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Salford local elections 2022: Where and when to vote and the full list of today’s candidates

All across the country today, councillors are being elected to represent their local area and residents. The winning candidates will […]

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“It’d be a shame but I kind of seen it coming. I think at this point we can expect it” – Salfordians express concerns over another lockdown after Christmas

With the recent escalating rise of coronavirus cases across the UK, and especially in Salford, there have been talks of […]

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“The immersion of the experience – from the moment you enter” – Sounds from the Other City returns to Chapel Street

After a two year absence, Sounds from the Other City festival is returning to Chapel Street in May 2022. For their […]

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“Life can be tough bringing up kids on your own with little support” – Home-Start host ’12 Days of Christmas’ fundraiser to raise money for local families

Home-Start Trafford, Salford & Wigan are hosting their first 12 Days of Christmas Fundraiser to raise £6000, which will be […]

Brian Simms with Laura Carr at Broughton House Veteran Care Village.

Salford war hero’s son on fundraising mission for Broughton House in his father’s memory

The son of a Royal Marine Commando is chalking up the miles to raise money for Broughton House, where his father lived for the last three years of his life.

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“E-scooters offer a unique and innovative way of getting around cities” – The future of Salford transport

E-Scooters could play an important role in Salford’s future transport infrastructure, says a researcher at the the city’s university.

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“This barbaric and insulting practice should be made illegal” – Government look to ban conversion therapy

LGBTQ+ activists have reacted negatively to The Queen’s announcement of the Government’s plans to have a public consultation on banning […]

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“My goal is to not give up until I’m proud” – Salford designer tackles lockdown by setting up own clothing brand

A Salford-based fashion designer, with no formal training in designing her own clothes, is determined to help empower women to […]