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Youth MP elected

30 March 2015
Teenager Laura Edwards will have more to worry about than her A levels this year.

Council welcomes decision to protect Broadoak

27 March 2015
Salford City Council has welcomed a decision to protect Salford's green spaces.

Irlam Station House opens its doors for the first time in 25 years

27 March 2015
A £2 million regeneration project in Greater Manchester has breathed new life into a ruined station house which has been standing derelict for almost a quarter of a century.

Two tonnes of rubbish cleaned up - and new litter patrols started

25 March 2015
Over 400 people turned out for Salford's first giant community clean up - and collected two tonnes of rubbish.

Young stars of Salford wanted for film

25 March 2015
Salford's top ten young people who really make a difference to their community are being sought for a unique film.

Salford staff get green light to launch care company

24 March 2015
Salford City Council staff have been given the green light to launch a new company to deliver £10.5 million worth of adult social care services.

Salford school receives ambassador status

23 March 2015
A Salford school has become the first to receive Child Sexual Exploitation (CSE) Ambassador status for their commitment to tackling child sexual exploitation.

New jobs created as tourism continues to grow

20 March 2015
Over 180 new jobs in tourism were created in Salford in 2013 according to the latest figures.

Salford gets ready for spring clean

19 March 2015
Dozens of Salfordians will be rolling up their sleeves this weekend to give the city a spring clean.

Apprentices and council taste success

17 March 2015
Staff at Salford City Council are celebrating after tasting success in prestigious local business awards.

Home tweet home - Salford's housing boom for birds

16 March 2015
Salford's current housing boom isn't just providing new city centre flats.

Amazing support for Salford six

16 March 2015
An appeal to find a new home for six Salford brothers and sisters who want to stay together has already generated over 100 responses.

Living Wage scores highly with staff

10 March 2015
Staff at the AJ Bell Stadium, Salford are celebrating scoring a welcome success.

Happy homes for children as gay adoption thrives in Salford

6 March 2015
Gay couples are making Salford one of the country's top spots when it comes to adopting children.

Foster home wanted for family of six

4 March 2015
Fostering staff at Salford City Council are facing their biggest challenge ever - to find a permanent home for six brothers and sisters.

Clean up call goes out to groups

3 March 2015
Community groups and local people are being urged to roll up their sleeves and help spruce up Salford.

£500,000 investment in mental health in Salford

26 February 2015
Salford has become the first city in Greater Manchester to treat mental and physical health recovery equally - thanks to a £500,000 investment.

Salford City Council approves budget

25 February 2015
Salford City Council has approved next year's budget which will see council services radically redesigned as the council identifies £31 million in savings.

Residents swing into action to boost park

24 February 2015
Residents in Monton have swung into action to transform the only park in the village.

More empty properties transformed

24 February 2015
Five empty homes have been brought back to life in Salford thanks to Seedley and Langworthy Trust (SALT).

Warm tribute to Salford's first fire chief

23 February 2015
A warm tribute has been paid to Salford's first fire chief by renaming the square where he worked after him.

London landlord fined for not having Salford licence

20 February 2015
A London landlord has been fined £1,200 for failing to licence his rented house in Salford.

Pub pours more investment into Salford Gateway regeneration plan

20 February 2015
City chiefs have raised a glass to the next stage of one of Salford's biggest regeneration schemes.

One call sorts it all

18 February 2015
Two of Britain's biggest companies have teamed up with Salford City Council for a ‘one shop stop' approach to business regulations.

Council warns about council tax scam

17 February 2015
Salford City Council is warning residents to be wary and not fall for a council tax scam.

Army veteran and City Mayor encourage others to ask for help

16 February 2015
An ex-forces veteran is encouraging others to put their pride aside in times of need and ask for help.

Salford on road to promote green travel

13 February 2015
Salford City Council has been given the use of an electric car to help promote green travel.

Free workshop to help businesses win

12 February 2015
Salford businesses are being offered free help to win a top award.

New places for special children

12 February 2015
Twelve new primary school places for children with autistic spectrum disorder (ASD) are to be created to bring a former Salford children's home back to life.

Eleven top ambassadors recruited for Salford

10 February 2015
Eleven of Salford's leading people have signed up to become co-operative ambassadors for the city.

Only the best for Valentine's Day treat

9 February 2015
Salford City Council is encouraging people to plan in advance to make sure Valentine's Day goes smoothly.

Salford's youth MP backs National Voter Registration Day campaign

4 February 2015
Salford's youth MP is urging people to make their mark in the elections this May.

Bank switch saves money

3 February 2015
Salford City Council has changed to Barclays for its banking services.

Successful Salford schools among best in country

2 February 2015
Two Salford primary schools have been praised as among the best in the country for using extra funding to help disadvantaged children achieve great results.

Asprin, plasters and an MOT please

2 February 2015
Next time you pop into a local pharmacy in Salford, you can ask for an MOT as well as picking up a prescription.

£454,208 of illegal cigarettes seized in Salford

2 February 2015
Illegal cigarettes and tobacco with a street value of £454,208 have been seized in Salford.

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