Author: Oliver Youd

Christopher Eccleston - (Right) Emma Marie's Photos / CC BY (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0). (Left)Super Festivals / CC BY (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0)

Christopher Eccleston to reprise iconic Doctor Who role

It has been announced that Salford’s own Christopher Eccleston will return to his role as the Doctor Who’s Ninth Doctor […]

Sam Davies (left) and frontman Jake Vickers (right). Image credit - Alyx Ashton

“A rite of passage for Manchester based artists” – The Zangwills’ Sam Davies explains what the closure of two iconic venues will mean for future artists.

Sam Davies (left) and frontman Jake Vickers (right), The Zangwills. Image credit – Alyx Ashton Some would argue that Salford […]

Jet ski seen racing down Bridgewater Canal – police appeal for information

Jet ski seen racing down Bridgewater Canal – police appeal for information

A jet ski has reportedly been racing down Salford’s Bridgewater Canal in a move which has caused outrage among local […]

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Fans love Salford legend Christopher Eccleston’s heartfelt rendition of John Cooper Clarke poem

Actor Christopher Eccleston has taken to Instagram to share a rendition of John Cooper Clarke’s ‘I Wanna Be Yours’ as the UK enters its second week of lockdown to the due Coronavirus.

The University of Salford - Image: David Dixon.

University of Salford to suspend some lectures amid Coronavirus concerns

The University of Salford is to suspend all first and second year lectures as the number of COVID-19 diagnoses across […]

13-year-old Conor (Ammar Duffus) and The Monster (Keith Gilmore). Image: Manuel Harlan. Suitable for reuse under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0

PREVIEW: ‘A Monster Calls’ is coming to the Lowry

13-year-old Conor (Ammar Duffus) and The Monster (Keith Gilmore). Image: Manuel Harlan. Suitable for reuse under CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 Salford’s […]

Current scene at Manchester Victoria - credit: Twitter, @xDronee

Major rail disruption in Salford amid ‘staff walkout’ at Manchester Victoria

Rail passengers in Salford faced major delays and cancellations last night amid a reported passenger disturbance at Manchester Victoria. Trains […]