Author: Joni Sommerville

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YES programme comes back to tackle youth unemployment in Salford

The YES programme is returning to The Lowry to combat youth unemployment in Salford, as the UK experiences “record low” […]

Puppy Rosie has been missing since 8 December.

“The house is just empty without her” – Dog owner thanks community’s efforts to find missing puppy

A heartbroken dog owner from Swinton says she has been “blown away” by the support of the local and online […]

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Salford manufacturer secures ‘Made Smarter’ support for technology investment

A Salford furniture manufacturer has secured support from Made Smarter, the movement helping smaller enterprises join the fourth industrial revolution. […]

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Former Pilot flies into action to help save Salford foodbank

For the past 15 years pilot, Alistair Feakin, has flown holidaymakers across the globe. Now he spends his time collecting […]

Non-binary artist HUSK. © Roo Gannon Photography

Salford Pride goes virtual for Trans Day of Remembrance

Salford Pride will host an online event to commemorate Trans Remembrance Day 2020.  On Friday 20 November Salford Pride’s event: TDOR: Embrace […]

Post-it payment - pay for a coffee with a post-it

‘Pay with a post-it’ Monton coffee shop lets people who can’t afford pay with a post-it

A coffee shop in Monton lets customers “pay with a post-it” note.   The Coffee Collective, a veteran-owned, independent coffee shop […]

Older women denied breast cancer screenings due to Covid-19 restrictions

Older women denied breast cancer screenings due to Covid-19 restrictions

Women over 70 are being denied self requested breast cancer screenings due to the restrictions from the Covid-19 pandemic.  COVID-19 […]

“We’re not talking just a black square on the Instagram feed”: Black-owned brand Jim + Henry arrives at The Dispensary

“We’re not talking just a black square on the Instagram feed”: Black-owned brand Jim + Henry arrives at The Dispensary

Black-owned brand, Jim + Henry, is now stocked at the zero waste shop, The Dispensary, to provide organic refillable hair […]

"Rethink. Reskill. Reboot." HM Government.

“The arts sector is always portrayed as a ‘glorified hobby'”: Salford dancers outrage at government ad

Salford arts workers are furious at a government advert which encourages artistic performers to retrain for careers in different sectors. […]