Tag: COVID-19

The Dispensary, in Walkden. Image courtesy of Fay Watts. Safe to use

“I’m not a Tesco. I’m not an Aldi. I’m a tiny little shop” – Eco-shop not eligible for emergency funding

The Dispensary in Walkden had just a few months of standard business operation before Covid struck and changed everything. The […]

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Local Boy-band Unknown Refuge release new single ‘If The Gods Be Good’

Alex Mancini, attended MAPAS – (Music and Performing Arts – Salford) from 11-16 years old, where he was part of […]

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“I don’t trust this Government” – Labour MP Graham Stringer on Brexit and Covid-19

Salford MP Graham Stringer has expressed his concerns at the current handling of the pandemic and the ongoing post-Brexit trade […]

From press release to Salford Now.

“The vaccine is being given to those most at risk in our community” – Clarendon Leisure Centre opens as first community vaccination centre

Hundreds of Salford residents will receive their first Covid-19 vaccine this week as the mass vaccination programme begins across England. […]

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“I’m looking forward to being able to hug the children and listen to their stories…” – The Salford princess parties bringing joy to children

An Cadishead business owner is bringing joy to children with socially distanced Salford princess parties. Georgia Goulden, 20, runs her […]

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“It’s for the local community to enjoy” – How a community garden in Salford is teaching children about the great outdoors

The group behind the restoration of a derelict patch of land into a thriving forest garden for children have reflected on a successful first year after waving goodbye to the final visiting group of 2020.

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“Christmas is not cancelled” – Online celebrity-filled pantomime hits the screens

 A star-studded online pantomime involving a director from The Lowry has been created for people to watch from their homes […]

Matt Hancock screens-hotted from the announcement thisi morning.

Salford and Greater Manchester to remain in Tier 3

Salford and the rest of Greater Manchester will remain in tier 3 after this morning’s review. Hope for Greater Manchester […]

“We’ll see family over Zoom on Christmas Day” – the older generation in Salford staying safe from Covid while waiting for vaccine

“We’ll see family over Zoom on Christmas Day” – the older generation in Salford staying safe from Covid while waiting for vaccine

A Swinton resident is foregoing Christmas with his family due to concerns over Covid-19, saying ‘the finishing line is in […]

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“The true spirit of Salford” – Christmas hampers make sure nobody goes without

A Salford nursery is putting together Christmas hampers to help families in need this weekend.  Kidzrus, which has five nurseries […]