Interviews

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“The first question I asked was am I going to die?” – How Covid prompted an Eccles native to release his first memoir detailing encounters with Ronaldo and Beckham

An Eccles man is embarking on a personal project, to inspire others to fulfil their lifelong dreams. Kyle Wells, who […]

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“My professors would listen to my songs and they would encourage me to pursue music” – Salford Alumni James Holt talks his success since graduating

Singer/songwriter and Salford Alumni James Holt, believes his time at Salford University helped him to launch his career. James, who […]

“There are a variety of myths that have grown up over time” – Professor Mike Wood hosts ‘Mythbusting Chernobyl’ lecture in Salford

“There are a variety of myths that have grown up over time” – Professor Mike Wood hosts ‘Mythbusting Chernobyl’ lecture in Salford

The myths and misinformation surrounding the 1986 Chernobyl nuclear disaster will be discussed at a free public lecture at the […]

“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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“It was definitely one of the most important years of my life” – Salford graduate Adam Simcox on how studying in the city helped him release his debut novel

Salford University graduate Adam Simcox says his time studying in the city helped launch his passion for writing and film […]

“I already worked out that I didn’t want to be here, I was just tired of fighting these feelings” – Salford woman speaks out during World Menopause Day

“I already worked out that I didn’t want to be here, I was just tired of fighting these feelings” – Salford woman speaks out during World Menopause Day

A salford woman shares her experience on World Menopause Day in hopes of raising more awareness of what can be a challenging time for women in their lives

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“It’s not glamourised, it’s not pretty, it’s just real of how people lived back then” – The Greater Manchester Fringe play exploring the AIDS epidemic through friendship

Delving into the lives of two queer friends, Sour Milk highlights how a turbulent world can affect those who are […]

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“Manchester is great, but people forget; Salford is where it started” – The Welly House Band breaking the music scene in ‘the other city’

The Welly House Band is a seven-piece group from Greater Manchester who found inspiration in Salford’s musical ancestry. Although none […]

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“To tell the story of an affair from two metres has been challenging to say the least!” – Coronation Street’s Alan Halsall on his current storyline

A resident of Coronation Street for 23 years, Salford-born actor Alan Halsall talks to Kathryn Austin about his latest storyline, […]

From Salford student to radio presenter: How Priya Matharu made her breakthrough in radio

From Salford student to radio presenter: How Priya Matharu made her breakthrough in radio

Since graduating from the University of Salford, Priya Matharu has found great success within the realms of radio. Matharu has […]