Author: Charlotte Hardman

North West Sexual Violence Awareness Week vigil. Photo credit: Catholic Church England

The University of Salford set to host a vigil in solidarity with North West Sexual Violence Awareness Week

The University of Salford will be holding a vigil this week in solidarity with North West Sexual Violence Awareness week. […]

Rosanna Wain winning the Blackfriars and Trinity by-election. Credit: Salford City Council - https://www.facebook.com/SalfordCouncil/photos/a.10151378639825731/10159330727150731/

The Blackfriars and Trinity by-election recorded the lowest ever turnout in Salford City Council’s history

Only 1 in 10 in residents of Blackfriars and Trinity turned out to vote in the ward’s council by-election last […]

Alan Knight mural. Photo credit: Tony Kelzo, used with permission

“We’ve brought him home in spirit” – a moving mural appears in the car park of Salford’s St Clements Church

A moving mural has appeared on the wall of a St Clements Church in Salford ahead of this year’s Remembrance Sunday, as a commemoration to a young soldier who lost his life in the First World War.

Greater Manchester Voices Project

“Our accent is a kind of fingerprint, it tells a story about where we’re from” – The Greater Manchester Voices Project want more Salfordians to take part in their survey of the region’s accents

More talkative Salfordians are wanted to help researchers map the various accents and dialects across Greater Manchester. The project, which […]

Buile Hill Mansion restoration project is underway. Photo: Courtney Davies

An event space, a hotel, or an ice cream parlour – What Salford residents hope the future holds for Buile Hill Park Mansion as restoration project begins

Salford’s residents are looking forward to the future of The Buile Hill Park mansion, now that the long-awaited restoration project […]

AJ Bell Stadium. Credit: Salford Red Devils

Salford Red Devils celebrate a “great start” to the trials for their first ever women’s team

Salford Red Devils are celebrating a “great start” to the trials for their new women’s squad, which took place yesterday […]

Sacred Trinity Church's LGBT+ Open table events. Photo credit: taken myself

“It is a human delusion that you can only be religious or LGBT+” – Salford Church host monthly Open Table nights to encourage LGBT+ people back to Christianity

Sacred Trinity Church on Chapel Street are hosting monthly Open Table events to ecourage LGBT+ people to return to the church

Shelagh Delaney, author of 'A Taste of Honey'. Photo credit: screen shot from https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SM22loR53TQ

Why ‘A Taste of Honey’ still resonates with audiences, more than 60 years on

This week marks 63 years since Salford-born writer Shelagh Delaney’s seminal kitchen-sink play, ‘A Taste of Honey’, was first performed at […]

Sophie Lancaster (left), and her Coronation Street counterpart Nina (right). Photo credit: screenshots, left from (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=unQPaLw0Z7Y) and right from (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fifv2fqyoko)

“Whilst I can talk about her, she’s still here” – Coronation Street storyline sheds light on tragic story of Sophie Lancaster

Sophie Lancaster, who was murdered in 2007 for being a goth, has been remembered in a new Coronation Street storyline inspired by her storyline.

Salford Mutual Aid Coalition. Photo: Sarah Whitehead, used with permission

International Moment of Laughter Day: Salford celebrates the things that made them smile in lockdown

Tomorrow’s International Moment of Laughter Day – April 14 – is going to be more important than ever in reminding us […]