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Reopening of Working Class Movement Library Reading Room

A popular local reading room is reopening its doors, after spending time putting a series of additional safety measures in […]

“The ground was covered with dead in the morning” – Gallipoli Association holds Northern conference

“The ground was covered with dead in the morning” – Gallipoli Association holds Northern conference

“We had a good deal of shelling all day. The Border Regt in reserve. An attack began shortly after 10pm […]

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On this day: 1824 treadmill punishment introduced in Salford Prison

On this day in 1824 the treadmill punishment was introduced at New Bailey Prison Salford. Treadmill punishment also known as […]

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“Times are not so different” – exhibition in Salford celebrates historical activist

An exhibition commemorating the great work of an English born activist is currently on show at the Working Class Movement […]

Credit: George Shepherd

Salford photographer hoping to reunite with nurses from Christmas 1967 picture

An amateur photographer from Eccles has found photos he took from over 50 years ago. With the photos now developed, […]

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“I had not to become emotionally involved to the extent where I would be weeping“ – Michael Goodger reveals all about his Salford documentary 50 years on

As landmark documentary ‘The Changing Face of Salford’ celebrates its 50th anniversary, George Carden went to meet the man who […]