Yellowhammer on Chat Moss credit: Dave Steel

“Once it’s gone, it’s gone” – Irlam residents are outraged by plans to build on greenbelt

Salford City Council are holding a planning enforcement investigation before commencing with plans to build on Chat Moss. The plan […]

Ship Pub and Hotel on Liverpool road.

“They are basically going to an open prison!” – Public consultation opens on proposed redevelopment of historic Irlam pub

A public consultation about the proposed redevelopment of the Old Ship Pub and Hotel on Liverpool Road into a 30-bed […]

Image credit: Evan Hurst

“I think this year has been especially important with more people wanting to find alternative places to shop” – Salford Christmas market enjoys another successful turnout

This year, Princes Park Garden Centre in Irlam ran their annual winter market each Sunday from 21st November to 12th […]

“You see authors and books in shops and you don’t think it’s a possibility” – Salford professional dog walker turned author on her debut book

“You see authors and books in shops and you don’t think it’s a possibility” – Salford professional dog walker turned author on her debut book

Salford author and professional dog walker Leanne Marshall released her debut book, ‘Losing Lindani’ after spending five years developing it. […]

Babs Mason and her son, Lawrence: Image credit - Barbara Mason

“There are only 80 people in the world with her condition”– The Salford parents’ desperate plea for support for their daughter who suffers from a rare condition

Barbara ‘Babs’ Mason, from Irlam, suffers from a rare, life-limiting brain condition known as ‘Iron on the Brain’ (PLA2G6) or […]

Yasmin with her dog, Tilly. Permission to use by Yasmin Tenk

“I think that people set them off to cause trouble, not because they’re pretty” – The fight to ban fireworks in Salford

Yasmin Tenk, who recently graduated from the university of Salford, is one of the residents who are petitioning against the private […]

Tony Prescott, Operations Manager. Copyright: Jacob Teagle

“There’s no-one who knows Irlam and Cadishead better than Hamilton Davies Trust” – Salford charity giving back to the community

Recycling bicycles is just one of the many ways Irlam and Cadishead’s multi-million pound Hamilton Davies Trust charity is supporting the […]

Image created by James McGregor using creative commons photo on right. Picture of Darren taken from Facebook, used with permission.

“When they start building on our green belt, I can’t get behind it” – Ex-Salford Councillor expresses frustration about new development plans

© Copyright David Dixon and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence. Ex-councillor for Cadishead, Darren Goulden, is frustrated […]


“There’s so much racket, it’s very stressful and upsetting for them” The fear Bonfire Night causes for our pets

With Bonfire Night returning this Friday our furry companions could be in serious distress over the next couple of days. […]

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“I think the swimming just gives her that extra bit” – Why a Salford assistant dog is always eager to go swimming

An assistant dog has visited the same animal clinic in Irlam for the last five years to do hydrotherapy. Emma […]