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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 25 April 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 07 April 2009  

 
 

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

added 07 April 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 07 April 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 07 April 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 07 April 2009  

 
 

Brother In Arms...

added 07 April 2009  

 
 

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

added 07 April 2009  

 
 

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

added 07 April 2009  

 
 
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