Back In Business

Deli Lama's new sign. Image acquired from Deli lama's Facebook page. Permission to use

Back in Business: “We were in shock to be honest” The Deli Lama Wholefood Shop & Cafe

As we fast approach our eighth month of covid measures, businesses across the North are still adjusting and reacting to […]

Matthew O' Neill posing with a Llieno's pizza box. Image credit: Greg O' Neill.

Back in Business: “You have to invest in the community” Swinton play centre starts making pizzas to cope with covid

Many businesses have had to change the way they operate to survive during Covid. What’s the natural next step for […]

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.