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“We’ve all been through this” – Salford autism on continuing to support people who need it

Autism is more pervasive than previously thought, a new study suggests. Research conducted by University of Cambridge and Newcastle University […]

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Over-40s walk-in covid-19 vaccinations available for Salford residents

Over 40s are now eligible to get the Covid-19 vaccine in Salford with walk-in clinics being open and no appointment […]

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Salford to receive “vital” extra support for self-isolators as part of Greater Manchester trial funding

More support will be given to self-isolators as part of the piloting of new funding to tackle areas with high […]

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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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“Just continue doing what we’ve been doing so far” – Walkden councillor settles fears of Indian variant spread

A Salford councillor has said residents should be OK in the face of rising Covid cases of the Indian variant […]

Artist Susan Aggarwal with one of her prints entitled ‘A Rainbow of Flowers Our NHS’, which she sold to help
raise £1,000 for the Critical Care Unit at Salford Royal.

Artist to sell NHS-inspired art to raise money for Salford Royal Critical Care Unit

Professional artist Susan Aggarwal is selling a range of rainbow-coloured floral paintings in aid of Salford Royal Hospital’s critical care […]

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“It’s the hidden disabilities of the brain that causes issues” – Headway Salford speak out for Brain Injury Awareness week

Headway Salford & Trafford are urging people to post a picture donning a wacky hat to social media for Brain […]

Army Spc. Angel Laureano holds a vial of the COVID-19 vaccine, Walter Reed National Military Medical Center, Bethesda, Md., Dec. 14, 2020. (DoD photo by Lisa Ferdinando)

Fears as Indian variant of Covid-19 begins to spread in North West

Yesterday saw 17 new Covid-19 cases in Salford as the Indian variant spreads in Bolton and Blackburn. Prime Minister Boris […]

New transparent face masks promoted for Deaf Awareness Week

New transparent face masks promoted for Deaf Awareness Week

Credit: Andrew Goodwin  Transparent face mask are being introduced to encourage the continuation of lip reading and assist people with hearing loss or deafness.  The […]

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“We all need to hug” – Salfordian’s on hugging being allowed from May 17

Hugging between friends and family is to be allowed from May 17. Statistics suggest that over half of all adults […]