Author: Joni Sommerville

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Back in Business: “it’s been a nightmare” The Dispensary on re-opening its doors

The first of its kind in Salford- the Dispensary, a zero-waste, “eco-friendly store providing refills for toiletries and cleaning products” […]

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Virtual community raffle supports local businesses in Salford West

A business owner has created a virtual community raffle to support independent businesses during lockdown in Salford west. Susie Kwok, […]

Scrubs completed by Pauline Benson © 2020 Pauline Benson All Rights Reserved

Group appeals for donations and help to make scrubs for Salford Royal Hospital

Campaigners are appealing for funding, sewers, donated materials, drivers and administrators to help make and distribute 1,000 scrubs to NHS […]

“I felt absolutely impelled to respond to that in some way” Printmaker creates viral portraits from lockdown

“I felt absolutely impelled to respond to that in some way” Printmaker creates viral portraits from lockdown

Since the UK went into lockdown on March 23rd, A Printmaker from Salford has been collecting photos sent in from […]

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That Toy Thing appeals for funds to trial toy-sharing service

Baby charity Visit from the Stork CIC is trialing a toy-sharing service to tackle plastic waste and give Salford families […]

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Preview: ‘Live Forever’ comes to Salford Arts Theatre

Playwright Phil Pearson’s new play ‘Live forever’ will be performed at Salford Arts Theatre in tribute to Anne Logan’s book 17 Days. On […]

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“If you tell it in a more simple way, they’re not expecting it to be as dark as it gets”- Libby Hall: the new playwright challenging theatre’s best

When you think of a writer, what springs to mind?  Although talented, Shakespeare, Beckett and Pinter are among an endless […]

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“You gain lots and lots of confidence” – Salford Arts Theatre searches for new young talent

Salford Arts Theatre is looking for new members to join their 7-11 year-old acting class.