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“This is very real, it’s not going away” – Salford PT running 48 miles in 48 hours to raise money for new Project67 women’s home

A Salford personal trainer has taken on the 4x4x48 challenge in the hope of raising £3000 to help fund a […]

Peter Roberts receiving his first vaccine on December 16th. (Image:  Salford CCG)

Eccles and Irlam vaccination sites to temporarily close

All residents within the priority cohort groups 1-4 have now been invited to be vaccinated but Salford is unable to […]

“They really shows the spirit of a working-class town” – the bakery bringing Eccles cakes up to date in Salford

“They really shows the spirit of a working-class town” – the bakery bringing Eccles cakes up to date in Salford

A family run bakery in Salford has rekindled the tradition of producing Eccles cakes – in Eccles. The Albert Street […]

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“I keep telling myself it’s just one day” – Spending Christmas alone in the pandemic

An Eccles woman has decided to spend Christmas alone for the sake of keeping her family safe from Covid.   […]

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Eccles restaurant overwhelmed by public’s “goodwill” after charity collection tin was stolen during November lockdown

A restaurant in Eccles has thanked the public for their “phenomenal” reaction after a charity collection tin was stolen from […]

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Islington Mill artist collecting donations for school children

Islington Mill freelance artist, Natalie, is collecting long-life food and gifts for an Eccles secondary school. Suggestions for donations include […]

Bisi Apata. Copyright: Natacha Pires@ Salford Now

“The lockdown won’t stop us” – New Afro Caribbean store opens in heart of Eccles

A new Afro-Caribbean food shop, Busketi B Afro Caribbean Superstore, opened in Eccles Shopping Centre during the lockdown. Bisi Apata, 44, shop owner […]

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16-year-old Salford youth councillor sets up charity to support home schooling

Eccles charity, The Home Education Opportunities Group, are providing support to families that are home-educating over lockdown. The group, who […]

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“I think it’s going to be one of the best projects we’ve ever worked on”: The Music Shed prepares for an online Christmas extravaganza

An Eccles music school is planning a Christmas extravaganza after its initial live stream gigs exceeded their expectations. The Music […]

“I was frightened of heights!” – daredevil grandma makes 15,000ft charity skydive for Veteran Care Village

“I was frightened of heights!” – daredevil grandma makes 15,000ft charity skydive for Veteran Care Village

Daredevil grandma, Brenda Cogswell, from Eccles, has leapt from a plane at 15,000ft to raise money Broughton House Veteran Care Village in Salford.