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Free wifi to be switched on in Greater Manchester’s Metrolink tramsFree wifi to be switched on in Greater Manchester’s Metrolink trams
Metrolink customers will be able to make a new kind of connection in future as part of a £1.7 million deal to roll out free wifi on every tram.By spring next year all 94 trams will have the technology on board, as well as the 20 buses running the free city centre Metroshuttle service linking the main rail stations, car parks, shopping areas and businesses in Manchester city centre. Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) – which owns the Metrolink network and Metroshuttle’s low-carbon b...
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Miracle on Earlsdon Crescent as Salford angels step inMiracle on Earlsdon Crescent as Salford...
By Josh Dyson Salford people have come to the rescue of a mum-of-three who faced spending Christmas without presents for her ch...
M61 closed near Walkden as car...
Police have closed the M61 southbound at Junction 2 after a car overturned.
Touchdown for Folly Lane toy donation Touchdown for Folly Lane toy donation...
By Josh Dyson Kind-hearted youngsters from Folly Lane ARLFC have given away toys and games to children in care in Salford.
£50k boost as Lower Broughton allotments double up£50k boost as Lower Broughton allotments...
The future is looking rosy for green-fingered gardeners in Salford who now have room to grow.
Salford shopworker tied up and robbed by armed gangSalford shopworker tied up and robbed...
By Tom Rodgers Two men armed with a foot-long crowbar and a knife robbed a shop worker before tying him up and stealing his car...
Broughton Bridge to re-open at 11am todayBroughton Bridge to re-open at 11am...
By Tom Rodgers Picture by Eddie Smith Photography A key commuter route in Salford will re-open at 11am today, say Urban Vision...
Fined: Flytipper who dumped fake leg and cowboy hats in Salford Fined: Flytipper who dumped fake leg...
By Tom Rodgers A Blackpool man who was caught dumping a weird collection of rubbish in Salford, including an artificial leg he ...
Speed limits and M60 roadworks to continue over ChristmasSpeed limits and M60 roadworks to...
By Tom Rodgers 17 miles of 50mph speed limits, hard shoulder closures and roadworks on the M60 will continue over Christmas and...
'Christmas truce' for crisis-hit A580 'Christmas truce' for crisis-hit A580
By Tony Flynn Urban Vision have announced that there will a temporary halt to the roadworks on the troubled A580 over the Chris...
Staff foil masked robbers at Chandos Grove newsagentsStaff foil masked robbers at Chandos...
By Tom Rodgers Quick-thinking staff at a Salford newsagents thwarted two masked would-be robbers this morning.
Charity donates £1000 hampers to women's projectCharity donates £1000 hampers to women's...
Salford-based charity the Charles Cammillieri Foundation has donated £1000-worth of Christmas hampers to women and single parents....
Chorley Road closed in Swinton after 65-year-old man hit by carChorley Road closed in Swinton after...
By Tom Rodgers Police closed Chorley Road in Swinton after a pedestrian was hit by a car.
Long delays on M602 after four cars and lorry crashLong delays on M602 after four...
By Tom Rodgers Four cars and a lorry crashed on the M602 tonight causing gridlock and long tailbacks for drivers.
£460,000 lottery win for Salford mental health charity's new art project £460,000 lottery win for Salford mental...
By Tom Rodgers Staff at mental health charity Start in Salford are celebrating today after they secured almost half a million p...
Picture of the Day: Secret Scooter Santa does his shopping in Eccles...Picture of the Day: Secret Scooter...
By Tom Rodgers He must be inundated with present requests at this time of year, but Santa Claus isn't averse to picking up a fe...
Salford Time Bank launch encourages people to make time for each otherSalford Time Bank launch encourages people...
People in Salford are being encouraged to share skills and make time for each other following the launch of an innovative new sche...
Islington Wombles litter blitz Salford park todayIslington Wombles litter blitz Salford park...
A community group dedicated to sprucing up their local area is out today for a community clean up on Islington Park, off Chapel St...
Wanted: Salford man David Nicholl who broke restraining orderWanted: Salford man David Nicholl who...
By Mark Bright Police have issued a warrant for the arrest of a 24-year-old man who broke a restraining order in Salford.
CSI Irlam: Kids turn detective in local crime waveCSI Irlam: Kids turn detective in...
By Tony Flynn Children at Fiddler's Lane Primary School got a shock when a burglar broke into their school stealing sweets but ...
Road blocked in Folly Lane crashRoad blocked in Folly Lane crash
By Tony Flynn A woman has been injured in a collision between a car and a van in Monton.
Major clean-up for Salford housing estateMajor clean-up for Salford housing estate
A Salford housing estate once earmarked for demolition has undergone a major clean-up.
Enter now: iPad raffle for Alan Henning Family FundEnter now: iPad raffle for Alan...
SalfordOnline.com are inviting the people of Salford and beyond to enter an online raffle for an Apple iPad Mini 32GB WiFi, with a...
Man and woman charged after sickening pensioner robberies in SalfordMan and woman charged after sickening...
By Tom Rodgers Two people have been arrested and charged after elderly men were duped and hit in a series of robberies in Salfo...
M60 closed as car bursts into flames in five-car smashM60 closed as car bursts into...
By Tom Rodgers Picture by @Khalid_tt Police closed the anti-clockwise carriageway of the M60 between Junctions 5 and 6 after a...
Salford #5TinChallenge puts viral nominate craze to good useSalford #5TinChallenge puts viral nominate craze...
By Josh Dyson A new viral craze has started right here in Salford - nominate your friends for the #5TinChallenge.
Dragon drops in on Tommie Rose as T-shirt line lands £4k  Dragon drops in on Tommie Rose...
Teen entrepreneur Tommie Rose was surprised by a visit from Dragon's Den star Theo Paphitis at his home in Ordsall.
Get Frozen: Snowmen pop up in Eccles art projectGet Frozen: Snowmen pop up in...
By Josh Dyson Local children in Eccles are showing off their festive art skills with a series of homemade snowmen which have ap...
Ambulance crews report 'extreme and unprecedented' 999 call riseAmbulance crews report 'extreme and unprecedented'...
The North West Ambulance Service is asking the public to think carefully about dialling 999 in the wake of an unprecedented rise i...
Walkden school stabbing trial to start in MayWalkden school stabbing trial to start...
By Tom Rodgers The trial of a man and a woman charged with attacking a dad-of-six outside a Walkden primary school has been set...
Salford pensioner duped by cruel thiefSalford pensioner duped by cruel thief
A cruel thief who pretended to be a carer tricked his way into the home of a sickly and frail pensioner and stole jewellery.
Christmas cards to be delivered to vulnerable people in SalfordChristmas cards to be delivered to...
Emergency service staff are teaming up with Salford City Council to deliver Christmas cards to older residents which could help sa...
City West's £23,000 Christmas GIFT to Guide DogsCity West's £23,000 Christmas GIFT to...
A national sight loss charity has received an early Christmas present after City West Housing Trust donated £23,000 through its Ge...
Costcutters in Salford is held up twice in five daysCostcutters in Salford is held up...
It happened at about 7.50pm on Sunday 14 December 2014, when a robber struck at the store on Eccles Old Road in Hope.
Music is the food of love at Salford Foodbank Ruby Lounge showMusic is the food of love...
By Clive Hammond Hipster haven The Ruby Lounge saw a busy Sunday afternoon of music to raise the profile of Salford Central Foo...
Metrolink fare freezeMetrolink fare freeze
Greater Manchester’s council leaders and transport bosses have agreed that there will be no fare increase for Metrolink tickets in...
Firm fined after Eccles man, 32, suffers 'horrific' burns in Walkden tanker explosionFirm fined after Eccles man, 32,...
By Tom Rodgers A national oil company has been fined £25,000 after two workers were badly burned in a tanker explosion.
Serious fire at derelict Grey Mare pub in Salford closes roads and MetrolinkSerious fire at derelict Grey Mare...
By Tom Rodgers and Josh Dyson Pictures by Neil Pearson A derelict pub in Salford was hit by fire on Saturday night, closing th...
Wanted: Martin Lawrence, 24, charged with robbing 99-year-old Salford pensioner  Wanted: Martin Lawrence, 24, charged with...
Police are hunting a man who stole from a vulnerable 99-year-old pensioner at his home in Salford.
Round 2 of funding opportunities for Salford groupsRound 2 of funding opportunities for...
Our Little Pot of Health Wellbeing Fund and Volunteer Expenses Fund have reopened for a second round of applications.
Costcutter robbery - updateCostcutter robbery - update
A masked man threatened staff with a knife and left with money from the till in Salford.
'Local men' rob Salford off-licence armed with wooden bat 'Local men' rob Salford off-licence armed...
Police have called for the public's help in solving a violent robbery in Salford.
Eccles Giving Day 4 next Saturday 20 DecemberEccles Giving Day 4 next Saturday...
Eccles Giving Day 4 will take place next Saturday 20 December outside Morrisonns store in Eccles from 10am to 1pm.
Alan Henning Fund extended until end of January Alan Henning Fund extended until end...
Salford residents are being given more time to donate to the Alan Henning memorial fund.
Salford Red Devils' oldest supporter Ernie Edwards dies age 95Salford Red Devils' oldest supporter Ernie...
By Tony Flynn It is with great sadness that SalfordOnline.com has learned of the death of Ernie Edwards, a leading light in the...
Crime spree warning for Clifton and SwintonCrime spree warning for Clifton and...
Police are asking residents to be aware of a series of burglaries and thefts in Clifton and Swinton.
Snow warning scaled back for Friday - but ice likely Snow warning scaled back for Friday...
By Tom Rodgers The Met Office has updated its winter weather alert for Friday saying at lower levels the chance of settled snow...
BT job placements up for grabs with Swinton charityBT job placements up for grabs...
By Mark Bright Outreach charity Antz Junction has opened a new round of applications for its popular work-ready programme.
London shopping trip for Salford cancer battler JackLondon shopping trip for Salford cancer...
Thirteen year old Jack Seddon from Weaste, Salford was diagnosed with Osteosarcoma (bone cancer) in January 2014.
Salford Christmas card competition winner announcedSalford Christmas card competition winner announced
The winner of Salford City Mayor’s Christmas card competition has been announced.
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