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That'll be £1,532 squid as 'octopus' flytipper netted

27 August 2015
Flytipping in Salford is the kind of idea you really want to sink before you start...

Eccles Festival takes on Alice in Wonderland theme

24 August 2015
Curious things are happening in Eccles to celebrate 150 years since the publication of Alice in Wonderland.

‘Man with van' dumps himself in court

20 August 2015
A Salford ‘man with a van' who tried to make money disposing of household waste ended up dumping himself in court.

Young people inspire Salford

19 August 2015
Seven of Salford's most inspiring young people have told their stories in a unique new film.

Tiler dumped buckets of rubbish

19 August 2015
A Salford tiler who dumped buckets of rubbish in a city street agreed that public money could be better spent than on cleaning up after him.

Christmas comes early to Salford

18 August 2015
Salford has put out a call for volunteers to help Manchester Pride celebrations snowball.

Six minute session lands flytipper in court

17 August 2015
A supermarket worker who spent six minutes emptying a van full of waste onto a Salford street has been fined £500 and told he will have to change his lifestyle to pay his fines.

Big, big welcome to Salford

17 August 2015
Motorists driving into Salford now have one of the biggest welcomes in the country.

Salford gears up for green car club

17 August 2015
Salford City Council and Co-wheels, the UK's largest independent car club, have teamed up to launch Greater Manchester's first environmentally friendly car club.

The spirit of Salford will not be destroyed

14 August 2015
A minority of criminals will not destroy the spirit of Salford.

Civic honour for award winners

13 August 2015
Award winning volunteers have been honoured by the Ceremonial Mayor of Salford.

New hope for Agecroft Cemetery Chapel

11 August 2015
A campaign to save one of Salford's most endangered historic buildings has been given a boost thanks to a new community group.

Irlam Station ramp takes a different track

10 August 2015
Plans to build a disabled access ramp at Irlam Station are heading down a different track.

Organised criminals targeted in Salford

7 August 2015
Work is continuing to tackle organised crime and make Salford safer - that's the message from police and council bosses after a spate of incidents in the city.

Disability changes consultation launched

5 August 2015
Families with disabled children are being invited to have their say on proposals to bring Salford City Council's support in line with other Greater Manchester authorities.

Council tackles anti-social behaviour at Salford Quays

3 August 2015
Residents have welcomed new powers to tackle anti-social behaviour at Salford Quays including a ban on people jumping from bridges into the water.

Still flying the flag

28 July 2015
Four Salford parks and a cemetery can continue to fly the flag with pride.

Salford celebrates arrival of Webb Ellis Cup as part of Rugby World Cup Trophy Tour

28 July 2015
Salford celebrated the arrival of rugby's greatest prize, the Webb Ellis Cup, on Sunday 26 July as part of the Rugby World Cup Trophy Tour.

Cops on the ball as part of Youth Day fun

27 July 2015
Cops on the ball, giant jenga and a crafternoon tea are just some of the activities planned for this year's Salford Youth Day.

Sniffed out! Illegal tobacco stash found

24 July 2015
A Salford shopkeeper and his assistant who hid counterfeit tobacco in a wheelie bin outside the shop were caught out by a sniffer dog.

Top marks for primary pupils

22 July 2015
Salford primary schools are celebrating top marks in this year's key stage 2 results.

Game on to welcome Rugby World Cup

22 July 2015
It's game on this weekend to welcome the Rugby World Cup trophy to Salford.

Gateway opens first phase in Swinton

20 July 2015
A brand new community hub in Swinton has opened to the public.

£5,570 bill for Salford lamb curry that was beef

16 July 2015
An Indian take away owner who served up beef instead of lamb has been handed a whopping £5,570 bill by magistrates.

Home survey starts in Salford

15 July 2015
Home owners in Salford are being asked to take part in a survey to help assess the condition of the city's privately owned housing.

Turn the park pink

13 July 2015
Peel Park, Salford will be turning pink and proud later on Sunday 26 July as up to 2,000 picnickers descend on it.

Salford rugby fans invited to put best boots forward

9 July 2015
Salford rugby fans are being invited to put their best boots forward to celebrate 120 years of rugby.

Pensioners praised for stopping armed shop robber

6 July 2015
Hero pensioners Ron Smith and Robert Anderson have been praised as the bravest buddies in Salford.

Teen traders wanted

6 July 2015
Teenage traders and performers are being invited to come on down and sell their wares in Eccles.

Dogs in Salford Festival

6 July 2015
A dog who was the victim of abuse is the inspiration for the very first Dogs in Salford Festival.

Give it your best shot - as seen IN Salford

1 July 2015
Salford City Council is looking for happy snappers to take part in its annual photography competition.

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