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Organiser Chris Blood making repairs. credit Yann Robinson

“We want to give new life to broken things” How a Repair Café in Boothstown is promoting sustainability

The village of Boothstown is host to just one of many Repair Cafés across the UK, an international movement encouraging […]

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A call for action: get 100 venues #boobsapproved

BOOBS (Be open on breastfeeding Salford) calls on more venues in Salford to welcome breastfeeding mothers. The campaign #boobsapproved began […]

Salford plays host to ‘Movember’ events across this month

Salford plays host to ‘Movember’ events across this month

During November, men across the country have adorned their faces with moustaches to show support for the ‘Movember’ movement. Movember […]

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Image of Anthony Higgins before he died

“I’m so glad you’re my mum” – Salford mum shares heartbreaking message from son lost to suicide

The mother of a Salford man who killed himself whilst on suicide watch is urging people to ‘fight the stigma’ […]

Salford Campaign to end stigma against malnutrition celebrates helping 1,000 people

Salford Campaign to end stigma against malnutrition celebrates helping 1,000 people

Featured Image Credit: Rhys Blanchard The PaperWeight Campaign launched by Age UK Salford has now helped over 1000 malnutritioned Salfordians maintain a healthy […]

'Plant Factory' concept art. Credit: Karsan Karavadra and Stella Yang

Students design part of Salford’s £30 million Bridgewater Garden project

‘Plant Factory’ concept art. Credit: Karsan Karavadra and Stella Yang Two students have won a nationwide competition to design part […]

“The people have had enough and they will show it on May 2” – Irlam’s Core Independents target Labour in Salford election

“The people have had enough and they will show it on May 2” – Irlam’s Core Independents target Labour in Salford election

Leader of Irlam-based Community Reform [Core] Independents, Darren Goulden, believes independents like him can topple Labour’s majority in Salford following […]

Salford Royal to offer free pads and tampons to patients who need them

Salford Royal to offer free pads and tampons to patients who need them

Salford Royal are set to provide free pads and tampons to patients who need them as NHS reveal new scheme.

Michelle Pearson presented a cheque to staff at Wythenshawe  burns unit

Mum of Walkden angels makes special gesture to hospital staff who saved her life

Michelle Pearson, the mother of the Walkden angles, has presented staff at Wythenshawe burns unit with a cheque for £1000.