Tag: COVID-19

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“You always have to be dynamic” – TEDxUniversityofSalford team talk vaccines, digital poverty and the future of TEDx in Salford.

The entirely digital TEDxUniversityofSalford is set to take place on March 6th 2021 with its theme of ‘new world normal’ […]

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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 […]

Peter Roberts receiving his first vaccine on December 16th. (Image:  Salford CCG)

Eccles and Irlam vaccination sites to temporarily close

All residents within the priority cohort groups 1-4 have now been invited to be vaccinated but Salford is unable to […]

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All Salford care homes have been vaccinated, says Salford CCG

All care home residents in Salford who were willing to get the vaccine have now been given the COVID-19 vaccine, […]

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“I’m not a Tesco. I’m not an Aldi. I’m a tiny little shop” – Eco-shop not eligible for emergency funding

The Dispensary in Walkden had just a few months of standard business operation before Covid struck and changed everything. The […]

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Salford boy-band Unknown Refuge release new single ‘If The Gods Be Good’

Alex Mancini, attended Music and Performing Arts – Salford (MAPAS) from 11-16 years old, where he was part of the […]

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“I don’t trust this Government” – Labour MP Graham Stringer on Brexit and Covid-19

Salford MP Graham Stringer has expressed his concerns at the current handling of the pandemic and the ongoing post-Brexit trade […]

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“The vaccine is being given to those most at risk in our community” – Clarendon Leisure Centre opens as first community vaccination centre

Hundreds of Salford residents will receive their first Covid-19 vaccine this week as the mass vaccination programme begins across England. […]

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“I’m looking forward to being able to hug the children and listen to their stories…” – The Salford princess parties bringing joy to children

An Cadishead business owner is bringing joy to children with socially distanced Salford princess parties. Georgia Goulden, 20, runs her […]

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“It’s for the local community to enjoy” – How a community garden in Salford is teaching children about the great outdoors

The group behind the restoration of a derelict patch of land into a thriving forest garden for children have reflected on a successful first year after waving goodbye to the final visiting group of 2020.