Self-determination

Posted Posted in Chorlton, music

Manchester has one of the world’s most vibrant live music scenes – but you need more than musicianship to break through. Ella Parkinson talks to Chorlton Band, Cosmic Shambles. Cosmic Shambles are Sam (guitar and lead vocal), Charlie (drums) and Theo (bass). Sam: “We’ve been […]

Go West!

Posted Posted in Chorlton, Didsbury, sport

Sick of Premiership clubs throwing their weight – and their wallets – around? West Didsbury & Chorlton AFC, with its family-friendly values and warm welcome – as well as its ultras, vegan songs and fantastic beer – is the antidote. Football got fun again says […]

A Clean Sheet

Posted Posted in heatons, history

Historian Andrew Simpson goes for a stroll in Heaton Mersey, along the Didsbury Road of 1848, to see how the passage of time can erase the industrial blots on our landscape. Historian Andrew Simpson goes for a stroll along the Didsbury Road of 1848 and sees how […]