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Salford Star Issue 8
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HOW SALFORD DOES ITS COMMUNITY BUSINESS

BUILE HILL JEWEL SELL OUT

When Salford City Reds owner, John Wilkinson, put in for planning permission to turn the previously public owned Buile Hill Park Mansion into a 4-star luxury hotel, local residents Tony and Ann Bannister, along with many others, turned up to object.  Here they recount their shocking experiences…

added 23 April 2009  

 
 

IN SUPURBIA…

Promoted as `Supurbia', Countryside Properties' website boasts that in New Broughton `everything you could wish for will be there'.  The `New Broughton' residents we spoke to just wished they had never moved there in the first place…

 

 
 

A Breath of Fresh Air

Maxine Peake has chosen to set up home in Salford but her acting travels have taken in Shameless, Myra Hindley and now the English Civil War. So let's talk about revolution IN Salford…

 

 
 

WALKDEN FUMES

Salford City Council's Building Schools for the Future programme runs into more problems in south Walkden...the highest road pollution in Salford, accidents, congestion, a mobile phone mast, a wildlife corridor and loss of a green field site. 

The community is up in arms...

 

 
 

MEDIA CITY SALFORD - DREAMLAND UK?

Study slams 15,000 jobs figures as `an article of faith', and asks `which Salford?' the Peel Holdings led project will benefit…

 

 
 

BEYOND THE MEDIA CITY JOBS HYPE

How many real jobs will Media City UK create in Salford?
15,000? No chance!
Salford will get 3,250 new jobs – if we're lucky!

 

 
 
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