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Adam Kealey | Credit: Francis Barker

Talking to the only new Conservative councillor about his vision for Worsley and Westwood Park

In a dismal night for the Tory Party, Adam Kealey was one of the few Conservatives around the country to […]

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Red Devils beaten 14-10 by Saints in excellent clash of endurance

Salford Red Devils were defeated by the league front runners, Saint Helens, on Friday after an intense 80-minute battle.

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Cancelling Salford’s £1.8m contract with Russian gas provider could see bill rise by 800%

Salford is asking for help to cancel its £1.8 million contract with Russian state-owned Gazprom which provides vital public energy to Salford’s […]

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“That’s going to cost me £5.50. Just ridiculous!” – Burnham’s £2 buses means cheaper fairs for Salfordians

Image source: Wikimedia 2014.NHS Confederation, CC BY 2.0 <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0>, via Wikimedia Commons Salford residents have expressed their frustration with the […]

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Salford Labour MP backs PM’s removal of Covid-19 restrictions

The Labour MP for Blackley and Broughton, Graham Stringer, took to Talk Radio to commend Boris Johnson’s decision to lift all the […]

Rebecca Long-Bailey
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Rebecca Long-Bailey MP reselected to represent Salford and Eccles constituents

Rwendland, CC BY-SA 4.0 <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0>, via Wikimedia Commons   The incumbent MP for Salford and Eccles, Rebecca Long-Bailey, has been […]

Police dive team begin search for Charley Gadd in the River Irwell

Police dive team begin search for Charley Gadd in the River Irwell

Greater Manchester Police cordoned off Trinity Bridge connecting Salford to Manchester in connection to the disappearance of 20-year-old student, Charley […]