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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. […]

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“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 […]

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“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 […]

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“We’ve just been overwhelmed” – Irlam and Cadishead Academy’s gifts for elderly go a long way

Irlam and Cadishead Academy helped make some elderly Salford residents Christmas’ with their festive gifts.

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“It’s a real boost for the club” – Irlam FC ground gets upgrade

Irlam FC have gone about upgrading their ground facilities in a project that their club secretary deems to be ‘essential’. […]

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“We will stand together and we are there for each other” – How a Salford community Facebook group is supporting children in need

A Salford community Facebook group, run by two Tesco Extra employees, is making a difference this Christmas and making sure […]

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“I’m looking forward to being able to hug the children and listen to their stories…” – The Salford princess parties bringing joy to children

An Cadishead business owner is bringing joy to children with socially distanced Salford princess parties. Georgia Goulden, 20, runs her […]

Are Salford animals in distress? – Irlam animal sanctuary operating during Covid

Are Salford animals in distress? – Irlam animal sanctuary operating during Covid

Two Salford animal rescue charities are busy trying to protect pets from the effects of the Covid pandemic. Many pets […]