Tag: Swinton

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 […]

Agnes Hopkins Centre tackles isolation in Swinton community

Agnes Hopkins Centre tackles isolation in Swinton community

The Agnes Hopkins Centre is tackling social isolation and trying to establish a welcoming community in Swinton by holding lots […]

Southport-bound train at Walkden station. Photo Laura Joffre

Walkden and Swinton to lose direct rail service to Southport

Residents from Swinton and Walkden will lose their weekdays direct train service to Southport when the new timetable is introduced on December 15.

Women from Dancing with Dementia. Image taken by James Holt.

“Music is one of the things we’ll never forget” – Salford charity brings rhythm to the hearts of people with dementia

A charity from Swinton aims to bring life and rhythm into the hearts of those living with Dementia. Over 180 […]