Author: OliviaRidgway

“I’m not exactly built like an endurance athlete” – Salford man to walk, cycle and kayak 123 miles along the Bridgewater Canal to raise money

“I’m not exactly built like an endurance athlete” – Salford man to walk, cycle and kayak 123 miles along the Bridgewater Canal to raise money

David Rogers, 47, a landscaper from Swinton, is challenging himself to travel the length of the 41-mile Bridgewater Canal three […]

UCU Picket Line outside of UoS Media City Campus this morning (22 March).

“We’re at breaking point” – UCU strike in Salford today

Strike action has taken place this morning (March 22) as members of the University and College Union (UCU) manned the […]

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Girl power musical announces new cast members ahead of Lowry shows this April

A musical celebrating women who changed the world is coming to The Lowry Theatre next month. ‘Fantastically Great Women Who […]

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“There’s a generation that would come and tell you that they were the best days of our lives” – Salford scouting exhibition at RHS Garden Bridgewater

A new exhibition will explore 73 years of scouting at the RHS Bridgewater. Salford provided opportunities for young people in […]

Lowry - The Girls Gary Barlow / Tim Firth / Original Calender Girls at the Lowry 12-01-16, Credit: The Lowry via Flickr

Gary Barlow announces six Lowry shows ahead of new tour

Gary Barlow has announced six Salford shows ahead of his new ‘theatrical one-man tour’. The Take That front-man, who has […]

PM Boris Johnson during a Covid-19 announcement. Photo by Andrew Parsons, Flickr

“The government have lied time and time again” – Salford residents discuss government handling of pandemic

Salford residents adding their voices to the social media uproar over how the government has dealt with the Covid pandemic […]

Yasmin with her dog, Tilly. Permission to use by Yasmin Tenk

“I think that people set them off to cause trouble, not because they’re pretty” – The fight to ban fireworks in Salford

Yasmin Tenk, who recently graduated from the university of Salford, is one of the residents who are petitioning against the private […]