Month: May 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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