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Ideas4Ordsall cultural project receives video and online boost from Cuckoo

Cuckoo is delighted to announce a brand new initiative they have been involved with -Ideas4Ordsall, an academic project working with the Ordsall area in Salford, Greater Manchester. The project’s aim is to support local organisations and individuals to develop their own ideas for cultural activities.

Currently government initiatives only invite local people to contribute or ‘have their say’ after key decisions have already been made, Ideas4Ordsall was different. Academics worked in unison with local cultural intermediaries to support local people to develop their own ideas, placing local people at the heart of their own cultural plans, therefore enhancing the cultural fabric of the community.

In support of Ideas4Ordsall, Cuckoo approached and collaborated with video and film production company Brickhouse Productions to deliver 10 emotive films, telling the story of individuals involved, including; Amber Sanchez, an artist displaying in Salford Arts Theatre and the iconic Salford Lads Club, Chris Doyle a cultural intermediary who runs Chapel Street Community Arts and David Winston, a local historian and member of the congregation at Sacred Trinity Church.

In addition to the films, Cuckoo designed and built a responsive one page website, home to the 10 films, information about and how to get involved in the project as well as news and updates on project activity. All work was delivered free of charge.

The films and website were launched at a key event at the renowned Lowry Theatre in January this year and received a fantastic response with congratulations and further conversations with delegates from BBC, National Government, built environment and other universities.

Justine Wright, Managing Director at Cuckoo said; “We have been based in Ordsall, Salford for over 25 years, Salford as a community has always been passionate about art and culture, with some globally recognised historical figures and artists having strong roots here, some of which include; LS Lowry, Karl Marx, and iconic rock band The Smiths. Ideas4Ordsall really caught the essence of Salford. We really enjoyed working with the incredibly interesting people involved, their enthusiasm really shows in the films.”

Jessica Symons, Project Co-ordinator – said; “I first encountered Cuckoo Design in 2014 when I interviewed Justine as part of my research into the area. I was impressed with her warm and open attitude so when we needed some branding advice, I went back to her. Justine suggested we encourage local people to tell their own story of the project and spontaneously offered working with Brickhouse to make short films and build a website. We had a fantastic day filming people in the local area and everyone is very impressed with the results.”

Visit http://www.thisisordsall.org to find out more.

Jordan Fishwick

With 12 branches they are the Largest Independent Estate Agent covering Greater Manchester, Cheshire and Derbyshire.

www.jordanfishwick.co.uk/estate-agents-in-salford

The New Oxford

Situated in historic Bexley Square, Salford, The New Oxford is an award winning real ale bar which features 16 regularly changing cask ales, 12 continental draft beers and a world beer menu listing over 100 bottled Belgian, German, Dutch and Danish beers.

The New Oxford offers a warm and friendly atmosphere with a regular quiz held on Tuesday nights. An acoustic/open mic night is held on the last Sunday of each month. Regular beer festivals are held monthly with many sought after beers from local breweries. Outdoor seating is available in the summer with a heated area for smokers in the colder months.

www.thenewoxford.com

MCA Languages

Since 2010, MCA Languages has provided engaging and interactive English language courses to students from all across Europe. The academy has not only been a destination for students since its creation, but a leader, advisor, friend, guide and family member that has accompanied students on their learning journey.

MCA Languages prides itself on its close-knit family atmosphere.

www.mcalanguages.com

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The Angel Centre

The Angel Centre is a Salford resource where the people of Salford can access all kinds of activities, courses and support from learning new skills through to getting fit or making new friends. Dedicated to inspiring local people to lead happier and healthier lives; they define happiness as enjoyment of a full and meaningful life and health as a state of complete physical, mental and social well-being.

The Angel Centre has a community café, Creation Café, serving fresh and wholesome food and a range of rooms available for hire that includes an art room, ballroom, gym, offices, therapy rooms and meeting rooms.

www.theangelcentre.org.uk

Early Learning Childcare

Early Learning Childcare is a friendly, family orientated day nursery.  They aim to provide a comfortable, enriched environment where children feel at home and are able to reach their full potential.

www.earlylearningchildcare.co.uk

Hammond Trotter Solicitors

Hammond Trotter Solicitors are a one-stop-shop for all road related legal matters.

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The Ainscow Hotel

The Ainscow Hotel is the proud result of a major restoration project. With a history dating back to 1878, The Brown Brothers Building has long been recognised as a local landmark – standing as it does on the very border between the twinned cities of Manchester and Salford.

Having served as an industrial workplace for over a century, the Brown Brothers Building has played an important role in the working lives of tens of thousands of local people. In respect of this, the hotel has worked with Salford City Council to recruit 75% of staff from the local community in order to preserve this tradition.

The Ainscow has been designed to impress offering a stylish yet informal retreat for visitors to Salford and Manchester.

www.theainscow.com

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