Environment

Salford’s litter-picking stars tackle the Quays

As lockdown restrictions ease litter-picking heroes are having to move in to clean up after messy visitors to Salford Quays. Salford […]

University of Salford to become haven for hedgehogs

University of Salford to become haven for hedgehogs

The University of Salford campus has gone ‘hedgehog friendly’ by introducing measures to protect the spiny mammals, whose numbers have declined in the UK.

Credit: Fay Watts

Back in Business: “it’s been a nightmare” The Dispensary on re-opening its doors

The first of its kind in Salford- the Dispensary, a zero-waste, “eco-friendly store providing refills for toiletries and cleaning products” […]

Back In Business: “So much more than ‘a dirty old town'”- Bricks and Water Heritage Alexatours on how lockdown changed the industry

Back In Business: “So much more than ‘a dirty old town'”- Bricks and Water Heritage Alexatours on how lockdown changed the industry

Salford is steeped in a rich and intriguing history, setting it apart in a region that is already decorated for […]

A rabbit. Image credit: Pixabay.

“Wildlife is less timid and more visible” How lockdown has affected Salford’s wildlife and green spaces

One unexpected side-effect of the COVID crisis is a significant uptick in wildlife activity. With fewer people out and about, […]

Google Maps image, Mocha Parade fly-tipping hot spot

Surge in fly-tipping follows Salford tip closures

Fly-tipping culprits were exposed around the Blackfriars area last week by a group leader from Salford Litter Heroes. Salford Litter […]

Image sourced from Google Street View.

Some Salford tips will reopen this weekend – but only for ‘absolutely necessary’ visits

Salford Council have today revealed that some household waste sites will re-open from this Saturday, but have urged the public to only go if ‘absolutely necessary’.