Tag: Local government

A polling station in Broughton. Image Credit - Matthew Lanceley

Salford local elections 2022: Where and when to vote and the full list of today’s candidates

All across the country today, councillors are being elected to represent their local area and residents. The winning candidates will […]

“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 […]

Salford MP welcomes two-stage Covid-19 testing for Greater Manchester care homes

Salford MP welcomes two-stage Covid-19 testing for Greater Manchester care homes

Worsley and Eccles South MP Barbara Keeley has welcomed a two-stage Covid-19 test for those visiting relatives in Greater Manchester […]

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 […]

Salfordians invited to comment on ‘A Fairer City’ Development Plan

Salfordians invited to comment on ‘A Fairer City’ Development Plan

Salford residents have been invited by the City Council to comment on the Publication Salford Local Plan: Development Management Policies […]

Closing Salford nurseries to hit special needs children hardest

Closing Salford nurseries to hit special needs children hardest

Salford City Council’s latest proposal to merge the five local nurseries up for closure, with local primary schools, threatens the education of children with special needs difficulties.

Salford’s Mayoral candidates clash over Tories forced Academisation

EXCLUSIVE interviews with the Leading Mayoral candidates for Salford – Labour’s Paul Dennett and the Conservatives’ Robin Gorrido – show clashing views regarding the academisation […]

Salford City Council only local authority in Greater Manchester to pay living wage

SALFORD City Council are the only local authority in Greater Manchester to provide the living wage of £8.25 to their staff. […]