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(ˈsɔːlfəd; ˈsɒl-)
1. (Placename) a city in NW England in Salford unitary authority, Greater Manchester, on the Manchester Ship Canal: a major centre of the cotton industry in the 19th century; extensive dock area, now redeveloped, includes the Lowry arts centre; university (1967). Pop: 72 750 (2001)
2. (Placename) a unitary authority in NW England, in Greater Manchester. Pop: 216 500 (2003 est). Area: 97 sq km (37 sq miles)


(ˈsɔl fərd, ˈsɔ-, ˈsæl-)

a city in Greater Manchester, in N England. 266,500.
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That was what we called him, because he always talked to us of a lovely place called Salford where he had been born.
The design will support Salfords determination to improve the environment to encourage more people to walk or cycle particularly with the recent launch of the Mobike bike sharing scheme in Salford and Manchester and the appointment of Olympic champion Chris Boardman MBE as Greater Manchesters first ever Cycling and Walking Commissioner", Mayor Dennett Salford City Council.
The first phase of the New Bailey Gateway Project has commenced, providing upgraded highway infrastructure in support of the ongoing developments under the Salford Central Master-plan.
Tenders are invited for creating salfords cultural strategy
Salford city council is looking for experienced, dynamic and qualified consultancy teams to work with our emerging cultural partnership to create a cultural vision, a strategy and plan which captures salfords priorities in the arts and cultural sectors.
AMEX:CUB) is in the final planning and design phases of a facility relocation this fall from Merstham, Surrey, England, to Salfords, Surrey, for Cubic Transportation Systems Ltd.
SAN DIEGO -- Salford Systems, a pioneer in developing data mining and predictive analytics software, has once again provided the winning technology in a major competitive analytics event, this time at the 2010 Direct Marketing Association (DMA) Analytic Challenge, sponsored by the CAC Group, Inc.