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“I was awake the whole time” – Man receives the first ever awake keyhole surgery at Salford Royal

In late October, Oliver Moody, 26, from Leeds, was the first patient in the country to receive awake key-hole surgery […]

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“It allows everyone to be safe and it is not for us, it’s for everyone” – Salford’s reaction to the return of masks in shops and on public transport

Salford Now’s Courtney Davies went into Salford, asking Salfordians for their opinion on the comeback of mandatory wearing of masks […]

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Healthwatch Salford to host their ‘Equality’ themed open forum

Healthwatch Salford are encouraging the community to get involved in improving health and social care across the city through their […]

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“About 80 per cent of the women I’ve dealt with have been raped at some point in their life” – Salford domestic abuse survivors seek urgent help

Survivors of domestic abuse – which soared during lockdown – are being offered a lifeline to recovery in Salford. Salford […]

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“There is a broad spectrum so the jobs will be in all areas” – 100 new jobs created as £15 million Bridgewater Manor care centre opens in Worsley

A £15 million Bridgewater care home has been opened in Worsley, creating around 100 new jobs for residents. The three […]

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“It’s always great to get the next generation involved” – What Salford community groups are doing to achieve COP26 aims

RHS and IGNITION invited community groups to help work towards a greener, more environmentally aware Salford. To mark COP26 in […]

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“It’s just coming to the forefront for neurodiverse individuals” – Salford Researchers look to prove if exercise can improve sleep and learning for Autistic Children

Researchers at the University of Salford have launched the Salford Autism Exercise Project to prove if exercise can help children […]

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“I feel like dyslexia isn’t talked about enough” – Salford student raises more than £200 for British Dyslexia Association

A University of Salford student completed half a marathon over the weekend to raise money for a charity close to […]

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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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“The right decision” – Salford nurse speaks out after vaccines become compulsory for frontline NHS staff in England

Salford Royal Nurse speaks out as health sectary has announced that NHS staff across England will have to be fully vaccinated against Covid-19.