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Former prison guard sentenced for communicating with prisonerFormer prison guard sentenced for communicating with prisoner
A former prison guard who was communicating with a prisoner while he was incarcerated has been sentenced Faye Savage (born 30/01/1987) of Dane Road, Sale, pleaded guilty to communicating with a prisoner via mobile phone at Minshull Street Crown Court at an earlier hearing. On Friday 30 January 2015, Savage was sentenced to a community order to carry out 200 hours of unpaid work. The court heard how Savage was a serving prison officer at HMP Forest Bank between 28 September 2009 and...
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Autistic children in Salford to gain from incredible £29k Lowry fundraiseAutistic children in Salford to gain...
Young people with autism in Salford have begun a 12-month arts project thanks to £29,000 of public donations.
D-day for 600-home Worsley greenbelt plan D-day for 600-home Worsley greenbelt plan...
By Tom Rodgers, Josh Dyson A decision over a public inquiry into a Peel Holdings plan to build 600 homes on greenbelt land in W...
Police urge caution after schoolgirl 'followed by driver'Police urge caution after schoolgirl 'followed...
By Tony Flynn A schoolgirl was followed in Irlam in what police say were suspicious circumstances.
Family pay tribute to 'our lovely bright boy' Jack EssexFamily pay tribute to 'our lovely...
The family of a teenage boy who died after being hit by a lorry in Manchester city centre have paid him tribute.
Critics let fly over Leigh 'Misguided' BuswayCritics let fly over Leigh 'Misguided'...
By Tom Rodgers The controversial Leigh Guided Busway has come under attack once again after Transport for Greater Manchester an...
Temporary traffic signals at Green Lane EcclesTemporary traffic signals at Green Lane...
Urban Vision, who are responsible for Traffic Management on behalf of Salford City Council, today issued a statement regarding roa...
Spilt milk in M6 tanker crash near Warrington causing major delaysSpilt milk in M6 tanker crash...
The southbound M6 was closed between Junctions 21 for the A57 and Junction 20 for Lymm because of an overturned milk tanker.
Salford's Director of Public Health takes to the streetsSalford's Director of Public Health takes...
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 Man...
Tributes paid to teenager, 18, who died after being hit by lorry in Manchester Tributes paid to teenager, 18, who...
A teenager has died after being hit by a lorry in Manchester.
Wanted Walkden man Nigel Gavin arrestedWanted Walkden man Nigel Gavin arrested
By Mark Bright A 36-year-old man from Walkden wanted on recall to prison has been arrested, Greater Manchester Police report.
Salford weather: Ice warning this weekend Salford weather: Ice warning this weekend...
By Josh Dyson Picture by Adam Davies The Met Office has issued a yellow weather alert for ice this weekend.
Salford  woman and accomplice wanted for thefts from elderly shoppersSalford woman and accomplice wanted...
Police have released the images of a man and woman wanted for a string of robberies where elderly and vulnerable shoppers were tar...
Long tailbacks on M60 due to broken down vehicleLong tailbacks on M60 due to...
There are delays of around 30 minutes and heavy traffic on the M60 between Junctions 10 and 17 after a car broke down.
Schools: Dukesgate and St Paul's Heathside closed due to snowSchools: Dukesgate and St Paul's Heathside...
Picture by Simon Evans Both Dukesgate Academy and St Paul's Heathside CE are reporting they are closed today due to heavy snowf...
Kersal dancers turn 5 Tin Challenge into 200 for homeless charityKersal dancers turn 5 Tin Challenge...
By Tony Flynn Generous young dancers from the Lower Kersal Morris Dancing Troupe have handed a huge food donation to Salford c...
Council recommends approval for 995 flats on Chapel Street by Lowry HotelCouncil recommends approval for 995 flats...
By Tom Rodgers Salford Council's planning panel has recommended to approve a development of four new tower blocks ranging from ...
Latest: Three arrested and bailed in Little Hulton house shooting feudLatest: Three arrested and bailed in...
By Tom Rodgers Picture by Paul Simpson/CJP Two men and a woman have been arrested and bailed by police after a house in Little...
Salford birth centre closure on hold after campaignSalford birth centre closure on hold...
By Tom Rodgers Salford's Birth Centre at Salford Royal Hospital will remain open while health bosses look for a provider to tak...
Search for everyday heroes who've saved a life in SalfordSearch for everyday heroes who've saved...
St John Ambulance have launched a campaign to find local heroes who may have saved a life in Salford.
Walkden cafe fined after apprentice scarred for life in hot fat horrorWalkden cafe fined after apprentice scarred...
A Salford café where an apprentice was badly burned by hot fat has been fined £2,500 by magistrates.
 Broughton pool re-opens with big splash Broughton pool re-opens with big...
Broughton pool is back in business – and throwing its doors open to everyone this weekend for free fun.
New: Free support for those at risk of redundancy to start up business in SalfordNew: Free support for those at...
By Josh Dyson A former Business Advisor at Blue Orchid has launched a pilot scheme in Salford aimed at getting unemployed peop...
Watch: Snowball 'fight' on the HeightWatch: Snowball 'fight' on the Height
Video by Stephen Boyd It only took 10 minutes, and a mere dusting of snow, we all know what's coming as soon as the white stuff...
Readers Pics: Brief blizzard blows into SalfordReaders Pics: Brief blizzard blows into...
Pictures by Mark Bright, Sandra Moore, Kellie Faulkner, Mandy Egerton Dawson, Amy Sharp and LIsa Marie Taylor Stephen Boyd Biti...
Salford weather: Cold winds and high chance of sleet throughout the daySalford weather: Cold winds and high...
By Mark Bright It will feel like -4 or -5 as biting winds gust through Salford and Eccles again this morning.
Last call for Alan Henning Fund donationsLast call for Alan Henning Fund...
By Tom Rodgers This Saturday 31 January the fund to support the family of murdered Eccles aid worker Alan 'Gadget' Henning will...
Delays on M62 near Eccles due to fallen treeDelays on M62 near Eccles due...
By Tom Rodgers Drivers are reporting delays on the M62 eastbound near the Eccles interchange due to a fallen tree.
Suspected abduction in Salford was 'joke between friends', say policeSuspected abduction in Salford was 'joke...
Detectives have closed an investigation into a suspected abduction in Higher Broughton after it emerged it was a group of friends ...
Three arrested in Salford drug raids for #OpTrafalgarThree arrested in Salford drug raids...
Police have today raided two properties in Salford and made three arrests in a forcewide crackdown on drug suppliers.
Eccles milk float joyriders hit a sour noteEccles milk float joyriders hit a...
By Tony Flynn Milkman Roger Parris thought he was in for just another Monday when he was out delivering his early morning produ...
Wanted: Walkden man Nigel Gavin Wanted: Walkden man Nigel Gavin
A Walkden man is wanted on recall to prison.
Salford weather: Strong, gusty winds and rain turning colderSalford weather: Strong, gusty winds and...
The Met Office says commuters face "a variety of winter hazards" today as wind and rain batters the region.
Wanted: Salford man Alan Jama, 24Wanted: Salford man Alan Jama, 24
Police have released the image of a 24-year-old man wanted on recall to prison.
Latest: 29-year-old man arrested in 'ongoing feud' as Little Hulton house hit with shotgun blastLatest: 29-year-old man arrested in 'ongoing...
By Tom Rodgers Picture by Paul Simpson/CJP Police have arrested a 29-year-old man in Little Hulton after a house was hit with ...
Watch: Memorial event hears family horrors of Holocaust Watch: Memorial event hears family horrors...
By Josh Dyson A Jewish speaker at an event for Holocaust Memorial Day has told of his mother's horrific experiences in Nazi Ger...
Harold Riley adds to tributes for ice-cream legend Gerry SchiavoHarold Riley adds to tributes for...
By Tony Flynn World-renowned Salford artist Harold Riley has given his own personal tribute to much-loved ice-cream man Gerry S...
Bus operator First wins Leigh Guided Busway bid Bus operator First wins Leigh Guided...
Bus operator First has been successful in winning the contract to operate services on the new bus priority route between Leigh, Sa...
Salford Kidscan and Samaritans picked as TfGM Charities of the YearSalford Kidscan and Samaritans picked as...
By Mark Bright Children’s cancer research charity Kidscan and a local branch of the Samaritans have been chosen as Transport fo...
Sonshine Nursery to close down at Salford QuaysSonshine Nursery to close down at...
By Tom Rodgers A 47-place nursery off South Langworthy Road in Salford is to close permanently this Friday.
Tonight: Salford event to mark Holocaust Memorial DayTonight: Salford event to mark Holocaust...
Tonight from 6pm the official Salford Civic Commemoration of Holocaust Memorial Day will be held at The Albion Academy school on L...
Doing good with criminal cash: 26 groups go head-to-head in Salford police funding bidDoing good with criminal cash: 26...
By Tom Rodgers Groups from Ordsall and Broughton ranging from wheelchair archery, youth football and singing with dementia will...
Man with links to Swinton arrestedMan with links to Swinton arrested
Police have arrested a man wanted in connection with shoplifting and assault.
Armed police flood Little Hulton street after house blasted with shotgunArmed police flood Little Hulton street...
By Tom Rodgers Picture by Paul Simpson/CJP The living room window of a house on Crescent Drive in Little Hulton was damaged by...
Appeal to trace family after death of John Shaun Burke, 62Appeal to trace family after death...
Police are appealing for help in tracing the next of kin of a man from Salford.
Appeal: Police seek info on 'suspected abduction' in SalfordAppeal: Police seek info on 'suspected...
By Tom Rodgers Police are appealing for information after a report of men acting suspiciously in Salford.
Charity group hit £10k at Salford Lads ClubCharity group hit £10k at Salford...
By Tony Flynn The Box Office Contenders, who have raised thousands of pounds for local charities in Salford, had another bumper...
Derelict Little Hulton pub to be turned into newsagentsDerelict Little Hulton pub to be...
The former Horseshoe Hotel in the centre of Little Hulton is to have a convenience store added to it.
Warning after woman followed home in WeasteWarning after woman followed home in...
A local resident has reported being followed home by two men in Weaste.
Keep off the grass in WorsleyKeep off the grass in Worsley
Impatient drivers are being warned to keep off the grass in Salford or face a bill for repairs.
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