HOME   ARCHIVE   GALLERY   SHOP   ABOUT US      
Salford Star Issue 5
 

WE THINK THEY TRIED TO SWING THE BALLOT

From Swinton to Eccles, to Little Hulton to Irlam, council house tenants have been voting on the transfer of their homes to City West Housing Trust.  But was it a fair vote ? 

Here, council tenant Neil Hill gives his view on Salford City Council's conduct in the run up to the privatisation poll…
 

added Saturday, April 25, 2009  

 
 

One Year Of The Salford Star Why The Salford Star Exists.

While the fight for Deputy Leader of the Labour Party was in full flow earlier this year, one of the candidates, John Cruddas, got it spot on when he said that the Government is stoking an `hourglass economy' where 20% of the workforce are in high skilled, high-tech careers, while the majority work in low paid, insecure, service sector jobs…"We've become pre-occupied with the top of this glass and forgotten those at the bottom" he said.  He could have been talking about everything that's going on in Salford.

added Tuesday, April 7, 2009  

 
 

Picking Pendleton's Pockets But who's directing the makeover!

added Tuesday, April 7, 2009  

 
 

Super Model On Salford Precinct

Monton's Sinead Moynihan stars in the ace drama comedy series, Drop Dead Gorgeous as a glam model travelling the world.  But who needs the world when you can shop 'til you drop on the Precinct ?

Sinead Moynihan was a normal Salford girl who got spotted by a talent scout in a local café and became a top model.  Then she was spotted by a tv exec and won the starring part in Drop Dead Gorgeous…playing a normal girl who gets spotted by a talent scout and becomes a top model… 

added Tuesday, April 7, 2009  

 
 

Watch The Birdie Starring PC Plum and Tweety Pie.

From Salford Star Issue 5 summer 2007

As the BBC prepares to move to Salford Quays, its new mediacity:uk home is being built.  But the site, where children's faves like the Blue Peter Garden and CBeebies are going to be based, is also the nesting place for lots of birdies, including a rare and protected species.  So, on behalf of owners Peel Holdings, hawks and falcons were brought in to boot the little birdies out. 

 

When the BBC brought its fab Springwatch event to town, we went out with petitions urging folk to `Do One Thing For Nature' and save the BBC birdies …CBeebies mega star, PC Plum was only too keen to sign up…

added Tuesday, April 7, 2009  

 
 

Never Mind The Dysfunktional Uncle... Here's the Happy Mondays.

Salford’s most iconic band is back, keeping it nifty and nasty. Here, the Mondays’ Shaun Ryder and Gaz Whelan reveal all about LH, nicking Hooky’s post and the birth of the hoody…

added Tuesday, April 7, 2009  

 
 

Brother In Arms...

added Tuesday, April 7, 2009  

 
 

Thrills, Pills and Little Hulton Happy Mondays: the full story.

added Tuesday, April 7, 2009  

 
 

It’s the Super Sizzling Democracy 2007 Special!!!

added Tuesday, April 7, 2009  

 
 
We have Issues!

Salford Star Archive

The Mary Burns Page
Issue 1
Issue 1
Issue 2
Issue 2
Issue 3
Issue 3
Issue 4
Issue 4
Issue 5
Issue 5
Issue 6
Issue 6

Issue 7
Issue 7
Issue 8
Issue 8
Issue 9
Issue 9
 
 
Contact us
phone: 07957 982960
 
 
Recent comments
article: SALFORD UKIP GENERAL ELECTION CANDIDATE STANDS DOWN OVER ‘ODIOUS’ INTEGRATION AGENDA
Seamus don't worry no doubt wannabe Felse will step in for UKIP. Tell us Felse ar you running or just a load of hot air.... [more]
article: TORY GOVERNMENT MOVE FROM DLA TO PIP LEAVING SALFORD DISABLED STRUGGLING TO MEET BASIC LIVING COSTS
Everybody, please be aware of Performance Measurement Visit - I was tricked into signing three pages - only now, a year later, goi... [more]
article: SALFORD UKIP GENERAL ELECTION CANDIDATE STANDS DOWN OVER ‘ODIOUS’ INTEGRATION AGENDA
Gareth L If you didn't like the Burka you would show your dislike by not wearing one. banning clothing is fascist, and in the ca... [more]
article: SALFORD UKIP GENERAL ELECTION CANDIDATE STANDS DOWN OVER ‘ODIOUS’ INTEGRATION AGENDA
The trouble with the candidate's views are that they are not libitarianism because he discounts the opposing view without thought... [more]
article: SALFORD UKIP GENERAL ELECTION CANDIDATE STANDS DOWN OVER ‘ODIOUS’ INTEGRATION AGENDA
Great news for Salford. If UKIP do not put up it gives a straight fight between Labour and Tory. This will see Tories take Salford... [more]
 
 
 
 
 
Days
Hours
Minutes
Seconds
 
 



written and produced by Salfordians for Salfordians
with attitude and love xxx