Our social media channels

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Social media is a new way to communicate and share information amongst friends, family, and colleagues online, as well as meeting people with similar interests. Social media sites are being used regularly by millions of people worldwide.

Salford City Council uses the social networking sites and profiles listed on this page. If you have any questions, ideas, or you would like to see a service of ours represented on social media, contact webmaster@salford.gov.uk.


Facebook is a social networking website that allows users to join networks organised by city, workplace, school, and region to connect and interact with other people. People can also add friends and send them messages, and update their personal profile to notify friends about themselves.

Salford City Council on Facebook - Keep up with all things Salford!

Older people in Salford - For and about older people in Salford.

Salford Mental Health Views - Supporting carers and people using mental health services.

Salford Learning Difficulties Info - Supporting carers and people with learning difficulties.

Dogs in Salford - Report lost dogs and fouling, share stories, and get advice on pet care and microchipping.

Eccles community - For people who live and work in Eccles. 

Little Hulton and Walkden - For people who live and work in Little Hulton and Walkden.

Salford Ranger Team - Discover Salford's wildlife, habitats and urban critters.

Salford Museum and Art Gallery - For updates, photos and exhibition news.

Ordsall Hall - Discuss the hall's restoration, its famous GhostCams, and a whole lot more!

Ordsall Hall Weddings - Details about getting married at the Grade 1 listed Tudor mansion.

Visit Salford - Make sure you don't miss out on all that's going on in Salford.

Helly Hansen Watersports Centre - Keep up with all the latest action and activities.

WUU2 - (What you up to?) Salford's youth service.

JP League - Five-a-side and seven-a-side football fun.

Salford Libraries - Find out more about all 16 libraries in Salford.

Salford Community Leisure - Find out more about Salford Community Leisure who are responsible for all the sport, leisure and cultural services in Salford.

Aspire Unlimited - Details of Salford Community Leisure's gym memberships scheme.

Swinton - For people who live and work in Swinton.

Worsley and Boothstown - For people who live and work in Worsley and Boothstown.

Salford Community Leisure on Facebook - Updates from Salford Community Leisure.

East Salford - For people who live and work in the three wards of Broughton, Irwell Riverside and Kersal.

Claremont and Weaste - For people who live and work in the three wards of Claremont, Weaste and Seedley.

Ordsall and Langworthy - For people who live and work in the two wards of Ordsall and Langworthy.

Salford Wake Park - Bringing the sport of wakeboarding to the people of Salford, Manchester and beyond!

Salford Health Improvement - Help for you to improve your overall health and wellbeing

Salford Youth Offending Service - Find out more about the Salford Youth Offending Service.

Spirit of Salford - A campaign to share and celebrate the unique characteristics, personality and pioneering spirit of our great city.

Central-East Children's Centre - Details of fun activities, help and support for you and your child in Pendleton, Langworthy, Ordsall, Broughton and Lower Kersal.

North Children's Centre - Details of fun activities, help and support for you and your child in Swinton, Pendlebury and Clifton.

South Children's Centre - Details of fun activities, help and support for you and your child in Winton, Eccles, Barton, Irlam and Cadishead.

West Children's Centre - Details of fun activities, help and support for you and your child in Little Hulton, Walkden, Boothstown and Ellenbrook.

Breastfeeding friends Salford - Support group for breastfeeding mums in Salford.

Salfordian Hotel - The hotel is run by the Salfordian Trust and caters mainly for older Salford residents and less mobile visitors but they also welcome other guests.

Peel Park - Details about the park and fun things to do in the UK's oldest public park.

Salford Trading Standards - Help and advice to to protect consumers and support businesses.


Flickr is a powerful social networking site that uses photos to link people together.

Salford on Flickr - Browse Salford's photostream and add your favourite photos of Salford to our group.


Instagram is a fun and quirky way to share pictures with friends.

Visit Salford on Instagram - see a side of the city you might not expect.


Twitter is a social networking and micro-blogging service that allows its users to send and read other users' updates (known as tweets), which are text-based posts of up to 140 characters in length. People access Twitter updates either through the Twitter website or a wide variety of programs created specifically to view and respond to tweets.

@SalfordCouncil - Latest news, jobs and events from Salford City Council.

@SalfordCCHelp - Contact the customer services team, Monday to Friday, from 9am to 4.30pm.

@DogsinSalford - Find and reunite lost dogs, get advice, and report fouling.

@urbanvision_uk - Details of road works, road closures, planning issues and properties for sale.

@SalfordWildlife - Discover Salford's wildlife, habitats and urban critters.

@SalfordWebTeam - Discuss open data, apps, and website improvements.

@VisitSalford - For Salford's heritage, arts, culture, music, countryside and waterways, food and drink.

@wuu2Salford - For young people in Salford. 

@SalfordMHviews - Supporting carers and people using mental health services.

Councillors who tweet - Our Twitter list of Salford councillors.

@HealthySalford - Working to create a healthy, happy Salford!

@Ordsallhall - For updates about Salford's GRade 1 listed Tudor manor house and the Ordsall Hall ghost!

@SalfordMuseum - For updates, events and exhibition news.

@SalfordLibrary - News and information about Salford's libraries.

@SalfordLeisure - News and information about sport and leisure in Salford.

@ecclesteam - For people who live and work in the Eccles area.

@Eastsalford - For people who live and work in the Broughton, Irwell Riverside and Kersal areas of the city.

@ClaremontWeaste - For people who live and work in the Claremont and Weaste areas of the city.

@salford_mayor - News and information from the City Mayor.

@Salfordww1 - Details of events and activities to commemorate World War One.

@SalfordCanal - News and information about the Salford stretch of the world famous Bridgewater Canal.

@MAPAS1 - News and information about the Salford Music and Performing Arts Service (MAPAS).

@IrlamandCadteam - For people who live and work in the Irlam and Cadishead areas of the city.

@ShapingSalford - Hear about how we're changing and let us have your ideas.

@PeelParkSalford - Discover more about the UK's oldest public park

@salfordscp - News and information from the Salford Safeguarding Children Partnership 

@PHealthSalford - News and information about Public Health

@salfordbusiness - Keep up to date with the latest business news, funding opportunities, new developments and events.


YouTube is a video sharing website where users can upload, view, share and comment on video clips.

Salford on YouTube - A wide range of video clips from Salford City Council.

Salford Community Leisure on YouTube - Video clips from Salford Community Leisure.

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This page was last updated on 21 May 2019

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