Author: James Crabtree

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“I once had a gentleman square up to me when I was onstage” – Comedy comes to the Old Pint Pot

Lancastrian poet and comedian, Dan McLaughlin, to perform at the old pint pot this evening, with some hot takes and […]

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“A great spirit of comradery”- Salford Cathedral host yearly Christmas Fayre

Christmas celebrations on Chapel Street, as Salford Cathedral host yearly Christmas Fayre The fifth annual Fayre is set to take […]

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“I once picked up John Cooper Clarke at 3.30pm; he had a custard cream for breakfast” – Henry Normal unveils Salford memories and poem ahead of Lowry gig

Henry Normal, one of the greats of British comedy and the performing arts is coming to Salford during his next […]

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“We’re celebrating all souls, the intention is to pray for all our departed relatives and friends” – Requiem Mass at Salford Cathedral

Salford Cathedral to host a special ‘All Soul’s Requiem Mass’ this evening, featuring the choir singing the famous Fauré’s Requiem […]

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SALFORD NOW LIVE 5 OCTOBER – news, sport and updates from around the city

Welcome to Salford Now’s Live Blog! James Crabtree is curating our live feed today and will be updating you throughout […]

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SALFORD NOW LIVE 4 OCTOBER – news, sport and updates from around the city

Updates on the ongoing fuel and food crisis, how Covid and Brexit are affecting business and ramifications for Salford from the Tory Party conference.

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“We’re very excited to announce this but we are taking very small steps as we go forward – ‘Bubble Up’ offers free half term activities for Salford parents

Calling all parents of 10-13 year olds who love music, singing and dancing. ‘Bubble up’ activities is hosting a wide range of events this […]

Salford Cathedral starts new children’s choir

More young singers are wanted to join Salford Cathedral’s new children’s choir which makes its debut this weekend. Alex Patterson, the […]