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Tony Flynn
Tony Flynn

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

Eccles blasts into space…almost

This story from 1967 concerns the Borough Of Eccles plans to celebrate the 75th anniversary of when it was granted a Charter in 1892 that elevated the former town to a...

WW1 history revealed: Zeppelin tragedy kills soldiers on British soil

Earlier this month we reported exclusively on a First World War postcard find in the loft of a house in Prestwich. These incredible social documents, now extremeley...

WW1 Salford – Two best friends, shot at dawn for desertion

Over the past few months SalfordOnline.com have been relating stories about the men from Salford who fought and died in the First World War. Here is a rather different...

Watch: Buile Hill Park Hart Hill mansion archeological dig underway

SalfordOnline.com paid a visit to Buile Hill Park to see the excavation of the historic Hart Hill mansion. The work being is being carried out by the Salford University...