Tag: Swinton

Sgt Paul Nolan with the recovered knives. Image Credit: GMP

Over 40 knives recovered in Salford in GMP knife amnesty

Over 40 knives have been recovered since February as part of Greater Manchester Police’s forever knife amnesty. In February, GMP […]

The Deans Youth Centre which is part of Moorside High School in Swinton - Image Credits by Bill Boaden

“We decided to launch a virtual youth club” – Deputy Mayor commends youth workers’ efforts

Deputy Mayor Councillor John Merry has praised the efforts of Salford youth workers for a virtual youth club set up in response to Coronavirus.

Nancy Smith. CC: Sammy Kiely

“Mum just come home, we can fix this” Family appeal for return of Salford granny Nancy Smith

The heartbroken daughter of a missing Salford woman has made a desperate appeal for her return. Nancy Smith, described as […]

Swinton Lions. Image credit cc: Emily J Parker

Swinton Lions announce free mascot experience for 2020 season

Swinton Lions have announced a mascot scheme for the 2020 season in which young Salford locals can be mascots and flag-bearers […]

Current scene at Manchester Victoria - credit: Twitter, @xDronee

Major rail disruption in Salford amid ‘staff walkout’ at Manchester Victoria

Rail passengers in Salford faced major delays and cancellations last night amid a reported passenger disturbance at Manchester Victoria. Trains […]

Fr. Sheehy next to St. Peter's cemetery. credit: Yann Robinson

“Sheer vandalism” – Swinton priest condemns grave robbers after flower thefts leave residents ‘distraught’

A series of flower thefts from a church cemetery have left local residents “distraught” according to the church’s priest. Father […]

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‘After the attack I was afraid to go out’- the hero learning to fight back

A have-a-go hero from Swinton who was seriously injured when he tried to tackle a gang of yobs is now attending […]