Author: Phoebe Walters

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Salford fitness group helping to tackle obesity and mental health crisis

A fitness group in Salford, U-First Fitness society is changing the lives of its members with its community led approach to tackling obesity.

Salford students engage in role play to “passionately” support bereaved parents

Salford students engage in role play to “passionately” support bereaved parents

Anne Leyland, a lecturer in midwifery at The University of Salford explains the importance of educating students on sensitive support for bereaved parents.

“It’s great to see something like this come alive” – Irlam and Cadishead festival returns to Salford

“It’s great to see something like this come alive” – Irlam and Cadishead festival returns to Salford

Irlam and Cadishead Spring community Festival is coming to Salford on bank holiday Monday, 6th May at Cadishead Park.

16,000 people in Salford are living with diabetes

16,000 people in Salford are living with diabetes

It is Type 2 Diabetes Prevention Week and Salford Clinical Commissioning Group have identified that 16,000 people in Salford are living with diabetes.

2,500 new homes planned for Salford by 2037 in new draft plan

2,500 new homes planned for Salford by 2037 in new draft plan

2,500 homes are to be built in Salford following a draft local plan whereby local residents can have their say on the future of Salford.

“2,070 people in Salford are living with glaucoma” – why it’s vital to book your eye test

“2,070 people in Salford are living with glaucoma” – why it’s vital to book your eye test

Mahmoud Moustafa, clinical director at Specsavers in Salford, stresses the importance of regular eye tests to prevent eye condition, Glaucoma.

Salford Red Devils: Joey Lussick praises new partnership with students

Salford Red Devils: Joey Lussick praises new partnership with students

Salford Red Devils star, Joey Lussick says the ‘immense’ involvement with Salford University will increase the amount of young people involved with sports.

Warming up in a training session with Parks and Pathways Nordic Walking group.

“I knew it would benefit the people of Salford” – how Nordic walking is helping the city get fitter

Salford might not be the most obvious place for a hike if you’re keen to try Nordic walking – but Susan Spain is on a mission to change that perception.

City of Salford Schools FA raise money for young aspiring footballers

City of Salford Schools FA raise money for young aspiring footballers

City of Salford Schools aim to give children in Salford the opportunity to represent their town and compete against other teams within Greater Manchester.