Stockport: So good, they named it once

For those of you heading off to Edgeley Park this Saturday, I’ve prepared  this little micro-guide, packed with info and featuring a video I’ve put together that includes a stadium tour and an intro to Stockport itself by interweb sensation Freda Chattington. Of course I’d love to be going myself but refuse to fork out…

Vaping and E-cigs: Is it time now to consider quitting?

I was pleased to have stopped cigarette smoking seven years ago next month. However, the liquid substitution, the road I chose to drive down with its obvious non-tar element and the attraction of flavours is fast becoming a rocky one. It’s clear that vaping, still pretty much an unknown quantity health-wise despite having been with…

Fired Man Sam: He’s too male and puts women off joining

Fire chiefs have banned much-loved children’s TV character Fireman Sam — for being a man. Lincolnshire Fire and Rescue service has axed the 30-year-old favourite from promo material saying he is too male and puts off women from joining up. It follows complaints that Fireman Sam was not ‘inclusive. He will be replaced by in-house…