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“It’s a once in a lifetime event” Salford society planning trip to observe rare conjunction of planets

“It’s a once in a lifetime event” Salford society planning trip to observe rare conjunction of planets

Salford astronomers have hailed a rare celestial event that will take place on December 21st, as Jupiter and Saturn come together at 0.06° degrees of each other, their closest alignment in 400 years.

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“My Christmas has been decimated” – Local restaurant owner slams tier system

The government’s decision to put Greater Manchester in Tier 3 has ‘decimated’ the Christmas of restaurant owner Robert Rossario. Rossario who owns […]

Salford student smashes £10k with Crowdfunder for disability-friendly cycling

Salford student smashes £10k with Crowdfunder for disability-friendly cycling

A Salford PhD student with a disability is fundraising to improve cycling accessibility in Greater Manchester. Harrie Larrington-Spencer’s Crowdfunder has […]

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Shoe Aid receives help from Cadishead garage

The original uploader was Steevven1 at English Wikipedia., CC BY 2.5 <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.5>, via Wikimedia Commons A Cadishead garage has volunteered […]

Brendan Rendall: Salford’s ‘Roadrunner’ fighting to save Chester Zoo

Brendan Rendall: Salford’s ‘Roadrunner’ fighting to save Chester Zoo

A Salford runner is no novice when it comes to pounding the streets, and he’s now bidding to raise funds […]

“Prove me wrong” says Salford MP over government’s “paltry” green industrial revolution plans

Salford and Eccles MP, Rebecca Long-Bailey, has given a scathing assessment of the government’s green industrial revolution plan. Speaking on […]

Salford overpass, coronavirus warning. Image credit: Matthew Lanceley

“We believe that’s a mistake”: Salford Mayor Paul Dennett signs letter from GM leaders on the Governments tier 3 system

Mayor of Salford Paul Dennett has signed a statement from every Greater Manchester leader in response and defiance of the […]

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Nominate a Salford Hero for a ‘Spirit of Salford’ Award

Do you know a Salford Hero who has made a profound difference in Salford? Why not nominate them for a #SpiritOfSalford award? […]

3-D printer. Credit: Chriss Kelly.

Dock 10 in Media City use 3D printer to make PPE for frontline workers

Creative and inspirational workers at Dock10 in MediaCityUK have reassigned their 3D printer to print PPE for frontline Covid-19 workers […]