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‘Families are struggling to put food on the table’ – Salford Foodbank manager says Universal Credit needs to be rethought

Salford Foodbank says demand has rocketed after the recent roll-out of universal credit in the area. Universal Credit, which is being […]

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“It’s more of a male-dominated arena” A new women’s football team in Salford have appealed for sponsors for their first season

Manchester Girls FC, who train in Salford, are seeking a main sponsor and hope some local businesses come forward to […]

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“Once they get to 25 there’s nobody picking up that support” Salford charity says care leavers are being shut out of work

Young care leavers are struggling to secure employment once they leave care as they are not receiving adequate support, according […]

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“It gives them an opportunity to not be at the back of the lesson” Disabled children in Salford encouraged to learn to swim

Parents of children with learning disabilities in Salford are being encouraged to send them to swimming lessons to build confidence.

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“It’s going to make it less of a painful experience” How acting is helping Salford students look after their mental health

University of Salford drama students have been taking part in new mindful acting classes to help manage their mental health and wellbeing.

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Salford University Cricket team grow moustaches for charity

University of Salford Cricket club have raised hundreds of pounds for charities by growing moustaches doing ‘Movember’. The students taking […]

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“Some still don’t know about the Special Olympics” – raising awareness of disability sport in Salford

New disability basketball sessions are being offered in Salford to help encourage disabled people into sport. The sessions, led by […]