Coping with Corona

It’s understandable to feel overwhelmed and anxious in the light of the COVID-19 crisis. Holistic health coach Anna Whyte has some advice for restoring balance in uncertain times.

A Funny Turn

“It’s like being at a party that you don’t have to organise or clear up afterwards.” We talk to Jen Harris from Tickle Your Fancy.

Pulling Together

Chorlton’s Claire Stocks set up a community Covid-19 response group. Here’s what she learned along the way.

An Intimate Space

Elizabeth Gaskell’s House has launched a £10,000 campaign to restore the writer’s bedroom. But without photographs or official records, how easy will it be to re-imagine this most private of spaces? Deborah Grace investigates …

First in the Fight

  Deborah Grace meets Helen Antrobus and Andrew Simcock, the authors of a new book that celebrates the achievements of Manchester’s radical women.

More in Common

  Nick Dixon and Councillor Eve Holt want to see a kinder, more connected Chorlton. Linsey talks to them ahead of another big get-together in November.

People – Nick Sharratt

  Deborah Grace catches up with the award-winning children’s author and illustrator ahead of his appearances at Chorlton Book Festival.                           … Read More

A New Lease of Life

Chorlton’s Co-op Funeralcare building isn’t exactly its most attractive destination – but it could be! Linsey Parkinson talks to Chris Peacock of Chorlton Community Land Trust.