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Man rescued from flipped car in Salford

A man has been rushed to Salford Royal Hospital this evening after his car flipped on Seaford Road in Salford. The accident happened at around 5pm in Lower Broughton outside iQ student accommodation. There's been no explanation as to how the car flipped, but it is believed the driver has no visible sign of injury. A spokesperson for Broughton Fire Service said: "The car had flipped over onto its roof with one man inside. They were rescued by fire service personnel and he's conscious and breathing." A passer-by after the incident told Shock: "I was just walking past and saw a car turned upside down. It looked like it had hit a parked car that got knocked onto the pavement. I hope everyone inv

Varsity 2017 Fixtures

Salford and Chester Universities go head to head on Wednesday for the annual Varsity Competitions. Chester's sports teams will visit Salford and compete in 22 sports throughout the day on 22nd March. Shock Radio will be broadcasting coverage of Varsity until 6pm, with reporters providing coverage throughout the day both on air and online. Check out our full fixtures and site map below.

Show of the Week - 12/3/17

This week's show of the week goes to Lunch with Priya! Every week, Priya Matharu brings you an hour of great music, chat and features to get your Saturday afternoon off to a great start. Station Secretary, Rachel WIlliams said that "Priya's confidence has grown so much, and it was great to see her being so enthusiastic on air" If you missed Priya's show you can catch up below!

Sabbatical Officer Election Results Revealed

Zamzam Ibrahim has been elected president of the university's Student's Union as the winners of this years student elections were revealed. The results were revealed after thousands of Salford students voted for the Sabbatical Officer candidates this week. Members of the Elections Committee presented the final results to gatherers at Maxwell Lower Hall after speaking of recent University developments and the upcoming Varsity games taking place on 22nd March. The Students Union revealed not long before the final announcements that 2016 President elect Ceewhy Ochoga had been disqualified from the elections "following a rule breach". The same statement also confirmed that Presidential candidate

Student Charity Event raises money for Guide Dogs UK

Up to £345 was raised for the Guide Dogs UK through a student- run charity event on campus. The ‘Pup Cuddles for Charity’event, which took place at Lady Hale Building yesterday, invited students to spend time with the guide dogs for a small donation. Salford students Aglena Sharkova, Jehan Abud and Wajiha Javid organised the event as part of their Events Planning and Development module. "First of all we wanted to target students because it can get very stressful at times. We also wanted to target people who need a break and need time to chill. We chose Guide Dogs UK because we all have an obsession with dogs - and who doesn't love dogs? "All of the money we raise today goes straight back to

Show of the Week - 5/3/17

This week's Show of the Week goes to The Anti-Bae! The Anti-Bae is Shock's solution to the Sunday Afternoon blues, by providing great music, lots of laughs and a lot of funny stories, usually off the back of Tinder! Make sure you catch The Anti-Bae by listening via the player below and well done to Jordan Davies!

Question Time for the Sabbatical Officer Candidates

Candidates for the Students’ Union elections completed a round of questions at the New Adelphi theatre on Friday. The two hour Question Time event covered issues including mental health, the National Student Survey and employment opportunities for Salford graduates. Students vote every year to rotate the University’s Sabbatical Officers in the Arts & Media, Business & Law, Health & Social Care, Science & Technology, and Presidency groups. During a debate on policies, Arts & Media candidate Jordam Sim criticised other campaigners for misleading students, claiming his policies "are promises which I can keep” and that others were “promising things that they honestly have no power over.” Others

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