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SALFORD STAR MOVES INTO NEW OFFICE AT ANTZ JUNCTION
 

Star date: 12th October 2014

SALFORD STAR HAS A NEW OFFICE

Salford Star has a new office in the historic old Chloride HQ, now situated in the Junction Eco-Park near Clifton railway station and Pilkington's Tiles.

The office is part of the Antz Junction social enterprise centre and the base means that we can now entertain visitors and have a landline phone.

Full details here...


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The Salford Star hasn't had a proper office for six years, meaning we've been operating out of back bedrooms and community cafes around the city. Now we are pleased to announce that, thanks to Antz Junction, we have a base, meaning that we can meet visitors, take on more volunteers and our readers can phone us on a landline phone.

The office is situated on the first floor of the Antz Junction social enterprise centre in the old Chloride HQ now situated in the Junction Eco-Park near Clifton railway station and the Pilkington Tiles shop.

The full address is: Office 6C, Antz Junction, Unit 10, Junction Eco-Park, Rake Lane, Swinton, Salford M27 8LR

The landline number is 0161 728 7611, while the mobile is still 07957 982960

Antz Junction not only supports social enterprises but also helps people to get back into work. Its ethos is "empowerment, to make decisions for one's self, set actions, fulfill potential and purpose". A perfect fit, we think, for the Salford Star and its parent community group Mary Burns.

Salford Star editor, Stephen Kingston says: "This is great because it now means that we can maybe take on apprentices or people who want work experience in the media. We get inundated with requests every year and we've never had anywhere to house people so this will hopefully give Salford people an opportunity to work more closely with us.

"It's also going to be a great help as we rush to get the printed re-launch of the magazine out on the streets" he adds "Thanks to Antz Junction we now have a solid base to grow."

If anyone would like to visit the new office just give us a bell first to make sure we're in

* For more details about Antz Junction see the website - click here

Salford Star wrote
at 7:46:40 AM on Friday, October 31, 2014
See Gary's comment below...Just getting some more made. Should be ready in a few weeks, plus some new Salford Star mugs! Cheers!

Gary Hopwood wrote
at 7:43:07 AM on Friday, October 31, 2014
Just read Alice Searle's message, are there any more tee shirts available? I have one already and wear it at folk clubs around the country - amazing how many Salfordians respond to it!

Fred Hampton wrote
at 4:18:03 PM on Thursday, October 16, 2014
Congratulations Stephen and the team. Just reward for all your hard work and dedication to reporting the unacceptable face of Salford council and the many other issues of interest and importance to local people. PS I think the post code for your new address you have on the website may be incorrect. I think it should be M27 8LR.

Alice Searle wrote
at 12:11:03 PM on Wednesday, October 15, 2014
Now the Star has a home it will be necessary to improve the fund raising for this important local source of info. So if you want a Star T shirt, a Star mug for those mid morning brews or are interested in back copies of Star Mags, just get in touch. We are happy to supply and even have a stall at your event; without a charge of course! All this under our commercial partner 'Mary Burns.' Leave a message and tel no and I will get back to you.

tony flynn wrote
at 10:28:57 AM on Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Well done Stephen, keep up the god work and keep shiining that torch in those dark Salford corners!

Dennis Hiley wrote
at 4:30:41 AM on Tuesday, October 14, 2014
Well done and good luck to all concerned.

Brian F Kirkham wrote
at 12:33:13 AM on Tuesday, October 14, 2014
#onwardandupward Salford Star! Great News on your new office..

Steven North wrote
at 8:28:29 AM on Monday, October 13, 2014
Great news!

mary ferrer wrote
at 6:05:36 AM on Monday, October 13, 2014
To Jan, Do you think any of the info we get on here would be printed in the M.E.N or the Advertiser. Its thanks to people like Stephen and his team we get to fine out what is happening behind closed doors in the name of "The peopel of Salford" Think its great the team now have a base. Wish you all the luck in the world and keep up the good work.

Winston Smith wrote
at 4:55:15 AM on Monday, October 13, 2014
I hope all this decadence isn't a distraction...what next, donations to rugby clubs and a parking space for a camper van?!?

Jan wrote
at 3:45:18 AM on Monday, October 13, 2014
Hopefully we might see some nice story's instead of your normal dirt digging story's and yes people should know but that's all that's read in your rag .

will latham wrote
at 12:20:05 AM on Monday, October 13, 2014
I was just retiring for the night and came across this good news.As you can guess you can bank on my support.

Lilyth wrote
at 12:20:00 AM on Monday, October 13, 2014
Brilliant news! Wish you luck! You deserve to have a Base after all the effort and determination you have put into your paper. Enjoyed meeting Steven Kingston last month with my group at (Hull College studying Ba journalism&digital media), he gave me a very good insight into the local media industry and the work his group has done was honored to have the opertunity. Take care! Keep writing :)

mary robson wrote
at 12:19:54 AM on Monday, October 13, 2014
Well done everyone, you deserve it. I second what Noreen said - thanks for all your support regards transport cuts. Fingers crossed for Wednesday

Paul Gerrard wrote
at 12:19:25 AM on Monday, October 13, 2014
Congratulations! Salford Star moves to a historic site of working class struggle!

Sue wrote
at 12:18:59 AM on Monday, October 13, 2014
Congratulations Stephen, on your new base. Can't wait to see the Salford Star in print again.

Norma wrote
at 12:18:17 AM on Monday, October 13, 2014
Good news Stephen. If you need a telephoning for a few hours I'm willing to help xxx

Kelly McFarland wrote
at 2:53:46 PM on Sunday, October 12, 2014
Congratulations guys. Very pleased you have a solid base to work from.

Lee Craven wrote
at 2:53:42 PM on Sunday, October 12, 2014
Best wishes and good Luck.

noreen wrote
at 2:53:35 PM on Sunday, October 12, 2014
i cant tell you how pleased I am for you Steve you are an honest and such a hard working man I hope Salford star goes from strength to strength if we can ever help in any way you have only to ask and thank you for all you have done for our campaign over the transport many thanks stevexx

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