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The Premiership side Sale Sharks play their home games at the AJ Bell Stadium since the start of the 2012–13 season[155]

Criminal gangs are selling data on the people most likely to respond to scams - with the elderly, recently bereaved and lonely most likely to be targeted

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Salford now has many tourist attractions, such as Ordsall Hall, the Bridgewater Canal and the Lowry Centre, an award-winning theatre and art gallery complex, consisting of two theatres and three art galleries. The centre is named after the artist L. S. Lowry, who attended Salford School of Art and lived in nearby Pendlebury for 40 years.[61] Many of his paintings of Salford and Manchester mill scenes, populated with small matchstick-like figures, are on display.[62]

The percentage of graduates achieving a first or upper second class honours degree – the class of degree achieved can impact a graduate’s employment prospects.

Our independent UK University League Tables & Rankings 2017 give you a good guide to which university is best for you, overall and by subject. We work closely with all main UK Universities, HESA and UCAS.

The average UCAS tariff score of new students entering the University.

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A measure of the quality of the research undertaken in the University.

Both Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels spent time in Salford, studying the plight of the British working class. In The Condition of the Working Class in England in 1844, Engels described Salford as "really one large working-class quarter ... [a] very unhealthy, dirty and dilapidated district which, while other industries were almost always textile related is situated opposite the 'Old Church' of Manchester".[3]

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From the formation of the Hundred of Salford, the entire area was within the Diocese of Lichfield. This diocese was divided in 1541, upon the creation of the See of Chester.[16]

The proportion of students expected to successfully complete their studies and gain a degree from the University.

Salford Museum and Art Gallery opened in November 1850 as the Royal Museum and Public Library. It was built on the site of Lark Hill estate and Mansion, which was purchased by public subscription. The park was named Peel Park after Robert Peel who contributed to the subscription fund. The library was the first unconditionally free public library in the country.[162]

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Rob joined Trinity Mirror in 2001 and was editor of the Daily Post North Wales for seven years. He was also publishing director for Trinity Mirror North Wales and Cheshire.

Despite the rapid progress made during the Industrial Revolution, by 1851 education in Salford was judged "inadequate to the wants of the population", and for those children who did get schooling "order and cleanliness were little regarded ... [they] were for the most part crowded in close and dirty rooms".[135]


A guide to the employability of graduates on completion of their courses at the University.

The name of Salford derives from the Old English word Sealhford, meaning a ford by the willow trees. It referred to the willows (Latin: salix) or sallows that grew alongside the banks of the River Irwell.[9][10] The ford was about where Victoria Bridge is today.[11] Willow trees are still found in Lower Broughton.[10] Salford appears in the pipe roll of 1169 as "Sauford"[12] and in the Lancashire Inquisitions of 1226 as "Sainford".[13]

Salford Red Devils is the city's rugby league club and has been based in Salford since 1873. They participate in the European Super League. Salford now play all home games at the AJ Bell Stadium. Junior rugby league is also played within Salford's boundaries, with Langworthy Reds, Folly Lane and Salford City Roosters amongst other clubs providing playing personnel to the senior club.[154]

The youth was detained after a stolen Golf with fake number plates was spotted in Edgeley

Salford has a notable history in sports, which includes hosting some of the events in the 2002 Commonwealth Games: rugby league, speedway, and horse racing. Salford had a venue for horse racing since the 17th century; the earliest record of racing at Kersal Moor dates from 1687.[153]

The city is one of the largest settlements in the UK without a professional football team;[159] in the formative years of the sport the region's football heartland was in east Manchester, with few teams to the west.[160] Non-league Salford City of the National League North are the city's only representatives in the football pyramid.[161]

Last call for flood fund Victims of the floods in Salford last year are running out of time to claim for cash to protect against flooding.

A guide to how much the University spends on supporting facilities such as the careers service, health and counselling services and sport facilities.

That [neighbouring] Stretford and Salford are not administratively one with Manchester is one of the most curious anomalies of England.[77]

In 1974 the City and County Borough of Salford was abolished under the Local Government Act 1972, and was replaced by the metropolitan borough of City of Salford, a local government district of the new metropolitan county of Greater Manchester,[64] with triple the territory of the former City of Salford, taking in neighbouring Eccles, Swinton and Pendlebury, and Worsley and Irlam.[29] Both Salford and the wider City of Salford are unparished areas.

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In the decades following the Second World War, Salford experienced significant population decline, as residents followed employment opportunities to other locations in Greater Manchester, taking advantage of a greater choice in the type and location of housing.[43]

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