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‘I thought I’d just give it a bash’ – The Salford mum who wrote a novel in a month

A mum from Salford has written a book in a month after accepting a national challenge. Novice author Rebecca Greaves […]

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A Salford Community centre has created a positive portfolio about what got Salford residents through 2020

Salford based ‘Energise Centre’  recently pulled together a creative collection of 2020.  The Salford community centre is located on Douglas […]

Will there be wedding bells this year as the pandemic causes restrictions on ceremonies?

Will there be wedding bells this year as the pandemic causes restrictions on ceremonies?

For many 2020 was supposed to be the year of their dream wedding. The start of a new decade representing […]

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“So I started a business during lockdown” – Salford baker and her postal brownie service

A Salford mum has started a postal bakery business to make some extra money in the second lockdown. Deborah Clouting, […]

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SALFORDNOW LIVE BLOG 24th November: Salford charities support kids and elderly this Christmas time

Today’s live blog is brought to you by Melissa Maxfield. Keeping you updated on all things Salford. Follow along on […]

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SALFORD NOW LIVE BLOG 23rd NOVEMBER – Salford theatre scene has lots to offer over this festive season

Today’s live blog is brought to you by Melissa Maxfield keeping you up to date with whats going on in […]

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FEATURE: “A sea of cotton, nylon and leather plus whatever else is in a thrift shop”

Designer brands are often considered elusive because of the high retail price. However, an increase in thrift shopping has seen […]

Repurpose your unwanted furniture as Emmaus charity offers house clearing service

Repurpose your unwanted furniture as Emmaus charity offers house clearing service

Salford-based homeless charity Emmaus is offering house clearance services. Bosses hope the latest doorstep service will increase the number of […]

Immediate effect theatre uses play to challenge mental health stigma in men

Chris Woods and Joel Conlon, founders of ‘immediate effect theatre’ company, have taken inspiration from their own experiences to create […]