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BBC Breakfast News – celebrity deaths – Prince, Victoria Wood, Bowie

I did a slot on BBC Breakfast (BBC1) this morning covering why there have been such an exceptional number of high profile celebrity deaths. Newsweek have even labelled the phenomenon: the Great Celebrity Death Epidemic. This year has indeed seen some incredibly gifted stars sadly die and the stats speak for themselves. While there will […]

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BBC Manchester – the return of ‘Cold Feet’ to ITV

Collette chats to radio host Emma Goswell on BBC Radio Manchester on the return of the much loved TV series, Cold Feet.

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Christmas dinner cooked by Jean-Christophe Novelli… for £20? Thanks Aldi!

Christmas dinner cooked by Jean-Christophe Novelli… for £20? I have to admit to being a bit of a food snob and like most foodies this includes my choice of supermarket as well as eateries. For years I’ve faithfully rocked up at my local Marks and Spencer in Prestwich, Manchester, to do my weekly shop as […]

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BBC Breakfast chat on the EMMY nominations – Collette Walsh

Collette Walsh – BBC Breakfast – 11 July 2014. Busy old week with Friday including a chat on the famous red sofa at BBC Breakfast (BBC1). We were talking about the American EMMY award nominations and this year there is a wealth of British acting and TV/film writing talent up for several gongs. It’s great […]

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Parklife Weekender 2014 – Manchester is Ready to Party – World Class Line-Up & Over 30 After-Parties

Excitment is mounting here in Manchester as over 40,000 music fans head to the city’s Heaton Park today for the start of the ‘Parklife Weekender’ festival. It’s not surprising there’s such a buzz in the air – the line-up is world class with US superstar rapper Snoop Dogg headlining tonight along with a host of […]

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Collette Walsh BBC Radio Manchester – Kylie Announces UK Tour

Collette Walsh BBC radio Manchester chats about Kylie’s UK tour: I was on BBC Radio Manchester this afternoon – the Phil Trow Show chatting about Kylie Minogue’s just announced UK tour. It’s good timing for Kylie who has been a huge hit on BBC 1’s The Voice show. Tickets for the tour will likely sell-out […]

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National Wedding Show 2014 – Manchester – 15-16 March

Hiya, I will be at The National Wedding Show next weekend, so if you’re planning on getting hitched, know someone who is or just fancy the fun of the confetti, wedding gowns and fizz… come along! This weekend’s show at Manchester Central is set to be really special with some excellent brands and wedding specialists […]

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BBC Breakfast – Politicians’ Christmas Cards – Collette Walsh

Collette Walsh, 8 December 2013: I was up super bright and early this morning to do two slots on BBC Breakfast. We were chatting about PM David Cameron’s choice of official Christmas card – something that has become an annual topic of discussion among the press, public and of course politicians themselves. The choice of […]

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