Author: Aroob Raja

Pictured left to right: Jayne Gosnall, Shaun Kelly and Brody Salmon, local contributors to the anthology. Image courtesy of Church Action on Poverty.

“Creativity allows people to speak from their heart”: Church Action on Poverty publishes poetry anthology about poverty and lockdown

As part of Challenge Poverty Week on 12-18 September, a Salford-based charity, Church Action on Poverty, launched a poetry anthology […]

Anti-Prime Day: How you can support Salford independents and shun Amazon

Anti-Prime Day: How you can support Salford independents and shun Amazon

Consumer groups have urged shoppers to refute Amazon Prime Day and think locally by supporting small independent shops across the UK instead.

Residents of Salford who attended the event. Image credit: Aroob Raja

Salford housing group celebrates International Women’s Day

Salford women enjoyed therapy treatments, health and wellbeing support and employment and training advice at a special event in Pendleton to […]

(left to right) Marie Pattison, Liam Purcell and Felicity Guite. Image credit: Aroob Raja.

Knitted foods to be sent to MPs with hopes of ending hunger in the UK

Church Action on Poverty, a Christian social justice charity based in Salford, have collected over 650 pieces of knitted foods […]

“It’s really important that we have places like this where we can come together” breaking down barriers with Lunch and Learn

“It’s really important that we have places like this where we can come together” breaking down barriers with Lunch and Learn

Salford charity Inspiring Communities Together (ICT) is living up to its name by hosting lunches to bring isolated people together. The first Lunch […]

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The University of Salford are helping to develop a Cardiac Educational Programme for healthcare professionals

The University of Salford School of Health and Society are working alongside the Greater Manchester (GM) Cardiac Network to develop […]