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“I don’t trust this Government” – Labour MP Graham Stringer on Brexit and Covid-19

Salford MP Graham Stringer has expressed his concerns at the current handling of the pandemic and the ongoing post-Brexit trade […]

Covid-19 brings a call for an independent North back into the spotlight

Covid-19 brings a call for an independent North back into the spotlight

Photo credit: Author- Proudfop12. Wikimedia Commons. A new party has been making a name for itself on social media in […]

Salford MP welcomes two-stage Covid-19 testing for Greater Manchester care homes

Salford MP welcomes two-stage Covid-19 testing for Greater Manchester care homes

Worsley and Eccles South MP Barbara Keeley has welcomed a two-stage Covid-19 test for those visiting relatives in Greater Manchester […]

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“It will push more families into destitution” – Salford Mayor Paul Dennett’s discussion on cuts to Universal Credit

Salford Mayor Paul Dennett says low-income families could end up homeless if the £20 per week Universal Credit bonus is […]

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Salford representatives react to tier 3 announcement

Today it was announced that Salford, along with the rest of Greater Manchester, would be entering tier 3 restrictions after […]

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Lockdown is ending, but new restrictions are coming for the North

Yesterday, in an address to Parliament, Prime Minister Boris Johnston confirmed that the national lockdown is ending on December 2nd. […]

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“Our hands are tied”- Local gyms struggling under lockdown 2

A local gym in Salford, Fusion Fitness, is losing hundreds of pounds due to their second closing as a result of lockdown. […]

“Charity begins at home, but it doesn’t stay at home” – Salford charity campaigns to cancel debt of poorest nations

“Charity begins at home, but it doesn’t stay at home” – Salford charity campaigns to cancel debt of poorest nations

The Salford charity CAFOD is campaigning to ‘Cancel the Debt’ of the poorest countries ahead of the G20 meeting this November. […]

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Salford mural defaced with ‘White Lives Matter’ banner

A ‘White Lives Matter’ banner has been found covering a ‘Welcome to Salford’ sign on The Quays. The map is […]