Co-Op Academy strikes continue at this Swinton school. Photo credit: Nathan Bagnall

“She is already asking to change schools after only being there for four weeks” – Swinton school teachers go on strike after nearly 300 ‘angry’ parents sign a petition against new rules

The Co-op Academy in Swinton has seen over 30 members of staff go on strike, in support of the 276 […]

The Hive community hall as it is today

The Hive in Swinton launches refurbishment fund

The Hive community centre in Victoria Park, Swinton, is looking for donations for refurbishment work needed on the property. The […]

Swinton poolhall. Image credit: Luke Gregory

“It’s nice to know people haven’t forgot about us” – Swinton Poolhall boss pleased following first week of reopening

Swinton Poolhall owner Dave Spencer is delighted to be back after reopening for the first time since October. The poolhall […]

Belinda Robinson. Raised £300 on go fund me.

“It made me feel so upset to think people could stoop so low” – Swinton woman creates GoFundMe page to raise money for a strangers stolen bag

A woman from Swinton has raised £300 on a GoFundMe page to replace the money from an elderly woman’s stolen […]

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Right - Paul EdenPhoto credit: Paul Eden

DJ Paul Ezi Eden live at Pendlebury Social Club

Starting the summer off to a rocking start, DJ Paul Ezi Eden presents tribute band ‘Woasis’ and ‘MCR ROCKS FEST’  […]

Image Credit: @LizziePatizzerie

“It’s such a great feeling to know that people enjoy my content” – Swinton baker takes over TikTok and Instagram

After starting her business in the first lockdown, the owner of Lizzie Patizzerie has racked up millions of views on […]

Nico Rizzelli

Swinton Lions sign Nico Rizzelli on loan from St Helens

Swinton Lions have signed Nico Rizzelli on an initial two-week loan from St Helens. The 21-year-old arrives highly rated by […]

Sent by email by Dave Spencer (Johns brother) Photo found also on twitter

“Virgo, Spencer, Higgins; they all used to play here” – Stars of snooker’s past once graced Salford tables

Salford may not have any representative at this year’s Snooker World Championship, but stars of the sport’s past once played […]

Critchley regulars enjoy food and drink in the sun together.

Reopening of Swinton café has been a “lifeline” to residents who have been shielding

A community cafe in Swinton has re-opened its garden giving customers a place to go after months of isolation. Loneliness […]