Author: Krista Harris

Helen Crossley, The Skipping Bee. Photo credit Helen Crossley, permission to use.

5K Jump Rope Challenge in Media City to raise £2,000 for ‘Skipping in Schools’

An Arthritis and Fibromyalgia sufferer will do a sponsored 5K skip to raise money to introduce jump rope to local […]

Seven Bro7hers. Permission to use. Copyright: SEVEN BRO7HERS.

SEVEN BRO7HERS: “This Lockdown will have a different effect on our business than the last one.”

The Salford brewery SEVEN BRO7HERS are closing their doors and moving back online in light of the lockdown starting on […]

Buy One Give One Free, Booths MediaCityUK. Copyright Krista Harris.

Booths Buy One Give One Free scheme to help donate to Salford Foodbank

Booths Supermarket, MediaCityUK, have a new initiative funding free items so customers can give to Salford Foodbank at no personal […]

Clifton Green, off The Green, Salford. Google Maps Image.

Salford’s first affordable housing scheme in a decade to help desperate single parents

Salford city council have approved planning permission for a total of 82 apartments and 22 houses to help the 6,000 […]

Emma Evans creating her work of art during the virtual art battle. Copyright Emma Evans Studio.

“Bright, bold and growing stronger” Salford artist auctions artwork to raise money for mental health

Artists involved in the Art Battle, seeing artists create a masterpiece in under 30 minutes, have raised over £565 so […]

Emma Evans at a previous Art battle. Copyright Photographer Richard Crisps.

Salford artist goes into battle for World Mental Health Day

The second virtual Manchester Art Battle will take place this weekend in aid of World Mental Health Day to raise money for Mind Charity.

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Trick or Treating banned in Salford

Image Copyright: Matt Olson 2010 (CC BY-NC-SA 2.0) ( The centuries-old tradition of trick or treating has been banned in […]

Emma Evans working on window art. Image Credit: Emma Evans.

“This is the one way I could contribute” Local Artist raises funds for Salford Royal with window art

A display of Salford window art has captured the hearts of passers by. Emma Evans has received praise from the community […]

Emma Evans working on the window of the Blind Pig.

“I just wanted to cheer up the high street” Salford artist creates stunning window art to thank NHS

Rainbows and hearts made from the words “thank you” and “we love you” now cover the shop windows of Monton. […]