Back In Business

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“Things are looking up” – Box on the Docks welcomes visitors to MediaCityUK

Visitors to MediaCityUK have a fresh spot to grab a drink thanks to the launch of the new Box on the Docks this month.

Image: The Treehouse Cafe. Permission to use granted by Eliška at The Treehouse Cafe.

“One of the most important things is to support your local businesses” – Treehouse Cafe owners reflect on running micro-business during a pandemic

Thirsty and hungry customers have been flocking back to an independent coffee shop in Lower Broughton in the week since […]

Image credit: Mia Duthil McArthur

Back in Business: new Seven Brothers beer house finally opens to public in MediaCityUK

Salford-based Seven Brothers Brewing company opened its new beer house at MediaCityUK in line with the new government guidelines on […]

Credit: Megan Rudge

“My goal is to not give up until I’m proud” – Salford designer tackles lockdown by setting up own clothing brand

A Salford-based fashion designer, with no formal training in designing her own clothes, is determined to help empower women to […]

Credit: Adam Bruderer

“Roll on the 21st August!” – Salford’s The Eagle Inn and 0161Community prepare for community BBQ

Salford’s, ‘The Eagle Inn’, in partnership with 0161Community is set to host a community BBQ for the people of Salford […]

Image Credit: Rebecca Lees & Jen Riley.

Back in Business: “We just love being part of this community – we really do” – the local gift shop owners on their positive experiences of community spirit during the pandemic

Dropping off a donation of soaps to Salford Royal Hospital nurses during the Covid-19 pandemic inspired the owners of Walkden […]

The illustration is from a newspaper in 1824.

Islington Mill showcasing their fascinating heritage on their virtual opening day

The Salford creative space, Islington Mill, is opening with a free public screening of the rich heritage of the building […]

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“We can’t wait to share it with the public” – ‘Historic’ painting to go on display at The Lowry

LS Lowry’s painting of the former PM David Lloyd-George’s birthplace is to go on display in Salford. It will take […]

The Dockyard opens its doors. Picture taken by reporter

“This is way overdue” – Salford celebrates pubs reopening

Yesterday came the day many had been waiting for. Pubs, restaurants and bars were able to open for outdoor customers […]

“People are now really ready to get back outside and start moving again” – U-First Fitness Society restarts outdoor training sessions

“People are now really ready to get back outside and start moving again” – U-First Fitness Society restarts outdoor training sessions

Amid the easing of lockdown restrictions earlier this week, U-First Fitness has welcomed its members back to group outdoor training […]