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The 'real' lives of Cheshire set to hit TV screens in New Year

Messenger Newspapers:

9:22am Wednesday 24th September 2014

A NEW Year treat for television viewers is set to feature the champagne guzzling lifestyle of members of the Cheshire set.

Funeral arrangements announced for Busby's son

Messenger Newspapers: Sir Matt Busby statue at Old Trafford (10667568)

3:23pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

THE funeral arrangements have been announced for the son of Sir Matt Busby the late manager of Manchester United.

Sale mum and son support Meningitis Awareness Week

Messenger Newspapers: Christine and Ben EtheridgePicture taken by Giulietta Verdon-Roe

3:02pm Saturday 13th September 2014

A MOTHER from Sale is sharing the life threatening experience after her son after he contracted meningitis

Pub ale passes approval

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1:56pm Saturday 13th September 2014

TRADITION dictated that the official ale taster of Altrincham Court Leet Alderman Michael Owen visited the newly refurbished Rope and Anchor pub in Dunham Massey.

Family of one of golf's most iconic characters honoured

Messenger Newspapers: The 92 clubs in the Premier League and Football League will be competing in a Ryder Cup style competition. Picture: Action Images

12:35pm Saturday 13th September 2014

THE family who gave birth to one of golf's most iconic characters has been honoured.

Design your own superhero with a heart

Messenger Newspapers: Walk in memory of Oakworth man raises £806

6:04am Saturday 13th September 2014

A CHARITY is appealing for children across Trafford to design their own superhero.

Public meeting to decide on friend's group

Messenger Newspapers: Group of people holding hands in circle, low angle view (9386324)

1:57pm Friday 12th September 2014

TIMPERLEY residents are holding a public meeting as part of an effort to set up a community group.

Grant to community choir

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12:55pm Friday 12th September 2014

A SALE community choir has been awarded a £500 grant.

Getting creative in Altrincham this autumn

Messenger Newspapers: One of the artistsRachel Nettles, teaches the extreme stitch class.  Her work includes embroidered vegetables that she exhibits in Manchester Craft Centre. Jo add: "Rachel's work is beautifully crafted using radical textile methods.  In her class

12:33pm Friday 12th September 2014

THE onset of autumn is a time to get creative in an artistic sense in Altrincham.

Missing people set to benefit from cycle ride

Messenger Newspapers: ALTRINCHAM solicitor Kirsten Bennett is gearing up for a charity from London and Paris. The ride takes four days and covers more than 300 miles. Kirsten has trained hard since May by clocking up more than 1,300 miles on her bike in Trafford, Cheshire and

10:17am Friday 12th September 2014

ALTRINCHAM solicitor Kirsten Bennett is gearing up for a charity from London and Paris.

New mediation service better than confrontation for small businesses

Messenger Newspapers: Caption:  Pictured at the launch of Manchester Mediation Network is, from left, the FSB’s Holly Bonfield, Regional Vice Chairman, David Liddle, President of the UK’s Professional Mediators’ Association; and Swizzels Matlow’s HR and

8:26am Friday 12th September 2014

A MEDIATION service aimed at avoiding small businesses going through costly tribunals has been launched across the region including Trafford.

Double award shortlisting for Hale law firm

Messenger Newspapers: A HALE law firm is in line for two top awards next month.The Cecil Road based Blackstone Solicitors, has been added to the shortlist for the title team of the year 2014, at the Modern Law Awards, on October 15.Established in 2010, the firm has been on the

6:07am Friday 12th September 2014

A HALE law firm is in line for two top awards next month.

Corrie's 'stalker' lives to fight another day

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12:38pm Thursday 11th September 2014

THE screen husband of one of Coronation Street's most riveting storylines has been speaking about life both on and off the famous cobbles.

Design a superhero with a heart

Messenger Newspapers: Walk in memory of Oakworth man raises £806

6:01pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

A CHARITY is appealing for children across Trafford to design their own superhero.

Demand for more accessible rail stations across Manchester

Messenger Newspapers: Transport for Greater Manchester

4:50pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

TRANSPORT bosses are calling for increased funding to help improve public access to more than 50 railway stations in Greater Manchester

Schools could slash their phone costs

Messenger Newspapers:

2:40pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

SCHOOLS in Trafford could be saving themselves up to £200,000 on their phone bills, according to an independent telecoms broker.

Budget shortfall set to increase to almost £7 million

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5:07pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

TRAFFORD Council has admitted that a £6 million shortfall in the budget for 2014/2015, could be nearer to £7million.

Live saving asthma inhalers to be made available in Trafford schools

Messenger Newspapers: Sussex Police have issued a warning after asthma inhalers were used to inflict burns on children as part of a school playground craze

4:35pm Monday 8th September 2014

EMERGENCY asthma inhalers are to be made available to children in schools across Trafford for the first time.

Sam's boxing not his mum's cup of tea

Messenger Newspapers:

5:55am Monday 8th September 2014

WHEN a Sale boxer next takes to the ring the one person he can guarantee wont be watching will be his mum.

TV viewers could get paid for opinion

Messenger Newspapers: Image for Globe Aerials

4:20pm Saturday 6th September 2014

TELEVISION viewers in Trafford are being asked for their feedback in return for being paid.

Estate agent gains specialist relocation status

Messenger Newspapers: AN Altrincham estate agent has achieved specialist status.  Staff member, Tom Slater, of Gascoigne Halman, is celebrating after becoming an accredited relocation agent within a national network of independent estate agents, including his own. Photo Captio

2:20pm Saturday 6th September 2014

AN Altrincham estate agent has achieved specialist status.

Quality build award for Sale man

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9:58am Saturday 6th September 2014

A SALE man has been given the National Home Building Council (NHBC) Pride in the Job Award.

TSB customers in Altrincham can now speak by phone to their local branch

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2:22pm Friday 5th September 2014

CUSTOMERS of a bank in Altrincham are being provided with a number to call their local branch.

Sale firm creates new website for community charity

Messenger Newspapers: Plans are being drawn up for a Shildon mobile phone app

2:58pm Thursday 4th September 2014

A MARKETING communications firm from Sale has unveiled a new mobile responsive website for special education and community care provider Together Trust.

Hearing service set for improvement with the opening of new hospital

Messenger Newspapers: An artist's impression of how the new Altrincham Hospital will look

11:57am Thursday 4th September 2014

HEARING services which will be provided in Trafford after next Spring's opening of the new £17 million Altrincham Hospital, have been announced.

Cancer patients hit financially in the pocket

Messenger Newspapers: Macmillan cancer support vehicle and staff

10:00am Thursday 4th September 2014

PEOPLE who are diagnosed with cancer can suffer in the pocket according to research produced by Macmillan

Sale firm eases the way to compensation for disgruntled airline passengers

Messenger Newspapers: A SALE-based firm which streamlines the compensation process for airline passengers experiencing flight delays or cancelled trips has hit the ground running.Just six weeks since the company, Airline Compensation, was established, it is handling more than

9:59am Thursday 4th September 2014

A SALE-based firm which streamlines the compensation process for airline passengers experiencing flight delays or cancelled trips has hit the ground running.

Bowdon remembers its courageous son

Messenger Newspapers: Captain Edward Bradbury VC born in Bowdon

7:11am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

VILLAGERS in Bowdon turned out in force to commemorate the life and courageous death of one of its own.

Sale man who founded Chester Zoo in new six part BBC1 drama series

Messenger Newspapers: George Mottershead established Chester Zoo in the 1930s

12:14pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

THE FASCINATING story of a Sale man - who despite being seriously injured in the First World War went on to found one of the country's leading zoo's - is set to be featured in a new six part drama Our Zoo on BBC 1 next week.

Mum lands dream fundraising job at hospital

Messenger Newspapers: A MUM whose family helped collect money for a hospital caring for her poorly son has landed her dream fundraising job.Lisa Humphreys, from Altrincham who has been visiting the Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital for five years, landed the job after

11:55am Friday 22nd August 2014

A MUM whose family helped collect money for a hospital caring for her poorly son has landed her dream fundraising job.

Debt summit to help prevent suicides and breakdowns

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4:32pm Thursday 21st August 2014

A DEBT crisis summit has been organised in Altrincham to help hard pressed businesspeople.

Commons debate hope on police budget cuts

Messenger Newspapers: Pictured Graham Roe at home. (9397887)

10:19am Thursday 21st August 2014

A SALE campaigner believes a possible debate in the House of Commons over a £6.4 million government cut in policing across Manchester is a step in the right direction.

Inaccurate war dead totals 'demean' sacrifice made by towns

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2:17pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

AN expert in the number of war dead in Trafford believes figures released by the Commonwealth War Graves Commission give a misleading impression of just how many people died from the area in First World War.

Altrincham tyre firm tells planning bosses we don't want to move

Messenger Newspapers: ATS in Oakfield Street, Altrincham (9406129)

6:13am Wednesday 20th August 2014

AN Altrincham tyre chain has accused council bosses of turning their backs on the best interests of established businesses and workers in their £70 million flagship plans for the redevelopment of the town centre.

Sale Mike the fastest on earth

Messenger Newspapers: Mike Newman - Broke 200mph land speed record

4:22pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

A BLIND father of two has broken the land speed record.

WAG bares all for launch of healthy lifestyle business

Messenger Newspapers: A FORMER Manchester United player's wife has taken her clothes off to point up the benefits of leading a healthy lifestyle.Julie Neville, the wife of former Reds player Phil, laid herself bare to help launch a flagship wellness business this weekend i

7:39am Monday 18th August 2014

A FORMER Manchester United player's wife has taken her clothes off to point up the benefits of leading a healthy lifestyle.

Pedal power encouraged during September campaign

Messenger Newspapers: RIDING HIGH: Cyclists Seth Baum, four, Adrian Carter and Nicola Richardson test one of the new trails near Sutton Bank Picture: Tony Bartholomew

3:37pm Sunday 17th August 2014

CYCLISTS across Trafford are being encouraged to get pedalling and take part in a month-long cycling challenge throughout September.

Trafford centre celebrates 10 years of the arts

Messenger Newspapers:

1:37pm Sunday 17th August 2014

THE tenth anniversary of an iconic centre is set to be celebrated in style.

Money raised for cancer charity

Messenger Newspapers: A CHARITY which supports women in Trafford held an event to raise money.Women of all ages came together for  tea and cake in aid of Genesis Breast Cancer Prevention.More than £500 was raised for the charity, which is the UK’s only organisation

11:38am Sunday 17th August 2014

A CHARITY which supports women in Trafford held an event to raise money.

Blind archer clinches gold in transplant games

Messenger Newspapers: David Poyner, at the 2014 British Transplant Games, where he won gold in the archery

7:36am Sunday 17th August 2014

A BLIND archer from Sale is celebrating winning a gold medal at the British Transplant Games.

You knew all along, says Trafford Council leader

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12:25pm Monday 11th August 2014

OPPOSITION councillors in Trafford claim the electorate was misled about a £6m shortfall in the announced budget for 2014/2015.

Funding boost for Old Trafford cricket team

Messenger Newspapers: Cricket fest in memory of Dallas

6:51pm Saturday 9th August 2014

A TRAFFORD cricket team has been given a financial boost to help it with its running costs

Customers and staff raise money for two charities

Messenger Newspapers: Ashton-on-Mersey – Beat: Karla Hamilton, Steph Hatch, Chloe Irlam and Pam Foley.

4:16pm Saturday 9th August 2014

A FORTNIGHT of fundraising has seen money raised for two charities

Child carers needed in Trafford

Messenger Newspapers: Wythenshawe and Sale East Labour MP Mike Kane visited Caritas Care, which provides specialist fostering and adoption services, finding, training and supporting new families for children in care.

12:32pm Saturday 9th August 2014

A LEADING Trafford politician has met with management of an adoption agency in Sale.

Sale cabbie pulls weight for charity

Messenger Newspapers: Drivers John Consterdine (left) and Ian Reid lead the way on the charity taxi pull.

8:48am Saturday 9th August 2014

A SALE cabbie's slowest taxi ride became a quick way to raise money for charity.

Baby unit set to benefit from three peaks challenge

Messenger Newspapers: From left:  Ian, Belinda, Liz, Louise and Claire in uniform on the ward

6:41am Saturday 9th August 2014

A PARTINGTON nurse is planning to climb the three peaks to raise money for an intensive care unit.

Report aims to redress North-South transport divide

Messenger Newspapers: Transport for Greater Manchester

4:53pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

TRANSPORT bosses have welcomed a new transport plan for the North West.

Busker planning to sue police for loss of earnings after being moved on in Sale town centre

Messenger Newspapers: Pictured Barry Jackson busker in Sale town centre. (8961407)

3:56pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

A BUSKER is planning to sue police for loss of earnings after he was moved on while performing in the centre of Sale.

Bolton MPs back controversial HS2 rail plan

Messenger Newspapers: The proposed HS2 train and David Mowat MP

9:57am Monday 4th November 2013

BOLTON MPs have helped the controversial £42.6 billion HS2 rail project clear its latest parliamentary hurdle.

'Grand Theft Auto' hit 'n' run attack - ‘Why did that man do it to daddy?’

Messenger Newspapers: CCTV showing three men being 'mowed down' by a driver in John Dalton Street, Manchester

6:44pm Thursday 31st October 2013

MICHAEL Ward’s wife Mary Rose, the mother of his three children, says her six-year-old daughter keeps asking her ‘why did that man do it to daddy?’

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