Back In Business

Matt Concannon, founder of the Thirsty Poet

The Thirsty Poet: A business born out of the COVID lockdown

Our hospitality industry has taken quite a beating during the Covid-19 era. While so many businesses are having to completely […]

Vero Moderno in Salford, modern Italian restaurant who is trying to adapt to the times. Image credit: Vero Moderno

Back In Business: “support has been remarkable” Vero Moderno on serving customers again

Salford has a great many restaurants serving cuisine from all over the world. Covid-19 has been ruthless in shutting down […]

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Back in Business: “it’s been a nightmare” The Dispensary on re-opening its doors

The first of its kind in Salford- the Dispensary, a zero-waste, “eco-friendly store providing refills for toiletries and cleaning products” […]

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.