Little Northern Contemporary Craft Fair

11:08am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

THE Little Northern Contemporary Craft Fair returns to Altrincham Grammar School for Boys on April 27.

Doctor Who actress visits Urmston Bookshop

Messenger Newspapers: A recreation of the Tardis by the Questors team

10:56am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

URMSTON Bookshop will welcome Manchester born author Anna Hope on May 1.

Church celebrates 300th anniversary

Messenger Newspapers: Don Acraman outside St Martin’s, Ashton-upon-Mersey

8:00am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

THE congregation at St Martin’s, Ashton-upon-Mersey is celebrating the 300th anniversary of its ‘new’ church being built in 1714.

Manchester United sack David Moyes

Messenger Newspapers: Manchester United manager David Moyes, wearing one of the company's ties

12:11pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

DAVID Moyes' short-lived reign at Manchester United is over.

Councillors reject plans to turn Urmston garage into assisted living accommodation, against officers’ recommendations

Messenger Newspapers: Councillors reject plans to turn Urmston garage into assisted living accommodation, against officers’ recommendations

7:50am Monday 21st April 2014

COUNCILLORS rejected an application to turn a garage into supported living accommodation for people with learning disabilities, against planning officers’ recommendations.

Flixton woman awarded £16,000 after suing her Urmston dentist

Messenger Newspapers: Lorraine's teeth

6:10am Monday 21st April 2014

A FLIXTON woman was awarded £16,000 in compensation in an out of court settlement against her Urmston dentist.

Three banks in Sale, Altrincham and Didsbury burgled within four days of each other

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

6:10pm Monday 21st April 2014

THREE banks were burgled in Sale, Altrincham and Didsbury in the space of a few days.

Number of people using food banks in Trafford increases more than five-fold in a year

Messenger Newspapers: The Mayor of Trafford opening Stretford Food Banks recently

4:20pm Monday 21st April 2014

THE number of people using foodbanks in Trafford increased by more than five times in the past 12 months.

Sale priest who helped build Burma railway shares experience for book about forgiveness

Messenger Newspapers: Carmel Thomason, who wrote the book

12:10pm Monday 21st April 2014

A SALE priest who helped build the Burma Railway while imprisoned by the Japanese during the Second World War has shared his experience for a new book to encourage others to think about forgiveness in their lives.

Altrincham FC on track with community sports hall plan - but support still needed

Messenger Newspapers: How the ground would look after the development’

3:00pm Sunday 20th April 2014

ALTRINCHAM FC is urging the community to back its final fundraising push and help the club realise its dream of a new community sports hall.

Altrincham Film Club holds charity film night

Messenger Newspapers: Martin Sheen ponders the way ahead in The Way, directed by son Emilio Estevez

11:00am Sunday 20th April 2014

ALTRINCHAM Film Club Is holding a charity film night in support of Altrincham resident Dr Lydia Bowden who will, in June, do a sponsored walk along the pilgrimage route of Camino de Santiago in Spain.

Free first aid courses for community groups in Stretford and Urmston

Messenger Newspapers: Can you help at the new Falmouth Red Cross Shop?

8:00am Sunday 20th April 2014

THE British Red Cross is running free first aid courses for community groups in Stretford and Urmston.

Roll up to Sale Farmers’ Market

Messenger Newspapers: The farmers’ market held in Sale in June

8:50am Saturday 19th April 2014

SALE Farmers’Market will take place on April 26 from 9am-5pm.

Pets' Corner in John Leigh Park to remain open, thanks to Messenger-backed campaign

Messenger Newspapers: Dave Jolley and other Friends of John Leigh Park members

6:10am Friday 18th April 2014

PETS’ Corner in John Leigh Park, Altrincham, is to remain open, thanks to a Messenger-backed campaign.

Leslie celebrates 100th birthday, but he's not too old to receive money in a card

Messenger Newspapers: Leslie celebrates 100th birthday, but he's not too old to receive money in a card

7:50am Friday 18th April 2014

LESLIE Nicholson may be celebrating his 100th birthday this Saturday, but he’s not too old to receive money in his birthday cards.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Twenty tons of paper sets alight at commercial property in Carrington

Messenger Newspapers: Firefighters called to separate Stretford cooking fires

2:58pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

AROUND 20 tons of paper caught fire at a commercial property in Carrington.

Firefighters called after car sets alight on Urmston driveway

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

2:56pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

FIREFIGHTERS were called to an Urmston house after a car caught fire.

Police investigating after deliberate fire set inside temporary Timperley building

Messenger Newspapers: Firefighters called to separate Stretford cooking fires

2:41pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

POLICE are investigating after a fire was deliberately started inside a temporary building in Timperley.

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.

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.

‘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.

Top Aesthetic Dentistry Award for Hale dentist

Messenger Newspapers: Maria is presented the award by Thomas Lee from Biohorizons (one of the award sponsors

8:00pm Monday 14th April 2014

HALE dentist Maria McNally has bagged a prestigious national award.

Urmston Choral to perform an opera spectacular

Messenger Newspapers: Urmston Choral to perform an opera spectacular

7:10pm Monday 14th April 2014

 ‘A NIGHT at the Opera’ concludes the current season of Urmston Choral Society’s series of concerts and will take place at St. Monica’s Church in Irlam Road, Flixton, on Wednesday, May 7.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Store wants to lend a hand to good causes

Messenger Newspapers: Messenger Newspapers Logo

2:10pm Friday 11th April 2014

COMMUNITY groups and charities in Sale and Altrincham are being encouraged to apply for a donation from Wilko stores through the Helping Hands budget.



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