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Weeds, wellbeing and pizza ovens: Bridgewater, a new kind of RHS garden
By allowing designers to playfully rewrite the rules, the Royal Horticultural Society has created a radical, sustainable garden that is almost guaranteed success

Alys Fowler

03, Jul, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Scotland’s Covid travel ban extended to Manchester and Salford
Nicola Sturgeon prohibits non-essential travel as Delta variant spreads through north of England

Libby Brooks Scotland correspondent

18, Jun, 2021 @1:42 PM

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Staff at UK GP surgeries facing abuse and ‘tsunami of demand’
Exclusive: emergency summit reveals deep crisis with serious impact on mental heath of doctors, dentists and staff

Adrian Warner

28, May, 2021 @5:00 AM

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If Labour is to thrive, it needs to bring back its radical values | Paul Dennett
The party won in Salford by putting people before profit. It’s a lesson the party leadership should heed, says Paul Dennett, mayor of Salford

Paul Dennett

21, May, 2021 @8:00 AM

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RHS ready to cultivate new audience with huge Salford garden
Bridgewater, billed as ‘Europe’s biggest gardening project’, is to finally open after Covid delays

Helen Pidd North of England editor

17, May, 2021 @5:00 AM

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‘The beautiful game is gone’: Manchester reacts to fan protests
Outside the Lowry Hotel, people are unsure if demonstrations will work but united about their necessity

Helen Pidd North of England editor

03, May, 2021 @4:02 PM

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Artifex affordable housing project pays tribute to former Guardian columnist
Rent-to-buy flats take pseudonym of Salford rector Peter Green who served at nearby St Philip’s church

Maya Wolfe-Robinson

16, Feb, 2021 @3:07 PM

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Paul Dennett: the 'sensible socialist' seeking to transform Salford
Mayor of the 18th most deprived council area in the country says trickle-down economics has not worked

Helen Pidd North of England editor

12, Jan, 2021 @3:59 PM

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Covid: Greater Manchester running out of intensive care beds, leak reveals
NHS document shows no spare beds for patients in Salford, Stockport and Bolton

Denis Campbell and Peter Walker

18, Oct, 2020 @7:18 PM

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'Operation Moonshot': doubts over UK's Covid test ambitions after trial scaled back
Salford saliva-testing scheme revised to focus on ‘high-risk environments and groups’

Richard Partington and Helen Pidd

13, Oct, 2020 @6:30 PM

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Lowry in the shadows of his Salford home: Derry Moore's best photograph
‘He wasn’t keen on keeping still. He moaned: “You’re killing me, you know.” My companion said: “Well, come on, Mr Lowry, you always say you want to die”’

Interview by Michael Segalov

24, Sep, 2020 @5:00 AM

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Courtroom drama: Salford's Lowry theatre to become Nightingale court
Four courtrooms will be installed in the Salford Quays theatre to help deal with a 46,467 case backlog

Helen Pidd North of England editor

23, Sep, 2020 @6:00 AM

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