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“We were ready and prepared for the announcement” – Craft Beer Industry Reacts to Greater Manchester Lockdown Announcements

As Christmas approaches, craft beer breweries act with caution and prepare for another difficult period.  The UK government announced yesterday […]

“People have been really supportive of businesses and hopefully that will continue even after Covid”- Salford vegan takeaway to use new website in lockdown

“People have been really supportive of businesses and hopefully that will continue even after Covid”- Salford vegan takeaway to use new website in lockdown

A MediaCity-based vegan eatery called Vertigo Manchester has recently opened a new takeaway service for the Christmas period. Consumers can order […]

20th November 2020; AJ Bell Stadium, Salford, Lancashire, England; English Premiership Rugby, Sale Sharks versus Northampton Saints; Dan du Preez of Sale Sharks scores Sales second try
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“It should be full of fans and full of crowds and we should be enjoying it” -Sale Sharks Reflects on Lockdown

The Sale Sharks have returned but the fans are not in sight. After reflecting on a four-week lockdown, the team […]

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“You must open up and try and get it all out by talking and sharing”- Cancer charity holds online event to tackle mental health

To mark Movember and Men’s Health Awareness Month, a Salford charity organised a digital men-only event earlier this week. It aims […]

“Everyone’s creativity should be celebrated”- East Salford residents create short film during lockdown

“Everyone’s creativity should be celebrated”- East Salford residents create short film during lockdown

A collaboration of footage capturing life in Salford under lockdown was premiered on Youtube in late November.  The short film, […]

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Salford celebrates a year of being a living wage city

A Salford charity has announced it will help other charities become living wage employers. To celebrate Salford’s success of being […]

Quayside Media City
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“Closed until further notice”: Quayside Media City stores open for collection only

Quayside Media City remain vigilant amid Covid-19 fears, with essential stores open for collection only during the current lockdown restrictions. […]

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“Everyone understands the benefits green infrastructure will bring” – Salford environmental project to complete first phase

An experimental rain garden at the University of Salford aims to make Salford greener and cleaner, The Rain Garden, a Nature-Based […]

Left image: Salford City Council profile image. Right image: Bob Linsdell / CC BY (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/3.0)

“A true team effort” – Salford City Officer awarded OBE praises colleagues

A Salford Council Councillor, Charlotte Ramsden, heroic efforts have caught the attention of Buckingham Palace and has since been awarded an OBE

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Media City Jingle Bee Jog “Just for the Christmas spirit and why not start Christmas in November”

On the 24th November, the Running Bee foundation organised the ‘Jingle Bell Jog’ to raise money for charity. Hundreds took part […]