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“We have to have hope for our children” – Swinton headteacher writes pandemic diary with a twist

Over the past year, teachers have been at the forefront of the Coronavirus pandemic. From ensuring classrooms abide by social […]

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“The true spirit of Salford” – Christmas hampers make sure nobody goes without

A Salford nursery is putting together Christmas hampers to help families in need this weekend.  Kidzrus, which has five nurseries […]

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“I keep telling myself it’s just one day” – Spending Christmas alone in the pandemic

An Eccles woman has decided to spend Christmas alone for the sake of keeping her family safe from Covid.   […]

“Football keeps me alive” – How a walking football group in Salford is helping people during the pandemic

“Football keeps me alive” – How a walking football group in Salford is helping people during the pandemic

A walking football club for people over 50 is aiming to help people in Salford to maintain good physical and […]

© Joel Goodman - 07973 332324 - all rights reserved. For NHS Internal Comms use . 08/12/2020. Salford, UK. TED JONES  ( Frederick Jones ) is the first to be vaccinated . The first to receive the Coronavirus vaccine at Salford Royal (formerly Hope ) Hospital . The Pfizer / BioNTec Covid-19 vaccine is being administered to patients around the UK from today ( 8th December 2020).  . Photo credit : Joel Goodman

Salford welcomes pioneering Covid-19 vaccine today: Swinton man one of the first to get the jab

The pioneering Covid-19 vaccine has been made available to residents of Salford today. Ted Jones, an 86 year old man […]

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“It gives them something to look forward to” – Local grassroots football team on life during lockdown

Salford Storm, a local grassroots football have managed to play their first game back since the lockdown began, after recent […]

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“The people collecting it were almost in tears” – Salford theatre company donates over £13K to charity and creatives impacted by coronavirus

A Salford born TV actor has launched an online casting competition to raise money for a range of charities. Keaton […]

“The last 8 months has been extremely difficult and confusing” Salford Brazillian Jiu-jitsu academy owner reflects on the year running a jiu-jitsu school

“The last 8 months has been extremely difficult and confusing” Salford Brazillian Jiu-jitsu academy owner reflects on the year running a jiu-jitsu school

If you’re not familiar with BJJ (Brazillian Jiu-jitsu), it’s a martial art that focuses on ground fighting techniques. It involves […]

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“It’s important that we can talk about it at any time without being worried” – Lecturer warning over domestic abuse during lockdown

Image credit: Alecska [Follow the Story] on Flickr, by CC BY-NC-ND 2.0 A lecturer from the University of Salford says […]

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“It would be a great loss to the community” – Salford’s ‘Church on the Hill’ faces closure due to Covid-19

Despite surviving two World Wars, a Salford church may have to close permanently due to loss of money caused by […]