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“It’s always been in me; I’ve always been a bit of a drama queen” – In conversation with Salford graduate Lynn Roden

“It’s always been in me; I’ve always been a bit of a drama queen” – In conversation with Salford graduate Lynn Roden

Actor Lynn Roden is no stranger to cameras and the big stage with her long line of roles from Coronation […]

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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Local Boy-band Unknown Refuge release new single ‘If The Gods Be Good’

Alex Mancini, attended MAPAS – (Music and Performing Arts – Salford) from 11-16 years old, where he was part of […]

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“I had all of these ideas in my head for different characters” – Salford born Coronation Street star Catherine Tyldesley writes and stars in her own play

Coronation Street actor Catherine Tyldesley has described how she swapped the cobbles for the stage to star in a play […]

Davardi's Pizza Bar 
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“I wouldn’t feel comfortable stopping it now” Davardi’s Pizza Bar offering free food to those struggling

Davardi’s Pizza Bar, in Walkden, is offering free food for those who are currently struggling to make ends meet. Tom […]

Jackie Kay by Claudia Alonso (2015) University of Salford Art Collection

Salford University Chancellor hosted online Christmas festival special ‘Makar to Cracker’

University of Salford Chancellor, Jackie Kay CBE, hosted an online Christmas festival last night, Makar to Cracker. The Scottish poet, […]

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“He looked like someone who wanted to be in a band”- Meet ‘The Cavs’, indie-rock band with Eccles roots

Laid-back local lads, ‘The Cavs’, are a five-piece indie-rock band with roots in Eccles, Salford. The band members are: (Absent […]

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‘I thought I’d just give it a bash’ – The Salford mum who wrote a novel in a month

A mum from Salford has written a book in a month after accepting a national challenge. Novice author Rebecca Greaves […]

"James nominated Laura for our chocolate prize. He dropped a packet of Haribo he was given at school yesterday and Laura found it and kept it for him, and she helps us across the road every school day"
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“It makes them think about the good in the world” – The Salford poetry competition spreading Christmas joy

The Salford Poetry Competition aims to spread Christmas joy by nominating members of the Salford community to receive a bar of […]