Walkden

Hair Salons in the Salford area can reopen when the current lockdown comes to an end. Credit: Heather Smith

“It does affect people’s mental health and wellbeing if they can’t have their hair done” – Salford’s hair salons to reopen just in time for Christmas

The government has announced that hair salons and other close-contact services can reopen once again on December 3, regardless of […]

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“So I started a business during lockdown” – Salford baker and her postal brownie service

A Salford mum has started a postal bakery business to make some extra money in the second lockdown. Deborah Clouting, […]

The Dispensary, in Walkden

“I’m going to step forward, just go for it and stay open” – The Dispensary continues to provide zero-waste alternatives in Lockdown 2

The Dispensary, a zero-waste shop in Salford, will stay open over lockdown despite it being a big risk to the […]

Credit: Fay Watts

Back in Business: “it’s been a nightmare” The Dispensary on re-opening its doors

The first of its kind in Salford- the Dispensary, a zero-waste, “eco-friendly store providing refills for toiletries and cleaning products” […]

Back In Business: “We are a closer community after this” – Walkden cafe Hug In A Mug hopeful after lockdown

Back In Business: “We are a closer community after this” – Walkden cafe Hug In A Mug hopeful after lockdown

Hug In A Mug serves hot drinks and homemade food – but its role in the Walkden community meant more than steak pies were missing during lockdown.