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The Oldham Riots: 15 years on

Let me just get this out there: it’s a really bad idea to complete a dissertation about your hometown whilst preparing to leave. It’s even worse if you already harbour a love/hate relationship with the place! 745 more words


Thursday 25th August 2016 - Monday 29th August 2016

Afternoon all,

It’s weekly blog time. Just a short one this week as I’m off on my travels for a week’s holiday in Cornwall. Fingers crossed we get a good few days out of our “British Summer”. 279 more words

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The slightest thing

The slightest thing, an overheard scrap of conversation, an empty house glimpsed on a train journey, the name of an unknown place, can trigger a spark of imagination and then a thought process which leads ultimately to a story, to a novel maybe. 1,591 more words


Thursday 18th August 2016 - Sunday 21st August 2016

Hi all,

I hope you’ve all been enjoying the lovely summery weather we’ve been experiencing this week. If you haven’t had chance to and you’re pinning your hopes on this weekend, you’re going to be disappointed. 252 more words

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NEWS: Severe traffic disruption after building collapses in Oldham

SEVERE traffic disruptions are in place after a derelict building has collapsed between King Street and Oldham way.

Firefighters were called to the area shortly after 11:30am after reports that the building was beginning to fall apart. 398 more words

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Thursday 11th August 2016 - Sunday 14th August 2016

Hi all,

If you’ve been keeping up to date with my tweets recently, you will notice that we have some warmer, possibly hot, weather on the way. 350 more words

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First Parkrun Complete

It has been a busy few weeks of working and running but I have finally completed my first Parkrun. 

Over the weekend I thought I would go all out for my first  Parkrun and, lesson learnt, next time I will look at pacing it a bit better. 245 more words