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Lazy Afternoon

Heady with scented freshness By a drowsily flowing river On a sun-skimmed summer day -   And still the drunk wine pours out, Dewy with the fevered notes From a...

A poem for International Day for Older Persons: Old and Young Together in Our Place

October 1 marks the International Day for Older Persons which is celebrated every year around the world.  This year, Talking About My Generation has been...

Ode to Bruce

Today our friend was buried A kind quiet man Who enjoyed football and the pub and trips out in England A founder member of Out in The City Bruce...

Freedom Day in Our Place

Monday 19th July will you feel free will you be frightened to use the bus or tram or visit the supermarket on Freedom Day in Our Place?   Are you...
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Poetry Corner

Hugs and Touches in Our Place

One day soon….very soon I will be able to hug and touch its been more than a year now with no hugs or touches lockdown has been hard for...

 INTEGRITY

When you wake from your goodnight's sleep, whatever you do, don't sell yourself cheap. Whatever you're good at, whatever you do don't let others say you haven't got...

Pain, sorrow, glory and anger: European Super League

Pauline shares her poem in reaction to the European Super League football crisis, as the 'big six' clubs were set to leave the Premier...

Street and Parlour Games

Bouncing two balls against gable walls Farmer’s in his den – picked as a hen Go-kart given wings to fly - pie in sky Hula hoops and...

Smidgens

Smidgens Those childhood memories from the playground skipping looking for conkers   Kiss chase hide and seek milk in small bottles big heating pipes painted green   Poplar trees at the end of the playground still there 60...

Mum, A poem inspired by looking out the window

When I look out of my window there’s no people. It's very quiet. All I can hear is the birds. We have a variety that come round...
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Have you ever wanted to ride a motorcycle or are you thinking of getting back into motorcycling? 

Our Tameside reporter, and motorcycling enthusiast Bob, gives us an insight into his experiences of motorcycling for those wanting to get on their bikes...

Celebrating Black History Month in Oldham

Oldham Council is celebrating Black History Month with a range of live events and activities. To mark this important month, the '[email protected]' team have organised...

Lazy Afternoon

Heady with scented freshness By a drowsily flowing river On a sun-skimmed summer day -   And still the drunk wine pours out, Dewy with the fevered notes From a...

Help give Herristone Park a makeover with community planting event

Residents, volunteers and community groups will be giving Crumpsall’s Herristone Park a makeover this month, planting a colourful wildflower meadow for everyone to enjoy...

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