Author: Jessica Stone

Rehearsals taking place before 'The Well' was filmed at the Salford Arts Theatre. Image: Ellie Rose.

“Not knowing when we are going to perform in front of an audience is really troubling”: ‘The Well’ cast move their drama performance online

Last month, Salford Arts Theatre cancelled their theatre performance of ‘The Well’, but at the end of December, they are […]

Salford 10k at MediaCityUK 2019. Group photograph. Image: Rebecca Denham

“It will still be a great day when it happens” – Reuben’s retreat charity run pushed back by another year

A charity for families of bereaved and life-limited children has been told that they will have to postpone their Salford […]

Campaigners calling for action to fix universal credit. Image: Liam Purcell

“We can strengthen our communities and stop people from being swept into poverty”: Salford charity organisation prepares for its annual conference during lockdown 2.0

Church Action on Poverty would normally be preparing for a daylong conference with considerable crowds to share poverty stories. But […]

Salford Karate in their socially distanced sessions that have now moved to Manchester City Centre (Image: Jessica Stone)

“We are trying our best to keep people moving”: Salford karate forced to make drastic changes through the ongoing covid-19 pandemic

Missing Link Martial Arts UK gradually reopened their face-to-face classes in October but was forced to move training sessions in […]

Breast Cancer Awareness Day 2020 (Copyright: Pikist)

‘I was in a great position to contribute towards this’: Dance and fitness instructor is raising money for Breast Cancer Awareness Day

Danielle Allen has been a Clubbercise instructor at Bridgewater Studios in Eccles since September. Her classes are taught in a […]

Volunteer for Humans MCR, Lorna, delivering service with a smile. Copyright: Lewey Hellewell.

“We wouldn’t be here if we thought it was going to be easy” Food bank on wheels is supporting those affected by the COVID-19 crisis

Charity organisation, Humans MCR, launched its Coronavirus Care Greater Manchester campaign as early as 16 March, one week before the […]

Salford Karate lesson - February 2020. Copyright: Jessica Stone.

“I am allowed to stand up for myself” Salford Karate to host women’s self-defence classes online

Salford Karate has been forced to postpone their women’s self-defence classes due to the COVID-19 outbreak. But instructors Heero Miketta […]

Fay Watts from the Dispensary behind her stall at the Keener to be Greener event. Copyright: Jessica Stone

“It is about what can come from the feeling of well-being”: Eco-friendly and lifestyle event held in Salford

On Sunday 15 March, Miro Events UK organisers Diane Barton and Jean Stephenson hosted an eco-friendly and well-being event for […]

Left, Co-founder of Home Instead Salford, Susan Robinson and right, Asda's Community Champion, Jennie Rigby. Copyright: Jessica Stone

Christmas Miracles are made for the seniors of Salford – charity gives gifts to the lonely

Home health care service, Home Instead Salford, launched its annual Santa to a Senior appeal in Swinton’s Asda superstore last […]

DLAM following their Children in Need fundraising performance. Copyright: Jessica Stone

Mums and babies dance their socks off to raise money for BBC’s Children in Need

Award-winning mum and baby dance group Dance Like a Mother gave the performance of a lifetime outside MediaCityUK in Salford […]