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Artist Laura Daly testing The Storm Cone experience in Peel Park, May 2021. Photograph: Jon Smith.

Award winning visual artist showcases new immersive artwork ‘The Storm Cone’ in ‘Rediscovering Salford’

Commissioned by the University of Salford Art Collection and Metal, The Storm Cone uncovers the buried past of lost bandstands […]

“You Belong Here” – Salford Museum and Art Gallery’s new exhibition celebrates Salford’s history and green spaces

“You Belong Here” – Salford Museum and Art Gallery’s new exhibition celebrates Salford’s history and green spaces

A new exhibition will celebrate Salford’s green spaces and forgotten histories. Four local artists have been commissioned by The University […]

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“Words aren’t enough” – Father-of-two praises NHS staff after life-saving brain surgery one year on

29th May 2020 was a life-altering day for Steve Brennan, 40, and his family. Within one hour of his jog […]

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“I’ve never been this excited in my life and so grateful to be there” – TV performance was dream come true for Salford-born Jailhouse Rocker

Salford singer and prison officer, Pete Green, hit our TV screens at the weekend as the ‘Jailhouse Rocker’ for the […]

Sophie Lancaster (left), and her Coronation Street counterpart Nina (right). Photo credit: screenshots, left from (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=unQPaLw0Z7Y) and right from (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fifv2fqyoko)

“Whilst I can talk about her, she’s still here” – Coronation Street storyline sheds light on tragic story of Sophie Lancaster

Sophie Lancaster, who was murdered in 2007 for being a goth, has been remembered in a new Coronation Street storyline inspired by her storyline.

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Election is chance to improve Salford’s ‘awful’ record on women councillors, says candidate

With the local election on May 6 just days away, Aimee Seddon considers why Salford City Council’s low female representation matters, and how voters could make a difference on Thursday.

Elizabeth Charnley first qualified as a Green Badge Tourist Guide in April 2019. Image Credit: Elizabeth Charnley.

An insight into Salford’s rich history – all from the comfort of your home

Before the turbulent year that was 2020, nobody could have imagined that an online tour of Bridgewater Canal would be […]

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“This is about a much wider issue”- Women share their thoughts on women’s safety in Salford

Image from Flickr. Credit: Morten Watkins on Flickr <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/2.0/> Women across Salford are sharing their opinions and experiences of women’s […]

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Top 3: Most inspirational Salford women in celebration of International Women’s Day

© Copyright David Dixon and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/>   With International Women’s Day approaching […]

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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 […]