Issue 1403

  • Issue 1403

Fly away home
Guy Richardson flies cross country and around the world but, at least for him, the ultimate destination is the one he calls home. He tells Saskia Murphy how he swapped the cars on the driveway of his London house for paragliding in the Derbyshire peaks.

Life after the bomb
Survivors of the Manchester Arena bomb attack will never forget the tragedy of 2017 – but many are also keen to show that they are getting on with their lives as best they can, as a new documentary reveals.

In the news we have report on the patchy regional response to the mental health impact of long Covid, Billy Bragg writes a letter to his younger self and there’s the usual arts, reviews and listings for things to do in the area.