Tag: Salford

Oct 17
A long awaited whiskey as Salford head to Wembley for first time in over 50 years

In 1987 Austin Wilkinson gave the Salford Red Devils Chairman a bottle of whiskey -…

Oct 16
Interview: John Cooper Clarke has written a memoir – and it’s a rollicking rock’n’roll rollercoaster

The Bard of Salford tells us about his extraordinary life - from growing up in Higher…

Oct 09
You can now get married at one of music’s most iconic buildings

Salford Lads Club is now fully registered and licensed to hold weddings, civil…

Sep 16
Salford revealed as UK’s beauty capital with more hair and nail salons than anywhere else

It’s fair to say most of us missed our hairdressers during lockdown. And as…

Sep 05
This is the place: Walkden is now one of the most sought-after suburbs in the UK

The area now known as Walkden is historically part of the township of Worsley in the…

Aug 29
This Salford pub has been transformed into a five-star rated Italian restaurant

Siena Restaurant Swinton hasn’t been open long but it’s already the top-rated…

Aug 27
Salford’s Box on the Docks is all about family fun this bank holiday weekend

The brand new Box on the Docks at MediaCityUK is all about fun for the whole family…

Aug 17
Vero Moderno: an authentic little slice of Rome, Salford-style

It’s no secret that pizza and pasta have some of the biggest profit margins for…

Aug 13
Local youth group install NHS inspired mural at New Bailey

Local youth group 0161 Community have designed and created a new art installation at…

Aug 12
Littering of PPE is on the rise – but these local Manchester communities are fighting back

Whilst lockdown had many heartbreaks and frustrations, one good thing to come out of…

Jul 10
New socially distanced Salford dining experience will combine food with art

A new dining and arts experience is coming to MediaCityUK this summer, supporting both…

May 27
Worker Bee: Ed Blaney, musician and founder of Salford Music Festival

Musician Ed Blaney on Mark E Smith, Neil Diamond and birdwatching

Apr 08
Karaoke helps raise spirits of residents on lockdown at Salford care home

The Willows Care Home in Salford has organised karaoke for its residents to raise…

Apr 08
The local lad making thousands of face shields for front line workers from his garage

Salford lad Ben Taylor is using his 3D printer to make face visors for key workers -…

Mar 26
Locals donate hundreds of cleaning products to Eccles police station following Facebook appeal

A Salford-based police station has been overwhelmed with generous donations from its…

Mar 19
A boozy drive-thru selling gin and beer has opened in Salford

A local brewery and gin distillery have set up their own boozy drive-through in…

Mar 15
Salford is the greenest place to live in England and Wales says new study

Folk singer Ewan MacColl once fondly dubbed it a “dirty old town”. But…

Feb 29
This is the place: why sleepy little Boothstown is a hub of community and activity

A thriving community spirit is one of the things which stands out when you spend even…

Feb 28
Tribute concert announced for Salford music teacher who inspired generations

A tribute concert for much-loved music teacher Therese Kearton will take place next…

Feb 25
There’s a disco happening at this big Tesco in Salford next month

A disco happening at a Tesco in Salford next month will bring a whole new meaning to…

Feb 14
Not Quite Light festival returns to Salford to reveal a different side to the city

Not Quite Light will return to Salford next month. The award-winning festival, which…

Feb 10
Where was The Stranger filmed in Manchester? Here are the locations to look out for

There was plenty of hype ahead of Harlan Coben’s The Stranger hitting our screens, and…

Jan 28
Aiden Byrne to open a new restaurant in a historic Salford pub

Manchester based property developer Salboy has secured top chef Aiden Byrne to open a…

Jan 15
Salford arts centre awarded £746,000 by National Lottery Heritage Fund

Islington Mill has been awarded £746,000 by The National Lottery Heritage Fund for…

Dec 17
The race is on: two Greater Manchester MPs in contention to be Labour’s first woman leader

Two Greater Manchester MPs are among the front-runners to succeed Jeremy Corbyn.…

Dec 03
Larger-than-life Christmas presents appear in Salford – and each conceals a historical gem

An art installation of brightly-coloured gift boxes has appeared at Salford’s…