Interviews

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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 […]

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Salford’s youngest mayoral candidate hopes for a Lib Dem revival in local elections

Salford mayoral candidate Jake Overend remains hopeful that the May 6 elections will mark the start of a resurgence for […]

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“It’s difficult to choose just one charity when so many of them have been struggling but The Christie is personal to me” – Salford graduate taking the leap from 11,000 feet to thank The Christie

A Salford graduate is launching herself out of a plane to repay The Christie for the help and treatment that […]

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“It was really humbling to find out I was the only composer from the North West ” – Swinton composer Adina Nelu selected for Bafta and BFI programme

Adina Nelu playing the flute in group ACMG. Photo credit: Joe Stevenson. Permission for use from Adina Nelu Classically-trained film […]

Matt and Abby Cassady, the founders behind Orior Apparel

Creative Salford couple launch eco-clothing brand ‘Orior Apparel’

At the start of 2021, husband and wife made the decision to launch a new Salford eco-clothing brand which captures […]

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“I think its something that the university would love to keep going” – TEDxUniversityofSalford look to future following success of event

The team behind an online event hosted in Salford say they hope to stage more events in the future.

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“It’s been a rollercoaster” – Debut author Charlotte Levin on what it’s like to release a book during a pandemic

Salford-born author Charlotte Levin has received a flurry of celebrity praise for her debut novel published during the pandemic. If […]

Sheldon Ryan (right)

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

Salford-born fighter Sheldon Ryan, 26, has made a name for himself in amateur mixed martial arts (MMA) and is now hoping […]