Chief Executive of Stockport NHS Foundation Trust, Ann Barnes, speaks exclusively to Stockport Focus. In a wide ranging interview Ann covers the crisis in A&E, Devo Manc, upcoming reforms to the NHS in Greater Manchester and much more. Plus a special report on homelessness in Stockport, with Tom who was left homeless after the guest house he was staying in closed down, Stockport Homes and Brendan Cojeen from local charity The Wellspring. The politicians are out in force ahead of the General Election – Todd Fitzgerald from the MEN analyses the week’s political action, Lib Dem Chief Secretary to the Treasury Danny Alexander gets a grilling on a visit to Bredbury, as does Mayor of London Boris Johnson in Marple. And hear from the man waging war on parking fines: former Mayor of Stockport and retired solicitor, Eric Pyle.
Pauline Alexander came down from Glasgow especially to record a session for Roots & Fusion, stopping off for a gig at the Globe in Glossop on the way.
Together with her guitarist, Edwin Gallacher, she performed five songs including their own take on Dire Straits’ Brothers In Arms, my favourite, Where Lucifer Lingers and a new song too…
1) Where Lucifer Lingers
2) Seven Notes
3) Brothers In Arms
4) Dear Sister
5) Green Stem Coming Through
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