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Tom Rodgers
Tom Rodgers

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

Fire crews spend two hours at Salford flat fire

Firefighters were called to a fire in a third floor flat in Salford thought to have been started by a faulty electric fan. On Saturday morning at around 11am fire broke...

Pure Gym and Jollyes Pets finally confirm West One Eccles moves

Six months after SalfordOnline.com broke the news about two large brands coming to West One Retail Park in Eccles, a leisure provider and pet store have confirmed the...

Ladies, carrying a secret? #GirlsAgainstGuns launch says women key to solving Salford shootings

Today police are launching an appeal to women in Salford and beyond to come forward and help detectives figures out unsolved crimes. New posters released today say:...

Centenary Bridge in Eccles to shut for annual repairs

Drivers are being advised to avoid a major link route between Eccles and Trafford Park next Sunday when a lifting bridge will undergo repair. Workmen will carry out...

Eight charged over Little Hulton driveby shootings

Eight men from Little Hulton, Salford and Bolton have been charged over gang-related shootings which blighted Little Hulton last year. The town saw a horrifying series...

Warning to buyers after Mastiff puppies stolen in armed raid

Police are warning pet buyers to be on their guard after a litter of 11-week-old puppies were dognapped by armed burglars. Two men brandishing a knife and a meat cleaver...

Older people in Salford needed to test ‘space-age’ walking frame

Researchers in Salford need older people to come forward and try out a new high-tech walking frame. The four-legged ‘Smart Walker’ has been developed by a...

With 11,000+ carers on rise MP hosts free Walkden breakfast this Friday

On Friday 7th October Barbara Keeley, MP for Worsley and Eccles South, will be holding a Britain’s Best Breakfast event at the Walkden Gateway to raise money for the...

Appeal after vulnerable man found with broken nose in Moorside Park

Officers are appealing for information after a man was found injured in a Swinton park. Shortly before 7pm on Sunday 2nd October 2016 the man, who is in his 40s, went...

Men armed with machete flee after attempted robbery at Little Hulton Stumble Inn

Two men armed with a machete and a baseball bat tried to rob a shopworker of takings in Little Hulton on Monday morning before fleeing empty handed. In the aftermath of...