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Breaking: Manchester Road, Broadheath, closed in both directions following a four car collision

Messenger Newspapers: Firefighters called to separate Stretford cooking fires

2:47pm Thursday 17th April 2014

MANCHESTER Road in Broadheath is currently closed in both directions following a four car collision.

Man requires 12 stitches after being stabbed in the neck on night out in Trafford Park

Messenger Newspapers: Arrest made after man attacked with machete in Altrincham

11:30am Thursday 17th April 2014

A MAN was stabbed in the neck while he enjoyed a night out with friends in Trafford Park.

Friends of the Earth warns Trafford Council it faces a legal challenge if it grants permission for coal bed methane extraction in Davyhulme

Messenger Newspapers: United Utilities treatment works in Davyhulme

10:25am Thursday 17th April 2014

FRIENDS of the Earth has written to Trafford Council to warn that it risks a legal challenge if the local authority grants permission for coal bed methane (CBM) extraction in Davyhulme.

Anniversary celebrations at Davyhulme treatment plant

Messenger Newspapers: The ‘sewage farm’ circa 1900

4:00pm Thursday 17th April 2014

SCIENTISTS from around the world have been arriving in Trafford to celebrate a rather unusual birthday.

VOTE: Who is your favourite Trafford star? See our Top 20 here

Messenger Newspapers: Karl Pilkington

12:30pm Thursday 17th April 2014

Can you think of anyone who isn't on our list?

Stacey to get her dreadlocks chopped to thank charity

Messenger Newspapers: Stacey Barlow

12:00pm Thursday 17th April 2014

A TIMPERLEY resident is celebrating a cancer-free decade by cutting off her waist-length dreadlocks for charity in May.

Easter eggs galore at Stretford Mall

Messenger Newspapers: Easter eggs galore at Stretford Mall

11:20am Thursday 17th April 2014

YOUNG shoppers decorated eggs for a special Easter tree at Stretford Mall.

Take part in Trafford Park heritage film

Messenger Newspapers: The PG Tips factory in Trafford Park

11:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

OLD Trafford and Stretford residents of all ages are being invited to take part in a new film about the heritage of Trafford and, in particular, Trafford Park Industrial Estate.

Students at the gates of ‘fantastic’ renovation ideas

Messenger Newspapers: The students outside Watling Gate

8:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

A GROUP of students are playing their part in plans to breathe new life into a decaying listed building in Timperley University of Bolton students recently presented their renovation designs for the Watling Gate building in Timperley to a panel of building and preservation experts.

Sponsorship coup for Altrincham over community sports hall plan

Messenger Newspapers: How the ground would look after the development, view from Moss Lane

12:31pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

ALTRINCHAM have pulled off a major sponsorship coup by agreeing a lucrative deal for a company to be the main backers for their new community sports hall.

On line pioneers link up with Harvard and MIT

Messenger Newspapers: Pictured from the front are pupils Jack Macintyre, Ciaran Morgan, Edward Pitt, Connor Whyley, Will Goddard, Niall Hatchell with St Ambrose head of bBology Lucy White)

6:00pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

ST Ambrose College A-Level biology students have completed a groundbreaking, transatlantic on-line link-up.

Easter Services at St. Anne's Church, Sale Moor

Messenger Newspapers: Easter Eggs, art exhibitions, murder and Strictly stars: April dates for the diary

4:00pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

Maundy Thursday, April 17.

MP backs call for 20mph speed limit in built up areas in Trafford for safer walking and cycling

Messenger Newspapers: MP Kate Green at the Braek G 20 reception, held in Parliament

12:00pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

KATE Green is calling for a 20mph speed limit in built up areas in Trafford.

Jobseeker's Allowance claimant figures fall again in Greater Manchester

Messenger Newspapers: JobCentre move strengthens role of Ealing Hub among ex-offenders

11:19am Wednesday 16th April 2014

FIGURES released today show that 61,400 people were claiming Jobseeker’s Allowance (JSA) in Greater Manchester in March – a decrease of 2,900 (4.5%) when compared with the figure for February 2014 of 64,300.

RAF veteran is group's new president

Messenger Newspapers: Frank Tolley and Mary Blackburn with the pencil drawing of an Avro Lancaster bomber

6:00am Wednesday 16th April 2014

A TRAFFORD social group has installed a Second World War veteran as its president.

Have you seen Boris?

8:05pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

THE Woods family in Sale is appealing for help top find its lost cat, Boris.

Win a VIP prize for your views on sport and physical activity in Trafford

Messenger Newspapers: Cricket at Lancashire’s Old Trafford ground, overlooked, right, by the windows of Old Trafford Lodge, from where you can watch the action in comfort

7:54pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

THERE’S not long left for residents to have their say about sports and physical activity in Trafford - and to be in with a chance of winning a special VIP prize, Trafford residents are being given the chance to shape the future of sport in the borough by taking part in the largest ever sport and physical activity survey.

B&Q Trafford Park offers drop in sessions

Messenger Newspapers: Plumber in 'disbelief' over B&Q acid stored in reach of children

6:44pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

THIS Easter and May bank holiday, B&Q Trafford Park, Redclyffe Road, is running ‘DIY drop-in’ sessions.

Just champion - Brooklands Men's Hockey Club joins the sport's elite

6:30pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

BROOKLANDS Men’s Hockey Club have cause for a double celebration after winning the North Conference League and securing promotion to the top flight.

Fundraiser for Help Haris Walk campaign

Messenger Newspapers: Haris and Sahira

4:30pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

ORGANISERS of the Help Haris Walk campaign are holding a fundraising event at Kings Road Primary School, Kings Road, Stretford, on April 25 at 2pm.

‘Hop-on’ down to Altrincham this Easter!

Messenger Newspapers: Hazel Kimmit from the Altrincham Forward Town Team with one of the colourful eggs

11:00am Tuesday 15th April 2014

FAMILIES are invited to ‘Hop-on’ down to Altrincham this week until April 19 for a fun-filled Easter egg trail across the town.

Altrincham expert teaches pupils about skin protection

Messenger Newspapers: Dr Sarah Norman, flanked by (L to R) Jayshwini Sanghani, Kate Gleave, Elizabeth Archer, Scarlett Daly and Aysher Nadeem

1:26pm Tuesday 15th April 2014

IT is never too early to start protecting your skin, that was the key message given by Hale-based skin expert Dr Sarah Norman to the girls in Year Nine at Manchester High School for Girls recently.

Alistair puts on his running shoes to aid charity

Messenger Newspapers: Alistair running in the half marathon

6:00am Tuesday 15th April 2014

A TIMPERLEY man ran his first ever marathon in Manchester to raise money for a charity helping young, aspiring Paralympians.

Free hearing clinics in Urmston

Messenger Newspapers: Pharmacies join drive on age benefits

10:30pm Monday 14th April 2014

AGE UK Trafford are to hold Hearing Clinics in Urmston for those with hearing difficulties to seek independant advice.

Don't lose your right to vote in forthcoming European and local elections

Messenger Newspapers: Trafford Town Hall

7:18pm Monday 14th April 2014

THE countdown has begun to European Parliamentary and council elections.

Bedroom of Sale flat badly damaged in fire

Messenger Newspapers: Firefighters called to separate Stretford cooking fires

6:10pm Monday 14th April 2014

A BEDROOM of a Sale flat was badly damaged in a fire.

Alistair embarks on multi run challenge

Messenger Newspapers: Alistair running in the half marathon

4:11pm Monday 14th April 2014

A TIMPERLEY man ran his first ever marathon in Manchester to raise money for a charity that helps young people who are injured while playing sport.

Hale Barns woman treated for smoke inhalation after kitchen fire

Messenger Newspapers: 'Mystery' fire at Trafford Park industrial site

2:40pm Monday 14th April 2014

A WOMAN was treated for smoke inhalation after a kitchen fire at her Hale Barns home.

Car completely destroyed in Hale Barns fire

Messenger Newspapers: Firefighters called to separate Stretford cooking fires

12:10pm Monday 14th April 2014

A CAR was completely destroyed in a fire in Hale Barns.

Altrincham research chemist releases book on Manchester scientist John Dalton

Messenger Newspapers: Altrincham research chemist releases book on Manchester scientist John Dalton

7:50am Monday 14th April 2014

A RETIRED research chemist from Altrincham has written a biography on Manchester’s John Dalton, the man who revolutionised science two centuries ago with his Atomic Theory.

Trafford Council and IWM North launch 'Serving Stories' project

Messenger Newspapers: The Imperial War Museum North

6:10am Monday 14th April 2014

TRAFFORD Council has secured a grant of more than £50,000 from the Armed Forces Community Covenant for its ‘Serving Stories’ project.

Success in the pool for St Ambrose College, Hale Barns

Messenger Newspapers: The water polo team)

1:20pm Monday 14th April 2014

A QUARTET of St. Ambrose swimmers have carried off gold in both the Trafford Schools' Swimming Championships and the Greater Manchester Games for the first time winning across all the strokes in both galas.

Easter changes to bin collections

Messenger Newspapers: Messenger live debate on changes to Trafford's bin collections

6:10pm Sunday 13th April 2014

TRAFFORD bin collection times will change over Easter due to the Bank Holidays on Friday, April 18 and Monday, April 21.

Dunham brewery's porter is a winter winner

Messenger Newspapers: Dunham brewery's porter is a winter winner

4:10pm Sunday 13th April 2014

DUNHAM Porter has taken top spot in CAMRA’s Champion Winter Beer of Britain awards.

Outdoor class is a hit at Urmston school

Messenger Newspapers: Outdoor class is a hit at Urmston school

12:00pm Sunday 13th April 2014

The children at English Martyrs’ RC Primary School in Urmston are enjoying using their new outdoor classroom.

Trafford College entrepreneurs aim to go to Infinity...and beyond

Messenger Newspapers: MP Graham Brady with members of the Infinity group

6:10am Sunday 13th April 2014

TRAFFORD College’s entrepreneurial students, along with some of the boroughs top employers, came together at Trafford College’s Aspire Restaurant Bar to celebrate the launch of a new student venture known as Infinity.

Stretford Foodbank’s Official Opening Ceremony

Messenger Newspapers: Stretford Foodbank’s Official Opening Ceremony

6:00am Sunday 13th April 2014

THE Mayor of Trafford. Councillor Mr Dylan Butt, opened Stretford Foodbank recently.

Former Manchester United and City players in action again

Messenger Newspapers: Neil Clough

8:40pm Saturday 12th April 2014

CELEBRITIES and former players will once again be lacing up their football boots to take part in a charity football match to raise funds for the Moore Foundation.

Primary school competition winners from Sale collect their plunder

Messenger Newspapers: Primary school competition winners from Sale collect their plunder

6:10pm Saturday 12th April 2014

A CLASS of Year Three pupils from Worthington Primary School, Sale, collected their prize of a free visit to SEA LIFE Manchester recently, following their selection as winners in a competition.

Join the Great Litter Count in Trafford

Messenger Newspapers: Halstead: Great Yeldham calls on villagers for the Big Tidy Up

3:50pm Saturday 12th April 2014

TRAFFORD residents are being asked to help clean up the borough by taking part in Keep Britain Tidy’s annual Great Litter Count.

TRAFFORD Advice Partnership launches new webcam advice centre

Messenger Newspapers: Call for volunteers to provide company for lonely elderly

12:00pm Saturday 12th April 2014

TRAFFORD residents are being offered a new way to access information and advice services, thanks to a project that’s being launched by the Trafford Advice Partnership (TAP).

Old Altrinchamians Centenary Dinner

Messenger Newspapers: ‘Dining at Top Table, Colin Bamford, chairman, and Ian Livingstone

8:00am Saturday 12th April 2014

TO mark their centenary, the Old Altrinchamians' Association (Old Boys of Altrincham Grammar School) held its anniversary dinner in the Stamford Hall at the school.

VIDEO: Man attacked as he waited for taxi in Stretford

Messenger Newspapers: VIDEO: Man attacked as he waited for taxi in Stretford

4:05pm Friday 11th April 2014

A MAN was attacked as he waited for a taxi in Stretford.

McDonalds to open drive-through in Stretford following planning approval

Messenger Newspapers: The eateries were awarded Gold statuses at the annual independent Loo of the Year Awards

11:48am Friday 11th April 2014

A McDONALDS drive-through is to open in Stretford after planning bosses gave the proposal their unanimous approval.

Charity wants old handbags and shoes

Messenger Newspapers: Help sick pets by donating furniture

9:30pm Friday 11th April 2014

A SALE animal charity is in desperate need of unwanted women’s shoes and handbags.

Trafford Council bids to celebrate 40 years of the borough

Messenger Newspapers: Trafford planning bosses extended temporary planning permission at South Manchester Synagogue for another two years.

5:40pm Friday 11th April 2014

TRAFFORD Council is celebrating Trafford’s 40th year as a single borough with 40 events taking place across the borough this year.

MP takes blindfold walk for Guide Dogs

Messenger Newspapers: Kate Green MP walking with Inca, a guide dog in training and Guide Dogs engagement officer, Emma Allen-Taylor

4:00pm Friday 11th April 2014

STRETFORD and Urmston MP Kate Green took a blindfolded walk with a guide dog to raise awareness of the difficulties faced by blind and partially sighted people last week.

Sale Rotary charter night

Messenger Newspapers: Sale rotary charter night

2:04pm Friday 11th April 2014

THE evening went like magic when Carl Royle starred at Sale Rotary Club’s 80th anniversary ‘charter night’ at the Belmore on Brooklands Road, Sale. Carl (pictured, right, with Sale Rotary president Gareth Trehearn) performed close table magic and after-dinner cabaret as part of a celebration of the club’s foundation in 1934.

Trafford marks St George's Day

Messenger Newspapers: ST GEORGE’S DAY

1:40pm Friday 11th April 2014

TRAFFORD will be marking St George’s Day with a flag flying ceremony outside Altrincham Town Hall.

MP backs Cancer Research UK campaign to make every moment count

Messenger Newspapers: MP  backs Cancer Research UK campaign to make every moment count

12:00pm Friday 11th April 2014

KATE Green, MP for Stretford and Urmston, attended Cancer Research UK’s Parliamentary event.




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