Author: Aimee McKenna

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“I think that the less barriers we have the better” – All 11 countries to be removed from UK’s travel red list

All 11 countries that are currently on the UK red travel list are set to be removed from December 15th. […]

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“When you realise that, it isolates you a bit”- The art of ballet is all about looking and feeling the part, so why are People of Colour being under-represented when it comes to roles and dancewear?

Ballerina’s who are People of Colour, unfortunately, have limited access to pointe shoes which are an essential part of the […]

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“For me it’s massively important that an organisation like ourselves, and the volunteers, get the recognition” – Salford Survivor Project shortlisted for award

The Salford Survivor Project has been shortlisted for Community Group of the Year at the Forever Manchester Birthday Party event. […]

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“When you’re caught in the middle of it, it feels like it’s never going to end” The importance of raising awareness for, and understanding, grief

A Salford lecturer is using National Grief Awareness Week to encourage bereaved people to talk more about their experience. There […]

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“There’s no place for negativity on social media” – Raising awareness for online positivity on Social Media Kindness Day

With the presence of trolls on social media becoming an increasing problem over the last few years, can enough be […]

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“A lot of the time, they don’t exist” – The rising problem of pet thefts in the North West

Black Labrador puppy. Image credit: Phil Romans via Flickr no changes made   With the last 12 months showing […]

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“We’re helping raise money to help the families really” – The importance of Macmillan this October

The month of October marks many fundraisers for cancer charities, including Go Sober which is in aid of Macmillan Cancer […]

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Salford University teams up with Hey Girls to promote period equality on campus

Free sanitary products are being given to students by the University of Salford’s sustainability team. The team has partnered up […]

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The Fitness Society getting Covid-safe for the future

A Salford fitness group is getting ready to resume a series of ‘Covid safe’ outdoor bootcamps when the lockdown restrictions […]