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These boots were made for walking: the mental and physical benefits of being out and about

As a former health professional our Salford reporter, Paul Sherlock, is well aware of the need to stimulate body and mind; and he’s found...

New videos in 11 languages have been created to keep communities safe during the pandemic

Salford-based media and arts social enterprise, Alchemy Arts, has produced a total of 55 videos in 11 different community languages to help keep older...

Thank you very much: Swinton’s answer to Elvis wins honoured for decades of fundraising

DJ and Elvis impersonator Jim Nicholas has been honoured with a Pride of Manchester Award after raising more than £200,000 for Francis House Children’s Hospice. For...

The rise of the cybercriminal: Older people scammed out of more than £2.4m during lockdown

The pandemic has seen a spike in cybercriminals targeting older people who have been scammed out of more than £2.4m during lockdown due to...
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Salford Community walking football back in action with first tournament

Salford sports reporter (and football player) Chris Vickers reports on his team's first tournament since the pandemic. "We were fortunate enough to resume playing walking...

‘My first job’ series: Penny banking, looking after the savings of the community

Next up in our ‘My First Job’ series, our Salford reporter Chris Vickers shares his memories below. What was your first job after leaving...

Green manifesto launches for a more active Greater Manchester

Greater Manchester’s health leaders are coming together to support the actions needed to make active travel - whether that’s cycling, walking, skating or using...

Salford mum sews to say thanks to son’s hospice carers

Sewing to say Thank You A lady from Walkden has turned her passion for sewing to making face coverings to raise money for Francis House, the...

My First Job series: Dining Hall Porter

Next up in our First Jobs series, our Salford reporter, Paul Sherlock, shares his memories. What was your first job? "My first experience of work...

It’s National Fish and Chip Day… What’s your order?

Fish 'n' Chips, Chip Supper or Chippy tea is a staple brit takeaway treat, whether you're at the seaside or needing some late-night nosh...
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