News from January 2015

Stop me and buy one

30 January 2015
It's not where you'd expect to find Salford's director of public health David Herne - selling the Big Issue on the streets of Manchester.

Pool re-opens with big splash

29 January 2015
Broughton pool is back in business - and throwing its doors open to everyone this weekend for free fun.

Firm fined, apprentice scarred in hot fat horror

29 January 2015
A Salford café where an apprentice was badly burned by hot fat has been fined £2,500 by magistrates.

Home, sweet home swap?

26 January 2015
Social housing tenants who want to swap homes are being invited to another 'speed dating' event by Salford City Council.

Council issues keep off the grass warning

26 January 2015
Impatient drivers are being warned to keep off the grass or face a bill for repairs.

Health challenges today same as Victorian times in Salford

23 January 2015
Cholera and typhoid may be no more but unemployment and poverty are still having a major impact on health in Salford as they did in Victorian times.

Appeal dismissed by court

21 January 2015
Salford City Council has successfully defended its decision to close its passenger transport unit (PTU) and make alternative transport arrangements for users in the Court of Appeal.

Council spreads warmth to keep people out of hospital

21 January 2015
Salford City Council is providing winter warmth packs to make sure vulnerable older people aren't left in the cold this winter.

Salford publishes final draft of budget proposals

14 January 2015
Salford City Council has published a final draft of proposals for 2015 to 2016 after running the Talk Budget conversation in November and December on how to save £56 million over the next two years.

2015 Salford Business Awards open for entries

14 January 2015
Businesses of all sizes and industries from the city are invited to enter one or more of the eight categories, which this year will include a brand new award for online business.

Chinese takeaway owner fined

14 January 2015
A Salford takeaway owner has been fined after failing to keep his business clean.

Salford chef's recipe for trouble

12 January 2015
A Salford chef cooked up trouble when he chose the streets to dump his waste.

Absent landlord fined £4,000

12 January 2015
A Salford landlord who left his tenant living in a damp and dangerous house, has been fined £4,000 for failing to carry out the improvements.

£100,000 coaching boost to help whole families beat addiction

8 January 2015
Former prisoners who have successfully beaten drugs and alcohol are to be trained as coaches to help whole families tackle addiction together in Salford.

Salford set for £1.6 million housing bonus

7 January 2015
Salford is set to benefit from a £1.6 million bonus for bringing empty properties back to life.

Council staff donate 1,000 meals

6 January 2015
Kind hearted staff at Salford City Council have donated over 1,000 meals for people in need this winter.

Another Living Wage employer recognised in Salford

6 January 2015
Salford Health Matters is the latest organisation in Salford to become an accredited Living Wage Employer.

Salford is all geared up for electric cars

5 January 2015
Salford is charging ahead when it comes to electric car usage.

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