News from November 2020

  • Poppies painted on road to mark Remembrance Sunday

    Wednesday 4 November 2020
    Poppies are being painted on the road in Salford to mark Remembrance Sunday.

  • Celebrating National Youth Work week in Salford

    Thursday 5 November 2020
    Young people in Salford are looking to the future as the city celebrates National Youth Work week (2 November to 8 November).

  • £10,000 COVID penalty for Salford café

    Friday 6 November 2020
    A Salford café has been given a £10,000 fixed penalty notice for breaching coronavirus regulation the day after Greater Manchester was placed under tighter restrictions.

  • Fight Covid as we remember

    Friday 6 November 2020
    Salford residents are being asked to keep up the fight against COVID-19 as the nation marks Remembrance Sunday this weekend.

  • Salford’s green credentials showcased six months before RHS garden opens

    Friday 6 November 2020
    A video about RHS Garden Bridgewater, one of a series of short films demonstrating Salford’s green credentials, has been released six months prior to the garden’s opening in May next year.

  • Salford celebrates Living Wage anniversary

    Monday 9 November 2020
    Salford organisations say securing the real Living Wage for employees will be even more crucial as the nation recovers from COVID-19.

  • 2,000 free school meals claimed in Salford

    Tuesday 10 November 2020
    Almost 2,000 free school meals were claimed in Salford during the half-term holiday.

  • Salford businesses urged to have their say on two major consultations

    Tuesday 10 November 2020
    As England faces tighter restrictions as part of a second national lockdown, Salford leaders are calling on all businesses to make sure they have their say in two major public consultations to help shape the city-region’s final plans to tackle air pollution as part of efforts to build back cleaner and greener following the pandemic.

  • Salford stays gold despite pandemic

    Wednesday 11 November 2020
    Salford City Council’s bereavement services have been awarded a top national accolade after grave diggers set to work to help mourners.

  • New electric vehicles to help Salford City Council cut pollution in the city

    Wednesday 11 November 2020
    New electric vehicles will help Salford City Council in its important work to tackle climate change and reduce pollution in the city.

  • RHS receives record £1.8m donation to RHS Garden Bridgewater

    Monday 16 November 2020
    The Royal Horticultural Society (RHS) is delighted to announce the receipt of a £1.8million gift from retired Hong Kong businessman and philanthropist Dr Lee Kai Hung DL to RHS Garden Bridgewater. The generous donation comes as the charity begins the six-month countdown to the grand opening of the garden on 11 May 2021.

  • Blooming marvellous

    Friday 20 November 2020
    Gardening club volunteers have been thanked for brightening up two Salford locations.

  • Make your home green with grants

    Tuesday 24 November 2020
    Homeowners and landlords have two chances to turn their home green with new grants available.

  • No-one should suffer domestic abuse

    Thursday 26 November 2020
    Broken hearts and mended hearts with messages of hope are being shared across Salford to encourage men and women experiencing domestic abuse to seek help.

  • Salford reviews testing plans

    Friday 27 November 2020
    Salford City Council has confirmed that the small-scale trial of Direct LAMP saliva testing has ended and that it is now one of 93 areas which have signed up to roll out locally led testing using lateral flow technology. Thousands of these lateral flow tests will be made available to detect COVID-19 in asymptomatic people in Salford.