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SALFORD STAR WINS WEBSITE OF THE YEAR AWARD
 

Star date: 1st January 2013

SALFORD STAR WEBSITE OF THE YEAR!

`Always cheeky and sometimes hilarious, it is on its own in trying to address the major issues, including the bankruptcy of local politics…'

The Salford Star has won the Website of the Year award from the respected, left leaning Lipstick Socialist blog site. Other winners included PCS trade union leader, Mark Serotka and the Spanish Miners.

In handing the Salford Star the award the citation stated…"Over the last year it has exposed the villainy of Salford Council and the new Mayor of Salford in their support for the interests of big business against those of the people of Salford…"

Full details here…


The Salford Star has won the Website of the Year award presented by the well respected Lipstick Socialist blog site…

The Salford Star… "maybe not so well known outside the north west but it should be!" the citation states "…it is in the tradition of the local radical press of the 1970s and sits firmly on the side of the working class of Salford.

"Over the last year it has exposed the villainy of Salford Council and the new Mayor of Salford in their support for the interests of big business against those of the people of Salford" it adds "Not just featuring politics, the Star aims to educate and inform its readers about art, history and sport. Always cheeky and sometimes hilarious, it is on its own in trying to address the major issues, including the bankruptcy of local politics, and the struggle by people to hold onto the important things in life, including decent services and jobs."

We like that!

In other categories, Mark Serotka of PCS won Trade Unionist of the Year, the Spanish Miners' Strike won Most Hopeful Event of the Year and Campaign of the Year was won by disabled people fighting back against ConDem Government cuts.

For further details and more awards see the Lipstick Socialist site – click here

Michael Felse wrote
at 22:09:08 on 02 January 2013
Allow me to add my congratulations and thanks for your great resource in freedom of speech. Unique would be understated on the public value added by Salford Star.
 
Sue wrote
at 07:56:38 on 02 January 2013
Congratulations, Steve, well deserved. As others have commented, we are going to need the Salford Star more than ever in the coming year. Keep on digging!
 
debbie wrote
at 22:17:50 on 01 January 2013
Congrats
 
OrdsallVic wrote
at 18:39:20 on 01 January 2013
You deserve it. I hope you have just as big plans for this year, we are gonna need you as in 2013 we will see real hell from the politicians and cuts!
 
mary ferrer wrote
at 18:38:16 on 01 January 2013
Congratulations and well done. Can't wait to see what you pull out of the hat this coming year. Keep up the good work.
 
Winston Smith wrote
at 18:38:10 on 01 January 2013
What?!? No photo of the Mayor?!? Normally a Salford good news story would have him over like a flash to spinjack some reflected PR glory. Anyway, if the council is one of the worst things about living in Salford, the Star is one of the best. Real local colour. The award is well deserved, congratulations to everyone there.
 
Lee Craven MBE wrote
at 18:38:01 on 01 January 2013
" CONGRATULATIONS". Salford Star, fully Deserved, keep the Good work up.
 
Ian O'Brien wrote
at 12:51:18 on 01 January 2013
Congratulations Salford Star. Another year of fantastic work and non nonsense, plain speaking journalism. A credit to Salford.
 
Albert wrote
at 12:51:14 on 01 January 2013
Well done Salford Star! Keep it up ;)
 
Anti-Politician wrote
at 12:51:04 on 01 January 2013
VERY WELL DONE ! MOST DESERVED . KEEP UP THE GOOD WORK EXPOSING THE TREACHERIES AND DECEPTIONS OF THE DISGRACEFUL CLOWNCIL
 
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