,000 of cash would be award to a range of causes across Northumbria. These include the “New […]

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Two powerful earthquakes hit Fukushima

Two powerful earthquakes with a magnitude of 7.3 and 6.4 has been reported off the coast of Fukushima, Japan, triggering a tsunami advisory from Japanese officials.

The advisory warns that a tsunami with heights reaching 1 metre above normal tide levels is now likely.

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