Author: Francis Barker

Cyclists near bike filters
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“A missed opportunity and a real step backwards for the city” – dismay over removal of Low Traffic Neighbourhood in Salford

Campaigners have expressed their frustration at the council’s decision to remove bike filters on St Stephen Street in the Trinity area of Central Salford.

Media City Tram to Eccles
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Lib Dems claim plans to introduce late-night trams in Salford were blocked by Labour

A furious Lib Dem councillor claims Labour are delaying council debates to block his motion to introduce a late-night tram for Salford.

Blackfriars Street contraflow bike lanes | Credit: Google

“Rather ridiculous” – controversial new cycle path to be revised following business complaints

A controversial new trial cycle path that trialed sending traffic down a one-way street in Salford will be rethought following opposition from […]

Horsebox, Worsley 
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“A budget for the rich” – Salfordians discuss effects of “mini budget” on businesses and families

Salford businesses may have an uncertain future ahead of them as the international reaction to the Prime Minister’s new ‘mini […]