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Charlotte Vernon
Charlotte Vernon

A third year BA Journalism student at Salford University. Special interests: Music and Sport. Follow me on twitter @charlotte041994

City West to double garage rent charge in April

Customers renting garages with City West have been left shocked after being told that their rent is to double as of Monday 4 April. Letters sent out last weekend...

£2k ‘blackmail’ as travellers invade Irlam FC car park

Travellers forced their way into Irlam FC’s car park and told club officials they would only move if they were paid off to the tune of £2,000. A convoy of 13...

Lorry flees scene after colliding with Vauxhall Astra in Salford

Police are looking for a lorry driver who collided with a car in Salford and fled the scene. Officers were called to attend a traffic accident at 9.10am on the M602...

Staff left devastated after arson attack on Woodies Cafe in Langworthy

A hooded suspect was seen leaving the scene of an arson which destroyed a popular community cafe in Salford. Fire crews from Salford Central and Eccles were dispatched...

Coronation Street continue filming in Eccles

Coronation Street was being filmed off the cobbles today as crews and their catering vans descended on Hampden Grove in Eccles. Production staff arrived at Cromwell Road...

Baseball bat assault in Weaste leaves two critically injured

A serious assault in the Weaste area of Salford this morning has left a man and woman in their 30s in a critical condition in hospital. Shortly before 2am on Monday 18...

Swinton restaurant The Edge hit for £6k by thieves

Food, alcohol and a weekend’s takings were stolen from an Indian restaurant in Swinton. Police believe that unknown offenders broke in to The Edge on Chorley Road...

Salford star Christopher Eccleston launches Alzheimer’s campaign with Wallace and Gromit creators

Local actor Christopher Eccleston has teamed up with Aardman Amination Studios to produce a film to ‘fight misconceptions’ about dementia. The 51-year-old,...

38-mile cycle in memory of Sheila

20 cyclists pedalled From St Annes to St Ann’s in memory of a friend and colleague. The group from Urban Vision rode from the West coast seaside resort to the...

The Dark Knight rises: Swinton dad Mike Critchley wins Santa Run

A local dad triumphed at the Manchester United Foundation’s annual Santa Run in Salford. Mike Critchley, 47, from Swinton, crossed the finish line outside the...