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“Use your brain, just carry your litter to the bin” – The Salford mum who is ‘on a mission’ to clean up Swinton litter

Salford mum, Fiona Bannerman, and her six-year-old daughter are ‘on a mission’ to get rid of Swinton litter, after noticing how […]

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“The support from the relatives has been amazing and very generous” – Salford care home raises over £400 by doing a sponsored walk

Colleagues and Residents at Pendleton Court nursing and residential care home have raised over £400 and still counting, after they […]

“Just the prospect of what is going to happen to our planet if we don’t change anything, is scary” – How Salford is fighting against the climate crisis

“Just the prospect of what is going to happen to our planet if we don’t change anything, is scary” – How Salford is fighting against the climate crisis

The climate crisis has been an ongoing problem for many years, however with many people worried that we are running […]

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“Her resilience and courage reflected the ambitions of the school” – How the legacy of nursing heroine, Mary Seacole, is commemorated in Salford

Bust of Mary Seacole. Image credit: Jerry Dohnal via Flickr. No changes made. https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/2.0/ Mary Seacole was a Crimean war […]

Co-Op Academy strikes continue at this Swinton school. Photo credit: Nathan Bagnall

“She is already asking to change schools after only being there for four weeks” – Swinton school teachers go on strike after nearly 300 ‘angry’ parents sign a petition against new rules

The Co-op Academy in Swinton has seen over 30 members of staff go on strike, in support of the 276 […]

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“Without CO2, we can’t serve beer” – CO2 shortage causes worry for Salford pubs as they face possible closure

After many of us were affected by the petrol crisis last week, Salford pubs may be the next casualty of […]

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“We’re so thankful for everyone’s support and love” – Emma Evans on the success of her new Monton shop, The Wandering Palate

After weeks of building their unique shop in Monton, Emma and Will Evans finally opened the doors of The Wandering […]

Andy Burnham travels to MediaCity to show the reality of public transport costs

Taking a bus and a tram from Middleton to Salford’s MediaCity costs almost £5, proving that public transport is more […]

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“We want to work with people who really care about what they’re making” – Monton couple on the opening of their new shop, Wandering Palate

Will and Emma Evans, a couple from Monton, have started building their own unique shop in Monton called ‘The Wandering Palate’. […]

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“They’re gonna be dead cool when they’re done!” – Salford design studio to be releasing a brand new mug collection

The Neighbourhood Threat, a Salford design studio which is based at Islington Mill, has announced they will be working with […]