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Tom Rodgers
Tom Rodgers

Tom is SalfordOnline.com's News Editor and community co-ordinator.

Two hurt and cars damaged as youths throw concrete slabs at drivers on Churchill Way

Two people were hurt in Salford when a group of youths started throwing broken-up concrete slabs at cars on Churchill Way. Shocked drivers reported being hit by missiles...

One year on: Fresh appeal for info on ‘Salford man’ who shot 7-year-old Christian Hickey

It’s a year the the day that a seven-year-old boy was shot in the legs at his home in Winton, Eccles in a dispute between gangs that shocked the local community....

Pubwatch: Royal Oak Eccles shuts in £170k Holts sell-off

The historic Royal Oak pub in Eccles has quietly closed its doors, potentially for the final time. Owners Joseph Holts declared their intention to sell up and move on...

GMP inspector faces gross misconduct over Barton Moss Salford fracking arrest

A Greater Manchester Police inspector will face a gross misconduct hearing over the arrest of a legal observer at the Barton Moss anti-fracking demonstrations in...

20-year-old man found stabbed in Weaste

Police were called a house on Barff Road in Weaste on Friday night after a man was stabbed repeatedly. He was taken to hospital where he was treated for multiple...

Taxi driver jailed after HMRC catch him with £30,000 stuffed under matress

A Manchester taxi driver has been jailed for money laundering after HMRC investigators found him with nearly £300,000 in cash he couldn’t explain. Waqas Ilyas was...

Pictures of the Week – Sunset snapper planning Eccles exhibition

Gorgeous shots of the setting sun over the Manchester Ship Canal are SalfordOnline.com’s pictures of the week. The wide rippling waters are offset by stunning...

Worsley MP Barbara Keeley returns to Corbyn’s Shadow Cabinet to push mental health opposition

Worsley and Eccles South MP Barbara Keeley has returned to Jeremy Corbyn’s Labour Shadow Cabinet. The long-time campaigner for carer’s rights has been...

Multiple accidents play havoc with Monday morning rush hour

Drivers were left with severe delays across Salford on Monday morning after multiple road accidents on major routes. An early accident on the M62 westbound heading out...

Discount toy store ToyTown to open at Lowry Outlet Salford

One of the largest independent toy retailers in the UK has opened a new outlet store at the Lowry Outlet shopping mall. Toytown have taken a lease on a 2,631 sq ft space...