TRAFFORD residents are being invited to visit Sale town centre on Saturday, between 11am - 4pm - where they can get involved in a range of activities suitable for the whole family.

The day has been organised by the Sale Locality Partnership, which brings together residents, councillors, businesses, community groups, schools and other organisations such as the National Health Service and police.

The focus of the day will be on promoting a healthy lifestyle as well as offering advice on a number of issues such as crime prevention and keeping safe.

On the day, visitors can tickle their taste buds at a farmers market where local suppliers will be selling a range of tasty, regionally sourced produce. For those who are looking for ideas on how to improve their health and wellbeing, yoga, meditation and dance class demonstrations may be just the thing to kick start a more healthy way of life. There will also be the chance to test your BMI (Body Mass Index) and overall fitness as well as getting advice on smoking and alcohol cessation. The police will be on hand offering crime prevention advice and Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service will be in attendance with a fire engine and crew between 1-3pm. Children can try their hand at a number of art and craft activities including making Easter cards and boxes, join in a recycling workshop using rubbish to make items such as wallets and bracelets and learn how to make their very own den.

Sale Locality Partnership member Heather Henry said: “It promises to be a great day; I hope as many residents as possible can come down and show their support. I really hope visitors are encouraged to take up a new activity or pastime and help to celebrate Sale as a great place to live and visit.”

The public can also meet mascots from sports clubs including Manchester United Foundation, Salford City Reds and Lancashire County Cricket Club. Visitors will also have the chance to find out more about volunteering opportunities with local community and voluntary groups and how they can get involved.