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“Absolutely the right thing to do” – Salford becomes England’s first living wage city

Salford has been recognised as England’s first living wage City after a 20-year long campaign exceeds its target. The Salford […]

New festive Worsley Market to hit Salford this December

New festive Worsley Market to hit Salford this December

© Copyright David Dixon and licensed for reuse under this Creative Commons Licence https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/2.0/ No changes made The 2021 debut of Salford’s Worsley Christmas Market […]

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Salford entrepreneur to host charity ball in aid of World Prematurity Day

A Salford business owner is hosting a charity ball to raise funds and awareness for World Prematurity Day. Nicola Orrell, […]

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Four Sis4ers Distillery to release their first Christmas advent calendar

Salford’s Four Sis4ters Distillery is set to release their own advent calendar just in time before Christmas. The Four Sis4ter’s […]

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“The cost of living is constantly going up and the Minimum Wage doesn’t seem to be going up at the same rate” Salfordians call for more to be done as wages are set to rise

Rishi Sunak. Imaage credit: HM Treasury Flickr https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/2.0/ No changes made Salford from above. Image credit: https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Aerial_photograph_of_Salford_and_Trafford_Park.jpg / No changes made   […]

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“I am spending a lot more than I used to” – Salford residents react to rising food prices

Salford residents have noticed an increase in their weekly shopping bill due to rising food prices. The boss of Kraft […]

“The only local one closed down years ago” – Walkden’s only record store opens at Walkden Town Centre

“The only local one closed down years ago” – Walkden’s only record store opens at Walkden Town Centre

The owner of Walkden’s only record store says it will cater for local tastes and recommendations. Sticky Black Tarmac, launched […]

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Salford’s tallest building construction set to be approved this week

A 55-storey tower, which would be ‘Salford’s tallest building’ and form part of a 542-apartment scheme, is set to be […]

Salford's tallest building could be approved by planners at SAlford Council this week. Photo credit : D.A.Howcroft  (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Salford_Civic_Centre#/media/File:Swinton_Town_Hall.jpg) D.A.Howcroft, CC BY-SA 3.0 , via Wikimedia Commons

Salford City Council face £21.8m worth of cuts to be made over the next two years

D.A.Howcroft, CC BY-SA 3.0 <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0>, via Wikimedia Commons Local leaders are drawing up ‘savings proposals’ ahead of setting revenue budgets […]

The Unicorn Pub in Salford, soon to be demolished. Photo credit: Lee Hodson, used with permission

“They were the hub of working-class people, particularly in Salford” – Last Orders – The rise and fall of the Salford pubs

Salford is one of many regions facing a new ‘pub pandemic’, with nearly 25% of the UK’s pubs closing in […]