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Barton Swing Aqueduct is just one of the Salford landmarks with a rich history. (Image is in the public domain.)

“People have no idea what’s on their doorstep” – Salford tour guide on the importance of local history and how lockdown has affected business

A Salford tour guide has spoken about the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on her business. Elizabeth Charnley, who runs […]

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“Supporting artists is crucial, especially in this time” – a Salford University graduate provides face masks to the local community

The Covid-19 pandemic has had an immense impact on peoples livelihoods, something that those who work in the arts know […]

This annual 'Christmas at the Mill' is yet another Salford tradition having to adapt this year. (Image of the market take in a previous year) Image Credit: Jess Coulson at Islington Mill.

“We always have to prioritise people’s physical wellbeing” – Christmas at the Islington Mill moves online

Islington Mill has launched its Christmas market, only this year it is all virtual. The Salford-based creative space is giving […]

Hair Salons in the Salford area can reopen when the current lockdown comes to an end. Credit: Heather Smith

“It does affect people’s mental health and wellbeing if they can’t have their hair done” – Salford’s hair salons to reopen just in time for Christmas

The government has announced that hair salons and other close-contact services can reopen once again on December 3, regardless of […]

The Marriott Hotel & Country Club is located in Worsley.

“There are no winners, sadly” – Worsley hotel manager on the impacts of lockdown

The General Manager of the Marriott Worsley hotel has spoken about how the continued lockdown measures are impacting hotel life. The […]