Pandemic photos could help Salford charities

Twelve photos of Salford taken during the pandemic lockdown could help raise cash for local charities.

The Ceremonial Mayor of Salford, Councillor Ann-Marie Humphreys has launched the first ever Ceremonial Mayor’s charity calendar featuring photos taken across the city by fellow councillor Heather Fletcher and other members of the charity committee.

All proceeds from the £9.99 calendar will go to her charity appeal which this year is supporting Salford Loaves and Fishes, Salford Children’s Holiday Camp and Animals in Distress in Irlam,

Councillor Humphreys said: “I am delighted to promote this calendar that depicts beautiful locations and different seasons across Salford and will support three really deserving charities in difficult times. I hope businesses and residents will purchase these lovely calendars which show the great city of Salford in all seasons and at its natural and urban best.”

Councillor Heather Fletcher added: “During lockdown I took many photos on my walks around Salford. I posted them on the Swinton People Facebook page and received positive feedback and a suggestion that if we produced a calendar of these photos people would buy it. I thought it would be a good way to raise money for the Ceremonial Mayor’s charity appeal.”

The photos include Ordsall Hall, Swinton, Broughton Park and Salford Quays and cover all seasons of the year.

The calendars will be available from Thursday 1 September and must be pre-ordered.

To order a calendar please pay via Paypal or bank transfer and then take proof of purchase to the Civic Centre, Chorley Road, Swinton, Eccles, Pendleton, Swinton or Walkden Gateway, Broughton Hub, any Salford library, the Hive in Victoria Park, Broadoak Garden Centre in Worsley, Ordsall Hall or Salford Museum and Art Gallery to collect your calendar. Unfortunately those venues cannot take cash or card payments for calendars. If you are not able to make a payment online, please contact the Mayoral team on the details below to make other arrangements.

You can pay by Paypal.

Or to pay by bank transfer:

Account name: Salford Ceremonial Mayor
Sort code: 20-54-66
Account number: 53272672

Please contact or call 0161 793 3618 for any further assistance.

Photo shows the Ceremonial Mayor of Salford Councillor Ann-Marie Humphreys and her consort Keith Byers with the calendar.

Ceremonial Mayor of Salford Councillor Ann-Marie Humphreys and her consort Keith Byers with the calendar

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Date published
Friday 26 August 2022

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