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SALFORD STAR MARY BURNS AWARDS 2018
 

Star date: 23rd December 2018

SALFORD STAR MARY BURNS AWARDS RUNNING OVER THE FESTIVE SEASON

Ladies and gentlemen of Salford, the 12th annual Salford Star Mary Burns Awards, which are given out to honour the most deserving individuals and organisations in the city for their stupid statements, dodgy dealings and iffy activities over the past twelve months, will be running over the festive period.

Don't miss this very special online ceremony of the snide, the scandalous and the scurrilous.

Full details here...


Ladies and gentlemen of Salford...The 12th annual Salford Star Mary Burns Awards are about to begin. The judges have been hard at work this year ploughing through hundreds of well deserving nominees – companies, politicians and councils who have made 2018 just a little less bearable for us Salford residents.

This year we feature cladding, nurseries, dodgy Salford City Council acts and a whole lot more. Expect fun and fury as the Marys end the year on the sourest notes possible. To whet your appetite, read last year's winners, which included Peel Holdings, Fred Done, Salford City Mayor Paul Dennett and, of course, Salford City Council...click here and follow the links.


Citizens of Salford, order a tuxedo and a bottle of warm white wine, and stand by for the Salford Star Mary Burns Awards 2018 – beginning tomorrow, only on www.salfordstar.com  

The first Salford Star Mary Burns Award - The Donald Trump Award For Media Dissing - click here for the winner

SalfordJC wrote
at 10:55:25 on 24 December 2018
cant wait to see who has made this years list ,,,l have drawn up my guess list however who knows what goes on in the Star Chamber style cabinet rooms and beyond........
 
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