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Heritage Open Weekend!

Try your hand at drumming, See us outside, Learn the steps of Samba, Climb the tower where the bell hides, Hear the Flat Iron Choir, When the peal of bells are done, Heritage Open Day, This Sat and Sun! Source: … Continue reading

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Ordsall Hall

View this post on Instagram Gangsta Granny well underway in the Great Hall #rainyday #indoormove @heartbreakproductions @ordsall_hall @visitthequays A post shared by Ordsall Hall (@ordsall_hall) on Jul 31, 2019 at 5:22am PDT

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Blackfriars Street: #surprisingsalford #40 — Back on the road again

Blackfriars Road in Salford crosses Trinity Way, going under the railway line. From the Chapel Street junction this becomes Blackfriars Street and continues up to the River Irwell where Blackfriars Bridge crosses the river in to Manchester. Along Blackfriars Street … Continue reading

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Chapel Street Police Station: #surprisingsalford #41 — Back on the road again

This is surely one of the most attractive police stations you have ever seen. The old police station on Chapel Street in Salford is near to the junction with Blackfriars Road and on the junction of Chapel Street and Salford … Continue reading

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A Japanese Maple in Salford — The Inkwell

Salford, 2nd March 2019   Winter wasn’t kind to our friend round the back Who was anchored to the rocks by its roots The evergreens kept a watchful eye As it sat there dormant in the wind rain and snow … Continue reading

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Ordsall Chord Progress – 17th November 2017 — The Anonymous Widower

The Ordsall Chord is now more or less complete. I started my walk by the Museum of Science and Industry and walked in a circle finishing up in the car park of the Manchester Marriott Victoria and Albert Hotel. Ticketing … Continue reading

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How a sketch on a piece of paper became an £85m rail bridge – The i newspaper online iNews

It began with a series of simple, hand-drawn sketches on a piece of A4 paper and became an £85m rail bridge. These rough pencil drawings were an architect’ Source: How a sketch on a piece of paper became an £85m … Continue reading

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Worsley — northumbrian : light

Like Runcorn, Worsley is another place I would never think to go but for the canals. Also, like Runcorn, it is on a branch of the Bridgewater Canal although in this instance it ultimately leads somewhere – to Leigh and … Continue reading

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Stories of the River Irwell — Mark Carrigan

Interesting short film made by someone I met yesterday: via Stories of the River Irwell — Mark Carrigan

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Pendleton Leads The Way With Salford Regeneration

IT was announced in 2013 that Salford City Council would receive £650-million-pound in order to regenerate the area. With the project now in full swing of its 30-year plan, here is an update on how… Source: Pendleton Leads The Way With … Continue reading

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