News from August 2013

Don't fall for computer scam

30 August 2013
Salford computer owners are being warned not to fall victim to a global scam.

Salford housing set for cash injection

29 August 2013
Social houses in Salford could be set for a £33 million cash boost in the first year if a proposed stock transfer goes ahead.

Tasty treats served up at Salford Food and Drink Festival

28 August 2013
Book your place at Salford's biggest menu of tasty treats as the Salford Food and Drink Festival gets under way.

By election for Weaste and Seedley

27 August 2013
A by-election has been called to elect a new councillor for Salford's Weaste and Seedley ward.

Salford pupils buck the trend with record results

22 August 2013
GCSE results are up again in Salford, bucking the national trend.

Pair cook up new life

22 August 2013
Cafe volunteers David Pavitt and Mark Denison have cooked up a new life for themselves to show other people with learning difficulties what they can achieve.

Fat pet 'catastrophe' prevented by technology

20 August 2013
A moggy that was too fat to fit through its cat flap could have landed its elderly owner in a care home without 'independence technology' being used by Salford City Council.

Landlord ordered to repay a year's housing benefit

16 August 2013
An absentee landlord has been ordered to repay £19,958.84 in housing benefit for renting out five Salford houses without a licence.

The Reds come marching in - to Salford City Stadium

16 August 2013
Salford City Stadium is to host the next generation of Manchester United stars.

Salford pioneers plan to add extra value

16 August 2013
Salford is to become one of the first places in England to test whether spending on health services could create jobs, improve the environment and make a real difference to local people's lives.

Pub serves up beauty course

15 August 2013
Pedicures could replace pints at an Irlam pub which is opening its doors to a beauty course.

Salford City Mayor demands solution to rubbish dump

15 August 2013
Salford City Mayor Ian Stewart has praised a ban on more rubbish being added to a city centre tip and called on the owners to act fast to spare residents more misery.

Jason's joke is a big hit for fostering in Salford

9 August 2013
Comedian Jason Manford has inadvertently helped Salford City Council's fostering team after a joke posted on his Facebook page mentioning his home town received more than 6,000 likes.

Businesses urged to act fast over high speed broadband grants

1 August 2013
A scheme giving Manchester and Salford businesses up to £3,000 support towards the cost of accessing superfast or ultrafast broadband has been launched.

Keep safe this summer in Salford

1 August 2013
Salford youngsters are being encouraged to beat the boredom in the holidays by taking part in some of the exciting activities on offer.

Lettuce grow our own

1 August 2013
Lettuce and cabbages are to play a growing role in helping Salford residents recover from serious illnesses.

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