Tag: Government

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 […]

Covid-19 cases have decreased in Salford with the area in tier 3 restrictions

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.

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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 […]

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“For us the recovery fund is very much about survival” Salford arts company offered lifeline from Culture Recovery Fund

Photo by Mark Waugh / Walk the Plank – Manchester Day Parade Salford based Outdoor Arts company Walk the Plank […]

Back In Business: “It’s what we love to do” – Fibre Hairdressing on covid’s impact

Back In Business: “It’s what we love to do” – Fibre Hairdressing on covid’s impact

Many people’s first priority when they leave lockdown will be to finally get a haircut after four months of despair. […]

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“This lifeline will come too late for some” The Lowry in Salford responds to emergency arts funding

The CEO of the Lowry has spoken out regarding the £1.5 billion emergency investment in the arts. The funding was […]

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Worsley MP writes letter to Prime Minister over the actions of Dominic Cummings

Worsley & Eccles South MP Barbara Keeley has written a letter to the Prime Minister and supports calls to sack […]