This project explores the development of Tesco and the subsequent destruction of my home town in Salford. Having always been a deprived area, the town’s problems have been exacerbated by the buying up of people’s homes and buildings for the shopping giant, Tesco. 193 more words
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Inquisitive traveler, thought to try a new type of market today. By writing a fun post about the latest service changes happening in the county. Some are for the best and some are completely bonkers ideas, by taking vital services away from rural areas of the county due to funding or what the transport planners like to call it ‘not getting used enough to have a valid service running to those areas’. 2,830 more words
Angered tenants are set to lobby Salford’s major housing provider this Thursday over dissatisfaction towards measures to protect them from the bedroom tax.
Little Hulton and Walkden residents who live in some of the worst hit areas in Salford will be the first in the city to take a stand against their social housing provider over the tax when they protest outside City West Housing Trust. 240 more words
Wetherspoons. take ’em or leave ’em, eh? Travelling the country frequently in the early noughties, I went in dozens of the blighters. Converted cinemas, converted banks, converted offices. 806 more words