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Victorian Christmas Tree in Lark Hill Place - Taken by Annie Dixon

“They can experience everything so visually” – Salford Museum is offering a free Christmas event

Salford museum has opened its doors to present ‘A Christmas Visit’, as a welcome back after a year of restrictions. The […]

Image Courtesy of Hazel Roberts

“Our aim is to make people aware of Engels” – Working-Class Movement Library commemorates local Marxist in annual event

The Working-Class Movement Library (WCML) are preparing to celebrate their annual Engel’s week starting on Monday 22nd. This week-long event […]

Alan Knight mural. Photo credit: Tony Kelzo, used with permission

“We’ve brought him home in spirit” – a moving mural appears in the car park of Salford’s St Clements Church

A moving mural has appeared on the wall of a St Clements Church in Salford ahead of this year’s Remembrance Sunday, as a commemoration to a young soldier who lost his life in the First World War.

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“It feels like these black figures are invisible” – Salford’s lack of BAME blue plaques

Image credit: Nick Harrison via Flickr CC BY-NC-SA 2.0 https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-sa/2.0/ A Salford Now investigation has found that none of Salford’s […]

Buile Hill Mansion restoration project is underway. Photo: Courtney Davies

An event space, a hotel, or an ice cream parlour – What Salford residents hope the future holds for Buile Hill Park Mansion as restoration project begins

Salford’s residents are looking forward to the future of The Buile Hill Park mansion, now that the long-awaited restoration project […]

Prior Battle of Trafalgar celebration, permission granted by Peter Barlow from RNA Pendleton Branch

“It’s with the Royal Navy’s customs and traditions of lots of rum” – Veterans hold Battle of Trafalgar celebration in Pendleton

The Royal Naval Association’s Pendleton branch is holding a Battle of Trafalgar celebration event this Thursday on its 216th anniversary.

“Salford has loads of memories and stories” – Transport museum commemorates Bygone Salford history

“Salford has loads of memories and stories” – Transport museum commemorates Bygone Salford history

An event celebrating Salford’s rich transport history is taking place in Manchester this weekend.

bust of Mary Seacole. Image credit: Jerry Dohnal via Flickr. No changes made. https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/2.0/

“Her resilience and courage reflected the ambitions of the school” – How the legacy of nursing heroine, Mary Seacole, is commemorated in Salford

Bust of Mary Seacole. Image credit: Jerry Dohnal via Flickr. No changes made. https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/2.0/ Mary Seacole was a Crimean war […]

Credit: Manchester City Council Via Flickr
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Herbert Vaughan anniversary – A look at the life and career of Salford’s youngest Bishop who went on to become Archbishop and being recognised by the Vatican itself

This passing week marked the 149th anniversary of Cardinal Hebert Vaughan being appointed as Salford’s Bishop, a role he served […]

The Imperial War Museum's poppies. Image Credits © Copyright David Dixon and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.

“It’s breathtaking” – Poppy exhibition with a permanent home in Salford’s Imperial War Museum North

© Copyright David Dixon and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence. The Imperial War Museum North, famous for […]