Author: Lexie Boardman

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“Baby loss has made me look at life very different” – Salford Mum speaks out during Baby Loss Awareness Week

Between the 9th and 15th of October each year, Baby Loss Awareness Week commemorate the lives of babies who have died during pregnancy, birth and infancy.

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Salford’s tallest building construction set to be approved this week

A 55-storey tower, which would be ‘Salford’s tallest building’ and form part of a 542-apartment scheme, is set to be […]

The Imperial War Museum's poppies. Image Credits © Copyright David Dixon and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.

Poppy exhibition set for permanent home in Salford’s Imperial War Museum North

© Copyright David Dixon and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence. The Imperial War Museum North, famous for […]

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“I’ve never been this excited in my life and so grateful to be there” – TV performance was dream come true for Salford-born Jailhouse Rocker

Salford singer and prison officer, Pete Green, hit our TV screens at the weekend as the ‘Jailhouse Rocker’ for the […]

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“Making the voting process as accessible as possible to people with a visual impairment is so important” – Local charity provides braille ballots to Salfordians living with sight loss

A charity based in Manchester is supporting the people of Salford living with sight loss by providing braille transcriptions of […]

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“Best chippy in town” – Salford favourite Sykes chippy among best in UK

A community favourite, Sykes Fish and Chips, has placed in the Fry Magazine top 50 UK fish and chip takeaways […]

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“This wouldn’t be possible without the community volunteering their time” – Irlam and Cadishead community litter pickers keeping Salford tidy

Since last April, residents of Irlam and Cadishead who were frustrated at how their area had visually deteriorated in recent […]

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“He has shown no remorse” – Salford man sentenced after being charged with rape

Slinkierbus268, CC BY-SA 4.0 <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0>, via Wikimedia Commons A man has been sentenced to six years in prison after raping […]

Boothstown landlady is ‘absolutely blown away with the support’ as a Christmas present appeal is launched for Salford’s disadvantaged children

Boothstown landlady is ‘absolutely blown away with the support’ as a Christmas present appeal is launched for Salford’s disadvantaged children

A selfless landlady at a community pub in Boothstown is asking for donations of presents to provide disadvantaged children with […]

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“We need to accept that homelessness is an issue that has been increasing in our society, even before Covid came along.” – Worsley Rotary Club

With the festive season fast approaching, Worsley Rotary Club is again appealing for participants in its annual Reverse Advent Calendar […]