Tag: Boris Johnson

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“I wasn’t expecting him to nearly burst into tears” – Salford MP Graham Stringer on Dominic Cummings grilling

Salford MP Graham Stringer called Dominic Cummings’s analysis on the government’s lack of preparation for Covid-19 “shocking”. Former chief adviser […]

Empty Media City after Lockdown 3.0 is announced

Empty Media City after Lockdown 3.0 is announced

MediaCity is looking very different in lockdown with mainly deserted walkways, restaurants, shops and offices as our picture gallery reveals. […]

(Mambos, credit Rossario)

“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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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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Salford student launches free online fitness sessions via Instagram

A Salford sports sciences student is offering free fitness sessions to the public via Instagram whilst gyms are closed in […]

The Salford City Council budget meeting, shows all the councillors
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Salford Council expects a £33m Covid-19 hit due to funding cuts

Coronavirus costs are soaring whilst income is drying up, and ministers are seen to be shifting their tone to ‘sharing’ […]

Boris Johnson giving his address

Prime Minister announces stricter measures to tackle coronavirus

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced lockdown-style measures in the UK to tackle the Covid-19 crisis. From this evening people […]

“I feel that people in this area want a change” : The story of Worsley and Eccles South

“I feel that people in this area want a change” : The story of Worsley and Eccles South

The story of Worsley and Eccles South in Salford helps us understand why Labour lost the general election.


“I just started screaming at my flatmates and banging on their doors” Bolton student’s terrifying ordeal as Paul Dennett cites “industrial crisis”

Salford Mayor Paul Dennett has identified an “industrial crisis” after visiting the site of a fire which tore through a […]