Tag: business

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“It’s just a celebration like everything else” – Salford business react to National Own Business Day

Salford business owners have welcomed National Own Business Day, which honours those who have set up their own companies across the country.

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“It gave me a purpose and something to do throughout furlough”: Have you been getting creative throughout lockdown?

National Creativity Day gave everyone and anyone a chance to unleash their imagination – and Salford was no exception. Artists, […]

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“One of the most important things is to support your local businesses” – Treehouse Cafe owners reflect on running micro-business during a pandemic

Thirsty and hungry customers have been flocking back to an independent coffee shop in Lower Broughton in the week since […]

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“We want to work with people who really care about what they’re making” – Monton couple on the opening of their new shop, Wandering Palate

Will and Emma Evans, a couple from Monton, have started building their own unique shop in Monton called ‘The Wandering Palate’. […]

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“I wanted to do something a little bit different”: Salford local makes homemade candles to raise money for breast cancer

A Salford resident has started a homemade candle business with the aim of raising awareness and money for breast cancer, in honour of her mother’s story.

“It was great for my mental health over lockdown” – Swinton student on the success of her new business

“It was great for my mental health over lockdown” – Swinton student on the success of her new business

A third-year fashion design student from Swinton has launched a Helsinki-inspired business from home during lockdown.  Olivia Black, who studies […]

University of Salford graduate to open Trafford Centre store

University of Salford graduate and Real Housewives of Cheshire star, Seema Malhotra, established her brand ‘Forever Unique’ in 2008, along […]

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Eccles coffee shop Malaga Drift thanks customers for seeing it through lockdown

Loyal customers have helped an Eccles cafe get through lockdown despite being limited to takeaways. Gordon Conway, owner of the […]

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“It supported us, as a family…for almost 30 years” – Former Salford sweet shop being raffled for £2

A former Salford sweet shop is being raffled off for just two pounds after serving the community for over a […]

“It has cost us quite a bit of money” Electrical fault affects Walkden businesses this past week

Business owners in Salford are reportedly still affected by a recent electrical fault in the area, which first occurred on […]