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Bespoke Christmas gifts made by Salford residents

IN the run up to the big day, millions of people are buying all sorts of Christmas gifts for their loved ones, with reports saying that children’s toys such as Hatchimals, NERF and Star Wars are at the top of the list. Consumers are faced with retail prices rising and the pound falling by 20%… Continue reading Bespoke Christmas gifts made by Salford residents

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University of Salford to offer more two-year degrees

SALFORD University is planning more two-year degrees after a successful pilot scheme which lowers the costs for students. The government is encouraging universities around the UK to offer the accelerated degrees to ease the debt burden on undergraduates. The University of Salford is already running a selection of accelerated building and construction courses which began… Continue reading University of Salford to offer more two-year degrees

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Winterlast bring your festive film favourites to Manchester for FREE this December

Looking for a place in Manchester where you can watch your favourite festive films, but don’t want to fork out a load of money in the meantime? Look no further than Winterlast, NOMA in Manchester’s Sadler’s Yard… The glowing pop-up shed located behind Manchester Victoria station and in the NOMA development is the perfect place to enjoy… Continue reading Winterlast bring your festive film favourites to Manchester for FREE this December

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Government funding set to increase Mental Health awareness to benefit schools in Greater Manchester

Mental Health awareness in schools across Manchester, is set to be improved thanks to a green paper released by the government which proposes several plans to be put in place by 2022 across the UK. The £300m investment is part of new measures taken by the Department of Health and Education. Plans on the green… Continue reading Government funding set to increase Mental Health awareness to benefit schools in Greater Manchester

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Roberts Bakery serves high tea – 100ft in the air!

ROBERTS Bakery treated celebrities, customers and thrill seekers to a very special high tea  – 100ft in the air! The Cheshire-based bakery, which is the fourth biggest in the UK, embarked on the ultimate company rebrand as traditional with a twist by serving its products high above Manchester City’s Etihad Stadium last Thursday. Managing director… Continue reading Roberts Bakery serves high tea – 100ft in the air!

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Gorton Community plaque unveiled as tribute for Manchester attack victims

GORTON Community plaque has been unveiled this Saturday in tribute to the victims of the attack at Manchester Arena. A local member of Gorton Community Centre’s Ladies Pensioner Group has raised money for the plaque which pays tribute to all the people who died and all the people injured in the Manchester Arena bombing. Rose… Continue reading Gorton Community plaque unveiled as tribute for Manchester attack victims

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Drink driving law: 50 years on

QUAYS NEWS reporter Becky Waldren investigated how the drink driving law has been implemented in Greater Manchester and around the UK since it came into play. The Landmark Road Safety Act of 1967 limited drivers to a limit of blood alcohol concentration of 80mg per 100ml of blood and since the law has come into… Continue reading Drink driving law: 50 years on