Author: Matthew Spink

screenshot of a BBC video of the new needless injection demonstration.

“Needles themselves are an instrument that people have such a fear with” – New trial for needle-free vaccines may help those with a phobia get boosters in the future

A trial for a new needle-free Covid-19 vaccine has begun which will help protect against future variants of coronavirus. This […]

ITV seating sculpture demolished outside of sevenbrothers
Captured by: Matthew Spink

“I think it is a shame because I did use to see kids playing on it and enjoying themselves” – The ITV Interactive Sculpture at Media City has been demolished due to it being too dangerous

The ITV interactive seating sculpture at media city was demolished today following concerns that too many children had been hurting […]

Peel Park runners mid run
Saturday 11th December 2021
Taken by: Matthew Spink

“The opportunities just weren’t good enough” – People behind the action to make Salford more active

A recent report by Sport England has suggested that almost 30% of Salford residents are active for less than 30 […]

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MATCH REPORT: Salford City bow out of the FA cup after 2-0 loss to Chesterfield

Salford City crash out of the Emirates FA Cup after a disappointing 2-0 loss to National League side Chesterfield. A […]

“It’s a game of football and you have to make sure you do your job” – Salford City prepare to take on Chesterfield in the second round of the Emirates FA Cup

Salford City take on Chesterfield in the second round of the Emirates FA Cup this Sunday in the hope of […]

Ava's Mother collecting certificate on her behalf.
Photo credit: Nick Harrison

“We were honoured to be able to present a posthumous award to Aya’s family at today’s ceremony”- Parents of murdered Salford graduate collect certificate on her behalf

Photo credit: Nick Harrison The Parents of a Salford graduate, who died in a gang related incident, have collected their daughters […]

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“We will be able to make the repairs, restore and reorder the Cathedral quickly, safely, and efficiently” – Salford’s Cathedral is set to get a multi-million-pound restoration

Salford Cathedral is set to gain a multi-million-pound restoration project starting next March. The restoration is aiming to revive the […]

Salford woman who attempted suicide ‘overwhelmed’ with reaction to social media mental health campaign

Salford woman who attempted suicide ‘overwhelmed’ with reaction to social media mental health campaign

A woman from Salford who attempted to take her own life three years ago is now helping other who are […]

Lordy park at end of revamp, permission to use photo from Craig Havern

“Cadishead, very much, is not a forgotten-about community” – Lordy Park gains a remarkable £100,000 transformation

Lordy Park in Cadishead has reopened after a five-week reconstruction of the playground has taken place. The redevelopment of Lordy […]

The University of Salford's foetal alcohol syndrome research has found that the disorder is as common as autism. Photo credit: The University of Salford

Salford professor says ‘big gap’ in knowledge of foetal alcohol spectrum disorder following first ever UK-wide study

The university of Salford’s latest foetal alcohol syndrome research has found that despite the disorder being as common as autism, it’s severely underfunded.