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Islington Mill opens the doors for their first exhibition since lockdown

The Salford art venue, Islington Mill, are hosting their first exhibition since their doors closed to the public in March […]

Brian Simms with Laura Carr at Broughton House Veteran Care Village.

Salford war hero’s son on fundraising mission for Broughton House in his father’s memory

The son of a Royal Marine Commando is chalking up the miles to raise money for Broughton House, where his father lived for the last three years of his life.

Scooters at MediaCity. Photo Credit: taken by Andrew Fisher

“E-scooters offer a unique and innovative way of getting around cities” – The future of Salford transport

E-Scooters could play an important role in Salford’s future transport infrastructure, says a researcher at the the city’s university.

Salford Pride Crossing 

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“This barbaric and insulting practice should be made illegal” – Government look to ban conversion therapy

LGBTQ+ activists have reacted negatively to The Queen’s announcement of the Government’s plans to have a public consultation on banning […]

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“My goal is to not give up until I’m proud” – Salford designer tackles lockdown by setting up own clothing brand

A Salford-based fashion designer, with no formal training in designing her own clothes, is determined to help empower women to […]

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Islington Mill showcasing their fascinating heritage on their virtual opening day

The Salford creative space, Islington Mill, is opening with a free public screening of the rich heritage of the building […]

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“We want to challenge all the misconceptions people have about dog rescues” – Dogs4Rescue raising money to secure a more peaceful living for unwanted dogs

Dogs4Rescue, a Salford kennel-free rescue organisation, is currently raising £199,000 to buy 43 acres of land to help rehabilitate unwanted […]

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Eccles Christmas craft market returns this December

Eccles Shopping Centre is hosting a Christmas craft market for craft lovers and local shoppers to support local businesses during […]

Picture of Cerys Eccleston with the food donations

Salford University Netball Club donates to foodbank

Salford netballers have donated more than 200 items to the city’s foodbank and the team’s old netballs to young girls […]

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Support your local hip-hop themed café in Salford

A hip-hop themed Salford café is managing to adjust to lockdown and stay successful with takeaway options – despite opening […]