Tag: community

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 […]

Ice cream man Peter Schiavo paying a visit to Dementia carers and patients.

Ice cream man makes special stops to surprise carers and people with dementia

A Salford ice cream man made some extra stops on his round to surprise people living with dementia and carers […]

Hearts that have been made and sent to Michelle. Copyright :  Michelle Whittaker

Salford hearts helping to unite parted loved-ones during lockdown

The Salford community is coming together to make pairs of palm-sized hearts to be delivered to hospitals and care homes […]

Hospice staff saying cheers to all the Volunteers. Copyright : St Ann's Hospice

St Ann’s Hospice says cheers to volunteers

This week St Ann’s Hospice is saying cheers as the charity celebrates volunteers week – but without its volunteers. Helpers […]

Salford music school launch online music lessons and social ‘gigstancing’

Salford music school launch online music lessons and social ‘gigstancing’

The Music Shed, based in Salford, has launched lessons online for their current students and new ones. Transitioning from having […]

‘It was nice to spend the afternoon in a bit of normality’ VE Day street parties sweep Salford, but are they worth the risk?

‘It was nice to spend the afternoon in a bit of normality’ VE Day street parties sweep Salford, but are they worth the risk?

Salford was awash with street parties to celebrate the 75th anniversary of VE day  but the lockdown respite contributed to 2,419 reports […]

Google Maps image, Mocha Parade fly-tipping hot spot

Surge in fly-tipping follows Salford tip closures

Fly-tipping culprits were exposed around the Blackfriars area last week by a group leader from Salford Litter Heroes. Salford Litter […]

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Dentists don’t have the personal protective equipment they need

Dentists and anaesthetists are one of the latest groups who have said that they are working without adequate personal protective […]

The true spirit of Salford: the internet community making coronavirus bearable

The true spirit of Salford: the internet community making coronavirus bearable

During these unprecedented times, people are using the connectivity of social media for good. The Spirit of Salford Network Facebook […]