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On This Day – Salford Rugby played host to the first match under floodlights

Night fixtures are a common occurrence in any sport in 2018 but turn the clock back 140 years and history was being made in Salford as the first recorded rugby match to be played under floodlights took place on this day in 1878.

Police officers on patrol in parts of Broughton after homes broken into

POLICE are on the watch in Broughton after several residents’ homes were broken into. PCSO’s are on patrol in the streets of Broughton and Kersal after residents there reported a number of break ins to homes in the area, over the past few days.