Tag: corona

Peter Roberts receiving his first vaccine on December 16th. (Image:  Salford CCG)

Volunteers from across Salford are coming together to increase Covid-19 vaccine and testing uptake

NHS Salford Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), Salford City Council, and Salford Community and Voluntary Services (CVS) are working together to […]

Salford overpass, coronavirus warning. Image credit: Matthew Lanceley

Salford now has the highest Covid infection rate in Greater Manchester, as number of 2nd doses approach 100,000

Salford is now one of two boroughs in Greater Manchester to overtake Bolton’s infection rate. Salford has the highest infection […]

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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 […]

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 […]

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“We can eradicate this virus” – Walk-in Salford Covid-19 vaccination appointments begin

Salford residents over the age of 40 are now able to secure their first Covid vaccination jab via a walk-in […]

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Art classes restart at Eccles studio after a year of online teaching

An Eccles art studio is reopening its doors following the easing of Covid restrictions. Hannah Brown is looking forward to […]

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Greater Manchester Fringe festival moved to September 2021 after UK lockdown announcement

The Greater Manchester Fringe festival has been moved to September 2021, after the UK Government announced its roadmap out of […]

“It will be the best way to remember those we love” – Sunflowers being planted to remember those who have died from Covid-19

“It will be the best way to remember those we love” – Sunflowers being planted to remember those who have died from Covid-19

A memorial of sunflowers is set to be planted this March around Salford to remember those who have died due […]

“It is not doing me any good or any favours” – How disabled people are managing lockdown

“It is not doing me any good or any favours” – How disabled people are managing lockdown

Disabled people have been particularly hit hard by the Coronavirus pandemic. A lot of people who have disabilities are feeling […]