Retail & Business

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“It’s a place where people can come with a sense of dignity” – New Community Grocery offers £3 food shops to Salford families

A new grocery store which will help families impacted financially by the coronavirus pandemic has opened in Salford this month.

Mocha Parade entrance. Photo Credit: The Urban Collective

‘It’s like time stands still’ – Hanky Park estate and Mocha Parade shops are remembered in a new video blog

Capturing the history of the area you grew up in is something few people think to do, until those landmarks […]

Kandy Kabin, photo credit: Alex Smyth

“It supported us, as a family…for almost 30 years” – Former Salford sweet shop being raffled for £2

A former Salford sweet shop is being raffled off for just two pounds after serving the community for over a […]

Staff at Yetti's Kitchen, Eccles. 
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“Dance your socks off” – Eccles restaurant hosts virtual Christmas party

An Eccles restaurant is inviting customers to a virtual Christmas party tomorrow evening.  The African and British-style restaurant Yetti’s Kitchen, in Liverpool Road, […]

the crescent development

First phase of £2.5 bn development at The Crescent set to begin

A £2.5 billion Salford Crescent masterplan to regenerate a key area of the city includes a new Metrolink station and […]

“They really shows the spirit of a working-class town” – the bakery bringing Eccles cakes up to date in Salford

“They really shows the spirit of a working-class town” – the bakery bringing Eccles cakes up to date in Salford

A family run bakery in Salford has rekindled the tradition of producing Eccles cakes – in Eccles. The Albert Street […]

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“I’ve had some fabulous times here”- Salboy restores Castle Irwell’s Racecourse Turnstile building as part of 500-home urban village

Image credit: Salboy Property development company Salboy has restored a Salford landmark as part of its 500-home urban village. The […]

David Dixon / New Metrolink Stop at Exchange Square

“I will be working a minimum of 46 hours in just one week” – Retail and hospitality staff on working during Christmas

With Christmas fast approaching, many people who work in shops will be busier than ever, working to match the demand […]

“We’ll definitely feel a hit” – What Salford shopkeepers think about building a Lidl on the site of Mocha Parade

“We’ll definitely feel a hit” – What Salford shopkeepers think about building a Lidl on the site of Mocha Parade

Residents have given a mixed reaction to plans to knock down a well-known Salford shopping precinct and build a new […]