News from June 2015

Walk the park 1890's style gets £1.6 million boost

29 June 2015
Britain's oldest public park is to get its park keeper back as part of plans for Salford residents to walk in their ancestors' footsteps.

Police and council join forces

29 June 2015
The police and council in Salford have joined forces to help armed service veterans.

Ringing in the changes - new £1 million route opened in Salford

29 June 2015
The first section of a £1 million cycle and pedestrian route which will ultimately link to thousands of jobs in Port Salford and beyond, has opened in Salford.

Support our armed forces

26 June 2015
Salford is set to pay tribute with the rest of the country for Armed Forces Day.

Salford calls on government to change planning rules

25 June 2015
Salford City Council has asked the government to rethink its planning policy.

Poochini? We prefer Radio 2!

25 June 2015
Picky pooches in Salford have turned their noses up at Bach and 'Poochini' in favour of Who Let the Dogs Out, You Ain't Nothing But A Hound Dog and Hungry Like the Wolf.

Flytipper dumps wood in city he used to clean

25 June 2015
A Salford man, who once worked as part of a flytipping clean up crew for Salford City Council has been prosecuted for flytipping by the council.

Check mates say bonjour, guten tag and welcome

23 June 2015
Chess players from France, Germany and Greater Manchester did battle over a board as part of town twinning celebrations.

Landlord licensing scheme proposed in Broughton

23 June 2015
Salford City Council is asking people what they think of a proposed scheme for private landlords in Broughton.

Ofsted says children's services in Salford are good

22 June 2015
Children's services in Salford are thrilled to have been recognised as 'good' by Ofsted.

Joyce helps stop smoking service celebrates 15th birthday

18 June 2015
Ex smoker Joyce Mia has helped Salford City Council's stop smoking service celebrate its 15th birthday - by saying thank you to the worker who helped her quit.

Full steam ahead for restoration

18 June 2015
Plans to restore one of the greatest inventions of the Industrial Revolution have steamed to a successful conclusion in Salford.

School pupils told to get on their bikes

15 June 2015
School pupils are being told to 'get on their bikes' for week of cycling.

Salford foster carers celebrated for more than 350 years service

11 June 2015
Foster carers in Salford who have given more than 350 years of care to the city's children are set to be celebrated.

Football legends unite to raise awareness of fostering and adoption in Salford

11 June 2015
Two rival football cities have put their pitch differences apart to help raise awareness of fostering and adoption.

Public asked if new powers are needed at Salford Quays

11 June 2015
People are being asked if there should be new rules to deal with nuisance behaviour at Salford Quays

Dragon boat spectacular set to hit Salford Quays

10 June 2015
Salford Quays is all fired up to host the UK Chinese Dragon Boat Festival 2015 on Sunday 14 June.

Lessons learnt from Salford safeguarding review

8 June 2015
Salford Safeguarding Boards have published the findings of an independent review into the case of a young woman held captive as a slave for 10 years.

Salford voluntary group scoops Queen's Award

3 June 2015
Volunteers from Salford have received the royal seal of approval for their work in making daily life easier for people with disabilities.

Trees to bring new life to park

2 June 2015
A charity which creates memorial woodlands across the UK has been given the go ahead to branch out with another project in Salford.

Volunteers at The Lowry win 2015 Queen's Award for Voluntary Service

2 June 2015
The Lowry's 300-strong team of volunteers have been awarded the 2015 'Queen's Award for Voluntary Service'.

Up, up and away for pioneering new company

1 June 2015
A pioneering staff owned not for profit company, set up to protect £11 million worth of adult social care services has been launched today in Salford.

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