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Today we paid a return visit to Ringley Village to see local history book publisher, Sue Richardson, to see how she is coping with book sales and the Corona virus, also to present her with the salford.media award in recognition of both her and Neil's work in documenting and preserving the diverse history of Salford and Greater Manchester. For over 40 years they have been publishing local history books at affordable prices, with books that cover all aspects of life in Salford and Greater Manchester, which are a boon to both the serious academic and keen local historian, alike.
I have heard the saying that if you go in somebody's you can guarantee there will be a glass from a local pub in there, I think this saying can be extended to a copy of a Neil Richardson, local history publication. We visited Sue Richardson's house in Ringley Village to see a truly amazing collection of books, Trade Directories, maps, photographs and even a bound collection of the Manchester Guardian newspaper from 1821 - 1972, a historians dream. Neil who sadly passed away in 2006 was good friend of mine and I am proud to have known him, I first met him in 1977 when he was the Edito