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“It really develops that awe and wonder” – New chicks hatch at Boothstown Methodist Primary School

Boothstown Methodist nursery students had a day like no other this week when baby chicks hatched in the classroom. The […]

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Ukraine Invasion: Oasis Community Hub invites Salford residents to make thermal blankets for Ukrainians

Salford’s Oasis Community Hub MediaCityUK is inviting people to do their bit for Ukrainian refugees fleeing their homes for shelter […]

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“If these services go now lives will be lost” – Salford domestic abuse services join forces to protest against Salford Women’s Aid contract change

Union members and workers in Salford domestic abuse services came together to highlight the risk of harm to abuse victims […]

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Ex-Salford student starts mental health recovery by joining Manchester Marathon

Credit: Becks via Becks’ Manchester Marathon Challenge.   Ex Salford student who was hospitalised due to depression starts mental health […]

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Lighthouse Church holds first Christmas celebration since Covid-19

The Lighthouse Church brought members of their congregation and community together this weekend to celebrate Christmas in their church for […]

Newly obtained statistics reveals the scale of the domestic abuse problem in Salford

Newly obtained statistics reveals the scale of the domestic abuse problem in Salford

A charity in Salford says the money made available to domestic abuse services during Covid-19 is now running out leading […]

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“About 80 per cent of the women I’ve dealt with have been raped at some point in their life” – Salford domestic abuse survivors seek urgent help

Survivors of domestic abuse – which soared during lockdown – are being offered a lifeline to recovery in Salford. Salford […]