Author: Mel Cionco

Mustard Tree entrance in Little Hulton. Credit: Mel Cionco

“The situation is getting worse before it gets better” – Salford charity fears of future challenges to come from cost of living increase and the possible response from refugee crisis

Mustard Tree, owner of charity shop and help hubs, fears the demand of their services for deprived areas of Salford […]

People reading the zines provided in the exhibition. Credit: Mel Cionco

“It celebrates LGBT art and people who’ve been out of work for years” – Swinton art exhibition shows the hardships of pandemic in diverse communities

An art exhibition at Swinton Gateway provided the finale to LGBT History Month by highlighting the talent of marginalised communities […]

Cadishead Primary School entrance. By: Mel Cionco

“We didn’t believe it at first, it was a big shock” – Primary school regains hope after receiving donations from five different companies

Teachers had to voluntarily finance creative subjects in Cadishead Primary School after a rough start of the year with budget […]