Interviews

Adina Nelu playing the flute in group AMCG. Photo credit: Joe Stevenson. Permission for use from Adina Nelu

“It was really humbling to find out I was the only composer from the North West ” – Salford alumna and composer Adina Nelu selected for BAFTA and BFI programme

Adina Nelu playing the flute in group ACMG. Photo credit: Joe Stevenson. Permission for use from Adina Nelu Adina Nelu […]

Matt and Abby Cassady, the founders behind Orior Apparel

Creative Salford couple launch eco-clothing brand ‘Orior Apparel’

At the start of 2021, husband and wife made the decision to launch a new Salford eco-clothing brand which captures […]

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“I think its something that the university would love to keep going” – TEDxUniversityofSalford look to future following success of event

The team behind an online event hosted in Salford say they hope to stage more events in the future.

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“It’s been a rollercoaster” – Debut author Charlotte Levin on what it’s like to release a book during a pandemic

Salford-born author Charlotte Levin has received a flurry of celebrity praise for her debut novel published during the pandemic. If […]

Sheldon Ryan (right)

“My main goal is UFC, but first I want the Cage Warriors flyweight belt” – Salford MMA fighter tells all

In recent years Sheldon Ryan, 26, has made a name for himself in amateur mixed martial arts (MMA). The Salford-born and […]

Sweet Pea, who was rescued by Independent Cat Rescue in Heywood. Photo credIt: Ashlea Franks, who gave me permission to use this image

“We can give people more of their cat’s story” – Meet the mother and daughter team helping Salford’s rescue cats

During the coronavirus lockdown, rescue cats have been a comfort to so many people, providing companionship and cuddles to help […]

The Cavs. Credit: Holly Pritchard.

“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 […]

(Mambos, credit Rossario)

“My Christmas has been decimated” – Local restaurant owner slams tier system

The government’s decision to put Greater Manchester in Tier 3 has ‘decimated’ the Christmas of restaurant owner Robert Rossario. Rossario who owns […]

Dark Days, Luminous Nights Graphic (Credit: Manchester Collective)

Dark Days, Luminous Nights: The experimental Salford exhibition coming to The White Hotel

These days, we can’t seem to escape from change. Whether it’s a change to the way we work, communicate or […]

Image of Salford based artist Mary Gilsenan. (Use of this image was allowed by the copyright holder, Mary Gilsenan).

“It’s one thing that can be completely on my own terms” – Salford artist shares the experience of life after university

Life after university may have proven difficult for some however, Salford-based artist Mary Gilsenan shows how she draws upon their […]