Tag: COVID-19

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“I’m going to spend Christmas alone once again” – How Covid-19 Restrictions are affecting Salfordians from abroad

Around 25% of Manchester’s population was born overseas, and Salford, which has seen a population increase of at least 138% […]

PM Boris Johnson during a Covid-19 announcement. Photo by Andrew Parsons, Flickr

“The government have lied time and time again” – Salford residents discuss government handling of pandemic

Salford residents adding their voices to the social media uproar over how the government has dealt with the Covid pandemic […]

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Salford City faced with new COVID-19 protocols as Omicron cases rise

The English Football League have announced that all 72 clubs, including Salford City, must now implement RED training ground protocols […]

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“Everyone deserves to have a Christmas” – Walkden man raises over £1,000 for Salford Foodbank this Christmas

“Everyone needs to eat. Everyone deserves to have a Christmas. Everyone deserves to have food on the table,” says the […]

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“The medication helps but what is truly keeping me alive are groups like this one” – ‘We Recover’ are helping those with serious side effects from long Covid

A long Covid support group in Salford are actively seeking to help more people suffering from poorly understood Covid effects […]

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“We’re going to have to wait until next week to see what impact it has on us” – Salford cafés react to the return of ‘work from home’ measures

Salford cafés have expressed uncertainty as to the effects of the reintroduction of the government’s ‘work from home’ advice this […]

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“Unless you’re over 70, you’re not prioritised” – Salford patients struggle to see GPs face to face

Salford patients have described over month-long waiting times at their local GP practices and being denied in-person appointments, even after […]

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“It allows everyone to be safe and it is not for us, it’s for everyone” – Salford’s reaction to the return of masks in shops and on public transport

Salford Now’s Courtney Davies went into Salford, asking Salfordians for their opinion on the comeback of mandatory wearing of masks […]

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“Vulnerable children and young people are among the hardest hit by the pandemic ” – The Lowry Christmas Appeal is ‘on a mission’ to help young people in Salford

The Lowry’s annual Christmas Appeal is back to help children and young people across Salford bounce back from the societal […]