7th March 2023 | By Miles Cooke

Wife of missing Salford man pays tribute to “best buddy” following formal identification of husband’s remains

The wife of a Salford man has paid tribute to her husband after Greater Manchester Police confirmed that human remains discovered in Salford belong to...

Salford city mayor Paul Dennett in front of Salford civic centre

7th March 2023 | By Ruby Qaimkhani

Salford Mayor to launch ‘City Mayor’s Challenge’ in a bid to tackle education inequality among teenagers

Paul Dennett, Salford City’s Mayor, is set to launch a new initiative tomorrow (Wednesday 8 March) entitled the City Mayor’s Challenge. He hopes this challenge...

Entrance to Eccles Shopping Centre

12th January 2023 | By Jessica Smith

Eccles shopping centre bought by Salford council for £4m to help boost ‘much needed’ regeneration in town

Salford council has bought Eccles shopping centre from previous owners – Columbia Threadneedle Properties – for a reported £4.15m. The shopping centre has been taken...

People viewing 'Going to the Match' painting

28th November 2022 | By Thomas Markham

‘It’s Coming Home’: Iconic Lowry painting returns to public gallery after record-breaking sale

Mesmerised Mancunians traveled in their droves to see L.S Lowry’s ‘Going to the Match’ as the painting is rehung in The Lowry Art Gallery. The...

LS Lowry Going to the Match 1953 Professional Footballers’ Association, on loan to The Lowry Collection, Salford © The Estate of L.S. Lowry. All Rights Reserved, DACS 2015

26th October 2022 | By Thomas Mansbridge

Lowry successfully bids £7.8m to keep Going to the Match painting

Featured Image - LS Lowry Going to the Match 1953 Professional Footballers’ Association, on loan to The Lowry Collection, Salford - The Estate of L.S. Lowry. All Rights Reserved, DACS 2015


20th May 2022 | By Liam Taylor

Islington park to be restored to be included in the Greater Manchester bee network scheme

Mosaic in Salford’s Islington Park to be preserved after Greater Manchester chose the site to be improved. In line with the mayor’s cycling and walking...


6th May 2022 | By Rebecca Redican

Labour retains control of Salford council but concedes three seats to the Tories

Labour retained control of Salford Council but lost three seats to the Conservatives. The Liberal Democrats gained two seats and one seat was taken by an...

Sounds Of The City Poster

10th April 2022 | By Tyrese King

Sounds From The Other City announces full line-up for 2022 edition

Salford’s Sounds From The Other City (SFTOC) festival has announced its full line-up ahead of its eagerly awaited live return on 1 May. Sounds From The Other City is...


2nd March 2022 | By Hannah Wintle

Memory of Salford man kept alive through random acts of kindness

A Salford family are celebrating the life of a loved one by encouraging residents to undertake random acts of kindness for others. Norman Frost died...


2nd February 2022 | By Okiemute Obotuke

Body of 17 year old boy found stabbed to death in Salford park

A 17-year-old teenage boy was found dead in a Salford Park on Sunday morning. Police investigations revealed that Alan Szelugowski was stabbed to death in Clowes Park...


18th November 2021 | By Joseph O'Shea

Salford E-scooter trial extended for further six months: what does this mean for their future

Salford has been one of over 30 locations in the UK used for e-scooter trials. The current trial began 12 months ago and was due...


8th November 2021 | By Hannah Wintle

Two young boys ask mum if they can pick up litter after the ‘scruffs’ who left it behind

A woman has described herself as a ‘proud mummy’ after her two young sons picked up the litter they found on their dog walk in...


4th November 2021 | By Toni Clarke

Film project in Salford commissioned to help raise awareness of knife crime

A Salford housing association is investing £12,000 to produce a short film documenting the impact of knife crime on young people. The project is expected to...

Slow Revolution sculpture

2nd November 2021 | By Toni Clarke

Illuminated sculpture in Greengate Triangle is historic link to Salford’s industrial roots

A new sculpture has been unveiled in Salford symbolising its historical roots with the Industrial Revolution. The illuminated sculpture – entitled Slow Revolution – is also...


11th October 2021 | By A.White

Plans for demolition of Ralli Quays upsets residents who say it blocks access to River Irwell

Salford residents are angry about a proposed new office and hotel development they say will block access to the River Irwell. Building work will involve...


28th October 2020 | By Kiah-Azriel Freer

Swinton Park Golf Club could be saved by hopeful community members

Swinton Park golf club members and investors want to take the club back into ownership after plans for a housing development on the course fell...


26th October 2020 | By Niamh O'Connell

Puffin crossing in Salford given rainbow makeover to honour LGBTQ+ community

A pedestrian crossing in Salford has received a new makeover that honours the LGBTQ+ community after a request from a local resident. The puffin crossing outside the...


25th October 2020 | By Harry Wragg

Greater Manchester councils take action to feed the city’s most vulnerable children over half-term

Greater Manchester councils have pledged to support their most vulnerable children through this week’s half-term holiday to ensure no child goes hungry.    Many councils...


6th October 2020 | By Harry Hansen

Electric scooter trial scheme to begin at the University of Salford for students on campus

An electric scooter trial scheme will begin in Salford this month after being approved by the city council.  The scheme – in partnership with TfGM and...


28th September 2020 | By Matthew Kay

Poorly post war kids have their ‘health holiday’ stories told in new documentary

Manchester Metropolitan University has recorded the experiences of Manchester residents who were sent to Switzerland on 'health holidays' after the Second World War