Author: Lexie Boardman

Becky, Jordan, Bill and Barbara of Clouds

“It was like surviving basically” – Why Salfordians should shop independent this Christmas

Salfordians are being urged to pay a visit to their local, independent businesses before giving money to the big chains […]

Media City this afternoon, covered in a thin layer of snow.

Warning issued after high wind speed readings reported at Salford Quays

MediaCity have reported high wind speed readings in the last hour. This comes as storm Barra hits Salford, just one […]

Andy Reid with Karen Miller at Broughton House Veteran Care Village - permission via press release

“They are the Chelsea Pensioners of the north” – A veteran has become an ambassador for Broughton House Veteran Care Village in Salford

Veteran Andy Reid MBE has become the ambassador for Broughton House Veteran Care Village in Salford. Dubbed the home of […]

Babs Mason and her son, Lawrence: Image credit - Barbara Mason

“There are only 80 people in the world with her condition”– The Salford parents’ desperate plea for support for their daughter who suffers from a rare condition

Barbara ‘Babs’ Mason, from Irlam, suffers from a rare, life-limiting brain condition known as ‘Iron on the Brain’ (PLA2G6) or […]

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“There is a lot of misinformation out there” – Salford professor encourages community to get vaccinated

A Salford University professor is encouraging people to get their Covid-19 vaccinations as the winter months close in. Penny Cook, […]

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“Baby loss has made me look at life very different” – Salford Mum speaks out during Baby Loss Awareness Week

Between the 9th and 15th of October each year, Baby Loss Awareness Week commemorate the lives of babies who have died during pregnancy, birth and infancy.

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Salford’s tallest building construction set to be approved this week

A 55-storey tower, which would be ‘Salford’s tallest building’ and form part of a 542-apartment scheme, is set to be […]

The Imperial War Museum's poppies. Image Credits © Copyright David Dixon and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence.

“It’s breathtaking” – Poppy exhibition with a permanent home in Salford’s Imperial War Museum North

© Copyright David Dixon and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence. The Imperial War Museum North, famous for […]

Image credit: Tom Dymond/Thames/BBC

“I’ve never been this excited in my life and so grateful to be there” – TV performance was dream come true for Salford-born Jailhouse Rocker

Salford singer and prison officer, Pete Green, hit our TV screens at the weekend as the ‘Jailhouse Rocker’ for the […]