Author: Zoe Hamilton

“Not only did they save my life but they gave me a second chance”- Young girl who attempted suicide launches fundraiser for Salford Royal staff

“Not only did they save my life but they gave me a second chance”- Young girl who attempted suicide launches fundraiser for Salford Royal staff

An 18-year-old girl who attempted to take her own life this summer is now fundraising for the Salford Royal Trauma […]

John Wassell, Creative Director at Walk the Plank

“Walk The Plank have never done anything on this scale within 30 years”- Salford experts lead massive outdoor art project

Salford-based outdoor art experts Walk The Plank are inviting 20,000 people to light up  UK landscapes for a Green Space, Dark […]

“I think they’re great, but not when they’re thrown all over the place”- Campaigners share their concerns about e-scooters

“I think they’re great, but not when they’re thrown all over the place”- Campaigners share their concerns about e-scooters

They were launched in a blaze of publicity last year and hailed as the eco-friendly alternative for Salford, but now […]

Mr Joseph Allen with his campaigners in Bexley Square

“It’s all about what we can do in the middle ground”- Lib Dem candidate for Blackfriars and Trinity by-election sets out plans to ‘Clean Up Blackfriars’

With the Blackfriars and Trinity by-election on November 4 approaching, Liberal Democrat candidate Joseph Ross Allen plans to bring clean, […]

Harry Gray (Image Copyright- Taken by Zoe Hamilton)

“The gears need to get churning on a quicker scale” – Walk Ride Salford Central call for more Low Traffic Neighbourhoods to be implemented

A Salford pro-cycling and walking group is protesting about the removal of a measure to reduce traffic in Blackfriars.  Walk […]

“Mindless” – CCTV crowdfunder after mental health charity’s greenhouse in Salford vandalised

“Mindless” – CCTV crowdfunder after mental health charity’s greenhouse in Salford vandalised

A Salford resident has started a crowdfunder after Salford community mental health charity was the target of vandalism, causing thousands […]

Cleavley Community Forest Garden cafe's Wednesday volunteers, Christine and Mary, enjoying their time working at the café. Permission to use from Ian Bocock

“It’s just nice to see those connections be made” – Eccles Community Garden welcomes visitors to their new Ivy Den Café

Cleavley Community Forest Garden located in Eccles have began to welcome visitors to their new Ivy Den Cafe over the past couple of weeks.

Artist Laura Daly testing The Storm Cone experience in Peel Park, May 2021. Photograph: Jon Smith.

Award winning visual artist showcases new immersive artwork ‘The Storm Cone’ in ‘Rediscovering Salford’

Commissioned by the University of Salford Art Collection and Metal, The Storm Cone uncovers the buried past of lost bandstands […]

Image credit: Jonathan Billings

A family guide to RHS Garden Bridgewater summer half term activities

Last week the RHS Garden Bridgewater opened to the public and lots of educational activities from theatre performances to planting […]

“We’ve decided to walk 200km”- Meet the Digital Diversity Festival organisers ‘Walking Proud’ for Salford Pride fundraiser

“We’ve decided to walk 200km”- Meet the Digital Diversity Festival organisers ‘Walking Proud’ for Salford Pride fundraiser

A Walking Proud group of friends and volunteers are covering 200km of Greater Manchester for a five-week Salford Pride fundraiser. The group […]