Tag: COVID-19

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National Grief Awareness Week – how to cope with negative thoughts in lockdown

© Copyright Gerald England and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence: https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/. No changes made. It’s National Grief […]

“This time last year we were setting up in the Lowry” – Theatre company creates festive replacement for Christmas show

“This time last year we were setting up in the Lowry” – Theatre company creates festive replacement for Christmas show

While many seasonal activities have been abandoned this year, a theatre company in Salford have created a festive alternative to their cancelled Christmas show ‘Snowbabies’.

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“It gives carers some respite and a space to talk”- Gaddum launches virtual coffee morning for Salford carers

Greater Manchester charity ‘Gaddum’ has been hosting virtual coffee mornings for carers in Salford in light of the ongoing pandemic. […]

This annual 'Christmas at the Mill' is yet another Salford tradition having to adapt this year. (Image of the market take in a previous year) Image Credit: Jess Coulson at Islington Mill.

“We always have to prioritise people’s physical wellbeing” – Christmas at the Islington Mill moves online

Islington Mill has launched its Christmas market, only this year it is all virtual. The Salford-based creative space is giving […]

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“People are just trying to survive” – Salford taxi company share their struggle during Covid

Salford taxi company, Swans Minicabs, have struggled more than ever throughout the pandemic and their customers are quickly decreasing. Following […]

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Walkden community organise ‘elf trail’ to support local businesses

Volunteers at Walkden Community have organised a shop local ‘elf trail’ to take place from the 2nd until the 23rd […]

Sports Centre Testing Site. Credit: David Poucher

“We need to protect their vulnerable families” – Salford University on providing rapid COVID-19 tests for 20,000 students

Between the 3rd-9th December, Salford University will begin the process of mass testing students for coronavirus before their return home […]

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“At least it got my Mum out of the house” – Importance of charity shops as they prepare to reopen

Nigel Chadwick, CC BY-SA 2.0 <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0>, via Wikimedia Commons Charity shops in Salford are preparing to reopen as post-lockdown plans begin […]

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“It has become part of the community” – Worsley florist on the impact of the pandemic

The Coronavirus pandemic has had an impact on many small businesses in Salford, but with Christmas just around the corner, […]