Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Shoppinghappenings

Newspaper article Manchester Evening News

Shoppinghappenings

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CLASSES / SEW RECYCLED Through its shops in the city centre and in Didsbury, Junk has become a champion for what can be achieved with a decent old garment and some expert sewing skills. This week, they start hosting free classes to share their secrets in Sew Recycled - a partnership project with Recycle 4 Greater Manchester - that means you could whip up something gorgeous, like a dress (left) or a bag, from some of the Pounds 140m worth of clothing that ends up in landfill every year.

Central Library, Manchester / junkshop.co.uk / 0161 238 . . 8517 / October 20, then throughout October and November / 4.30pm-7.30pm / Free / @junkshopuk CHARITY EVENT / CHRISTIE HOSPITAL FUNDRAISER We love a coffee morning. Actually, considered individually, we hate coffee and could easily sleep through a morning, but combined into a phrase, the great institution of a coffee morning packed with handcrafts for sale and home baked cakes tempts us every time. This weekend, there's a chance to help The Christie while you shop and scoff, too.

Flixton Cricket Club Lawrence Road / Gwyn Connor . .on 07940 516708 / October 18 / 11am-3pm / Pounds 1 entry (includes tea/ coffee and a cake) NEW TECH / GOOGLE PHONE, TABLET AND TV BOX GOOGLE has announced a new smartphone and tablet, as well as the company's first TV streaming device. The Nexus 6 is the company's new flagship phone, coming with a 5.96-inch screen and 13 megapixel rear-facing camera. The device will run the new version of the firm's mobile operating system - Android 5.0, whic they've given the name Lollipop. The new Nexus 6 comes with a new feature called Turbo Charger, which can give the phone up to 6 hours of battery life from just a 15 minute charge.

Also running the new operating system will be the new Nexus 9 tablet (pictured), a collaboration with fellow technology giant HTC, which manufactured the device. …

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