Revealed - the worst place to park in Trafford

Messenger Newspapers: HAZARD: Cars parked along Spetchley Road, Worcester, near the county council’s County Hall headquarters.

10:16am Thursday 16th October 2014

THE worst place to park your car and risk a fine in Trafford is revealed today.

Longford Park Community Allotment open day to take place

Messenger Newspapers: Longford Park

4:13pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

LONGFORD Park Community Allotment is holding an open day on October 19.

Plaque unveiled to Sale man who founded Chester Zoo

Messenger Newspapers: Undated Film Still Handout from Our Zoo. Pictured:George Mottershead (LEE INGLEBY), Lizzie Mottershead (LIZ WHITE) and June Mottershead (HONOR KNEAFSEY). See PA Feature TV Zoo. Picture credit should read: PA Photo/Big Talk/Hal Shinnie. WARNING: This pictu

2:34pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

A BLUE plaque was unveiled in memory of a Sale man who founded Chester Zoo.

New Manchester Airport Metrolink line to open next month

Messenger Newspapers: The Twitter feed has gone live on Metrolink services

12:17pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

SERVICES on the new Metrolink line to Manchester Airport will open to passengers on November 3 – well over 12 months ahead of schedule.

VIDEO: Police called after feathers fly at fashion expo

Messenger Newspapers: Pictures taken by Chloe Avon at the fashion and lifestyle expo

5:45pm Tuesday 14th October 2014

CLAIMS that traders were fleeced led to police being called to EventCity on Sunday.

A scarily good idea to raise case for St Ann's Hospice

Messenger Newspapers: Sean Salinger

8:17am Tuesday 14th October 2014

PERSONAL trainer and nutritional coach Sean Salinger has come up with a special Halloween theme to raise money for St Ann's Hospice in memory of his dad Martin.

Timperley grandad marches on cancer

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4:40pm Monday 13th October 2014

A TIMPERLEY grandfather and cancer survivor walked all over the disease by taking part in Cancer's Research's March On Cancer, on Saturday, October 10.

Public can have its say on the future of Altrincham town centre

Messenger Newspapers: Altrincham town centre

12:37pm Monday 13th October 2014

A BLUEPRINT is being drawn up of how Altrincham town centre might look over the next 15 years.

Readers and trade unions rail against council cuts

Messenger Newspapers: Trafford Town Hall

12:06pm Monday 13th October 2014

REACTION from readers and trade unions to the £24.3m cuts in services and jobs has been singularly opposed to them going ahead.

Tickets for Abbotsfield Park bonfire event now on sale

Messenger Newspapers: The 2013 Clitheroe bonfire at the castle

6:18am Monday 13th October 2014

THE annual Abbotsfield Park bonfire event will this year be held on Saturday, November 8.

Trafford South Locality Partnership secures £20,000 Government funding

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10:31am Saturday 11th October 2014

THE Trafford South Locality Partnership has secured a total of £20,000 of funding from the Government's Our Place programme.

Cycle hub offers opportunity to disabled to pedal to success

Messenger Newspapers: Easy Cycle Day

7:46am Saturday 11th October 2014

CYCLING bosses have launched a new cycle hub for riders of all abilities including the disabled.

Rises for low paid workers in Trafford

Messenger Newspapers: New rates for minimum wage

6:16am Saturday 11th October 2014

Over one million of Britain’s lowest-paid workers are set to benefit as new National Minimum Wage (NMW) rates come into force from 1 October 2014.

Job and service cuts as Trafford Council swings the axe

Messenger Newspapers: Pictured Gorse Hill Studios in Old Trafford (11292899)

12:03am Friday 10th October 2014

TRAFFORD Council has announced swingeing cuts which will impact on both jobs and services .

NHS protest to be held in Manchester tomorrow

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10:21am Friday 10th October 2014

A PROTEST will be held in Manchester tomorrow to campaign against a deal to bring in more private health care providers in opposition to the National Health Service.

Trafford Council defers decision on Davyhulme coal bed methane (CBM) extraction site in Davyhulme

Messenger Newspapers: United Utilities treatment works in Davyhulme

3:29pm Thursday 9th October 2014

A PLANNING application for coal bed methane extraction (CBM) in Davyhulme – which was due to be considered at a meeting tonight – has been deferred by Trafford Council.

'Savage' cuts proposed in effort to balance council budget

Messenger Newspapers: Trafford Town Hall

11:35am Thursday 9th October 2014

A LEADING politician has described Trafford Council cuts set to be announced tomorrow as 'absolutely horrendous".

Chester Zoo founder to be honoured in Sale

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

5:50pm Thursday 9th October 2014

SALE is set to honour one of its most famous sons George Mottershead the founder of Chester Zoo.

Storybook characters to visit the Trafford Centre

Messenger Newspapers: The Gruffalo

6:17am Thursday 9th October 2014

CHILDREN can meet their favourite storybook characters by attending a free event at the Trafford Centre .

Civic society meeting to be held

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3:44pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

AN illustrated talk entitled ‘ Lancashire Murders’ will be given by Alan Hayhurst at a Bowdon History Society meeting on Monday 7.30pm (October 13).

Stretford woman convicted of benefit fraud

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3:40pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

A STRETFORD woman has been convicted of benefit fraud after falsely claiming more than £10,000.

Tickets for Davyhulme's 'A Christmas Cracker', featuring Wayne Devlin, go on sale

Messenger Newspapers: Wayne Devlin

10:50am Wednesday 8th October 2014

TICKETS have gone on sale for Davyhulme's 'A Christmas Cracker' featuring Wayne Devlin, the man known as 'Trafford's Frank Sinatra'.

Police release image of man suspected of stealing bike in Sale

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10:02am Wednesday 8th October 2014

POLICEare appealing for information regarding the theft of a pedal bike stolen from the back of a car in Sale.

Former Altrincham DJ, Ray Teret, accused of raping teenage girl alongside Jimmy Savile

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4:01pm Tuesday 7th October 2014

FORMER Altrincham DJ, Ray Teret, is accused of raping a 15-year-old girl in a planned attack, alongisde Jimmy Savile.

Protest against methane extraction plan in Davyhulme

Messenger Newspapers: Trafford Town Hall

1:05pm Tuesday 7th October 2014

A PROTEST will be held outside Trafford Town Hall to object to a plan to allow methane gas extraction in Davyhulme.

School coffee morning raises charity cash

Messenger Newspapers: Macmillan Coffee Morning

3:06pm Tuesday 7th October 2014

A MACMILLAN Cancer Coffee Morning held at Altrincham Grammar School for Girls raised £164.59 for the cancer charity.

MP raises fears over hospital services in Trafford

Messenger Newspapers: New MP Mike Kane pays tribute to Paul Goggins after 'by-election no one wanted'

10:50am Monday 6th October 2014

A SALE MP has raised serious misgivings about plans which could impact on the health of Trafford residents.

Protest against methane extraction plan in Davyhulme

Messenger Newspapers: BCAG campaigners at the hearing Manchester Civil Justice Centre

11:18am Monday 6th October 2014

A PROTEST will be held outside Trafford Town Hall to object to a plan to allow methane gas extraction in Davyhulme.

Former Trafford resident convicted of benefit fraud

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10:11am Monday 6th October 2014

A FORMER Trafford resident is repaying more than £15,000 to Trafford Council after committing benefit fraud.

Sale councillor backs plans to put up plaque for golf hero, Sam Ryder

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11:46am Friday 26th September 2014

AS the Ryder Cup gets underway today at Gleneagles a Sale councillor is to explore the idea of putting a blue plaque up to commemorate the man who made it all possible.

Denzell Gardens Book Festival to take place

Messenger Newspapers: Abergavenny Food Festival

4:22pm Friday 26th September 2014

DENZELL Gardens Book Festival organisers are launching two events on Saturday September 27 targeting both children and adult book lovers.

Sale fraudster ordered to pay back nearly £80,000 he stole from elderly victims

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2:42pm Thursday 25th September 2014

A CONVICTED fraudster from Sale has been ordered to pay back nearly £80,000.

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

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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.

Report on why £6 million budget shortfall came about soon to be published, says council leader

Messenger Newspapers: Cllr Sean Anstee

10:49am Wednesday 24th September 2014

TRAFFORD Labour group continues to press the ruling Conservatives about how a budget shortfall of almost £7 million came about.

History group's monthly meeting

4:31pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

Woodsend Local History Group is holding its Monthly Meeting at Woodsend Library, Woodsend Road, Urmston, on October 7 from 10am to noon.

Kate Green MP to host community discussion

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3:53pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

EDUCATION will be one of the topics on the table when Kate Green, MP for Stretford & Urmston, hosts a community discussion in Partington on Friday from noon.

Pensions 'tsunami' about to engulf small firms in Trafford

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2:44pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

HEFTY fines could be imposed on small businesses in Trafford that fail to meet a government pension compliance deadline.

Dig out your dancing shoes

Messenger Newspapers: People take part in the Sweet Salsa Cuban Salsa Dancing Lessons at Longridge Conservative Club

1:50pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

DANCE classes for beginners are starting at various locations in Altrincham and Sale

Dogs for the Disabled needs London Marathon volunteers

Messenger Newspapers: Double Olympic medallist Mo Farrah finished eighth in the London Marathon yesterday

12:39pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

CALLING all London Marathon Runners! There is still time to grab one of the few remaining Dogs for the Disabled places in the world’s greatest marathon.

Commonwealth Games medal winner pops into Altrincham's Cresta Court Hotel

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12:07pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

ALTRINCHAM'S the Best Western Cresta Court Hotel, in Altrincham played host to one of England’s 2014 Commonwealth Games gold and bronze medal winners recently.

Trafford residents wanted for new show on phobias

Messenger Newspapers: Terrifying for some...but help is available for those with phobias

11:53am Wednesday 24th September 2014

BAFTA award-winning company, Maverick Television, is filming a new series to help people overcome their worst fears and phobias and want Trafford residents to come forward.

Sale mum shortlisted for business award

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11:11am Wednesday 24th September 2014

A SALE mum is through to the finals of a national competition which recognises flexible working for mums.

Figures show Trafford is one of the best places to live in the country

Messenger Newspapers:

5:59am Wednesday 24th September 2014

TRAFFORD continues to be one of the best places to live in the country, according to latest figures.

Council votes through £9,000 rise for leader

Messenger Newspapers: Cllr Sean Anstee

9:29am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

THE leader of Trafford Council is to receive a £9,000 pay rise, following a council vote.

Hale fraudster with an appalling driving record prevented from buying sports car

Messenger Newspapers: JAILED: David Young, 23, used his ex-girlfriend's accounts to buy himself takeaway food, mobile phone top-ups and accessories, and shoes and clothing.

10:12am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A HALE fraudster with an "appalling driving record" has been prevented from buying an expensive sports car.

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.

Golf legend never forgot his inspirational teacher

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

3:54pm Monday 22nd September 2014

A SALE head teacher who helped inspire the famous golfing legend Sam Ryder was praised by his former pupil.

Sale-based communications agency appoints new senior account manager

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10:33am Monday 22nd September 2014

SALE-based One Marketing Communications has appointed a new senior account manager.

Altrincham's Oxfam store wants donations of musical instruments

Messenger Newspapers: Oxfam in Altrincham who are now accepting donations of musical instruments. (10463063)

6:36am Monday 22nd September 2014

ALTRINCHAM'S Oxfam store is welcoming donations of musical instruments as part of the charity's 'instrument amnesty'.

Ashton on Mersey welcomes new priest

Messenger Newspapers: Pictured Rev Shaun Conlon (10146791)

7:28am Friday 19th September 2014

FATHER Shaun Conlon, the new priest-in-charge at St Martin’s church, Ashton-on-Mersey, has moved into the Glebelands Road rectory with two other persons.

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