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Tony Flynn
Tony Flynn

SalfordOnline.com's Local History Editor and Senior Reporter.

Police are appealing for information after man raped in Manchester city centre

At about 4.30am on Wednesday, 19 October 2016, a 23-year-old man was walking on Brazil Street when he was approached by a man. They walked together for a short distance,...

Flynn’s final fanfare

And so it comes to pass: SalfordOnline.com is closing. Pull up a chair, reader, and I shall try and unfold the whole story as best I can. Are you ready? Then I shall...

100 years ago: The distressing fatality of Horace Smith at Irlam Steel Works

The terrible death of a 27-year-old crane driver at Irlam Steel Works was making headlines in Salford 100 years ago this week. The Eccles and Patricroft Reporter of...

Police release CCTV of homeless man being attacked in Manchester

Police have released CCTV footage of a man they want to speak to in connection with a homeless man being violently attacked in the city centre. At around 6.30am on...

Three men charged following a police operation in Salford which ended in a tactical swoop on their car

Three men have been charged following a police operation in Salford. Jason Milton Gregson (11/02/1972) of Whiteside Street, Blackpool, Joel Meakin (29/04/1986) of...

Salford father making a better life for his family after floods and being attacked in an armed robbery

A father of two left devastated by the Boxing Day floods and attacked during an armed robbery is working hard to create a better life for his family. Gavin Mulryan has...

Muslim charity to keep Manchester’s homeless warm this winter

Human Appeal, a Muslim-faith based humanitarian aid NGO, have announced a partnership with Hands On London for a campaign this winter called Wrap Up Manchester. Wrap Up...

Basil Brush to be star attraction at Winter Wonderland 2016

Basil Brush is very much looking forward to being the star attraction of Winter Wonderland this year which takes place from Saturday, 10 December 2016 to Monday, 1...

Sale Sharks team news for Toulon match

Sale Sharks have named their side to take on RC Toulon in the European Rugby Champions Cup this Friday night at the AJ Bell Stadium kick off 7.45pm. Steve Diamond has...

Detectives continue to investigate shots fired at a house in Salford

Shortly before 1.40am on Sunday, 16 October 2016 police were called to Hilton Lane in Worsley. On arrival officers discovered damage to a window which was consistent...