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Salford-born Sir Harold Evans, legendary Sunday Times editor, dies aged 92

Image credit: David Shankbone / CC BY (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0) Former newspaper editor Sir Harold Evans, who was born in Eccles, has […]

Exciting, scary, challenging – what Salford University’s new students feel about starting university life in the middle of the Coronavirus pandemic

Exciting, scary, challenging – what Salford University’s new students feel about starting university life in the middle of the Coronavirus pandemic

Thousands of young people from across the country are heading to Salford to start university amid the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic. […]

Back In Business:  “It was scary” The Marble Beer Ltd’s Taproom on serving the public again

Back In Business: “It was scary” The Marble Beer Ltd’s Taproom on serving the public again

After nearly 5 months in lockdown, the public rushed to the pubs for a much-needed drink. Marble Beer Ltd’s Taproom […]

Southport-bound train at Walkden station. Photo Laura Joffre

“Immense frustration” Salford leaders’ anger after Swinton train services cut by half

Northern Rail bosses have been heavily criticised after taking the decision to temporarily cut Swinton train services in half. The […]

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Islington Mill gets go ahead for £7m project to help “communities resist gentrification”

Renowned arts institution Islington Mill, in collaboration with Salford City Council, has been awarded a £3.3m grant from the European […]

SIX, the hugely popular musical, is returning to the Lowry once again over Christmas. Image credit: the Lowry

The Lowry confirms plan for TWO socially distant shows this November and December

The Lowry in Salford has today confirmed plans to go ahead with two Christmas shows this November and December. The […]

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Reopening of Working Class Movement Library Reading Room

A popular local reading room is reopening its doors, after spending time putting a series of additional safety measures in […]

The coronavirus testing centre was set up in 24 hours at the AJ Bell Stadium in Salford.

“Community testing is the way forwards”: Salford new testing ground for quick saliva Covid tests

Salford has been chosen as a testing site for a new kind of covid testing site. The new community testing […]