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RUGBY LEAGUE: Swinton Lions appoint new Chairman

RUGBY LEAGUE: Swinton Lions appoint new Chairman

Betfred Championship outfit Swinton Lions have announced the appointment of Stuart Fletcher as new Chairman of the club. Fletcher’s connection […]

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“I just had to take the jump” – the award-winning Salford baker opening her first shop in Lockdown 2.0

Home-based business The Wakey Bakery is moving from Worsley to a shop in Swinton this week, despite the coronavirus pandemic.

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RUGBY LEAGUE: Swinton Lions announce first ever home ground for new Lionesses side

Swinton Lions have announced their Lionesses side’s new home for matches and training will be at Blue Ribbon Field in […]

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“I was worried that people would pity me” – Salford woman forced to fundraise for appropriate wheelchair

A woman from Salford has been forced to fundraise her own wheelchair as ones funded by the NHS are not […]

100 years since Swinton Lions icon Hector Halsall made his debut

100 years since Swinton Lions icon Hector Halsall made his debut

This past week marks the 100th anniversary of Hector Halsall’s Swinton Lions RLFC debut, where he would go onto become […]

New fully designated walking and cycle route to be built in Salford

New fully designated walking and cycle route to be built in Salford

Greater Manchester’s Bee Network plan to deliver the UK’s first joined up cycling and walking network is set to be […]

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“Adding a women’s team to our organisation was a no-brainer” – Swinton Lions update on plans for women’s team

Swinton Lions are ready and raring to go with their Lionesses side, despite their original training date being put on […]

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Ex-Man United player is new favourite for the Salford City managers job

The current Swindon Town manager and ex-Man United player Richie Wellens is now leading the bookies as the next Salford […]

‘We do really get a great feeling from doing it’ – Swinton Morrisons gives away 30 meals a day during half-term

‘We do really get a great feeling from doing it’ – Swinton Morrisons gives away 30 meals a day during half-term

Swinton Morrisons say they are giving free packed lunches to families in poverty in Salford because so many people are […]