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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 […]

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“Come and share the warmth of Salfordians”- artists create virtual reality hugs

Young adults and adults with a physical disability in Salford are being asked to share their memories of hugs to be developed into a 10 minute narrative told through theatre puppetry.

Amy Shields outside The Little Green Deli. Permission given.

“I want to help other people” – Owner of The Little Green Deli helping the community through Covid

The Little Green Deli is helping vulnerable people in the community throughout lockdown. Amy Shields, the owner, has experience in […]

“It’s always been in me; I’ve always been a bit of a drama queen” – In conversation with Salford graduate Lynn Roden

“It’s always been in me; I’ve always been a bit of a drama queen” – In conversation with Salford graduate Lynn Roden

Actor Lynn Roden is no stranger to cameras and the big stage with her long line of roles from Coronation […]

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“This is a country of opportunities and democracy” – Councillor Nkurunziza recalls his journey from asylum seeker to Langworthy councillor

Salford councillor Wilson Nkurunziza sought refuge in the UK 18 years ago when he fled from a civil war in […]

Marjorie Ainsworth, president of the Film Society (photo from 2016)

“Watching films helps you stay in the zeitgeist, and guarantees you won’t have a mouldy old age” – The oldest film club in existence celebrates 90th birthday

Salford is home to the oldest film club in existence and is still headed by the original president, who is […]

How to support Salford businesses – A guide to shopping local this Christmas

How to support Salford businesses – A guide to shopping local this Christmas

Since the beginning of the pandemic, there has been a call to support local businesses to ensure they don’t permanently […]

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“Faith can move mountains” – How a Salford church are keeping the faith by bringing the community together during Coronavirus

Greater Manchester is an accepting place – regardless of race or religion, you’re welcome here.  Breaking it down, we find […]

Credit: Saskia Wrycroft

“All of my markets are cancelled” – Salford jeweller says small businesses need support in 2020

Swinton local Saskia Wrycroft, 21, started making jewellery as a hobby at the age of 14, and now runs an […]