The experience of uncovering the widely misreported crowd figures at the Manchester Pride parade has given me a healthy scepticism towards anything I read in the press. A popular theme in the news these days is that the BBC is short of cash. But this is never put into a historical context. It seems that […]
Talking about slow cookers, I’ve been looking at some modern ones on the Argos website. The odd thing is they seem to use more electricity than the Tower models from quarter of a century ago.
It seems that Woolworths is in trouble and could call in the administrators within days unless it can secure a rescue deal.
‘Supermarket Sainsbury’s has said it will challenge a ban on selling ‘ugly’ fruit and vegetables which fail to meet EU rules on size and shape.’ BBC News
If you want an example of how the current economic situation is hitting retailers, take a walk along Manchester’s King Street.
Manchester Pride has admitted that it is unable to explain figures that were quoted by its Chairman Andrew Stokes in an interview