Tag: Government

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 […]

“The government haven’t acted enough” – TV’s George Clarke on ‘nuts’ response to cladding crisis

“The government haven’t acted enough” – TV’s George Clarke on ‘nuts’ response to cladding crisis

Television presenter George Clarke and Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham, have said that the government has not done enough […]

IMAGE - First Year University of Salford Students head to protest against The Conservative Party
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“They don’t represent the whole population” – Protesters gather in Salford to protest Tory conference

Students from The University of Salford attended a protest against The Conservative Party amidst proposals to speed up student loan repayments.

Rebecca Long- Bailey being interviewed on the Media City University Campus (CC: Harry Dunnett)

Salford MP Rebecca Long Bailey describes new police legislation as “chilling”, says the right to peacefully protest “must be protected”

Rebecca Long-Bailey MP says the Police, Crime, Sentencing and Courts Bill could contravene articles in the Human Rights Act. The […]

Rebecca Long-Bailey MP. Image Credit: James Sumner

“This is a huge scandal…” – Rebecca Long-Bailey wants to protect her constituency against the Salford cladding crisis

Rebecca Long-Bailey is sticking up for her constituency after the spending review in November resulted in no extra money for […]

Salford waits to find out if they must spend Christmas in tough Tier 3

In Wednesday’s crunch meeting to review the Covid-19 tier system, Salford and the rest of Greater Manchester will be hoping […]

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Salford Quays residents unite to fight remediation bills

Millennium Point and Millennium Tower, Salford Quays Credit: Mia Duthil-McArthur Leaseholders of Millennium Tower and Millennium Point face large bills […]

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“We’ve spent a lot of money…” – Media City bar philosophical on lockdown after spending £10K on outdoor sheds

The Dockyard at MediaCity have spent £10,000 on a number of outdoor ‘sheds’ as part of their preparation for life in Tier 3 – only to find they will go unused during a new national lockdown announced by the Government.

Hunger Artist production
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“We were craving doing our art in a live space” – Another blow for Salford theatres as shows cancelled due to second lockdown

Salford Arts Theatre has had no choice but to cancel productions, including the forthcoming production A Hunger Artist. The show, […]

Salford businesses come to the rescue to provide free meals

Salford businesses come to the rescue to provide free meals

Last week the government voted against extending free school meals for disadvantaged children during the holidays. Over the past six […]