Author: Jake Penkethman

Kyle Wells / Credit: Jake Penkethman 2021

“The first question I asked was am I going to die?” – How Covid prompted an Eccles native to release his first memoir detailing encounters with Ronaldo and Beckham

An Eccles man is embarking on a personal project, to inspire others to fulfil their lifelong dreams. Kyle Wells, who […]

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Salford starts singing! – The Diocese of Salford has won a successful bid to join the National School’s Singing Programme

The Diocese of Salford has recently won a successful bid that will allow it to join the National Schools Singing Programme.   […]

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“We don’t promote being thin, we promote being strong and more confident” – PRAM-FIT Buile Hill’s latest fitness offering aimed at new mums

A mother and baby fitness group PRAM-FIT has recently been introduced at Buile Hill Park in Salford. PRAM-FIT is the […]

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Zero-waste shop hosts Halloween clothes swap to reduce waste

The Dispensary in Walkden is helping families across Salford to reduce their waste this spooky season with the introduction of […]

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‘Jess Bakes Vegan’ gets spooky in Salford this Halloween

One local business is getting seriously spooky this year as Jess Bakes Vegan releases her limited edition Halloween cupcake box. […]

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Salford volunteer continues to raise funds for charity hit by Covid pandemic

A Salford volunteer has said the pandemic has hugely affected charity Porridge and Rice’s ability to fundraise for the Kenyan […]

Salford University students taking part in their annual 12 hour danceathon challenge.

Salford University danceathon supports Manchester Action on Street Health

The Salford University Dance Society had smiles all around on Saturday as they reunited for their annual 12 hour danceathon […]

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Art classes restart at Eccles studio after a year of online teaching

An Eccles art studio is reopening its doors following the easing of Covid restrictions. Hannah Brown is looking forward to […]