Culture

Eccles Cake, with the flag of Greater Manchester. Photo Credit: James Jones via Wikimedia Commons: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Eccles_Cake,_from_Greater_Manchester.jpg

Why Eccles Cakes should be honoured on National Cake Day

Jamesjones79, CC BY-SA 3.0 <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0>, via Wikimedia Commons Eccles cakes have been a staple of the Northern diet for centuries, […]

Credit: Salford Arts Theatre (permission via Roni Ellis, co-director of the Theatre)

Salford Arts Theatre virtually celebrate Shelagh Delaney day

Due to Covid restrictions, Salford Arts Theatre are bringing their annual Shelagh Delaney day online by organising a programme of […]

KALA clothing - 'Identity' collection. Credit: KALA.

Salford brand brings fashion and equality together

Salford brand, KALA, strives to combine the love of fashion with the need to promote equality and diversity; whilst also […]

© Kayla Wren

‘The Covid Arms’ Virtual pub stand-up show hosted by Salford graduate

© Kayla Wren Since graduating from Salford, Kiri Pritchard-McLean has starred on Live At The Apollo and Have I Got […]

The Print Store "Leopard Print Art" - Credit: @theprintstoremcr and Emma Blackett

“My margin would be way too small unlike major retailers!” – Local artist Emma Blackett on Black Friday sales

With Black Friday rapidly approaching on 27th November, shoppers can expect to be seeing some major discounts from big retailers, […]

Tez (left) with one of his students (right) Copyright: Tez Skachill

“We felt like we didn’t have a voice” – Salford Guitar Lessons share their experience

Many private tuition services have been unheard of throughout the COVID-19 pandemic and Tez Skachill, founder of Salford Guitar Lessons […]

Sweet Genius, Swinton
Credit: Cherrelle Ekepe

“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 […]

Hair Salons in the Salford area can reopen when the current lockdown comes to an end. Credit: Heather Smith

“It does affect people’s mental health and wellbeing if they can’t have their hair done” – Salford’s hair salons to reopen just in time for Christmas

The government has announced that hair salons and other close-contact services can reopen once again on December 3, regardless of […]

SEVEN BRO7HERS rye IPA - Credit: SEVEN BRO7HERS

Seven Brothers brewery announces limited edition Lockdown 2.0 collection of beers

Local Salford craft brewery Seven Brothers is launching a series of limited-edition beers to mark lockdown 2.0. CEO Keith McAvoy […]

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Art for the environment: Worsley mixed-media artist on how she’s playing her part

Climate change has become a major issue for many artists, and reducing their carbon footprint is on the agenda. Worsley […]