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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 […]

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“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 […]

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“Supporting artists is crucial, especially in this time” – a Salford University graduate provides face masks to the local community

The Covid-19 pandemic has had an immense impact on peoples livelihoods, something that those who work in the arts know […]

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The ‘Monton Mama’ on a mission to promote local activities and businesses

As parents across Salford try to cope with the lockdown and keeping their little ones occupied, ‘the Monton Mama’ is […]

Sweet Genius, Swinton
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“The first week of lockdown was the quietest we’d had since opening” – Salford business going into tier 3

With Christmas just around the corner, it’s a tough time of year for small businesses. However, imagine being both a […]

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A local survivor charity is appealing for Christmas donations to help struggling families

This Christmas, Salford Survivor Project is helping people and families who have been affected by abusive or violent relationships. The […]

John (centre) with National Champions Max Adams and Joe Stout

“Swimming helped me overcome vaccine paralysis” says Salford swimming club coach

Like many swimmers, John Stout, Head Coach at City of Salford Swimming Club, felt at home in the water from […]

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“I couldn’t do any markets, where I made my money” – Salford designer on how lockdown affected her business

Many small businesses in Salford that rely on markets to sell merchandise have had to adapt to the ever-changing climate […]

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Coronavirus Vaccine: Doctor Colman Walsh answers YOUR questions

With news of a second coronavirus vaccine making headlines this week, we asked Salford Now listeners for their questions and […]