Year: 2024

“Save the Rec” petition pushes for non-profits back in leisure centres

A local campaign has been targeted at Salford Council regarding the decision to give space in leisure centres back to for-profit companies.  The “Save the Rec” petition, managed by community figure Nick Burke, has targeted two buildings that he and his colleagues feel have been unfairly managed by the council.  The Hub and Salford Gymnastics […]

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Manchester’s smallest pub – George Best’s old stomping ground is dying

The old-age pub, which held iconic football legends within its walls, could now be nearing its unfortunate end.  The grade II listed pub which served icons like George Best, has seen a harsh struggle since the pandemic. Only two minutes from Picadilly Gardens lies a pub filled with history and a huge welcome. In defiance […]

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Meet the Stockport County superfan with more than 500 player-worn shirts

‘’It’s one of the most powerful and evocative vehicles for the history and memories of Stockport County.’’

Ben Walker is a Stockport County superfan like no other, with a love for the club that runs so deep that it has driven him to collect over 500 player-worn County shirts.

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SUDAN’S FORGOTTEN WAR; A CRISIS HIDDEN IN PLAIN SIGHT

Credit:flickr Sudan has been plunged into a conflict that has dragged on for the last year, resulting in the death of over 15,000 people and has also caused untold hardship on the Sudanese population. There is still a disparity in media coverage of Sudan in relation to conflicts like Ukraine and Gaza. Sudan therefore raises […]

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REVIEW: OSMA: The Scandinavian cuisine which is simply seductive

As a self-proclaimed foodie bore, it is more often than not that I find myself wistfully skimming through the Michelin Guides pages, raising a brow at photographs of meticulously presented globs of sauce on petite pieces of meats galore, as if my pockets could stretch to infinite lengths. It was on one of these occasions […]

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SUDAN – AFRICA’S PROXY WAR; GLOBAL POWER’S UNSEEN BATTLE FOR INFLUENCE

The conflict in Sudan is threatening to evolve into a proxy war with several outside interests into the geopolitical control of Sudan. What roles are the major powers are playing behind the scenes in keeping the conflict going and what they hope to gain from it in the long run? The Sudan conflict has evolved […]

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£2.5million Padel Club plans approved as the sport sweeps across Greater Manchester

The new racquet sport of Padel has taken Manchester by storm and is continuing its expansion by opening a second dedicated venue, costing an estimated £2.5million. This’ll be the biggest and most sustainable Padel facility in the North of England after planning permission was approved at a site in TraffordCity. The Padel Club was established […]

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Salford City striker Matt Smith wins place in EFL Sky Bet League Two team of the season

Source: transfermarkt.com Ammies’ veteran striker Matt Smith has been honoured at the EFL Team of the Season Awards night which took place in the Grosvenor House in London on Sunday. The 6ft 6 forward scored 23 goals in 44 appearances helping secure Salford’s League Two status for another season. Smith said: “Proud to be named […]

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Man City’s new El Diablito due to arrive in January 2025

Source: Argentina FC Social Media Following the roaring success of Julian Alvarez, there is going to be another Argentinian wonder-kid making an appearance at the Etihad next year by the name of Claudio Echeverri.  The 18-year-old wonderkid, who played attacking midfield for River Plate, has engineered his dream move this January after winning the Champions […]

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Rochdale AFC support immortalised as Fan Wall expands and Memorial Wall plans set in motion

Rochdale AFC is offering fans the chance to have their names inscribed on a new wall, which is proving so popular that three panels have already sold out. The wall is made up of panels containing individual plaques purchased by supporters, whose family and friends can also be displayed alongside personalised messages. Since the project […]

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