Author: Bethan Edwards

Jackie Kay by Claudia Alonso (2015) University of Salford Art Collection

Salford University Chancellor hosted online Christmas festival special ‘Makar to Cracker’

University of Salford Chancellor, Jackie Kay CBE, hosted an online Christmas festival last night, Makar to Cracker. The Scottish poet, […]

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Stars give thumbs-up to Salford schoolgirl fighting cancer

A host of celebrities have posted thumbs-up selfie pictures to support an 11-year-old from Swinton who is fighting leukaemia. Emily […]

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“Within 24 hours I had to close orders” – How a Salford University student raised money for charities through lockdown.

A Salford student has raised thousands of pounds for charity by selling showbiz inspired hair scrunchies. Rebecca Haydock launched Scrunchies […]

“Laughter is the best medicine” – Improv comedy show at New Adelphi theatre heads online

“Laughter is the best medicine” – Improv comedy show at New Adelphi theatre heads online

The New Adelphi Theatre is keeping the arts alive with an online comedy night this Tuesday.

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“I think it’s going to be one of the best projects we’ve ever worked on”: The Music Shed prepares for an online Christmas extravaganza

An Eccles music school is planning a Christmas extravaganza after its initial live stream gigs exceeded their expectations. The Music […]

Sara Waters after her virtual marathon. Image credit: Sara Waters

Local nurse completed virtual marathon in aid of a Salford homeless charity

On Sunday 4, October, Sara Waters ran the Virtual London Marathon 2020, for Greater Manchester charity, Embassy Bus. Embassy Bus […]