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Scoring goals by losing weight? ‘Man V Fat’ Football aiming to motivate men to get into shape with incentivised league

Ordsall Leisure Centre is playing host to ‘Man V Fat’, a company aimed at encouraging men to lose weight whilst […]

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“We’re celebrating all souls, the intention is to pray for all our departed relatives and friends” – Requiem Mass at Salford Cathedral

Salford Cathedral to host a special ‘All Soul’s Requiem Mass’ this evening, featuring the choir singing the famous Fauré’s Requiem […]

Greater Manchester Voices Project

“Our accent is a kind of fingerprint, it tells a story about where we’re from” – The Greater Manchester Voices Project want more Salfordians to take part in their survey of the region’s accents

More talkative Salfordians are wanted to help researchers map the various accents and dialects across Greater Manchester. The project, which […]

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 […]

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Hillsborough trial continues at Lowry Nightingale court

Following up from yesterday’s Hillsborough trial announcement, the trial of two former police officers and a former police solicitor continues at […]

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“I think its something that the university would love to keep going” – TEDxUniversityofSalford look to future following success of event

The team behind an online event hosted in Salford say they hope to stage more events in the future.

Watch: Meet the Spirit of Salford Community Awards’ model citizens

Watch: Meet the Spirit of Salford Community Awards’ model citizens

The Spirit of Salford Community Awards are taking place today. There are four nominees are up for the Citizen of […]

“It’s a once in a lifetime event” Salford society planning trip to observe rare conjunction of planets

“It’s a once in a lifetime event” Salford society planning trip to observe rare conjunction of planets

Salford astronomers have hailed a rare celestial event that will take place on December 21st, as Jupiter and Saturn come together at 0.06° degrees of each other, their closest alignment in 400 years.

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“My Christmas has been decimated” – Local restaurant owner slams tier system

The government’s decision to put Greater Manchester in Tier 3 has ‘decimated’ the Christmas of restaurant owner Robert Rossario. Rossario who owns […]

Salford student smashes £10k with Crowdfunder for disability-friendly cycling

Salford student smashes £10k with Crowdfunder for disability-friendly cycling

A Salford PhD student with a disability is fundraising to improve cycling accessibility in Greater Manchester. Harrie Larrington-Spencer’s Crowdfunder has […]