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£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.

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).

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Free workshop to help businesses win

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

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.

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.

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.

£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.

Stop me and buy one

30 January 2015
It's not where you'd expect to find Salford's director of public health David Herne - selling the Big Issue on the streets of Manchester.

Firm fined, apprentice scarred in hot fat horror

29 January 2015
A Salford café where an apprentice was badly burned by hot fat has been fined £2,500 by magistrates.

Pool re-opens with big splash

29 January 2015
Broughton pool is back in business - and throwing its doors open to everyone this weekend for free fun.

Home, sweet home swap?

26 January 2015
Social housing tenants who want to swap homes are being invited to another 'speed dating' event by Salford City Council.

Council issues keep off the grass warning

26 January 2015
Impatient drivers are being warned to keep off the grass or face a bill for repairs.

Health challenges today same as Victorian times in Salford

23 January 2015
Cholera and typhoid may be no more but unemployment and poverty are still having a major impact on health in Salford as they did in Victorian times.

Council spreads warmth to keep people out of hospital

21 January 2015
Salford City Council is providing winter warmth packs to make sure vulnerable older people aren't left in the cold this winter.

Appeal dismissed by court

21 January 2015
Salford City Council has successfully defended its decision to close its passenger transport unit (PTU) and make alternative transport arrangements for users in the Court of Appeal.

Salford publishes final draft of budget proposals

14 January 2015
Salford City Council has published a final draft of proposals for 2015 to 2016 after running the Talk Budget conversation in November and December on how to save £56 million over the next two years.

2015 Salford Business Awards open for entries

14 January 2015
Businesses of all sizes and industries from the city are invited to enter one or more of the eight categories, which this year will include a brand new award for online business.

Chinese takeaway owner fined

14 January 2015
A Salford takeaway owner has been fined after failing to keep his business clean.

Salford chef's recipe for trouble

12 January 2015
A Salford chef cooked up trouble when he chose the streets to dump his waste.

Absent landlord fined £4,000

12 January 2015
A Salford landlord who left his tenant living in a damp and dangerous house, has been fined £4,000 for failing to carry out the improvements.

£100,000 coaching boost to help whole families beat addiction

8 January 2015
Former prisoners who have successfully beaten drugs and alcohol are to be trained as coaches to help whole families tackle addiction together in Salford.

Salford set for £1.6 million housing bonus

7 January 2015
Salford is set to benefit from a £1.6 million bonus for bringing empty properties back to life.

Another Living Wage employer recognised in Salford

6 January 2015
Salford Health Matters is the latest organisation in Salford to become an accredited Living Wage Employer.

Council staff donate 1,000 meals

6 January 2015
Kind hearted staff at Salford City Council have donated over 1,000 meals for people in need this winter.

Salford is all geared up for electric cars

5 January 2015
Salford is charging ahead when it comes to electric car usage.

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