Tag: community

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“It’s vital that we all listen to the voices of people who have too often been marginalised” – Salford organisations attend Challenge Poverty Week

Several Salford poverty action groups have come together for ‘Challenge Poverty Week’, to discuss issues surrounding poverty in Salford. Local […]

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“I am spending a lot more than I used to” – Salford residents react to rising food prices

Salford residents have noticed an increase in their weekly shopping bill due to rising food prices. The boss of Kraft […]

Clifton Country Park welcome sign.
Image taken by Rutabah Khan

“The park has an easy to walk on terrain, play area, a variety of wildlife and fairy-tale sculptures throughout” – What’s on at this year’s October Walking Festival

During the month of October, the Salford Ranger Team have organised walks around parks in Salford.  The walks in Clifton […]

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“A unique place of nature” – Salford volunteers kickstart campaign to bring Buile Hill Park back to life

Volunteers in Salford have kickstarted a Crowdfunder to help boost their ‘Green and Growing’ project at Buille Hill Park.

Photo credit: Jennie Doolan (gave permission to use)

“One person made a difference in my life, all it takes is one person” – JD Dance celebrates its five-year anniversary

This month, Salford dance school JD Dance will be celebrating their fifth year of being open. Owner, Jennie Doolan started […]

Walk the Plank's recycling events. Credit: Harriet Heywood

“This is a really good way of drawing people’s attention in a creative way” – Residents get crafty with rubbish at Walk The Plank’s recycling event

Salford outdoor experts, Walk the Plank, opened the doors to their creative workshop for the first time in over a […]

Cleavley Community Forest Garden cafe's Wednesday volunteers, Christine and Mary, enjoying their time working at the café. Permission to use from Ian Bocock

“It’s just nice to see those connections be made” – Eccles Community Garden welcomes visitors to their new Ivy Den Café

Cleavley Community Forest Garden located in Eccles have began to welcome visitors to their new Ivy Den Cafe over the past couple of weeks.

Volunteers posing for a quick picture during the project

“Everybody is welcome” – Buile Hill sensory garden partially reopens after 20 years

Volunteers at the Buile Hill Mansion hope a restored sensory garden will offer a safe place for LGBTQ+ members, women, children and everyone in between.

Picture of Christine Sherburne

Salford woman encourages others to explore their community potential

Christine Sherburne, 65, is making a difference to people experiencing loneliness and isolation in Salford by providing a new, vital […]