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Emma Evans and her artwork, Photo Permission: Emma Evans.

“There’s no way I could sell it for me… I want to help the people sleeping rough” – Salford Artist auctions artwork for homeless charity

Local Artist, Emma Evans, is auctioning a piece of art this afternoon to raise money for Manchester Mayor’s homeless charity, […]

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“We decided to grab the bull by the horns and launch in January” Rugby League Swinton Lionesses prepare for training post-Covid

Swinton Lions have a new women’s side, who will finally be able to begin socially-distanced training in January after a […]

Marjorie Ainsworth, president of the Film Society (photo from 2016)

“Watching films helps you stay in the zeitgeist, and guarantees you won’t have a mouldy old age” – The oldest film club in existence celebrates 90th birthday

Salford is home to the oldest film club in existence and is still headed by the original president, who is […]

Members queue at Lucie's Pantry social supermarket

Salford homelessness charity appeals for Christmas hamper donations

Homelessness charity Emmaus Salford is appealing for food and festive items to fill 200 Christmas hampers for local families and […]

Helen Crossley, The Skipping Bee. Photo credit Helen Crossley, permission to use.

5k jump rope challenge in Media City to raise £2,000 for skipping in schools

An arthritis and fibromyalgia sufferer will do a sponsored 5k skip to raise money to introduce jump rope to Salford […]

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Pop-up beerhouse plans on ice as second lockdown kicks in for Seven Brothers

Salford brewery Seven Brothers is closing its doors and moving back online in light of the lockdown starting on Thursday. […]

Clifton Green, off The Green, Salford. Google Maps Image.

Salford’s first council housing scheme in a decade approved but thousands still waiting

More than 100 council homes have got the planning go-ahead in Salford – the first to be built for a […]

Emma Evans creating her work of art during the virtual art battle. Copyright Emma Evans Studio.

“Bright, bold and growing stronger” Salford artist auctions artwork to raise money for mental health

Salford artist Emma Evans has come second in a speed painting contest in aid of mental health charities. The art […]

Emma Evans at a previous Art battle. Copyright Photographer Richard Crisps.

Salford artist goes into battle for World Mental Health Day

The second virtual Manchester Art Battle will take place this weekend in aid of World Mental Health Day to raise money for Mind Charity.