Nicky Butt to open new Alty facilities

Messenger Newspapers: Nicky Butt

2:58pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

FORMER England and Manchester United midfielder Nicky Butt will officially open the first phase of an new development at Altrincham's J. Davidson Stadium tomorrow night, Wednesday.

Have your say on the NHS

Messenger Newspapers:

3:43pm Monday 14th July 2014

A PUBLIC feedback and consultation event takes place at St Matthew’s Hall, in Stretford, tomorrow, Tuesday, to find out local people’s views on the NHS, as part of the 12-week consultation on the proposed Healthier Together GM health service redesign.

Police release Efit of man who attempted to rob 15-year-old girl in Stretford

Messenger Newspapers:

1:40pm Thursday 10th July 2014

POLICE have released an Efit of a man grabbed a 15-year-old girl around the neck and attempted to rob her in Stretford.

Hard pressed workers want to be heard, says TUC

Messenger Newspapers: Trafford Council staff picket at the town hall

1:44pm Thursday 10th July 2014

WORKERS across Trafford took to the streets today to protest about pay and pensions.

The water coming out of your tap is almost perfect

Messenger Newspapers: Water Waste

12:20pm Sunday 6th July 2014

THE water coming out of your tap is almost perfect.

Free training courses for carers

Messenger Newspapers:

6:30pm Saturday 5th July 2014

GREATER Manchester West Mental Health Foundation Trust is organising events for carers as part of the National Carers Week.

The Rainband to put on acoustic gig in Urmston before going on tour with Paulo Nutini

Messenger Newspapers:

4:40pm Friday 4th July 2014

THEY are off on tour with Paulo Nutini later this month and Urmston group, The Rainband, will go out on a high with a special acoustic gig in their home town.

Father of Urmston man who died in 'tombstoning' incident to take on Three Peaks Challenge

Messenger Newspapers:

6:10am Friday 4th July 2014

THE father of an Urmston man who died in a ‘tombstoning’ accident two years ago is to take on the Three Peaks Challenge in his memory.

Vote for Trafford projects to share in £60,000 of council grants

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

6:20pm Friday 4th July 2014

TRAFFORD residents are invited to have their say on £60,000 worth of Trafford Council grants available for community, voluntary and charity sector groups, who want to run projects that will enhance their local area.

Urmston craft store to hold open day

Messenger Newspapers:

12:20pm Friday 4th July 2014

SISTERS Janice Ashworth and Lee Dymond have always shared a passion for handmade crafts, but six months ago they decided to turn their hobby into a business – and haven’t looked back since.

White Queen author, Philippa Gregory, to give talk at Sale Waterside Arts Centre

Messenger Newspapers: PHILIPPA GREGORY: Famed for her novels based on real historical people and events

7:10am Friday 4th July 2014

URMSTON Book Shop will sell books at two prestigious author events.

Family of Urmston teenager who died of bone cancer two days before Christmas stage festival in his honour

Messenger Newspapers:

12:20pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

THE family of an Urmston teenager who died of bone cancer two days before Christmas are staging a festival in his honour.

Readers and councillors react to announcement that Trafford Council must cut additional £6 million from budget

Messenger Newspapers: Sean Anstee named as new leader of Trafford Council

6:10am Thursday 3rd July 2014

THE revelation that Trafford Council will need to cut an additional £6 million from its 2014/2015 budget has sparked fury among opposition councillors and readers.

Altrincham nursery named best in UK

Messenger Newspapers:

6:30pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

AN Altrincham nursery has been named ‘the best nursery school in the UK’, beating off thousands of other entries to win the coveted award.

Sale cafe owner states the importance of independent businesses

Messenger Newspapers:

4:40pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

MIKE Plant is a builder by trade but that hasn’t stopped the multi-talented Sale resident from opening a cafe.

More than 70 residents sign petition against housing development on Sale field

Messenger Newspapers:

7:50am Wednesday 2nd July 2014

MORE than 70 people have signed a petition to stop houses being built on green space in Sale.

Garden party held for Altrincham chapel's bicentennial celebrations

Messenger Newspapers:

6:20pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014

A GARDEN party was held at Dunham Road Unitarian Chapel as part of its bicentennial celebrations.

Triple wine win for Hale restaurant

Messenger Newspapers: Food and wine evening for charity

4:30pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014

A HALE wine and cookery shop owner is celebrating a bumper crop of awards for her latest vintage.

Charity hoping new scribble book will raise funds

Messenger Newspapers:

12:20pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014

CHILDREN's charity is hoping that a new book about a naughty duck will fly off the shelves and help raise funds.

Altrincham woman convicted for falsely claiming £23,000 in benefits

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

6:10am Wednesday 2nd July 2014

AN Altrincham woman has pleaded guilty to falsely claiming more than £23,000 in benefits.

Man stabbed at Stretford Metrolink Station

Messenger Newspapers: police officer rear

4:53pm Monday 30th June 2014

A MAN was stabbed at Stretford Metrolink Station.

Altrincham grammar school told it cannot change entrance exam by Government adjudicator

Messenger Newspapers: Headmaster, Tim Gartside in fronmt of the new building.

6:10am Monday 30th June 2014

AN Altrincham grammar school has been told it cannot change one of its entrance exams by a Government adjudicator.

Hale school children plant poppies to mark First World War centenary

Messenger Newspapers: Sophie Roberts

4:20pm Monday 30th June 2014

CHILDREN from Wellgreen Primary School are enjoying the fruits of their Labour, as poppies they planted to commemorate the centenary of the First World War are now flowering in Halecroft Park, Hale.

Blessed Thomas Holford Catholic College U16s crowned Trafford champions

Messenger Newspapers:

3:10pm Monday 30th June 2014

BLESSED Thomas Holford Catholic College U16s were crowned Trafford football champions, following a close and competitive match against Sale Grammar School.

Sale Brownie leader of more than 50 years honoured with award

Messenger Newspapers: Jean Sant

12:20pm Monday 30th June 2014

A SALE Brownie Leader who has dedicated more than 50 years service to the organisation has been recognised at the Inspiring Women Awards 2014.

Residents invited on Urmston nature walk

Messenger Newspapers: Common Darter Dragonfly

7:40am Monday 30th June 2014

RED Rose Forest community group invites residents to an evening nature walk at Urmston Meadows.

Salford solicitors firm moves to Sale and seeks to build charitable links

Messenger Newspapers: Salford solicitors firm moves to Sale and seeks to build charitable links

3:50pm Saturday 28th June 2014

A SOLICITORS firm which moved to Sale due to its Salford office being made subject of a Compulsory Purchase Order, is making the most of the situation by creating new charitable links.

Police and Crime Commissioner supporting measures to repeal youngsters of their crimes when they turn 18

Messenger Newspapers: Police commissioner Tony Lloyd

2:50pm Saturday 28th June 2014

TONY Lloyd, Greater Manchester’s Police and Crime Commissioner, is supporting measures to repeal youngsters of their crimes when they turn 18.

Late Timperley man leaves £2,000 to Manchester and Cheshire dogs' homes

Messenger Newspapers: Clive Burslem

12:10pm Saturday 28th June 2014

BIG-hearted Clive Burslem, who died of heart failure last November, has left a whopping £2,000 to Manchester and Cheshire Dogs' Homes.

Stretford man to cycle 100 miles, delivering 100 poppies to 100 First World War memorials in 24 hours

Messenger Newspapers: (L to R) Styx Kershaw,Michael Murphy, Tim Wallbank, Ken Newton and Ben Taylor

7:50am Saturday 28th June 2014

A STRETFORD man is among a group of seven intrepid Manchester cyclists who are to cycle 100 miles across Britain, delivering 100 poppies, to 100 First World War memorials in just 24 hours.

Mayor of Trafford attends Altrincham Court Leet ceremony

Messenger Newspapers: Mayor of Trafford attends Altrincham Court Leet ceremony

6:10am Saturday 28th June 2014

TWO mayors attended the Trinity Assize of Altrincham Court Leet at Altrincham Town Hall on Sunday, June 22.

Sale woman to marry after she found love through Messenger's dating page

Messenger Newspapers: Theresa and Martin

6:10am Friday 27th June 2014

AFTER being on her own for around seven years and a few disastrous dates behind her, Theresa Duffy had all but lost hope of finding someone.

Wanted Flixton man arrested in connection with series of robberies

Messenger Newspapers: police officer rear

2:01pm Friday 27th June 2014

A FLIXTON robber who was wanted on recall to prison has been arrested.

Sale Co-Op store reopens

Messenger Newspapers: Mr Jenner is banned from Co-operative Food stores

3:24pm Friday 27th June 2014

THE Maple Road Co-op in Sale is set to re-opened yesterday, June 26, after a £350,000 transformation.

Kids get finance lessons from Sale Sharks

Messenger Newspapers: Kids get bitesize money lessons from Sale Sharks

2:33pm Friday 27th June 2014

SCHOOL children have spent the day at Sale Sharks’ AJ Bell Stadium this week as part of a programme that uses rugby to teach 11 and 12-year-olds financial skills.

Hale Barns councillor granted freedom of the City of London

Messenger Newspapers: Cllr Patrick Myers (centre) with Murray Craig (left), Clerk of the Chamberlains Court and Beadle, Earnest Brocklehurst

12:10pm Friday 27th June 2014

A HALE Barns councillor was recently granted the freedom of the City of London at a ceremony at the Guildhall.

Residents warned over bogus Cystic Fibrosis Trust collection bags

Messenger Newspapers: New, correct logo

7:50am Friday 27th June 2014

RESIDENTS across the North West are being warned not to hand over clothing to people or organisations claiming to recycle them on behalf of the Cystic Fibrosis Trust, because the activity is not genuine and the money raised is not being passed onto the charity.

Partington benefit cheat handed nine-month suspended sentence for falsely claiming nearly £90,000

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

2:19pm Thursday 26th June 2014

A PARTINGTON woman who illegally obtained nearly £90,000 in benefts over a 10 year period has been sentenced to a nine month custodial sentence, suspended for two years.

Give us a bin to put it in

Messenger Newspapers: I've been misled over green bins

1:50pm Thursday 26th June 2014

I SUGGEST Cllr Anstee spends money on providing dual purpose bins rather than on campaigns and tool kits.

What's going on at the Nag's Head?

Messenger Newspapers: INTRIGUE: Murder mystery (7231672)

1:48pm Thursday 26th June 2014

AS a resident in the Davyhulme area I am concerned at what is happening to the Katherine Lowe Home at the Nag’s Head, a place we visited many times with Brownies to entertain the senior residents.

I cannot believe road works on Washway Road are going to take 25 weeks

Messenger Newspapers: Storrington road closure for £150,000 drainage works

1:41pm Thursday 26th June 2014

I CANNOT believe road works are going to take 25 weeks on Washway Road, the most used and generally the only road between Sale and Altrincham and beyond.

Trafford Council to launch investigation into £6 million budget shortfall

Messenger Newspapers: Sean Anstee, leader of the council and Conservative group leader

11:46am Wednesday 25th June 2014

TRAFFORD Council is set to launch an investigation into how it failed to spot a £6m shortfall which could prevent it balancing the books for 2014/2015.

Barman punched during robbery at Sale bar

Messenger Newspapers: police officer rear

1:28pm Wednesday 25th June 2014

A BARMAN was punched in the face and had his bag stolen during a robbery in Sale.

Messenger goes behind the scenes at Coronation Street filming of Tina's funeral

Messenger Newspapers: Messenger goes behind the scenes at Coronation Street filming of Tina's funeral

6:10pm Wednesday 25th June 2014

It’s a sunny day in May and we are in St. Martin’s church hall, Ashton-on-Mersey after a funeral. But this is no wake.

Urmston hardware shop owners hand over reins after 30 years

Messenger Newspapers: Sarah and David Gregson with Bill and Pam Astle

12:10pm Wednesday 25th June 2014

A COUPLE who have run an Urmston hardware shop for 30 years are handing over the reins.

Hale art gallery hosted successful event at Manchester City stadium

Messenger Newspapers: The Coal Barge by L.S. Lowry, which will be one of the many pieces showcased at the exhibition

7:30am Wednesday 25th June 2014

HALE-based art gallery, Clark Art, hosted a successful three day exhibition entitled ‘A Northern Perspective”, hosted at the world-famous Manchester Etihad stadium.

Could he be a record breaker? Sale toddler rides bike without stabilisers at two-years-old

Messenger Newspapers: Could he be a record breaker? Sale toddler rides bike without stabilisers at two-years-old

6:10am Wednesday 25th June 2014

A TODDLER from Sale may be one of the youngest people ever to ride a bicycle.

CCTV captures moment man fights off would-be robber in Altrincham

Messenger Newspapers: CCTV captures moment man fights off would-be robber in Altrincham

3:55pm Tuesday 24th June 2014

A MAN fought off a would-be robber who tried to steal an envelope full of cash from him as he walked through Altrincham.

Metrolink line to Manchester Airport to open before the end of the year

Messenger Newspapers: Metrolink line to Manchester Airport to open before the end of the year

6:10am Monday 23rd June 2014

A NEW Metrolink line to Manchester Airport will launch before the year is out – more than 12 months ahead of schedule.

Police release efit after teenager threatened with sexual assault in Davyhulme

Messenger Newspapers: The efit

2:39pm Monday 23rd June 2014

A TEENAGER was grabbed by a man who threatened to sexually assault her in Davyhulme.



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