Author: Lexie Boardman

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“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 […]

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“Making the voting process as accessible as possible to people with a visual impairment is so important” – Local charity provides braille ballots to Salfordians living with sight loss

A charity based in Manchester is supporting the people of Salford living with sight loss by providing braille transcriptions of […]

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“Best chippy in town” – Salford favourite Sykes chippy among best in UK

A community favourite, Sykes Fish and Chips, has placed in the Fry Magazine top 50 UK fish and chip takeaways […]

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“This wouldn’t be possible without the community volunteering their time” – Irlam and Cadishead community litter pickers keeping Salford tidy

Since last April, residents of Irlam and Cadishead who were frustrated at how their area had visually deteriorated in recent […]

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“He has shown no remorse” – Salford man sentenced after being charged with rape

Slinkierbus268, CC BY-SA 4.0 <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/4.0>, via Wikimedia Commons A man has been sentenced to six years in prison after raping […]

Boothstown landlady is ‘absolutely blown away with the support’ as a Christmas present appeal is launched for Salford’s disadvantaged children

Boothstown landlady is ‘absolutely blown away with the support’ as a Christmas present appeal is launched for Salford’s disadvantaged children

A selfless landlady at a community pub in Boothstown is asking for donations of presents to provide disadvantaged children with […]

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“We need to accept that homelessness is an issue that has been increasing in our society, even before Covid came along.” – Worsley Rotary Club

With the festive season fast approaching, Worsley Rotary Club is again appealing for participants in its annual Reverse Advent Calendar […]