Walkden

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“Profit over people” – Application for 7 bed HMO in Little Hulton refused to maintain “community street”

The application for a family home on Elsham drive to be renovated into a seven bed HMO (house in multiple […]

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“Why don’t we have advent calendars for birthdays?” – New Walkden business gets ready for its first Christmas trading

A new family business based in Walkden selling advent calendars is preparing for its first Christmas of trading after being […]

Salford Poppy Trail. Permission given by Vicki Tyrer.

“It brings the community together for all those that have lost loved ones” – Salford church hosts Walkden Poppy Trail for Remembrance Day

Friends of St. Mary’s Park in Walkden are hosting a Poppy Trail this Saturday at 11am. The drop-in session will […]

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Zero-waste shop hosts Halloween clothes swap to reduce waste

The Dispensary in Walkden is helping families across Salford to reduce their waste this spooky season with the introduction of […]

Karen and Ed Gardiner, Owners of 'Hug in a Mug' (Copyright: Hannah-Louise Casey)

‘Hug in a Mug’ to open new café ‘Cuddle in a Cup’ in the Walkden Town Centre Market

Renowned Walkden community café  ‘Hug in a Mug’ set to open grab and go version ‘Cuddle in a Cup’ within […]

“The only local one closed down years ago” – Walkden’s only record store opens at Walkden Town Centre

“The only local one closed down years ago” – Walkden’s only record store opens at Walkden Town Centre

The owner of Walkden’s only record store says it will cater for local tastes and recommendations. Sticky Black Tarmac, launched […]

Refill Station at The Dispensary

“We’re fighting convenience” – Salford’s first zero waste shop hosts its own clothes swap event

The Dispensary, which is widely regarded as Salford’s first zero waste shop, hosted its very first clothes swapping event over the […]

“It’s a great way to start the Bank Holiday weekend ” – Walkden Cricket Club to stage range of events during T20 opener

“It’s a great way to start the Bank Holiday weekend ” – Walkden Cricket Club to stage range of events during T20 opener

Walkden Cricket Club is to host a range of events for people of all ages as part of their first […]

Irlam railway station. © Copyright Robert Eva and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.

Labour MP for Worsley and Eccles South Barbara Keeley demands better accessibility for our railway stations

Campaigning Eccles MP Barbara Keeley was left disappointed in her latest attempt to make Salford railway stations more accessible, particularly […]

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Back in Business: “We just love being part of this community – we really do” – the local gift shop owners on their positive experiences of community spirit during the pandemic

Dropping off a donation of soaps to Salford Royal Hospital nurses during the Covid-19 pandemic inspired the owners of Walkden […]