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Metrolink tram and car crash in Salford Quays

METROLINK services between MediaCityUK and Eccles were suspended this morning after a tram crashed into a car. Police were called to South Langworthy Road at around 10am to reports of the smash. The driver of the car had gone past the give way line as the tram was passing the junction, causing the tram to collide with the … Continue reading Metrolink tram and car crash in Salford Quays

Salford gathers for Transgender Day of Remembrance

NOVEMBER 20 marks the Transgender Day of Remembrance, which honours the memory of the hundreds of transgender people lost each year to violence and hate crimes. Created in 1999 as a service to honour Rita Hester, a transwoman murdered in her apartment in Boston, candle-lit vigils throughout the world name each and every victim of transphobic … Continue reading Salford gathers for Transgender Day of Remembrance

Classical concert asks audience to turn on their phones

STUDENTS at the University of Salford were encouraged to leave their phones ON at a free concert by the BBC Philharmonics Orchestra on Thursday. The Red Brick Session partnership between the university and the BBC used a live stream of synced information about the music and the orchestral score to bring a new way of … Continue reading Classical concert asks audience to turn on their phones

Man punches dog in the face in Manchester city centre

  A man punched a dog in the face during an attack in the city centre. A 34-year-old man dressed in a tracksuit was seen by members of the public attacking the defenseless bull terrier on Portland Street shortly before 4pm last Thursday. Disgusted members of the public contacted police. With countless now calling for … Continue reading Man punches dog in the face in Manchester city centre

FEATURE: Singing in the Rain – How Todmorden’s 100 year old theatre fought against the floods

THE Christmas Holidays have been a grim reminder to the people of the Calder Valley, showing us just how powerless we can be in the face of mother nature. However, the spirit and support shown over the last few weeks has been incredible with stories popping up from all over the North of people coming … Continue reading FEATURE: Singing in the Rain – How Todmorden’s 100 year old theatre fought against the floods