Author: Jennifer Mawby

Statue of Joseph Brotherton in Peel Park, Salford, credit: Jennifer Mawby

“It probably would have created more variety than the average working-class Victorian was used to” -  Salford’s Vegetarian Roots

Vegetarian and vegan diets are becoming the norm since an increased awareness of climate change and the meat industry.  But did you know that Salford has […]

Who Cares Promotion photo, Credit: The Other Richard

“Explosive, searing, eye-opening verbatim play about young carers”  – Salford Young Carer expresses his thoughts on the final touring of ‘Who Cares’

Who Cares, a verbatim play about Salford young carers will see its final showcasing at The Lowry this November.  The […]

Black History Month stall, featuring poet Griot Gabriel and Sexual Health Advisor for BHA for Equality, Elisabete Miranda, credit: Jennifer Mawby

Pendleton Together resident organises charity Black History Month health event

On Friday 1st October, Owen Power and the charity BHA for Equality co-organised a Black History Month event in Pendleton.  Stalls and speakers provided health information […]

Personal Trainer, Lee Marks uses exercise to help his mental health, Credit: Lee Marks

“If me speaking up about battling it can help one person, I’m happy with that” – Personal trainer lifting the weight of mental health

A personal trainer from Salford turned his life around after an accident encouraged him to train in mental health. Lee […]

Salford University Tabletop Society dressed up for Halloween, credit: SU Tabletop Society

Salford Tabletop Society raises more than £1,500 for mental health charity

Salford University’s Tabletop Society raised more than $2,000 this week for the US charity Game to Grow, through livestreaming games […]

Media City UoS Campus, Salford, Credit: Jennifer Mawby

Are we nearly there yet? Students’ thoughts on lockdown learning and returning to campus

University students look forward to in-person teaching after feeling less motivated in lockdown. Isaac Middleton, aged 19, studies Popular Performance […]

Shirley Cunningham distributing letters from pupils, Credit: Age UK Salford

Salford Age UK clients “overjoyed” after receiving heart-warming Christmas letters from students

Pupils at Manchester Grammar School have written Christmas letters and poems to be shared amongst older adults supported by Age UK Salford.

Public gather at Cathedral Gardens for Manchester’s annual Food and Drink Festival

Local chefs, breweries and musicians showcased their talent this week at Manchester’s 22nd Food and Drink Festival. The annual celebration […]