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Jenny Byrne with Gary Neville, as a child and today. Photo: Jenny Byrne, used with permission

“It was something to just give us hope in a very unknown period of life” – Woman who met Salford City’s Gary Neville as a patient in a children’s hospital lands job at UA92

A young woman who first met Salford City manager and Manchester United legend, Gary Neville, when he visited the children’s […]

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“It’s a huge victory” – Anchor employees celebrate as care home giant adopts living wage

Some Salford care workers are celebrating a pay boost after a long campaign to persuade their employer to adopt the […]

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“They think we deserve death and nothing else” – Salford graduate trapped in Afghanistan desperate to escape the Taliban’s rule

A Salford graduate from Afghanistan is looking to escape the Taliban with his young family to move back to the […]

Co-op opening soon at MediaCityUK. Credit: Tia-Louise Barlow

“We are delighted that Co-op will be joining our MediaCityUK community” – A Co-operative is opening soon in MediaCityUK and is running on 100% renewable electricity

A Co-operative is opening soon in MediaCityUK, replacing Booths and is running on 100% renewable electricity. A funding boost has […]

Mother and toddler spending time in the playground, Picture from Adoption Agency Adoption Counts

“We make sure we keep the child at the heart of everything we do, and that we do it well” – Adoption agency seeks forever families for children

An appeal has gone out to Salford families to consider adopting a child. The agency providing adoption services in the […]

“My Grandfather was killed in 1917 in Belgium” – Salford veterans remember friends and family in run-up to Remembrance Sunday

“My Grandfather was killed in 1917 in Belgium” – Salford veterans remember friends and family in run-up to Remembrance Sunday

Janice Coxon still recalls the effects of her grandfathers death, killed in Belgium in the First World War: “It had […]

Artist Laura Daly testing The Storm Cone experience in Peel Park, May 2021. Photograph: Jon Smith.

Award winning visual artist showcases new immersive artwork ‘The Storm Cone’ in ‘Rediscovering Salford’

Commissioned by the University of Salford Art Collection and Metal, The Storm Cone uncovers the buried past of lost bandstands […]

“You Belong Here” – Salford Museum and Art Gallery’s new exhibition celebrates Salford’s history and green spaces

“You Belong Here” – Salford Museum and Art Gallery’s new exhibition celebrates Salford’s history and green spaces

A new exhibition will celebrate Salford’s green spaces and forgotten histories. Four local artists have been commissioned by The University […]

The Brennan Family: Image Credit - Steve Brennan

“Words aren’t enough” – Father-of-two praises NHS staff after life-saving brain surgery one year on

29th May 2020 was a life-altering day for Steve Brennan, 40, and his family. Within one hour of his jog […]

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“I’ve never been this excited in my life and so grateful to be there” – TV performance was dream come true for Salford-born Jailhouse Rocker

Salford singer and prison officer, Pete Green, hit our TV screens at the weekend as the ‘Jailhouse Rocker’ for the […]