Love your neighbourhood 2020

Join us for a week of family fun and action-packed activities at our first ever virtual Love Your Neighbourhood Week from Monday 17 August - Friday 21 August 2020.

The line-up includes

  • live cooking demonstrations
  • garden adventures
  • activities for all the family

There will also be competitions throughout the week with the chance to win some great prizes.

To get involved, make sure you’re following us on:

Sign up to a live cooking demo

Healthy Eating

Monday 17 August

The fun kicked off on Monday, 17 August with a live virtual cooking demonstration from BounceBack Food  where they cooked some tasty healthy recipes.

Download the PDF recipe guide so you can cook the delicious recipes yourself.

We also explored some local landmarks with a virtual walking tour of Salford, and shared some of our favourite healthy recipes. Following us on Facebook to get see howwe got on. 

Sign up for the live cooking demo

Tell us about your lockdown projects


Tuesday 18 August

Over the last few months, many of us have been spending time in our gardens, small spaces and communal areas and even taking on our very own lockdown projects. Whether you’ve been gardening, doing DIY or adding a new addition to your outdoor or indoor space, we’d love to hear about it.

Share a photo and a brief description of one of your lockdown transformations with us and you could win a £50 Tesco voucher. Email your entry to or visit our Facebook page on Tuesday 18 August to enter via our competition post.

The winner will be announced on Facebook on Wednesday, 19 August. 

We can’t wait to see what you’ve been up to.


Terms and conditions apply. The competition starts on Thursday, 6 August and ends on Tuesday, 18 August at 11:59pm. The winning transformation will be selected and announced on Wednesday, 19 August  2020. One winner only. The prize is a £50 Tesco voucher and there are no cash alternatives. The voucher will be sent within 10-working days. Contact us for more details. 

Who has been your lockdown hero?

Lockdown Heroes

Wednesday 19 August

Who has been your neighbourhood hero throughout lockdown?

Throughout the day, we’ll be recognising some of our very own lockdown heroes and giving you the chance to nominate yours.

Head over to our social media channels to share your own stories with us.  

image of fly tipping


Thursday 20 August

Our Environments team will be sharing tips and advice on recycling and giving an insight into our furniture recycling scheme.

Throughout the day we will also be giving you the chance to win a £20 Amazon e-voucher on our Facebook page. To be in with the chance of winning, guess the weight of our most recent fly-tipping collection.

Make sure you’re following us on Facebook.

The winner will be announced on our Facebook page on Friday 21 August.


Terms and conditions apply. The competition starts on Thursday, 20 August at 9am and ends on Thursday, 20 August at 11:59pm. The person who guesses closest to the total weight of fly-tipping shown in the picture will be selected at random and announced on Friday, 21 August 2020. There will be one winner only. The prize is a £20 Amazon e-voucher and there are no cash alternatives. An e-voucher will be sent via email within 10-working days. Contact us for more details. 

Group of young people

Boost4Youth and Springboard Winner Announcement

Friday, 21 August

We are looking for young people aged 14-21 to take part in an independent decision-making panel, Boost4Youth.

The panel manages a budget that helps fund projects for young people in our communities.

Find out more about Boost4Youth.

We will also be announcing the winner of this years’ Springboard Heroes on Friday, 21 August. Good luck to all our finalists.