Author: Harriet Heywood

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“She knew they were watching her whilst thinking of their own sweethearts” – The diaries of a teenage girl living through World War Two in Salford

Fiona Heakin found her Mum’s old diaries from living in Salford during the Second World War, and has turned them into a book.   […]

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“People work endlessly to put food on the table…it isn’t always enough”: The Salford wrestling team fighting food poverty

Pinfall Wrestling in Salford will be raising donations for Greater Manchester food banks in their upcoming charity event. Food Fight […]

Walk the Plank's recycling events. Credit: Harriet Heywood

“This is a really good way of drawing people’s attention in a creative way” – Residents get crafty with rubbish at Walk The Plank’s recycling event

Salford outdoor experts, Walk the Plank, opened the doors to their creative workshop for the first time in over a […]

Black taxis in Salford, who will be facing the new taxi driver's dress code. Photo credit:  Tommes64

Strict new taxi driver dress code given to Salford cabbies

Private hire cars in Salford have been given strict new rules regarding their behaviour and appearance when working. The changes […]

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‘Intrusive’ 20-meter 5G tower halted by Salford’s planning committee

Plans to erect a 5G tower in Salford were scuppered this morning after it was branded ‘intrusive’, ‘horrible’ and ‘industrial’. […]

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Firework and arson attacks in the Peel Park area have left Salford University students shaken

Students have been left shaken as vandals attacked properties with fireworks and set bins alight in Salford. Amber Jane Mitchell, […]