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Don't spoil Christmas with a penalty

17 November 2014
Christmas shoppers are being reminded to stay out of bus lanes in Salford to avoid paying a penalty.

Success for Salford filmmaker

17 November 2014
The son of a Salford councillor is celebrating TV success.

Work starts on loop line

17 November 2014
The work starting from the former Worsley station will improve one of Salford's most popular paths.

Eccles rolls up sleeves for clean up

12 November 2014
Residents of Eccles are rolling up their sleeves to give part of the town its biggest clean up ever.

Dangerous toys could have harmed children

12 November 2014
A company director continued to supply hundreds of dangerous and counterfeit toys, despite extensive advice from Salford City Council's trading standards officers, a court has heard

Eyes down as bingo helps health improvement

11 November 2014
Health chiefs in Salford have turned to bingo to help people improve their health.

Ex-forces artist creates tribute to fallen soldiers

11 November 2014
A Salford artist has created a piece of artwork to remember fallen soldiers.

Shelagh Delaney Day events announced

10 November 2014
The full programme of events for the inaugural Shelagh Delaney Day has been announced.

New school planned for Walkden

10 November 2014
Plans to build a brand new primary school in Walkden have been given the go ahead by Salford City Council.

Opera sets sail on Bridgewater Canal

10 November 2014
Six Salford primary schools are adding an unusual twist to their history lessons - by writing and staging their own opera.

‘Look before you book' a Christmas meal

7 November 2014
Salford City Council is urging residents to ‘look before they book' this Christmas.

Peel Park plans new welcome

7 November 2014
Visitors to Peel Park will be getting a warm new welcome thanks to plans to open up access.

New cycle and pedestrian scheme gets into gear

5 November 2014
Work has started on a new £1 million cycleway and pedestrian in Salford.

Salford City Council wins Living Wage Champion Award

4 November 2014
Salford City Council has won the first Living Wage Champion Award for the North West.

Salford tenants say yes

4 November 2014
Salford City Council tenants have said yes to transferring their homes to Salix Homes in a move which will release millions of pounds of investment.

High tech play boost for Buile Hill Park

3 November 2014
High tech electronics will meet traditional swings and see-saws in plans to revitalise the children's play area at Salford's Buile Hill Park.

Alan Henning Memorial Fund reaches nearly £10,000

3 November 2014
The Alan Henning Memorial Fund, set up by Salford City Council in collaboration with SalfordOnline.com, has nearly raised £10,000.

Scam mail cash returned to Salford residents

31 October 2014
Salford City Council's Trading Standards has returned money to 12 people in the city as a result of a crackdown on postal prize draw scams.

Flu campaign aims to go viral

30 October 2014
Campaigners in Salford are hoping flu will go viral on social media, instead of amongst the population.

Loan shark campaign launched

30 October 2014
Salford City Council has warned the net is closing in on loan sharks.

Sunny Salford could generate cash

29 October 2014
Salford City Council has gone solar to generate power and cash.

Eccles and Barton get licensing scheme

27 October 2014
A scheme to raise standards for privately rented properties in Salford is to be introduced in parts of Eccles and Barton.

Judicial review challenge dismissed by judge

24 October 2014
Salford City Council has welcomed a High Court judge's decision to dismiss a judicial review regarding its decision on adult transport.

Teenage traders wanted for Eccles market

21 October 2014
Teenage traders and performers are being invited to sign up for Eccles' first ever teenage market.

Make your mark in Salford

20 October 2014
Salford residents are being encouraged to register to vote ahead of the general election next year.

Twin cities send letters of condolence

20 October 2014
The twin cities of Salford have written to express their condolence at the death of Alan Henning.

Salford children called to create Christmas card

20 October 2014
Salford City Mayor Ian Stewart is asking Salford children to get their paints out and enter a competition to design his Christmas card.

Beef served instead of lamb is a costly mistake for takeaway owner

16 October 2014
A takeaway owner has been fined for serving a mixed beef and lamb curry - in place of lamb.

No strike in Salford tomorrow

13 October 2014
Salford City Council has welcomed news that planned strike action will not now take place tomorrow (Tuesday 14 October).

Restaurant owner cooks up trouble

9 October 2014
A Salford restaurant owner has been fined over £1,000 for illegally dumping food waste.

Fund launched for Alan Henning's family

8 October 2014
A memorial fund for Alan and Barbara Henning's children has today been launched by Salford City Council in collaboration with SalfordOnline.com.

Industrial action may cause disruption

7 October 2014
Council services will be affected by a national strike by public sector workers on Tuesday 14 October.

Older people celebrate

6 October 2014
Eighty 'senior' Salfordians celebrated International Older People's Day - and vowed to carry on their community work.

Tribute to Alan Henning

6 October 2014
The City Mayor of Salford has released a statement following the murder of Alan Henning.

Ballot papers arrive

6 October 2014
Ballot papers have begun arriving at 8,500 homes across Salford for tenants to have their say on their future.

Double dumping leads man to be dumped by girlfriend

1 October 2014
A Salford café manager who illegally dumped rubbish twice on the same spot told magistrates he had since been dumped by his girlfriend.

Salford smokers urged to take the bus

1 October 2014
Smokers in Salford are being urged to jump on the bus to help them quit smoking in Stoptober.

Salford event to help businesses succeed

1 October 2014
Salford City Council is calling on local businesses to come forward so they can meet others for mutual relationships.

Gardener caught illegally blocking alley

1 October 2014
A Salford gardener who completely blocked a back alley with garden waste told council officials he thought it was out of the way and no-one would be bothered.

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