Tag: coronavirus

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“It is what it is” – The Salford pub keeping its doors closed until May

A Salford pub has made the decision to stay closed until May to prevent turning eager patrons away.

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“Everyone’s struggling, aren’t they?” – Humans MCR deliver 60,000th meal to Salford families

A food poverty charity that has supported Salford families through the coronavirus pandemic has hit a major milestone this month.

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“I think its something that the university would love to keep going” – TEDxUniversityofSalford look to future following success of event

The team behind an online event hosted in Salford say they hope to stage more events in the future.

Onwards and Upwards 'Daffodil Doorstop Drop' packages.

“That’s what it’s always about – helping people to help themselves” – Community group organise ‘daffodil doorstop drops’ to brighten lockdown

Onwards and Upwards, a Salford community well-being group, has been dropping off local daffodil packages to brighten up lockdown doorsteps. […]

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Vaccines continue to roll out across Salford as infection rates drop

U.S. Secretary of Defense, CC BY 2.0 <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0>, via Wikimedia Commons   The weekly number of infections per 100,000 people […]

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“Let’s try and normalise having those bad moments and those good moments” – Salford Youth Co-ordinator teams up with Hollyoaks star to create a mental health podcast

Salford University Alumna Katherine Whittam and former Hollyoaks star Jazmine Franks have started ‘the Peak and the Pit’ podcast over […]

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The Eccles vaccination centre has reopened

The Covid-19 vaccination centre in Eccles is back up and running, after its closure earlier this month.  Eccles vaccination centre […]

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“It’s a place where people can come with a sense of dignity” – New Community Grocery offers £3 food shops to Salford families

A new grocery store which will help families impacted financially by the coronavirus pandemic has opened in Salford this month.

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“We have to have hope for our children” – Swinton headteacher writes pandemic diary with a twist

Over the past year, teachers have been at the forefront of the Coronavirus pandemic. From ensuring classrooms abide by social […]