Author: Tanisha Cantrell

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“I don’t trust this Government” – Labour MP Graham Stringer on Brexit and Covid-19

Salford MP Graham Stringer has expressed his concerns at the current handling of the pandemic and the ongoing post-Brexit trade […]

“This time last year we were setting up in the Lowry” – Theatre company creates festive replacement for Christmas show

“This time last year we were setting up in the Lowry” – Theatre company creates festive replacement for Christmas show

While many seasonal activities have been abandoned this year, a theatre company in Salford have created a festive alternative to their cancelled Christmas show ‘Snowbabies’.

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“People are just trying to survive” – Salford taxi company share their struggle during Covid

Salford taxi company, Swans Minicabs, have struggled more than ever throughout the pandemic and their customers are quickly decreasing. Following […]

Irlam Community Market stall

“A lot of the stall holders rely on the income they make from our market“ – The Irlam Community Market goes virtual

The Irlam Community Market is taking place online this month, with gift-makers, food and drink producers being offered a chance […]

The Dispensary, in Walkden

“I’m going to step forward, just go for it and stay open” – The Dispensary continues to provide zero-waste alternatives in Lockdown 2

The Dispensary, a zero-waste shop in Salford, will stay open over lockdown despite it being a big risk to the […]

Rainbow crossing at night

“It looks gorgeous and makes a great statement of inclusion” – Salford’s new rainbow crossing

A new rainbow crossing has been completed outside Salford University to celebrate pride in the city. The permanent visible display […]

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Bonfire night at home: firework shows in Salford cancelled due to Covid-19

Salford City Council has announced the cancellation of its annual Bonfire Night and fireworks display. The popular event was due […]

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“It’s all quite frightening and strange” Life in lockdown as a freelancer

COVID-19 is hitting every part of the economy, but when it comes to the theatre and arts industry, actors and […]

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National Skateboarding Championships heading for Salford again

Salford has been chosen to host the UK National Skateboarding Championships again following a successful debut last year. With its […]