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SALFORD PARTIES

PARTY IN THE PARK
This Saturday, August 1st 11am-7pm
Douglas Green, Whit Lane
Free entry

Today the kids from The Amber Project are bring you some more top acts playing this year's Party In The Park.

Meet...Salford's own street dance sensation Elliott Campion...Salford's top singer songwriter, John Herring...and Salford's ace rapper Briggzy...

added Friday, July 31, 2009  

 
 

SALFORD PARTIES

PARTY IN THE PARK
This Saturday, August 1st 11am-7pm
Douglas Green, Whit Lane
Free entry

Today and tomorrow the kids from The Amber Project are going to big up the acts playing this year’s Party In The Park.  Today they bring you…

Salford’s king of hiphop, The Unexpectable, indie rocksters Sugarwood and poet Jackie Hagan…

added Thursday, July 30, 2009  

 
 

SALFORD STAR LAUNCHES LEISUREWEAR

CREATE YOUR OWN EXCLUSIVE SALFORD STAR T-SHIRT AND HOODIE!

Star Date: 29th July 2009

The Salford Star today launches its inexpensive exclusive brand of DIY customised T-shirts, long sleeved T's and hoodies. Choose from a rainbow of colours and styles and logos in electric red, white or silver from only £9.99 inc p&p. And special Salford Star gold logo baby grows for only £5!

Every penny of profit goes to help get the Salford Star back in print.

Click here to see the range being modelled down at The Racecourse on Littleton Road and then click on our SHOP to get your own unique top tops…

added Wednesday, July 29, 2009  

 
 

SALFORD PARTY IN THE PARK

SATURDAY 1st AUGUST 2009
Douglas Green, Whit Lane 11am-7pm Free Entry

SALFORD’S TOPPEST PARTY!!!

The 4th Party In The Park, presented by The Amber Project, sees a top draw line up on Salford’s biggest stage, plus a full fairground, magicians, a puppet show and loads of stalls, including the Salford Star launching its new range of leisurewear...

added Wednesday, July 29, 2009  

 
 

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SALFORD HORROR FILM TRIUMPH

Salford's First Ever Horror Film
Mark Macready and the Archangel Murders

Star Date: 28th July 2009

"Just tell me exactly what we're up against?"
A shape shifting, psychosexual incubus…
"Shit!"

The first horror film ever made in Salford is an unrelenting, gob smacking, gore-splattered, gun toting, monster mashing, crime crunching, comic spoof of every scream-laden slasher B-movie in Hollywood history. Quality quease doesn't come better than this…  

added Wednesday, July 29, 2009  

 
 

LANGWORTHY DRAMATIC EVENTS

TEARING DOWN THE WALLS OF HEARTBREAK, BABY...

Star Date: 27th July 2009

Dramatic events are about to unfold around the Blodwell Street area in Langworthy, where Christopher Eccleston was born...

added Monday, July 27, 2009  

 
 

SALFORD FREEDOM OF INFORMATION CONTINUED

Star Date: 24 July 2009

No Freedom of Info IN Salford! Part 2

"the tactics were completely orchestrated to withhold information…"

Salford City Council is supposed to release information under the Freedom of Information Act within 20 working days. But when Paul Brodie, of residents' group Vertical Villages, asked for info in the ongoing battle against the Council's plan to re-locate the city's Youth Offending Service, it finally arrived after 45 days – a full two days after the decision to rubber stamp the re-location was made!

added Friday, July 24, 2009  

 
 

SALFORD FREEDOM OF INFORMATION

Star date: July 23 2009

No Freedom Of Info IN Salford! Part 1

"the costing issues are a smoke screen to cover an embarrassing secret…"

While Salford Star has always had problems getting much Freedom Of Information from Salford Council, it's now spreading to other groups and people wanting a bit of transparency…

added Thursday, July 23, 2009  

 
 

PEEL HOLDINGS SALFORD ELECTION

issue 7

Dance With The Devil!
 
We exclusively reveal how mega-bucks company Peel Holdings is trying to influence this year's local election...

added Wednesday, July 22, 2009  

 
 

JOHN MERRY INTERVIEW

issue 7

IT'S THE MUPPET SHOW...WITH OUR VERY SPECIAL GUEST STAR...SALFORD COUNCIL LEADER, MR JOHN MERRY!!!

 John Merry, Leader of Salford City Council, requested an interview with Salford Star and we agreed, provided we could ask anything we wanted, that he had no editorial control over the final piece, and that he didn't just spout the usual bullshit which no-one wants to hear. "I always thought that I came up with unusual bullshit" he replied. How could we refuse?

added Wednesday, July 22, 2009  

 
 

CHILD POVERTY IN SALFORD

A NOD AND A WINK TO CHILD POVERTY IN SALFORD

Star date 22July 2009

The Child Poverty Bill, which enshrines in law the commitment to eradicate child poverty by 2020, has just been formally approved by the House of Commons. In Salford, over a third of our kids live in poverty and the Council has a shocking record on looking after vulnerable kids. So you'd think that the authorities would be pushing for the sharpest possible options to sort this out. No chance…

added Wednesday, July 22, 2009  

 
 

SALFORD CITY REDS STADIUM WOE

REDS TO BE EJECTED?

Star date: July 22 2009

The constant setbacks to Salford Reds stadium move are now putting the club's chances of staying in the Super League in major peril, according to a letter sent to them by the Rugby Football League yesterday.

added Tuesday, July 21, 2009  

 
 

HAZEL MUST GO! SALFORD MEETING

LOADS TURN UP TO VENT ANGER OVER HAZEL

Last night over fifty people turned up at Pendleton Bowling Club in Salford to support the Hazel Must Go! campaign. And it was decided that the campaign really starts now…

added Friday, July 17, 2009  

 
 

CHEK WHYTE THIRTY MILLION POUND DEBT

A Salford Star Exclusive

Star Date: 13th July 2009

`The only cheek Chek Whyte's turned is his backside to us and Salford.'

HELL FOR LOCAL BUILDERS AS SECRET MILLIONAIRE OWES THOUSANDS FROM SALFORD CHURCH PROJECT… 

Chek Whyte rode into Salford in 2007 as the Secret Millionaire, promising good deeds, even `rescuing' the ailing £6million Emmanuel Church project in Langworthy last year. Now his various enterprises have `aggregate liabilities' of over £30million, and sub contractors who worked on the church are owed thousands of pounds which they fear they'll never see…

see latest update 2nd Sept 2009

added Monday, July 13, 2009  

 
 

SALFORD STAR LEISUREWEAR

Fabulous Salford Star leisurewear launched:
 
...For every true new Salfordian... the amazing bling baby grow with sparkling gold Salford Star logo on white cotton...
 
           only £5+50p p&p!
           click on
SHOP
 
t-shirts and hoodies out soon!

added Friday, July 10, 2009  

 
 

CARLOS ACOSTA CONTROVERSY

Star date: 9th July 2009 
A Salford Star Exclusive

ACOSTA LOT A MONEY FOR SALFORD

Cost per Salford kid to attend `community engagement programme' at The Lowry with Cuban ballet star Carlos Acosta:  £1023*

Cost of 7 night holiday in Cuba at the 4 star Oasis Brisas Del Caribe Hotel (inc flight from Manchester) per Salford kid: £729**

Meet the lucky kids from The Danceworks in Eccles who were the only people in Salford (apart from those who had free "hospitality" tickets from Salford City Council) to benefit from the city's £110,000 sponsorship of the Carlos Acosta event at The Lowry this week for the Manchester International Festival…

added Thursday, July 9, 2009  

 
 

ISLINGTON MILL SALFORD


THE MILL OPENS ITS DOORS

Islington Mill, home of a zillion Salford creatives, is throwing open its doors to the public during July with a series of events, happenings and exhibitions. Every Wednesday, Thursday and Friday til the end of the month the Mill will be open from noon until evening, complete with a bar and weird stuff like the strange folk-driven Jackie-O Motherfucker on the 9th and a Moon Landing Party on the 19th. For the whole month expect something completely different and not to be missed.

 

added Sunday, July 5, 2009  

 
 

LOTTERY REJECTS BUILE HILL PARK

A Salford Star Exclusive

Star date: July 2nd 2009

WILKINSON'S HOTEL DESTROYS FUNDING FOR BUILE HILL PARK

The restoration of Buile Hill Park received a major blow today when the Heritage Lottery Fund rejected Salford Council's £3million application on the grounds that "a hotel within a park would impact on its character"…

Now, according to official figures, the Buile Hill rebuff has cost the Council almost £73,000.

added Thursday, July 2, 2009  

 
 

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