'Another great house on Death Row'
A 400-year-old Tudor Hall and the people fighting for its future
Hello members — today’s piece is about a very historic (and very endangered) building on the edge of Greater Manchester. Dani found out what the future might hold for Winstanley Hall, whose stonework and Tudor features crumble day by day.
If you missed yesterday’s newsletter, it had the latest hospital and vaccination data for Greater Manchester and Sophie Atkinson’s fantastic piece about whether the book publishing companies who have committed to coming to the North are serious about doing so. The piece has generated some interesting responses from senior figures at Hachette and HarperCollins, so perhaps there is more to be written about this one in the coming months…
One of our members, Lucy Ward, left a comment underneath the online version of the piece referring to “northwashing” and saying: “As with levelling up, everyone seems to want to look as if they care about the North, without a great deal of substance behind it.” So, we wondered if other instances of northwashing come to m…
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