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Paul Longshaw and Mike Taylor

Pendleton Together: Self cynical. Radical. Curious. Ironic. Brutal. Wonderful.

Things are changing in Pendleton. Here, we talk to Salford University’s Head of Industrial Partnerships, Mike Taylor, and Salford City Council’s Programme Director Paul Longshaw on the history of the area and what lies ahead in its future.

New life for rescued raspberries and renegade red onions

Rebecca Nicholl reports on an innovation from EMERGE and their Fareshare franchise: a range of 'Perfectly Good' preserves that cut food waste and offer a delicious addition to any table.

Poverty Commission highlights plight of 600,000 living in 'extreme poverty'

The Greater Manchester Poverty Commission has published its report into the key components of poverty within the region, along with recommendations and practical solutions to help those that live in extreme poverty.