Tag: covid

Salford overpass, coronavirus warning. Image credit: Matthew Lanceley

Salford Covid cases falling after largest spike in infections since July 19

New cases from easing restrictions are receding but health officials remain cautious The coronavirus has been present in the UK […]

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“Manchester is great, but people forget; Salford is where it started” – The Welly House Band breaking the music scene in ‘the other city’

The Welly House Band is a seven-piece group from Greater Manchester who found inspiration in Salford’s musical ancestry. Although none […]

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Eight men dressed as scooter grannies raced from Anfield to Old Trafford on children’s scooters to raise £4,800 for disabled ten year old

Eight men dressed as grannies travelled from Anfield to Old Trafford on June 26th dressed as grannies to raise £4,800 […]

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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“More hours and less money” – The effects of rising redundancy due to Covid

An Oldham mum and her daughter, both made redundant at the same time, have finally found jobs after six months. […]

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“Too many buyers and not enough houses” – Salford estate agent weighs in on national housing price increase

A Salford estate agent has cited a major increase in demand for housing in the area for a sharp rise […]

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Salford to receive “vital” extra support for self-isolators as part of Greater Manchester trial funding

More support will be given to self-isolators as part of the piloting of new funding to tackle areas with high […]

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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 […]