Last night, a team from health organisation Salford Primary Care Together joined hundreds of people to walk 10 kilometers across Manchester to raise money for homeless charity Shelter.
Author: Laura Joffre
It’s the last day of the campaign before the polls open across Salford tomorrow at 7am, and we have reached out to all the candidates from the three Salford constituencies to hear their last message to the voters.
Residents from Swinton and Walkden will lose their weekdays direct train service to Southport when the new timetable is introduced on December 15.
The debate around the A666 bus lane continues as Salford Green Party candidates fueled controversy yesterday in a YouTube video where they appear to be opposing the development.
TfGM and Northern Rail had ranked the station number one in priority to receive Access for All funding, which is central government money dedicated to improve accessible facilities in the rail network. But the Department for Transport decided otherwise. Now campaigners are asking for the system to be reviewed for more devolution, which would allow funding to be distributed according to local needs.
The Salford Art Club has unveiled its members’ latest work, a series of sketches made at their Christmas special still life session.
The local community gathered at Irlam Station on Monday morning for the unveiling of a new artwork, known as the Man on the Bench. The 200kg life-size statue of an old man resting on a Victorian bench is a bronze cast of a work originally created 40 years ago, by a then pupil of the local high school, Simon Law.
Almost seven in 10 children in secondary state education in Salford are attending an underperforming school, new figures reveal. The latest school performance tables show that only three state-funded secondary schools in Salford have achieved progress scores above average, while nine showed scores “well below” England levels.
An autistic woman was left without adequate support for months after Salford City Council failed to carry out its statutory duties. The Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman issued a report last week following a complaint by Mrs W, who has not been named, a Salford resident with autism.
Parents from Irlam and Cadishead are calling for a direct school bus service to bring their children to school “safely and on time”. A petition set up three days ago for a school bus to be routed from Irlam and Cadishead to Culcheth High School had already received 137 signatures at the time of writing.