Author: Zoe Hamilton

“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 […]

Firefighters tackle blaze at Little Hulton Shopping Precinct

Firefighters tackle blaze at Little Hulton Shopping Precinct

Little Hulton residents are being advised to close all windows and doors as the Greater Manchester Fire & Rescue Service […]

Image credit- Ian Bocock - Plant Swap Pallet at Cleavley Forest Community Garden- permission to use from Ian Bocock

“It’s a nice way of connecting with the local community”- Community garden launches new Plant Swap Pallet

Cleavley Community Forest Garden in Winton has launched a new ‘Plant Swap Pallet’ enabling Salford residents to connect through growing, […]

Photo credit- Sophie Mcnamara

Salford microbakery launches new eco-friendly Bread by Bike delivery service

Swinton microbakery Our Dough is two weeks into its new bike delivery scheme and is thriving as a local business […]

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“Come and share the warmth of Salfordians”- artists create virtual reality hugs

Young adults and adults with a physical disability in Salford are being asked to share their memories of hugs to be developed into a 10 minute narrative told through theatre puppetry.

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“There’s just so much around you that you don’t realise” – Creative Salford couple launch nature podcast

A podcast capturing the beauty and serenity of Salford’s green spaces and nature is proving a hit for husband-and-wife walkers […]