Tag: History

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“It felt like something to celebrate” – 100 year anniversary shirt part of Eccles Rugby Club fundraising campaign

Eccles Rugby Club is launching a limited edition heritage shirt as part of their fundraising efforts which will see them […]

Photo taken by Aimee Seddon

The Working Class Movement Library’s Invisible Histories series returns

The Working Class Movement Library is hosting a series of free online talks throughout February and March, covering a variety […]

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“I’ve had some fabulous times here”- Salboy restores Castle Irwell’s Racecourse Turnstile building as part of 500-home urban village

Image credit: Salboy Property development company Salboy has restored a Salford landmark as part of its 500-home urban village. The […]

George Langworthy (Image Credit: Mike Shapton)

“George was quite wealthy but ended up giving it all away” – incredible story of George Langworthy – ’The Salford Saint’ – told in new book

An author says he was inspired to write a book about a man dubbed the ‘Salford Saint’ after hearing his story while holidaying in the Costa Del Sol.

Barton Swing Aqueduct is just one of the Salford landmarks with a rich history. (Image is in the public domain.)

“People have no idea what’s on their doorstep” – Salford tour guide on the importance of local history and how lockdown has affected business

A Salford tour guide has spoken about the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on her business. Elizabeth Charnley, who runs […]

Manchester and Salford Boys and Girls Refuges in 1890. Ardfern, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons

150 years of Together Trust in Salford caring for those in need

Manchester and Salford Boys and Girls Refuges in 1890. Ardfern, Public domain, via Wikimedia Commons ‘Together Trust’ is celebrating 150 […]

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“That fight for equality is everyone’s fight” – Black to the Future poetry event celebrates Black History Month

Salford-based poet ‘J’ Ahmed hosted a three-part series of virtual events in October titled ‘Black to the Future’ to mark Black History Month.

“I’ve learnt a lot about old and new Salford” – photographer reveals changing face of city

“I’ve learnt a lot about old and new Salford” – photographer reveals changing face of city

A photographer is aiming to use his images of the ‘new’ Salford to change how people see the city. Antony […]

“The ground was covered with dead in the morning” – Gallipoli Association holds Northern conference

“The ground was covered with dead in the morning” – Gallipoli Association holds Northern conference

“We had a good deal of shelling all day. The Border Regt in reserve. An attack began shortly after 10pm […]