Author: Joe Hough

The new cycle hire scheme part of The Bee Network is under way

“If you can walk or cycle these short journeys that’d be great” – Walk Ride Salford Central discuss the importance of active travel

Cycling and walking is set to become more common in Salford with the introduction of eco-friendly transport plans. Plans from […]

Part of Moss Lane, Swinton was evacuated after the discovery of a WW2-era bomb

“There will be a large multi-agency presence in the local area” – Unexploded World War 2-era bomb found in Swinton back garden shed

Swinton residents told to evacuate their homes after an unexploded World War Two-era bomb was found in a garden. The […]

Quay House has flammable cladding, deemed unsafe after the Grenfell Tower disaster

“Many developers would shy away from a task such as this due to the implicated costs” – Property developer aims to remove flammable cladding from a building in Salford

A local property developer is looking to solve the cladding issues on a residential building next to Salford Quays. Nabeel […]

I AM provide several services to support people diagnosed with ASC

“Seeing those who we support struggle through Covid has been most emotionally challenging” – The charity helping children with autism in Salford

Greater Manchester based charity I AM has been helping people with autism in Salford cope throughout the pandemic. The Covid-19 […]

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“We’ve all been through this” – Salford autism on continuing to support people who need it

Autism is more pervasive than previously thought, a new study suggests. Research conducted by University of Cambridge and Newcastle University […]

“There’s so much appetite for it” – The three craft breweries in Salford get ready to serve beer indoors

“There’s so much appetite for it” – The three craft breweries in Salford get ready to serve beer indoors

Salford is rapidly becoming a cornerstone of craft beer culture with fans eager to return to brewery tap rooms when […]

Critchley regulars enjoy food and drink in the sun together.

Reopening of Swinton café has been a “lifeline” to residents who have been shielding

A community cafe in Swinton has re-opened its garden giving customers a place to go after months of isolation. Loneliness […]

Volunteers working at the park. Images from Laura Calvin, vice chair of Friends of Peel Park

“Keep your eyes peeled for nature and take care of the green spaces” – Friends of Peel Park educate park users about appreciating and respecting nature

Friends of Peel Park are running ‘Eyes Peeled for Nature’ month to raise awareness of our local wildlife. Eyes Peeled […]

Staff prepare for more people to walk through the doors

“We distributed 400 parcels last month” – Salford Loaves & Fishes win a community award for helping vulnerable people

Salford charity Loaves and Fishes has won an award for its tireless work with homeless and vulnerable people. The Spirit […]

Foodbank Donations ( CC: Gemma Fish)

Salford joins Right to Food campaign to end child hunger

Thousands of Salford children relying on food vouchers should never be allowed to go hungry, says the council. Salford City […]