News from October 2013

Counterfeiters crackdown wins top award

30 October 2013
Salford's Project Gulf team has won a national award for seizing more than £600,000 of counterfeit and unsafe goods from the streets.

£1 million saved - thanks to recycling

30 October 2013
Salford residents have helped save £1 million in the past five months.

Toasty treat before cold winter arrives

29 October 2013
Salford City Council is offering free or discounted insulation works as winter approaches.

Alert as stomach bug season starts

25 October 2013
Care homes, schools and nurseries across Salford have been warned to be on their guard for the start of the annual ‘norovirus season'.

Ofsted says Chatsworth High is outstanding

22 October 2013
Chatsworth High, a special education school in Eccles, has been recognised as ‘outstanding' by national education inspectors.

Councillor calls on technology to help

22 October 2013
A Salford councillor has become one of the first in Britain to use Skype to communicate with residents.

Fancy a spell afloat?

22 October 2013
Mini witches and wizards are being invited to enjoy a wicked Halloween in Salford.

City Mayor blasts government for hitting vulnerable

22 October 2013
Salford City Mayor Ian Stewart has blasted the government for taking care away from vulnerable Salford people.

Changes at the top as austerity bites

22 October 2013
Salford City Mayor Ian Stewart will not replace the council's outgoing chief executive, Barbara Spicer, when she leaves at the end of this month.

Calling all Salford businesses, Meet the Buyer deadline extended

22 October 2013
Want to grow your business in Salford? Come along to Meet the Buyer - where buyers and sellers can meet to make business deals.

City Mayor welcomes conviction

17 October 2013
Salford City Mayor Ian Stewart has praised trading standards officers whose quick thinking rescued a woman from a life of rape and slavery.

Salford mourns the loss of dedicated Councillor Potter

11 October 2013
Salford Labour Councillor Norbert Potter sadly passed away on 10 October, aged 73. He had been unwell for some time and passed away peacefully at home.

Result of the Weaste and Seedley By-Election

10 October 2013
Labour candidate Stephen Hesling has been declared the winner in the Weaste and Seedley by-election.

Shake up for drug and alcohol service

9 October 2013
Drug and alcohol services in Salford are to undergo their biggest shake up in ten years a bid to get more people back to everyday life.

City Mayor announces chief executive Barbara Spicer to leave as organisational review continues

4 October 2013
Statement from the Salford City Mayor on the departure of the council's chief executive Barbara Spicer, sent to all council staff earlier today.

Salford Chief Exec to leave as organisational review continues

4 October 2013
Salford City Council's Chief Executive Barbara Spicer is to leave the post after more than seven successful years.

Salford can beat the tough times, says City Mayor

4 October 2013
City Mayor Ian Stewart set out a bold new vision for the future of Salford as he launched the City Plan.

Does your local polling station get your vote?

2 October 2013
Salford City Council is asking people if the place they make their mark when voting is up to scratch.

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