Tag: coronavirus

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“Everyone’s struggling, aren’t they?” – Humans MCR deliver 60,000th meal to Salford families

A food poverty charity that has supported Salford families through the coronavirus pandemic has hit a major milestone this month.

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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.

Onwards and Upwards 'Daffodil Doorstop Drop' packages.

“That’s what it’s always about – helping people to help themselves” – Community group organise ‘daffodil doorstop drops’ to brighten lockdown

Onwards and Upwards, a Salford community well-being group, has been dropping off local daffodil packages to brighten up lockdown doorsteps. […]

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Vaccines continue to roll out across Salford as infection rates drop

U.S. Secretary of Defense, CC BY 2.0 <https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0>, via Wikimedia Commons   The weekly number of infections per 100,000 people […]

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“Let’s try and normalise having those bad moments and those good moments” – Hollyoaks actor joins Salford youth worker for a mental health podcast

Salford youth worker Katherine Whittam has teamed up with former Hollyoaks star Jazmine Franks to create a feelgood podcast for […]

Eccles leisure centre.
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The Eccles vaccination centre has reopened

The Covid-19 vaccination centre in Eccles is back up and running, after its closure earlier this month.  Eccles vaccination centre […]

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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 that will help families impacted financially by the coronavirus pandemic has opened in Salford this month.

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“We have to have hope for our children” – Swinton headteacher writes pandemic diary with a twist

Over the past year, teachers have been at the forefront of the Coronavirus pandemic. From ensuring classrooms abide by social […]

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

Eccles and Irlam vaccination sites to temporarily close

All residents within the priority cohort groups 1-4 have now been invited to be vaccinated but Salford is unable to […]

Alderwood Care Home

All Salford care homes have been vaccinated, says Salford CCG

All care home residents in Salford who were willing to get the vaccine have now been given the COVID-19 vaccine, […]