Education

The Hive community hall as it is today. Photo taken by myself

Local community centre forced to close due to Covid-19

A Salford community centre has been forced to shut over the Christmas period due to a rise in Covid-19 cases […]

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 […]

A Reindeer in a pen at a Salford Community Christmas fayre on Saturday.

“They are enslaved” – Salford Animal Rights group criticise use of reindeers in Christmas entertainment

The use of reindeers for entertainment has been described as ‘absolutely disgraceful’ by Salford Animal rights group. The group, who […]

“It is about raising the aspirations of residents across the city” – Salford City Council hosts skills and work panel

“It is about raising the aspirations of residents across the city” – Salford City Council hosts skills and work panel

Salford City Council hosted an expert panel discussion to discuss the future of skills and work in the city this […]

Salford based DJ, SCAPA. Credit: SCAPA

Salford DJ SCAPA believes the DJ industry is prejudiced against women

Reports from DJane mag found that male DJ outnumber their female counterparts by 12 to 1 in club and festival […]

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“A huge win” – Salford lecturer praises contributions from Paul Dennett and Rebecca Long-Bailey in attending strike

A lecturer and union official has praised the Mayor of Salford, Paul Dennett and MP for Salford and Eccles, Rebecca […]

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“My five-year-old is in year one now and he’s struggling to read and write” – Salford schoolchildren still suffering lockdown learning issues

Schoolchildren across Salford are at different stages of learning as a result of COVID-19 lockdowns, almost two years on. Children […]

IWM North tells Salford Stories of ‘Wartime Mealtimes’ in WW2

Imperial War Museum North will hold an event to educate Salford citizens on the hardships of rationing in their “Wartime […]

“There are a variety of myths that have grown up over time” – Professor Mike Wood hosts ‘Mythbusting Chernobyl’ lecture in Salford

“There are a variety of myths that have grown up over time” – Professor Mike Wood hosts ‘Mythbusting Chernobyl’ lecture in Salford

The myths and misinformation surrounding the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear disaster will be discussed at a free public lecture at the […]