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“We have seen nearly double the footfall” – Swinton Square boss pleased following full reopening

Peter McDermott / Swinton Square   The Centre Manager of Swinton Square, Chris Doidge, has revealed his relief and excitement at the […]

“It was great for my mental health over lockdown” – Swinton student on the success of her new business

“It was great for my mental health over lockdown” – Swinton student on the success of her new business

A third-year fashion design student from Swinton has launched a Helsinki-inspired business from home during lockdown.  Olivia Black, who studies […]

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Salford microbakery launches new eco-friendly Bread by Bike delivery service

Swinton microbakery Our Dough is two weeks into its new bike delivery scheme and is thriving as a local business […]

“A tragedy” – Save Swinton Park Golf Club furious with shareholders as latest bid comes in to buy club

“A tragedy” – Save Swinton Park Golf Club furious with shareholders as latest bid comes in to buy club

Save Swinton Park Golf Club, which closed in 2020 and has been subject to multiple bids from housing developers, says the current situation is a tragedy.

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“Arts Let Loose” – Unbridled fantasy released on this postcard project

Arts Let Loose is a project that has been launched in Swinton, aiming to bring the community together. Arts Let Loose […]

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“It’s been very difficult for the bridal industry” – A Swinton Bridal shop prepares to hit the road as a mobile store after the pandemic forced its doors to close

A Swinton Bridal shop is going mobile after multiple lockdowns during the pandemic forced their store to close.   View […]

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“We have to have hope for our children” – Swinton headteacher writes pandemic diary with a twist

Over the past year, teachers have been at the forefront of the Coronavirus pandemic. From ensuring classrooms abide by social […]

Art kits from Arts Let Loose, Swinton (Photo: Amy Coffey)

Swinton group offering free art kits for Salford kids stuck at home

Swinton-based non-profit organisation, Arts Let Loose have stocked up on free art kits for children to make lockdown a bit more bearable.

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“We decided to grab the bull by the horns and launch in January” Rugby League Swinton Lionesses prepare for training post-Covid

Swinton Lions have a new women’s side, who will finally be able to begin socially-distanced training in January after a […]

“We’ll see family over Zoom on Christmas Day” – the older generation in Salford staying safe from Covid while waiting for vaccine

“We’ll see family over Zoom on Christmas Day” – the older generation in Salford staying safe from Covid while waiting for vaccine

A Swinton resident is foregoing Christmas with his family due to concerns over Covid-19, saying ‘the finishing line is in […]