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Man attacked in MontonMan attacked in Monton
A man was attacked after remonstrating with a group of youths in Monton.At about 9pm on Friday 22 August 2014, a 57-year-old man went to remonstrate with a group of about 30 youths who had gathered on Old Fold, Monton. A number of those within the group then assaulted the man and threw bottles at him. He also suffered some minor lacerations to his leg after being struck with a weapon. Suprintendent Mark Kenny, said: “A number of youths have attacked an innocent member of the public...
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Little Ruby to raise money for cancer careLittle Ruby to raise money for...
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By Teresa McMahon A group of young people from Salford are holding an open day to raise awareness of health within the communit...
Local centre receives a boost from Asda SwintonLocal centre receives a boost from...
An elderly day centre has received a £200 funding boost from Asda Swinton.
Two charged after Manchester homeless man robbed of £1.30 Two charged after Manchester homeless man...
Two men have been charged after a homeless man was attacked and robbed of just £1.30 in Manchester city centre.
Update: Man shot with Taser in Salford after eight-hour stand off with policeUpdate: Man shot with Taser in...
By Tom Rodgers A man who threatened to jump from the roof of his Salford flat then cut a police officer with a knife was taser...
Salford and Eccles Veterans' Ceremony 2014Salford and Eccles Veterans' Ceremony 2014
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A man has been jailed for five years after killing a 34-year-old man in Manchester city centre.
NSPCC helps more communities in Salford talk PANTSNSPCC helps more communities in Salford...
The NSPCC has translated its successful Underwear Rule campaign materials for parents and carers in to Russian, Polish, Lithuanian...
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By Tom Rodgers Police have arrested three youths after a shocking attack on a 16-year-old boy in Monton.
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By Tony Flynn A female occupant of a house on Cranford Drive, Irlam confronted a burglar in her own home at 4.30pm yesterday, W...
Politicians blast Telegraph report labelling parts of Salford 'worst places to live in UK'Politicians blast Telegraph report labelling parts...
By Teresa McMahon and Tony Flynn Politicians in Salford have criticised as 'fundamentally flawed' a report by the Daily Telegra...
Public meeting  for Barton Moss energy co-op planPublic meeting for Barton Moss...
Picture by Steve Purcell (@SPurcell_Photo) On Wednesday 3 September organisations from the North West and further afield will b...
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By Tom Rodgers A 36-year-old runner from Eccles is taking on her third running challenge for Diabetes UK to help a local boy wi...
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By Tony Flynn Today is the day when many hundreds of teenagers throughout Salford will be receiving their GSCE results and no d...
GCSE results day 2014 in SalfordGCSE results day 2014 in Salford
By Tom Rodgers Thousands are picking up your GCSE results today and there's a world of possibilities out there for you.
Salford goes 'pyjamming' in youth homelessness projectSalford goes 'pyjamming' in youth homelessness...
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By Tom Rodgers A man was beaten and stabbed in the street in Monton in what is believed to be a group attack.
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Police are trying to track down a dog walker who apparently attacked a woman in Salford.
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By Tom Rodgers A couple from Salford have been charged after a fight allegedly broke out at their wedding reception at a presti...
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By Tom Rodgers There are delays on the railways this evening after a lorry hit a road bridge near Patricroft station.
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Young people from the city's LGBT Youth Group need your help to create Salford's the best parade entry yet for Manchester Pride.
Lights in the sky spark 'UFO' frenzy in SalfordLights in the sky spark 'UFO'...
By Tom Rodgers Readers reported multiple sightings of an unidentified object over Salford last night, Tuesday 18 August.
Parking woes as fines introduced at Salford RoyalParking woes as fines introduced at...
By Tony Flynn From next week Salford Royal is to fine drivers who park illegally on the hospital site.
Two youths arrested in Winton moped theftTwo youths arrested in Winton moped...
By Tom Rodgers Two boys have been arrested in Winton after local residents reported them causing annoyance on a moped which tur...
Drivers to be charged in Salford bus lane crackdownDrivers to be charged in Salford...
By Tom Rodgers Motorists who drive or park in Salford bus lanes are being warned that the city plans to impose penalty charges ...
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A giant Beano comic is on display in Salford.
Salford council report criticises £164k Salford Red Devils matchday dealSalford council report criticises £164k Salford...
By Tom Rodgers An internal review by Salford City Council has found that a £164,000 deal to cover rugby club Salford Red Devils...
Watch: Campaign to save what's left of Salford maternity unitWatch: Campaign to save what's left...
By Tom Rodgers The Labour Party has launched a campaign to keep open the last remaining maternity services in Salford.
Tram delays from Eccles to Ashton - under- Lyne serviceTram delays from Eccles to Ashton...
Due to an earlier incident at Cornbrook today, Tueday 19 August, passengers are currently experiencing minor delays on the Eccles ...
Eccles man appeals for help to trace stolen vanEccles man appeals for help to...
Eccles man Jay Ellis is asking for members of the public to be vigilant and help find his Ford Transit van, registration J5 AYE wh...
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by Tom Rodgers Two men have been arrested after police found them hiding out in a derelict college building in Salford.
Illegal cigarettes sniffed out in SalfordIllegal cigarettes sniffed out in Salford
A Salford shop keeper’s dogged determination to hide illegal tobacco was no match for a super hound.
Search and rescue boat upgraded by Worsley firmSearch and rescue boat upgraded by...
By Tom Rodgers Bill Higham Marine in Worsley have provided a new engine to help Bolton Mountain Rescue's search boat go further...
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By Tom Rodgers Rail users are bracing themselves for a 3.5% rise in fares from from January 2015.
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By Tom Rodgers Picture by @RichardsonWill Drivers are at a standstill on the M62 this morning after multi-vehicle accident.
Arson at derelict De La Salle CollegeArson at derelict De La Salle...
By Tom Rodgers Firefighters broke in to the former De La Salle College in Salford to put out a fire on the first floor.
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By Tom Rodgers Parts of Salford Quays are still no-go areas for watersports as potentially harmful blue-green algae continues t...
Lower Broughton Post Office closed after brutal robberyLower Broughton Post Office closed after...
By Tom Rodgers A Post Office in Salford is temporarily shut after a postmaster was punched and kicked in a vicious attack.
Three charged in Winton drugs raidThree charged in Winton drugs raid
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Salford City Council to stream meetingsSalford City Council to stream meetings
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A young man is in a critical condition in hospital after recieving a serious head injury at a rave in Cheetham Hill.
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