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SALFORD NOW LIVE BLOG 20th October – Greater Manchester Covid-19 lockdown deadline passes

Phoebe Hughes will update you today on news relating to the Government deadline on imposing Tier 3 lockdown restrictions across Greater Manchester.

SALFORD NOW LIVE BLOG 5 October – news, sport, weather and more from around Salford

Welcome to Salford Now’s live blog! Keep up to date with us on our social media; Facebook, Twitter and Instagram.

University of Salford to become haven for hedgehogs

University of Salford to become haven for hedgehogs

The University of Salford campus has gone ‘hedgehog friendly’ by introducing measures to protect the spiny mammals, whose numbers have declined in the UK.

Back In Business: “It’s what we love to do” – Fibre Hairdressing on covid’s impact

Back In Business: “It’s what we love to do” – Fibre Hairdressing on covid’s impact

Many people’s first priority when they leave lockdown will be to finally get a haircut after four months of despair. […]

Back In Business: “So much more than ‘a dirty old town'”- Bricks and Water Heritage Alexatours on how lockdown changed the industry

Back In Business: “So much more than ‘a dirty old town'”- Bricks and Water Heritage Alexatours on how lockdown changed the industry

Salford is steeped in a rich and intriguing history, setting it apart in a region that is already decorated for […]

Back In Business: “Overwhelming and emotional at times” – Lime Bar Salford Quays on adapting to the ‘new normal’

Back In Business: “Overwhelming and emotional at times” – Lime Bar Salford Quays on adapting to the ‘new normal’

The Lime Bar, in Salford Quays, has re-opened it’s doors and welcomed back thirsty patrons. The bar provides a full […]

Back In Business: “We are a closer community after this” – Walkden cafe Hug In A Mug hopeful after lockdown

Back In Business: “We are a closer community after this” – Walkden cafe Hug In A Mug hopeful after lockdown

Hug In A Mug serves hot drinks and homemade food – but its role in the Walkden community meant more than steak pies were missing during lockdown.

Back In Business: “It’s all been a bit odd really” – Salford Rum Company looks to future after lockdown

Back In Business: “It’s all been a bit odd really” – Salford Rum Company looks to future after lockdown

With Covid19 lockdown ending, Salford Rum Company founder Tommy reflects on a strange 2020 and the company’s hopes for the future.

“It’s going to be hard times.” Salford cricket clubs ponder Summer without sport – and financial difficulty after lockdown

“It’s going to be hard times.” Salford cricket clubs ponder Summer without sport – and financial difficulty after lockdown

Cricket clubs from around Salford say the current Coronavirus lockdown poses significant difficulties and even threatens the survival of some.