Author: Joe Hough

Yellowhammer on Chat Moss credit: Dave Steel

“Once it’s gone, it’s gone” – Irlam residents are outraged by plans to build on greenbelt

Salford City Council are holding a planning enforcement investigation before commencing with plans to build on Chat Moss. The plan […]

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“It’s already happened twice and I think it’s inevitable that it will happen again” – Salford pubs get ready for more restrictions

As the hospitality industry is impacted by Covid restrictions, Salford pubs are prepared for a quiet Christmas. December is usually […]

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“This is affecting people in Salford” – Ten Years to Save the World on display at MediaCityUK

A new exhibition comes to Salford, showcasing a selection of comic art which tackles environmental issues. The Ten Years to […]

The new cycle hire scheme part of The Bee Network is under way

“If you can walk or cycle these short journeys that’d be great” – Walk Ride Salford Central discuss the importance of active travel

Cycling and walking is set to become more common in Salford with the introduction of eco-friendly transport plans. Plans from […]

Part of Moss Lane, Swinton was evacuated after the discovery of a WW2-era bomb

“There will be a large multi-agency presence in the local area” – Unexploded World War 2-era bomb found in Swinton back garden shed

Swinton residents told to evacuate their homes after an unexploded World War Two-era bomb was found in a garden. The […]

Quay House has flammable cladding, deemed unsafe after the Grenfell Tower disaster

“Many developers would shy away from a task such as this due to the implicated costs” – Property developer aims to remove flammable cladding from a building in Salford

A local property developer is looking to solve the cladding issues on a residential building next to Salford Quays. Nabeel […]

I AM provide several services to support people diagnosed with ASC

“Seeing those who we support struggle through Covid has been most emotionally challenging” – The charity helping children with autism in Salford

Greater Manchester based charity I AM has been helping people with autism in Salford cope throughout the pandemic. The Covid-19 […]

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“We’ve all been through this” – Salford autism on continuing to support people who need it

Autism is more pervasive than previously thought, a new study suggests. Research conducted by University of Cambridge and Newcastle University […]

“There’s so much appetite for it” – The three craft breweries in Salford get ready to serve beer indoors

“There’s so much appetite for it” – The three craft breweries in Salford get ready to serve beer indoors

Salford is rapidly becoming a cornerstone of craft beer culture with fans eager to return to brewery tap rooms when […]

Critchley regulars enjoy food and drink in the sun together.

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

A community cafe in Swinton has re-opened its garden giving customers a place to go after months of isolation. Loneliness […]