Author: Ewan Quayle

Salford City Council, Swinton, Gtr Manchester, England. CC BY 3.0, image credit: Bob Linsdell

“An exceptionally challenging year”: Salford Council sends bleak letter to residents about tax rises and funding

Salford City Council will increase council tax by 3% next financial year, the maximum amount allowed before a local referendum is triggered.

Mark Carney, Governor of Bank of England, wearing an England 'Three Lions' lapel pin, addresses the Northern Powerhouse Business Summit Boiler Shop in Newcastle, Britain, July 5, 2018. REUTERS/Phil Noble

Northern Powerhouse project ‘overlooked the people of the North’, says IPPR report

In a blow to the government’s Northern Powerhouse project, a report by the Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) criticises […]

File photo dated 12-05-2013 of Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson

EXCLUSIVE: Sir Alex Ferguson’s leaked medical file ‘had been left out on a reception desk’ at Salford Royal

A leak of confidential medical information about Sir Alex Ferguson at Salford Royal Hospital was caused by a personal file being left in public view at a reception desk, it was claimed today.

Greater Manchester residents trapped by ‘poverty premium’ of over £1000 – report

A low-income family in Greater Manchester could be paying more than £1,000 extra than the average household for everyday goods, […]

INTERVIEW: Deputy Mayor talks to Salford Now about ongoing cladding crisis

INTERVIEW: Deputy Mayor talks to Salford Now about ongoing cladding crisis

Salford’s Deputy Mayor, John Merry, has revealed that Salford City Council will be seeking compensation following the dangerous cladding on […]

Revealed: Legal action over Grenfell-style cladding on Salford tower blocks

Revealed: Legal action over Grenfell-style cladding on Salford tower blocks

Legal action is being taken against the construction company that refurbished nine tower blocks in Salford with Grenfell-style cladding.

“It’s a national emergency”: Salford residents protest about cladding at Parliament

“It’s a national emergency”: Salford residents protest about cladding at Parliament

Residents living in tower blocks across Salford travelled to London yesterday to demand the removal of dangerous cladding from their tower blocks.

Eccles By-Election: Labour hold seat with halved majority

Eccles By-Election: Labour hold seat with halved majority

Labour’s Mike McCusker has won the Eccles by-election, but with half the majority the party had in local elections earlier this year.