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Ofcom receives 51 objections to XS Manchester change

The feedback to Ofcom’s consultation about the proposal to change XS Manchester to Capital XTRA sees 51 objections and two in favour. Of the two welcoming the news, one is a local music company whilst the other simply comments “Since the last rebrand it’s been a dreadful station, put it out of its misery, sooner the better.” But over 50 people took the time to write to Ofcom to help block the move. Some of the comments include: What are you thinking? XS is a brilliant station that I listen t...
Tags: Top, Global, Industry, Radio, Ofcom, Manchester, Greater Manchester, XTRA, Chris Moyles, Communicorp, Capital XTRA, Xs Manchester, Chris Moyles Johnny Vaughan, XS Manchester to Capital XTRA


'It's felt life-ruining': flat owners face huge bills for new cladding

Leaseholders in Manchester ‘at end of tether’ after also being charged for 24-hour fire patrolsResidents of flats in Greater Manchester facing huge bills to replace flammable cladding have told of “anxiety so extreme I can’t function” and feel they are members of “generation stuck”.A survey carried out by the Greater Manchester High Rise Task Force found 53% of owner-occupiers in tower blocks had been hit with increased service charges after the Grenfell Tower fire. Continue reading...
Tags: UK News, Manchester, Greater Manchester, Grenfell Tower, Grenfell Tower fire, Greater Manchester High Rise Task Force


Weekend reading: Vanguard is ready to let you SIPP

What caught my eye this week. H ard to make this sound anything like a (not paid for) plug, but I’m sure our many readers who’ve been waiting for it will all want to know that Vanguard is finally ready to take your money into its Personal Pension (SIPP). I covered the main features of Vanguard’s SIPP back in December, so won’t repeat that again. Instead here’s a couple of other articles that have run to mark the launch. From ThisIsMoney: Jeremy Fawcett, head of Platforum, said the Vanguard Per...
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Manchester bomber's flat had funny smell, court told

Man who sub-let his council flat to Aimen Elwafi tells the trial of bomber’s brother that it was left in a bad stateA Libyan man who illegally sub-let his council flat to the Manchester bomber said there was a “funny, strong smell” in his home when he returned to the 12th-floor property the month before the atrocity, a court has heard.Aimen Elwafi said he was “so angry” at the state his flat had been left in, with Salman Abedi departing two weeks before the end of the agreed two-month period, th...
Tags: UK News, Manchester, Salman Abedi, Aimen Elwafi


Liverpool coach praises former player for assist vs Man Utd

Liverpool goalkeeping coach John Achterberg took to social media to congratulate formers Reds keeper Simon Mignolet on his assist against Manchester... Click the headline to read the full story.
Tags: Sport, Soccer, Manchester United, Liverpool, Manchester, Europa League, Reds, Simon Mignolet, Football videos, John Achterberg


Gentleman on EasyJet flight began eating his phone, forced landing

A gentleman on an easyJet flight from Manchester to Iceland apparently began disassembling and chewing up parts of his mobile phone, causing the battery to smoke and alarming passengers. Prior to this snack, Matthew Flaherty, 44, was simply acting like a drunk asshole violently threatening passengers and crew. The pilot diverted the plane to Edinburgh Aiport. Upon Flaherty's arrest, he screamed racist remarks to the police. The incident happened last year and Flaherty was just in court to face...
Tags: Post, News, Air Travel, Not Food, Manchester, Easyjet, Iceland, Crimes, Flaherty, Souter, Drunk And Disorderly, Matthew Flaherty, Edinburgh Aiport Upon Flaherty, Richard Souter, Thomas Welsh QC, Adrian Pingstone


Ratan Tata awarded honorary doctorate by University of Manchester

Tata Group Chairman Emeritus Ratan Tata has been awarded an honorary doctorate by the University of Manchester for his contribution to innovation and philanthropy. The UK university said the award was presented to the 82-year-old industrialist in Mumbai recently during the India tour of President and Vice Chancellor Professor Dame Nancy Rothwell. “Ratan is inspirational. For him, philanthropy and innovation are spokes of the same wheel, each leading towards the improvement of lives which is th...
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Extra hours at BBC Local Radio during Storm Dennis

BBC Local Radio stations around England provided extra hours of programming during Storm Dennis, dropping network shows in favour of local content. In the West Midlands, a BBC Hereford and Worcester reporter continued to provide updates on the radio despite being stuck in her home. The ground floor of Nicola Goodwin’s house is flooded with 2ft of water but by using her phone she was able to keep working and supplying reports to BBC Hereford and Worcester Local Radio and BBC News. Nicola said:...
Tags: England, Bbc, Radio, Southampton, Manchester, Bournemouth, Devon, Surrey, West Midlands, Station, Leeds, Ipswich, Worcester, Hampshire, Sussex, Dorset


Rising Plymouth Act The Native Takes You To The Otherside

Up & coming Plymouth indie act The Native just headlined Plymouth Pavilions. This is venue that helped kicked off Oasis, The 1975, and Ed Sheeran.  Speaking of Oasis, they do have traces of the iconic Manchester act. Maybe that’s why they stand out a bit and they really do with the track Otherside. The 5 piece has been rallying up local support from BBC Introducing while landing festival slots and supporting Bastille. You can check them out at The Fiddler in London on 3/19. Give the track of a...
Tags: Music, London, Bbc, Ed Sheeran, Manchester, Plymouth, Oasis, Plymouth Pavilions, 1975, Indie Invaders, The Native, The Native Plymouth, The Native Plymouth Pavilions


'Not getting ripped off is nice': steep rise in Londoners moving to northern England

Sheffield, Leeds and Newcastle see fastest increases in people seeking better quality of lifePatrick Cox’s patience with London snapped when he was charged £3.50 for a cup of tea. For Amy Everett, it was the overcrowded commutes on trains that broke down so often she regularly worried she might never get home.The pair are part of a rising tide of Londoners moving out of the capital, revealed in new figures suggesting the popularity of settling in or returning to northern England has more than do...
Tags: England, London, Housing, Communities, UK News, Liverpool, Manchester, Newcastle, Sheffield, Leeds, North Of England, Cox, Sheffield Leeds, Amy Everett


'Escaping the madness': steep rise in Londoners moving to northern England

Sheffield, Leeds and Newcastle see fastest increases in people seeking better quality of lifePatrick Cox’s patience with London snapped when he was charged £3.50 for a cup of tea. For Amy Everett, it was the overcrowded commutes on trains that broke down so often she regularly worried she might never get home.The pair are part of a rising tide of Londoners moving out of the capital, revealed in new figures suggesting the popularity of settling in or returning to northern England has more than do...
Tags: England, London, Housing, Communities, UK News, Liverpool, Manchester, Newcastle, Sheffield, Leeds, North Of England, Cox, Sheffield Leeds, Amy Everett


Parents of brain-damaged baby lose life support legal battle

Father describes decision as ‘terrible’ after appeals court rules son is brain stem deadThe parents of a four-month-old baby with brain damage have lost a legal battle to continue his life support treatment.Karwan Ali, 35, and Shokhan Namiq, 28, appealed after a high court judge ruled that Midrar Ali was brain stem dead and doctors at St Mary’s hospital in Manchester could withdraw treatment. Continue reading...
Tags: Law, UK News, Manchester, Greater Manchester, Court of appeal, St Mary, Midrar Ali, Karwan Ali, Shokhan Namiq


PINS – “Hot Slick”

The Manchester group PINS released their sophomore album, Wild Nights, way back in 2015, which we named our Album Of The Week back then. They released an EP in 2017 that included "Aggrophobe," a song they made with Iggy Pop (they returned the favor on his own "James Bond" … More »
Tags: Music, Pins, Manchester, James Bond, Iggy Pop


Annie Mac signs up as Reform Radio ambassador

Manchester online radio station Reform Radio has appointed BBC Radio 1 presenter Annie Mac as its first ambassador. Annie’s role as an ambassador for Reform Radio will see her supporting and strengthening the work of the social enterprise, which uses the engagement of radio and music to work with young people looking for employment.   On the appointment, Annie Mac says: “I’m really honoured to take on the role of ambassador for such a brilliant organisation as Reform Radio. The work it does i...
Tags: Top, People, Radio, Manchester, Annie, BBC Radio, Annie Mac, Community Radio, Reform Radio, Rachel Roger


Party for Manchester care home residents aged over 100

Five care home residents share a party to celebrate their 101st and 102nd birthdays.
Tags: UK, News, Manchester


Dango Daruma Wishing Doll

Shaped like a Japanese Dango dumpling, these ceramic Daruma wishing dolls are made by Manchester-based artist Amy Victoria Marsh. Available in two sizes, each doll is crafted from stoneware clay and comes with an instruction card for use. As with the traditional Daruma, users think of a goal or wish and color in the doll’s left eye and, once the goal has been achieved, they …
Tags: Design, Manchester, Japanese, Handmade, Ceramics, Dolls, Decor, Daruma Dolls, Amy Victoria Marsh


After a disappointing start, where does Elizabeth Warren go from here?

She placed third in Iowa and fourth in New Hampshire, but still touts herself as a candidate to excite liberals and please moderatesThe votes in New Hampshire’s first-in-the-nation primary were still being counted when Elizabeth Warren took the stage at a sports center in Manchester to address her supporters. Related: Controversy rages over Trump interference in Roger Stone case – live updates Continue reading...
Tags: Elizabeth Warren, US news, US politics, New Hampshire, Iowa, Manchester, Trump, Roger Stone, US elections 2020


Bluedot: Bjork and Halle Orchestra collaboration to top festival bill

The Icelandic singer will perform with Manchester's Halle Orchestra at Cheshire's Bluedot in July.
Tags: News, Manchester, Bjork, Cheshire, Halle Orchestra


After New Hampshire, it's Bernie Sanders v centrists as race still unsettled

The Vermont senator claimed a ‘great victory’ on Tuesday night – but he was trailed closely by a pair of midwestern moderatesAfter the Iowa caucuses failed to produce a clear winner last week, the results of the New Hampshire primary on Tuesday night helped crystalize the presidential primary - only insomuch as it appears to be a fiercely contested battle between Bernie Sanders and any candidate who can stop him.From a sports arena in Manchester on Tuesday night, the Vermont senator and self-dec...
Tags: Elizabeth Warren, Joe Biden, US news, Democrats, US politics, New Hampshire, Iowa, Manchester, Amy Klobuchar, Donald Trump, Vermont, Bernie Sanders, Sanders, Pete Buttigieg, US elections 2020


For Democrats, it's Bernie Sanders v centrists as race still unsettled

The Vermont senator claimed a ‘great victory’ on Tuesday night – but he was trailed closely by a pair of midwestern moderatesAfter the Iowa caucuses failed to produce a clear winner last week, the results of the New Hampshire primary on Tuesday night helped crystalize the presidential primary - only insomuch as it appears to be a fiercely contested battle between Bernie Sanders and any candidate who can stop him.From a sports arena in Manchester on Tuesday night, the Vermont senator and self-dec...
Tags: Elizabeth Warren, Joe Biden, US news, Democrats, US politics, New Hampshire, Iowa, Manchester, Amy Klobuchar, Donald Trump, Vermont, Bernie Sanders, Sanders, Pete Buttigieg, US elections 2020


Democratic field narrows after New Hampshire but race is far from settled

The Democratic presidential primary now appears to be a battle between Bernie Sanders and any candidate who can stop himAfter the Iowa caucuses failed to produce a clear winner last week, the results of the New Hampshire primary on Tuesday night helped crystalize the presidential primary - only insomuch as it appears to be a fiercely contested battle between Bernie Sanders and any candidate who can stop him.From a sports arena in Manchester on Tuesday night, the Vermont senator and self-declared...
Tags: Elizabeth Warren, Joe Biden, US news, Democrats, US politics, New Hampshire, Iowa, Manchester, Amy Klobuchar, Donald Trump, Vermont, Bernie Sanders, Sanders, Pete Buttigieg, US elections 2020


Sanders Ekes Out New Hampshire Democratic Primary Win

Bernie Sanders pulled it off — but it was a close race. At around 11 p.m. ET, the Vermont senator was projected the winner of the New Hampshire Democratic primary. Former Mayor Pete Buttigieg is currently at a close second. With 87 percent of precincts reporting, Sanders pulled in 26 percent of the vote, according to ABC News and NBC. With 24 delegates at stake, Sanders is set to gain nine in the race for the nomination. The results were a stark contrast from the last time Sanders won the sta...
Tags: News, Nbc News, New Hampshire, Iowa, Manchester, Warren, Medicare, Nevada, Biden, Abc News, Vermont, South Carolina, Bernie Sanders, Sanders, New Hampshire Primary, Democratic Party


With New Hampshire Win, Bernie Sanders Is the Democrats’ 2020 Front-Runner

At first, the cheers for Bernie Sanders were so deafening he could hardly begin his speech. “This victory here is the beginning of the end for Donald Trump,” the Vermont Senator and newly minted Democratic presidential front-runner declared. “No matter who wins—and we certainly hope it’s going to be us—we are going to unite together and defeat the most dangerous president in the modern history of this country.” With 85% of the vote counted late Tuesday, Sanders had won the New Hampshire pri...
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Bernie Sanders declares victory in New Hampshire primary – live

Sanders first with Buttigieg second and Klobuchar thirdWarren and Biden further back as Andrew Yang drops outHelp us cover the critical issues of 2020. Consider making a contribution 4.20am GMT Bernie Sanders closed his remarks to supporters in Manchester by looking ahead to the next contests.“It is not just about beating Trump; it is about transforming this country,” Sanders said as he wrapped up. 4.16am GMT Shortly after declaring victory in the New Hampshire primary, Bernie Sanders a...
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Andrew Yang Drops Out of Presidential Race

Andrew Yang, tech entrepreneur and founder of Venture for America, will end his campaign for president after a disappointing showing in the New Hampshire primary. The Washington Post reports: "I am a numbers guy," Yang said in an interview before addressing supporters at Manchester's Puritan Backroom. "In most of these [upcoming] states, I'm not going to be at a threshold where I get delegates, which makes sticking around not necessarily helpful or productive in terms of furthering the goals of ...
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Warren and Biden Will Likely Be Shut Out of Delegate Count in New Hampshire Primary

Senator Elizabeth Warren and former vice president Joe Biden won’t receive a single delegate in the New Hampshire primary, according to Tuesday evening projections.Biden, who was leading in national polls until recently, showed anemic numbers in early results of the primary, with Warren, who represents neighboring Massachusetts, slightly ahead of him. Both candidates are projected to finish below the 15 percent threshold required to secure delegates, according to CNN and MSNBC projections.New Ha...
Tags: News, Massachusetts, Elizabeth Warren, Joe Biden, Cnn, New Hampshire, Manchester, Warren, Amy Klobuchar, Nevada, Biden, Msnbc, Donald Trump, South Carolina, Bernie Sanders, Pete Buttigieg


Democrats brace for results as New Hampshire heads to polls – live

Most voting polls close at 7pm ET and results expected soon afterJoe Biden leaves state early: ‘I’ve got to get to South Carolina’Help us cover the critical issues of 2020. Consider making a contribution 11.23pm GMT Follow the Guardian’s live coverage of the New Hampshire primaries: Related: New Hampshire primary polls to close soon with Sanders favorite to win – live 11.04pm GMT Like many New Hampshire voters, Shalimar, who works as an interpreter in Manchester and who was reluctant...
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Biden Braces for Setback in Crucial New Hampshire Primary

(Bloomberg) -- Democratic presidential candidates made their closing arguments to voters in New Hampshire on Tuesday as a national poll showed a reshaped race with Bernie Sanders opening a 10-point lead over Joe Biden.Sanders is favored to win in the state, though he is closely trailed by Pete Buttigieg and Amy Klobuchar, who has recently surged into third place. But with 40% of voters undecided in recent days, the result is far from certain.Biden, the longtime national front-runner, announced ...
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Tulsi Gabbard's last stand? In New Hampshire, the Hawaii congresswoman is hoping to shock the national narrative

In New Hampshire, it is surprisingly difficult to get away from Tulsi Gabbard.Sticking out of snow banks in front lawns and at forks in the road, the Hawaii congresswoman’s face is everywhere on signs and banners. Her kind smile looms above streets on billboards in Manchester and across the state.
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As New Hampshire votes, 2020 Democrats seek clarity

By STEVE PEOPLES, KATHLEEN RONAYNE, THOMAS BEAUMONT and HUNTER WOODALL MANCHESTER, N.H. — Democrats are hoping that voters in New Hampshire will reset the party’s presidential nomination fight on Tuesday and bring clarity to a young primary season that has been marred by deep dysfunction and doubt. Since the chaotic Iowa caucuses failed to perform their traditional function of winnowing the race, it now falls to New Hampshire to begin culling the Democratic field, which still features almost a d...
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