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“We have to have hope for our children” – Swinton headteacher writes pandemic diary with a twist

Over the past year, teachers have been at the forefront of the Coronavirus pandemic. From ensuring classrooms abide by social […]

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Swinton group offering free art kits for Salford kids stuck at home

Swinton-based non-profit organisation, Arts Let Loose have stocked up on free art kits for children to make lockdown a bit more bearable.

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“We decided to grab the bull by the horns and launch in January” Rugby League Swinton Lionesses prepare for training post-Covid

Swinton Lions have a new women’s side, who will finally be able to begin socially-distanced training in January after a […]

“We’ll see family over Zoom on Christmas Day” – the older generation in Salford staying safe from Covid while waiting for vaccine

“We’ll see family over Zoom on Christmas Day” – the older generation in Salford staying safe from Covid while waiting for vaccine

A Swinton resident is foregoing Christmas with his family due to concerns over Covid-19, saying ‘the finishing line is in […]

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“We’ve been able to find comfort in one another” – The writing group in Salford helping to connect people during lockdown

A writing group in Salford is helping people to reconnect with each other during the pandemic and provide them with […]

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“The house is just empty without her” – Dog owner thanks community’s efforts to find missing puppy

A heartbroken dog owner from Swinton says she has been “blown away” by the support of the local and online […]

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“Time flies when you’re having fun” – Swinton salon congratulated by Mayor Paul Dennett and Rebecca Long-Bailey on its 10th anniversary

The owner of a Swinton hair and beauty salon has been recognised for her hard work over the past 10 […]

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“We are 50 players down on last season” – Salford non-league clubs on the return of football after lockdown

Football clubs from around Salford say lower-league teams have suffered, as the country emerges from a second national Coronavirus lockdown. […]

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“The first week of lockdown was the quietest we’d had since opening” – Salford business going into tier 3

With Christmas just around the corner, it’s a tough time of year for small businesses. However, imagine being both a […]

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“I think it’s important that children have some sort of normality at Christmas”- Salford book club joins gift appeal

This year the Plodding Along Book Club are teaming up with Wood Street Mission charity to help provide families across Salford […]