Megan Traviss

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10th March 2022 | By Megan Traviss

Charity duck race returns to Salford Quays after two-year delay due to Covid

Manchester charity MedEquip4Kids are bringing their duck race fundraiser back to the Quays following a two-year delay due to Covid. The race returns for its...

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7th March 2022 | By Megan Traviss

Fancy talking to a lamppost? Quayside MediaCity shopping centre wants a different kind of customer feedback

A ground-breaking scheme in which customers can talk to inanimate objects such as lampposts has been launched at Quayside MediaCity shopping centre. The aim is...

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1st March 2022 | By Megan Traviss

In conversation with Venture Arts: the Manchester charity with a mission to empower disabilities within the arts

The Northern Quota sat down for a chat with Venture Arts’ project manager, Sarah Boulter. Sarah has worked with Venture Arts for a year and...

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16th February 2022 | By Megan Traviss

‘I didn’t know it was illegal’: Salford man ordered to pay damages after illegally dumping fridge freezer

A Salford man has been found guilty of illegally dumping a fridge freezer and bags of rubbish. Benjamin Obejo, of Silsden Walk, Salford hired a van to...

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16th February 2022 | By Megan Traviss

New community garden under construction at Salford Quays as part of waterfront’s sustainable green corridor revamp

Work has begun on a new green space at Salford Quays as part of the council’s bid to address biodiversity and climate change issues. The...

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2nd February 2022 | By Megan Traviss

Salford’s Media City becomes focus of new film celebrating its continued success

  A new film has been comissioned to celebrate the success of Media City and explore how the development has impacted the lives of many...

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4th November 2021 | By Megan Traviss

Thousands of protestors join boycott of Manchester venues ‘not doing enough’ to prevent drink spiking

Thousands of protestors gathered in the city centre last week demanding that Manchester venues provide better protection against drink spiking. The event followed reports of young...

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3rd November 2021 | By Megan Traviss

Ancoats community group continues fight against council plans despite successful court appeal

A group of women in Ancoats are making their voices heard in a battle with the council to get a public park in the heart...

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30th October 2021 | By Megan Traviss

‘I nearly got run over!’ Salford Quays campaigner succeeds in getting pedestrian walkways around busy roadworks site

A resident has successfully campaigned for the introduction of pedestrian walkways after roadworks blocked use of pavements in Salford Quays. The works, which have been ongoing for almost...

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27th October 2021 | By Megan Traviss

Transport for Greater Manchester promises funding to improve road safety cameras following an increase in speeding across the region

Councillors on Greater Manchester Combined Authority’s (GMCA) transport committee heard that funding will be provided for broken road safety cameras to be repaired. Laying out...