Tag: Salford

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Salford-born Sir Harold Evans, legendary Sunday Times editor, dies aged 92

Image credit: David Shankbone / CC BY (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0) Former newspaper editor Sir Harold Evans, who was born in Eccles, has […]

Exciting, scary, challenging – what Salford University’s new students feel about starting university life in the middle of the Coronavirus pandemic

Exciting, scary, challenging – what Salford University’s new students feel about starting university life in the middle of the Coronavirus pandemic

Thousands of young people from across the country are heading to Salford to start university amid the ongoing Coronavirus pandemic. […]

Back In Business:  “It was scary” The Marble Beer Ltd’s Taproom on serving the public again

Back In Business: “It was scary” The Marble Beer Ltd’s Taproom on serving the public again

After nearly 5 months in lockdown, the public rushed to the pubs for a much-needed drink. Marble Beer Ltd’s Taproom […]

Southport-bound train at Walkden station. Photo Laura Joffre

“Immense frustration” Salford leaders’ anger after Swinton train services cut by half

Northern Rail bosses have been heavily criticised after taking the decision to temporarily cut Swinton train services in half. The […]

Islington Mill staff. Image supplied by Islington Mill.

Islington Mill gets go ahead for £7m project to help “communities resist gentrification”

Renowned arts institution Islington Mill, in collaboration with Salford City Council, has been awarded a £3.3m grant from the European […]

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LOWRY: GM Artist Hub awarded £60,000 by the Esmée Fairbairn Foundation

GM Artist Hub awarded £60,000 by the Esmée Fairbairn Foundation to support independent artists, including the Lowry. A project led […]

The coronavirus testing centre was set up in 24 hours at the AJ Bell Stadium in Salford.

“Community testing is the way forwards”: Salford new testing ground for quick saliva Covid tests

Salford has been chosen as a testing site for a new kind of covid testing site. The new community testing […]

Salford Reds Niall Evalds in action during the Betfred Super League Elimination Play-off at the AJ Bell Stadium, Salford. Credit: PA Images

RUGBY LEAGUE: Salford Red Devils v Castleford Tigers preview

Salford Red Devils will be looking to bounce back from their heavy defeat against Leeds Rhinos last week, with Castleford […]

Matthew O' Neill posing with a Llieno's pizza box. Image credit: Greg O' Neill.

Back in Business: “You have to invest in the community” Swinton children’s play centre starts making pizzas to cope with covid

Many businesses have had to change the way they operate to survive during Covid. What’s the natural next step for […]

Peggy, a resident at Hope Manor Care Home, who is turning 100 on the 7th September.

Salford Care home resident forced to put on hold 100th Birthday celebrations

A resident at a Salford Care Home, who will be celebrating her upcoming 100th birthday, has had her celebrations put […]