Author: Joe Hough

Critchley regulars enjoy food and drink in the sun together.

Reopening of Swinton café has been a “lifeline” to residents who have been shielding

Critchley Café reopens its garden giving the locals a place to go after months of isolation. Loneliness has been prevalent […]

Volunteers working at the park. Images from Laura Calvin, vice chair of Friends of Peel Park

“Keep your eyes peeled for nature and take care of the green spaces” – Friends of Peel Park educate park users about appreciating and respecting nature

Friends of Peel Park are running ‘Eyes Peeled for Nature’ month to raise awareness of our local wildlife. Eyes Peeled […]

Staff prepare for more people to walk through the doors

“We distributed 400 parcels last month” – Salford Loaves & Fishes win a community award for helping vulnerable people

Salford charity Loaves & Fishes win Community Group of the Year award for their tireless work with the homeless and […]

Foodbank Donations ( CC: Gemma Fish)

Salford joins Right to Food campaign to end child hunger

Thousands of Salford children relying on food vouchers should never be allowed to go hungry, says the council. Salford City […]

Islington Mill is both a cultural hub for Salford residents and a home for its artists  (Image supplied by Islington Mill).

“This is about protecting and cultivating the production of culture” – The £7m Islington Mill renovation unable to begin as no contractor found

A contractor is being sought for a £7 million renovation of Salford’s creative space and community hub, Islington Mill. The […]

Students successfully fill vans for Salford Foodbank. Photo credit: Gemma Davies

Swinton Academy to hold Christmas Jumper Day fundraiser to support Salford Foodbank

Students and staff of Co-op Academy Swinton will take part in a Christmas Jumper Day in aid of Salford Foodbank […]

Handmade natural skincare at The Makers Market. Photo Credit: The Makers Market

The Makers Market is the perfect place to Christmas shop and support independent business this weekend

The Makers Market at MediaCityUK offers a safe place for a Christmas shop this weekend, giving the opportunity to get […]

Monsters of the Deep. Photo credit: Salford Friendly Anglers' Club

Salford Friendly Anglers’ Society – “Fishing has helped lots of people get through the mental stresses of lockdown and isolation”

Fishing can have great benefits for mental health and is still possible to do through lockdown – as Salford Friendly […]

Oliver and Davey on tea break.

YAANGING AROUND – Davey Moore and Oliver Duffy on their new single ‘Security Dave’ and the Salford music scene

With the music scene ‘going virtual,’ Salford’s genre-fluid duet Yaang have been busy honing their craft in preparation for exciting […]