Interviews

Sheldon Ryan (right)

“My main goal is UFC, but first I want the Cage Warriors flyweight belt” – Salford MMA fighter tells all

In recent years Sheldon Ryan, 26, has made a name for himself in amateur mixed martial arts (MMA). The Salford-born and […]

Sweet Pea, who was rescued by Independent Cat Rescue in Heywood. Photo credIt: Ashlea Franks, who gave me permission to use this image

“We can give people more of their cat’s story” – Meet the mother and daughter team helping Salford’s rescue cats

During the coronavirus lockdown, rescue cats have been a comfort to so many people, providing companionship and cuddles to help […]

The Cavs. Credit: Holly Pritchard.

“He looked like someone who wanted to be in a band”- Meet ‘The Cavs’, indie-rock band with Eccles roots

Laid-back local lads, ‘The Cavs’, are a five-piece indie-rock band with roots in Eccles, Salford. The band members are: (Absent […]

(Mambos, credit Rossario)

“My Christmas has been decimated” – Local restaurant owner slams tier system

The government’s decision to put Greater Manchester in Tier 3 has ‘decimated’ the Christmas of restaurant owner Robert Rossario. Rossario who owns […]

Dark Days, Luminous Nights Graphic (Credit: Manchester Collective)

Dark Days, Luminous Nights: The experimental Salford exhibition coming to The White Hotel

These days, we can’t seem to escape from change. Whether it’s a change to the way we work, communicate or […]

Image of Salford based artist Mary Gilsenan. (Use of this image was allowed by the copyright holder, Mary Gilsenan).

“It’s one thing that can be completely on my own terms” – Salford artist shares the experience of life after university

Life after university may have proven difficult for some however, Salford-based artist Mary Gilsenan shows how she draws upon their […]

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“Faith can move mountains” – How a Salford church are keeping the faith by bringing the community together during Coronavirus

Greater Manchester is an accepting place – regardless of race or religion, you’re welcome here.  Breaking it down, we find […]

Archie, Travis, Charlie and Will

“When gigs start up again, they’re going to be busy” – St. Peter’s Dream on the future of indie gigs

‘St. Peter’s Dream’ is an up and coming Indie/Rock band that I had the pleasure of watching at The Old […]

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Spirit Of Salford Community Awards 2021: The importance Of community solidarity

It’s fair to say 2020 hasn’t been great. It’s been almost a year since the current novel coronavirus (Covid-19) began. […]

Resin tear. Permission for use from: Babs Smith

Salford graduate selected to showcase her piece ‘On the Verge of Tears’ in online art exhibition Made It 2020

As art shows around the UK are cancelled, Salford University Alumna Babs Smith manages to showcase her emotional piece ‘On […]