Breakfast In America for Beginners: A Duffers’ Guide to Supertramp’s 1979 LP

(Almost) everything you need to know about Breakfast In America, Supertramp’s sixth album which is 40 years old this year Album: Breakfast In America; US Release Date: 29 March 1979 (#1); UK Release Date: 31 March 1979 (#3); US Chart Singles: The Logical Song (#6), Breakfast In America (#62), Goodbye Stranger (#15), Take The Long […]

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Elland Silver Band: Sunday Brass at the Boarshurst Band Club, 24 March 2019

Elland Silver Band shine in sensational concert two weeks after Yorkshire Regional Finals Was it really six months ago when Elland Silver Band played their last gig at Boarshurst Band Club? Was the Yorkshire Regional Finals in Huddersfield really a fortnight ago? After preparing for the latter, Elland Silver Band gave us all a fantastic […]

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Whitworth Vale and Healey Band, 10 March 2019: Sunday Brass at the Boarshurst Band Club

Weather works in band’s favour as Binns and Co serve up a superb concert After last year’s concert date fell victim to the Beast From The East, Whitworth Vale and Healey Band finally got round to fulfilling their gig at Boarshurst Band Club. A year after that date, you could say last night’s concert was […]

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40 Years a Red: Lifelong United Fan Crowned Super Supporter

Why Jimmy Langland was crowned Greater Manchester’s Super Supporter in a recent competition If you watched Manchester United’s last minute display against Paris St Germain on Wednesday, you might still be buzzing from Marcus Rashford’s penalty. There’s every chance this gentleman might have taken a modest journey across the English Channel for this spectacle.

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Thornton Cleveleys Brass Band, 03 March 2019: Sunday Brass at the Boarshurst Band Club

Well thought out programme by Stephen Craig and Co. makes for well received concert There are very few brass bands that could almost claim to return home with a trophy and another brass band from the Fylde peninsula. Give or take another week, Boarshurst Silver Band pulled that off. Seriously though, through happy accident, the […]

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Retail Comings and Goings in Tameside, March 2019: The Ashton Review of Shops

This month’s window on the shop windows Tameside One opens; New retail development for Hattersley; Plus all the usual retail movements from Bardsley Brow to Haughton Green. Tameside One opens After two and a half years in the making, Tameside One will open its doors this month. Last week, all the customer facing functions of […]

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