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Tony Flynn
Tony Flynn

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

Meet the Mayor – in Eccles

Salford’s City Mayor has announced the second date in a series of sessions planned to give local people the chance to talk to him directly. ‘Meet the Mayor’ will...

Armed police make dramatic swoop on car in Cadishead

Armed police, some of them wearing balaclavas swooped on a white Corsa car at 10am today, Friday, 14 October on Liverpool Road, Cadishead close to the Coach and Horses...

Young chef launches £2 feast for Salford Food and Drink festival

Salford chef Stuart Fraser has launched a Friday night supper club with a difference to kick off this year’s Salford Food and Drink Festival, October 15 to 23. For...

100 years ago: The incredible story of Pendlebury hero torpedoed by German submarine

In a very rare newspaper story from 100 years ago we hear the testimony of a local sailor whose crew was attacked by a First World War German U-Boat submarine. By...

Police appeal for next of kin for Eccles man, Donald Hollinrake

Police are appealing for the public’s help to trace the next of kin for a 73-year-old man from Eccles. Donald Hollinrake sadly died at his home address in Eccles on...

Red Devils launch ‘Junior Devils’ supporters club

The Salford Red Devils are proud to announce the launch of our brand new ‘Junior Devils’ supporters club! ‘Junior Devils’ is an exciting chance for youngsters up...

Top 5 things to do in Salford this weekend

The weekend is upon us once again and the weather forecast isn’t that bad, which is just as well as several of our attractions involve the great outdoors. Eccles...

Running start for Beat the Street in Salford

Almost 4,000 people in Salford have ran, walked and cycle more than 3,300 miles for Beat the Street – a free competition that challenges people to run, walk and cycle...

Police appeal to find wanted man from Salford, Joseph O’Hara

Police are appealing for the public’s help to trace a wanted man from Salford. Joseph O’Hara, 23, is wanted for failing to appear at court and breaching the...

Albion Academy Pupils take the Macmillan Cancer Charity to their hearts

Albion Academy pupils have helped raise over £300 again for The Macmillan Coffee Morning fundraising event. This event was organised by PE teacher Mrs Rachel Bruce,...