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“We’ve got some really decent 50/50 fights”- Boxing returns to Salford as the AJ Bell Arena hosts local fight night

“We’ve got some really decent 50/50 fights”- Boxing returns to Salford as the AJ Bell Arena hosts local fight night

A boxing promoter in Salford says he is excited by the return of boxing to the AJ Bell Stadium on Saturday night.

Irlam railway station. © Copyright Robert Eva and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.

Labour MP for Worsley and Eccles South Barbara Keeley demands better accessibility for our railway stations

Campaigning Eccles MP Barbara Keeley was left disappointed in her latest attempt to make Salford railway stations more accessible, particularly […]

Credits: Kayleigh Jackson the interviewee has given permission for use of images.

Sparkly Magical Princess visits makes children smile during lockdown

A high school student has spread a little fairy-tale magic to make lockdown more bearable for children in Cadishead through […]

Onwards and Upwards 'Daffodil Doorstop Drop' packages.

“That’s what it’s always about – helping people to help themselves” – Community group organise ‘daffodil doorstop drops’ to brighten lockdown

Onwards and Upwards, a Salford community well-being group, has been dropping off local daffodil packages to brighten up lockdown doorsteps. […]

Photo Credit: Debbie Parker

“This wouldn’t be possible without the community volunteering their time” – Irlam and Cadishead community litter pickers keeping Salford tidy

Since last April, residents of Irlam and Cadishead who were frustrated at how their area had visually deteriorated in recent […]

free lunches for kids. Credit - permission to use by Matt Thomson

Lockdown Heroes: Local chef cooking free meals to help vulnerable families in Irlam

A local chef has been helping vulnerable families in the Irlam community during lockdown. Matt Thomson, 35, a resident of […]

Image Credit: Emma Billington

“We want to challenge all the misconceptions people have about dog rescues” – Dogs4Rescue raising money to secure a more peaceful living for unwanted dogs

Dogs4Rescue, a Salford kennel-free rescue organisation, is currently raising £199,000 to buy 43 acres of land to help rehabilitate unwanted […]

John Edmondson, who is raising money for MND. Credit: John Edmondson.

Salford duo seeks fundraisers for Motor Neurone Disease during lockdown

Salford hairdresser, John Edmondson, 61, and his former business partner, Paul Donegan, also 61, are asking people to get involved […]