News from May 2013

Work underway to manage flood risk in Salford

31 May 2013
Work is underway to manage the risk of flooding to over 2,000 homes and businesses in Salford.

Fowl play! Old Warke Dam gets overhaul after birds find mates

29 May 2013
One of Salford's historic green areas is getting a dramatic facelift, after love was in the air.

Eccles is a bloom town

28 May 2013
Green fingered enthusiasts have added a taste of the unusual to make Eccles even more blooming lovely this year.

Ordsall Hall wins a Bronze Award

28 May 2013
Ordsall Hall has won a Bronze Award in the Small Visitor Attraction category at the prestigious VisitEngland Awards for Excellence 2013 Ceremony.

Salford residents asked for their views on new takeaways

28 May 2013
Takeaways might have had their chips during schools hours.

Pioneering communications tool launched

28 May 2013
People with profound disabilities have launched their own communications tool to make sure they don't get left out of conversations with health professionals.

By-election candidates announced for Weaste and Seedley

24 May 2013
The candidates to find a new councillor for Salford's Weaste and Seedley ward have been announced.

Moorside students sing praises as new school takes shape

24 May 2013
Students of Moorside High and Primary School were standing in the hall of fame as they took their first look inside their new school which is part of the new £30 million Moorside combined campus.

New waste service set to start across Salford

23 May 2013
Salford residents are set to recycle more and save money.

Lights, camera, action for Creative Careers in Salford!

22 May 2013
Teenagers in Salford were the envy of many as they spent the day behind the scenes at BBC North and The Lowry discovering the first rate creative careers open to them on their doorstep.

Children get chance to design Salford playground

22 May 2013
Salford City Council is asking children to swing into action and design their very own playground.

City Mayor's summit delivers action plan to ease A57 congestion

22 May 2013
City Mayor Ian Stewart has reached agreement with the major utility companies and contractors to ease congestion on Liverpool Road (A57), Irlam.

Buddies beat bullying in Salford

20 May 2013
Primary schools in Salford have been nationally commended for their work to prevent bullying and for making sure children are safe and happy.

Salford tackles homophobia with 'Don't Assume' photos

17 May 2013
Youth groups in Salford have created a thought provoking photo exhibition called ‘Don't Assume' to help promote International Day Against Homophobia and Transphobia, known as IDAHO day, on Friday 17 May

BBC move to Salford celebrated

16 May 2013
The National Audit Office has praised the BBC's move to Salford Quays in a landmark review.

So long - and thanks for all the care

16 May 2013
A Salford foster carer, who was told she would never work with children, is to retire - ending 64 years of her family's involvement in caring for children.

Free tickets for Salford devils

15 May 2013
Salford schoolchildren are being given the opportunity to be little red devils for the day.

Trading standards warn about cosmetic and diet pill scam

14 May 2013
Residents in Salford are being warned about online cosmetic and diet pill scams.

Put yourself in the frame for Foster Care Fortnight

13 May 2013
A big opportunity to put yourself in the picture about fostering will be touring Salford for the next two weeks.

New homes for Cadishead

10 May 2013
Almost 200 new homes could be built in Cadishead thanks to Salford City Council.

Day centres to open to all community

9 May 2013
Two day centres in Salford are to open their doors to the whole community later this year because of falling demand for traditional day care.

First ever Eccles Day planned in style

9 May 2013
Fashion fans, bargain hunters, families and local residents are being invited to show their love for Eccles and celebrate the town's first ever Eccles Day on Saturday, 18 May.

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