Tag: Andy Burnham

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On Your Bee Bike! Cycle hire docks appear at University of Salford

Local cycle hire has arrived this month with the launch of Andy Burnham’s  ‘Bee Bike’ hire scheme in Salford and Manchester. […]

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“We’ve always done things differently” – Salford buses are coming back under local authority control

Buses are being brought back under local authority control in Greater Manchester for the first time since deregulation in the […]

“People need to be able to survive!” – Salford lecturer to launch local drive for Universal Basic Income

“People need to be able to survive!” – Salford lecturer to launch local drive for Universal Basic Income

Universal Basic Income is a political hot topic at the moment. The successful the New York City mayoral campaign by […]

Emma Evans and her artwork, Photo Permission: Emma Evans.

“There’s no way I could sell it for me… I want to help the people sleeping rough” – Salford Artist auctions artwork for homeless charity

Local Artist, Emma Evans, is auctioning a piece of art this afternoon to raise money for Manchester Mayor’s homeless charity, […]

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 […]

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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 […]

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Tier three has “reshaped” hospitality industry says Salford-based DJ Kolex

A Salford-based DJ has reacted to November’s lockdown and tier three restrictions, claiming it is “devastating” to see bars and […]

Walken South Labour Councilor, Laura Edwards.

‘We are the economy’ Salford councillor attacks new Tier 3 deal for Greater Manchester

Walken South Labour Councillor, Laura Edwards showed her disapproval at the new Tier 3 restrictions that the Prime Minister has […]

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Midday deadline passed for Tier-3 restrictions in Greater Manchester

The midday deadline has passed for Tier-3 restrictions negotiations, with there being no deal agreed between local leaders and the […]

The coronavirus testing centre was set up in 24 hours at the AJ Bell Stadium in Salford.

“Community testing is the way forwards”: Salford new testing ground for quick saliva Covid tests

Salford has been chosen as a testing site for a new kind of covid testing site. The new community testing […]