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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.

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.

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.

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.

Walk the park 1890's style gets £1.6 million boost

29 June 2015
Britain's oldest public park is to get its park keeper back as part of plans for Salford residents to walk in their ancestors' footsteps.

Police and council join forces

29 June 2015
The police and council in Salford have joined forces to help armed service veterans.

Ringing in the changes - new £1 million route opened in Salford

29 June 2015
The first section of a £1 million cycle and pedestrian route which will ultimately link to thousands of jobs in Port Salford and beyond, has opened in Salford.

Support our armed forces

26 June 2015
Salford is set to pay tribute with the rest of the country for Armed Forces Day.

Poochini? We prefer Radio 2!

25 June 2015
Picky pooches in Salford have turned their noses up at Bach and 'Poochini' in favour of Who Let the Dogs Out, You Ain't Nothing But A Hound Dog and Hungry Like the Wolf.

Flytipper dumps wood in city he used to clean

25 June 2015
A Salford man, who once worked as part of a flytipping clean up crew for Salford City Council has been prosecuted for flytipping by the council.

Salford calls on government to change planning rules

25 June 2015
Salford City Council has asked the government to rethink its planning policy.

Check mates say bonjour, guten tag and welcome

23 June 2015
Chess players from France, Germany and Greater Manchester did battle over a board as part of town twinning celebrations.

Landlord licensing scheme proposed in Broughton

23 June 2015
Salford City Council is asking people what they think of a proposed scheme for private landlords in Broughton.

Ofsted says children's services in Salford are good

22 June 2015
Children's services in Salford are thrilled to have been recognised as 'good' by Ofsted.

Joyce helps stop smoking service celebrates 15th birthday

18 June 2015
Ex smoker Joyce Mia has helped Salford City Council's stop smoking service celebrate its 15th birthday - by saying thank you to the worker who helped her quit.

Full steam ahead for restoration

18 June 2015
Plans to restore one of the greatest inventions of the Industrial Revolution have steamed to a successful conclusion in Salford.

School pupils told to get on their bikes

15 June 2015
School pupils are being told to 'get on their bikes' for week of cycling.

Public asked if new powers are needed at Salford Quays

11 June 2015
People are being asked if there should be new rules to deal with nuisance behaviour at Salford Quays

Salford foster carers celebrated for more than 350 years service

11 June 2015
Foster carers in Salford who have given more than 350 years of care to the city's children are set to be celebrated.

Football legends unite to raise awareness of fostering and adoption in Salford

11 June 2015
Two rival football cities have put their pitch differences apart to help raise awareness of fostering and adoption.

Dragon boat spectacular set to hit Salford Quays

10 June 2015
Salford Quays is all fired up to host the UK Chinese Dragon Boat Festival 2015 on Sunday 14 June.

Lessons learnt from Salford safeguarding review

8 June 2015
Salford Safeguarding Boards have published the findings of an independent review into the case of a young woman held captive as a slave for 10 years.

Salford voluntary group scoops Queen's Award

3 June 2015
Volunteers from Salford have received the royal seal of approval for their work in making daily life easier for people with disabilities.

Volunteers at The Lowry win 2015 Queen's Award for Voluntary Service

2 June 2015
The Lowry's 300-strong team of volunteers have been awarded the 2015 ‘Queen's Award for Voluntary Service'.

Trees to bring new life to park

2 June 2015
A charity which creates memorial woodlands across the UK has been given the go ahead to branch out with another project in Salford.

Up, up and away for pioneering new company

1 June 2015
A pioneering staff owned not for profit company, set up to protect £11 million worth of adult social care services has been launched today in Salford.

Interim mayor for Greater Manchester appointed

29 May 2015
Tony Lloyd has been selected as the interim mayor of Greater Manchester.

You stop smoking and we will start creating

29 May 2015
Salford smokers are being encouraged to quit smoking and donate their last empty cigarette pack to a unique art project that will raise funds for charity.

Thirty mile trip to dump tree cuttings

28 May 2015
A Lancashire man who claimed he travelled 30 miles to dump a tipper truck load of tree cuttings and garden waste in a city street in Salford has been fined just £73 by magistrates.

Salford backs call for LS Lowry honour

27 May 2015
Salford is being urged to vote again - this time to get LS Lowry's face on the new £20 banknote.

Call to turn grey Salford green

26 May 2015
Plant lovers are being urged to put their green fingers forward to help reduce the risk of flooding in Salford.

2015 Salford Business Award winners

22 May 2015
The winners of the 2015 Salford Business Awards have been announced.

New charity hitting the right notes for musicians

22 May 2015
A new Salford charity has been set up to help young people pursue a career in music.

Anyone for tennis?

19 May 2015
Disused tennis courts are to be brought back to life in a Salford park thanks to the city's housing boom.

Fake One Direction clothing seller to pay back £138,000

18 May 2015
A Greater Manchester man has been ordered to pay back £138,550.76 after selling fake pop group merchandise.

2015 Salford Business Awards finalists announced

14 May 2015
The shortlist of 32 businesses chosen from a record number of entries, split across eight categories, will compete to be crowned winners at the AJ Bell Stadium on Thursday 21 May.

Salford's local elections results announced

8 May 2015
The results of Salford's local elections have been announced.

Shopkeeper escapes jail by skin of his teeth

7 May 2015
A Salford shopkeeper who sold potentially dangerous skin lightening cream has been given a two month suspended jail sentence by magistrates.

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