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AJ Bell stadium vote count. Image credit: Jack McKinnell

Comment – “This election has simultaneously bored us with repetition and stunned us with its vitriol”

Salford Now journalist Ellis Hyde gives his opinion on the election campaign we have just witnessed: Though we have seen […]

Christmas gift.  Image credit- Petr Kratochvil via public domain photos. https://tinyurl.com/uh3og5n

Our top 10 favourite festive activities around Salford this Christmas

The holiday season has officially started and these places around Salford are hosting a wide range of exciting, affordable events […]

Azeem Amir

“Even if I can inspire or engage one person to think differently, it’s a great result”- Blind Footballer Azeem Amir’s story

England Blind Footballer and University of Salford student Azeem Amir talks about his 2020 Paralympic dreams and his growth in the sport.

Nine things to do in Salford during the Easter holidays

Nine things to do in Salford during the Easter holidays

With the Easter holidays just around the corner Salford are hosting a range of events to keep children busy. Here are the top nine including water sports, acting and Easter egg hunts.

Urban Exploration Salford
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“Steeped in history” – Urban explorers on forgotten Salford

A new hobby is uncovering the forgotten histories of Salford – urban exploration. It involves exploring abandoned buildings and sharing the contents online.

Warming up in a training session with Parks and Pathways Nordic Walking group.

“I knew it would benefit the people of Salford” – how Nordic walking is helping the city get fitter

Salford might not be the most obvious place for a hike if you’re keen to try Nordic walking – but Susan Spain is on a mission to change that perception.

“We won’t see his like again”: Remembering Albert Finney, king of kitchen sink

“We won’t see his like again”: Remembering Albert Finney, king of kitchen sink

Remembering Salford born star and acting legend Albert Finney who has passed away at the age of 82.

Courtesy of Kate Eggleston-Wirtz

Suicide in Salford: The ‘big black scary clown’ no-one is talking about

In the last five years, 109 people have died of suicide in Salford alone. Local charity Start is raising awareness of this issue with its Surviving Suicide Exhibition.