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“I have a zest for life” – A survivor’s positive message to those battling cancer

With Breast Cancer Awareness Month events taking place across Salford throughout October, one cancer survivor is trying to communicate a positive message.

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“We need to show people that this space is for them, not for the government.” Salford Community Reclaims Blackfriars ‘Urban Farm’ Land

The Salford community are banding together to regain access to a community garden space in Greengate, Blackfriars, following a clandestine […]

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“The LGBT community does have a really big racism problem” Salford Proud Chairman talks about BAME struggles

Why is there a hidden discrimination in inner LGBT circles? Salford Proud’s LGBT chairman Helen Clegg tells us more about the unspoken racism problem.

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New figures show over two thirds of pupils in Salford state secondaries are attending underperforming schools

Almost seven in 10 children in secondary state education in Salford are attending an underperforming school, new figures reveal. The latest school performance tables show that only three state-funded secondary schools in Salford have achieved progress scores above average, while nine showed scores “well below” England levels.

“It breaks my heart every time I walk through the park” Salford musician talks memories of Buile Hill Mansion

“It breaks my heart every time I walk through the park” Salford musician talks memories of Buile Hill Mansion

A woman from Salford has shared her heartbreak as Buile Hill Mansion, a place she played in as a young […]

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Jobs lost as William Hill shuts down Salford stores

Two Salford-based William Hill stores closed their doors for the final time last week, as part of the company’s major closure programme.

A family enjoying their free meal at Langworthy Cornerstone. Photo by: Ellie Kemp.

‘It’s helped me to get into the community’ – Community centre offers free meals during school holidays

A community centre is feeding Salford children for free over the October half term. For some, the holidays might mean […]

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Salford student’s life-saving augmented reality app helps flood-prone families

A student at the University of Salford has developed an app that aims to prepare families should their homes flood.