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.

‘Al’ be there for you

Messenger Newspapers: Al

8:00am Tuesday 15th April 2014

TRAFFORD’S Society for Abandoned Animals (SAA) is seeking a good home for this 18-month-old cat, Al.

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.

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.

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.

Hale has art for Easter.

Messenger Newspapers: Win

6:00pm Friday 11th April 2014

HALE businesses are joining forces with prep schools in the area by holding an art competition over the Easter period.

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.

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.

Cost of driving theory test set to fall

Messenger Newspapers: Should Cornish teenagers have to wait until 18 to drive?

12:43pm Thursday 10th April 2014

LEARNER drivers in Trafford could soon be paying less to sit the driving theory test under plans announced today by Transport Minister Stephen Hammond.

Pupils join councillor to make Davyhulme greener

Messenger Newspapers: Pupils join councillor to make Davyhulme greener

12:18pm Thursday 10th April 2014

PUPILS from a Davyhulme primary school joined forces with a councillor to help make the area a greener place.

Man, 98, taken to hospital after kitchen fire at his Urmston flat

Messenger Newspapers: Firefighters called to separate Stretford cooking fires

9:54am Thursday 10th April 2014

A 98-year-old man was taken to hospital after a kitchen fire at his Urmston flat.

Firefighters help Hale woman, 72, after she fell out of bed and trapped arm

Messenger Newspapers: Firefighters called to separate Stretford cooking fires

9:43am Thursday 10th April 2014

FIREFIGHTERS helped a Hale woman whose arm became trapped after she fell out of bed.  

North West people 'spend less on their holidays'

Messenger Newspapers: Why folk still like to be beside the seaside

6:03pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

PEOPLE in the North West spend the least on summer holidays, charitable shopping platform Give As You Live has found.

Tech firm 'gives back' to Diane Modahl Foundation

Messenger Newspapers: Diane Modahl and Paula Dunn

10:20pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

TECHNOLOGY firm UK Fast is offering its gym for free to the Diane Modahl Sports Foundation as part of the company’s ‘year of giving back’.

Urmston parade

7:05pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

URMSTON and District Scouts are on parade through Urmston on April 27 from Golden Hill Park at 2pm.

Duke of Edinburgh group on lookout for new members

Messenger Newspapers: Duke of Edinburgh's Award

5:39pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

A SALE Duke of Edinburgh group has started taking on students for its 2014-2015 teams.

Easter bunny hop for Epilepsy Action

Messenger Newspapers: The Easter Bunny Hunt!

5:30pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

LOCAL charity, Manchester Epilepsy Action is hosting an Easter bunny hop in Heaton Park later this month – and it’s not too late to register.

Which brand is the biggest litter culprit?

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

10:50am Tuesday 8th April 2014

KEEP Britain Tidy has launched its annual Great Litter Count, to find out which brands are the most littered.

Equestrian tack sale to be held at Romper pub

Messenger Newspapers: TOP CLASS FACILITIES: Parley Equestrian Centre

6:50pm Monday 7th April 2014

AN equestrian tack sale is being held at the Romper pub, close to Manchester Airport, on April 21.

Woman taken to hospital after car collides with HGV on the M56

Messenger Newspapers: A reader sent in this picture of the crash

5:31pm Monday 7th April 2014

A WOMAN was taken to hospital after her car collided with a HGV on the M56.

Fuse box fire causes damage to electrical cable in Stretford house

Messenger Newspapers: Firefighters called to separate Stretford cooking fires

5:26pm Monday 7th April 2014

THREE fire crews were called to s Stretford house after an electrical fuse box caught fire.

Woman, 90, treated by paramedics after fire at her Brooklands home

Messenger Newspapers: Firefighters called to separate Stretford cooking fires

5:17pm Monday 7th April 2014

A 90-year-old woman was treated by paramedics after a pan of food caught fire at her Brooklands home.

Make your holiday dreams come true this Saturday with Virgin Atlantic

Messenger Newspapers: Make your holiday dreams come true this Saturday with Virgin Atlantic

3:52pm Monday 7th April 2014

To celebrate its first birthday, Virgin Atlantic Little Red is giving people the chance to make their holiday dreams come true.

End to foreign language driving tests

Messenger Newspapers: Should Cornish teenagers have to wait until 18 to drive?

10:23am Monday 7th April 2014

DRIVING tests will only be allowed to be taken in English and Welsh from today, Monday, in a bid to improve safety and clamp down on fraud, Roads Minister Stephen Hammond has announced.

Railway history on show

Messenger Newspapers: THE 5322 ‘mogul’ train will be making an appearance at the Spring Steam Gala. PHOTO: Submitted.

5:21pm Friday 4th April 2014

THE Altrincham Electric Railway Preservation Society will host the last lecture of its 2013/14 series on April 11.

Golf Show comes to EventCity

Messenger Newspapers: GOLF: Eric Hood dies, aged 85

5:18pm Friday 4th April 2014

THE Manchester Golf Show, the North West’s only dedicated golf exhibition, returns to Trafford’s EventCity from April 25 to 27.

Old Trafford man sentenced for falsely claiming more than £10,000 in benefits

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

11:12am Friday 4th April 2014

AN Old Trafford man was handed a suspended sentence after falsely claiming more than £10,000 in benefits.

Young people wanted for Duke of Edinburgh award training

Messenger Newspapers: Duke of Edinburgh's Award

7:50am Friday 4th April 2014

A YOUTH support unit is offering Duke of Edinburgh award training.

Mobility scooters now allowed on Metrolink trams

Messenger Newspapers: CCTV footage of assault in Altrincham

5:10pm Wednesday 2nd April 2014

MOBILITY scooter users are now allowed on Metrolink trams, under a six-month trial permit scheme that launched at the end of March.

Young baker from Altrincham aspires to be the next Mary Berry

Messenger Newspapers: Young baker from Altrincham aspires to be the next Mary Berry

7:50am Friday 28th March 2014

A YOUNG baker from Altrincham hopes to be the next Mary Berry – and put smiles on people’s faces while she’s at it.

Altrincham to Knutsford bus link renewed

Messenger Newspapers: Have your say on transport in Harpenden

8:00am Wednesday 26th March 2014

A BUS service contract linking Altrincham and Knutsford has been renewed for the next four years.

Magistrates get power to send offenders back to prison

Messenger Newspapers: Speech by Immigration Minister Damian Green on reforms to the Government's immigration policy, with cutaways.

1:18pm Tuesday 25th March 2014

OFFENDERS serving short custodial sentences will now be subject to supervision in the community and if they do not comply with the supervision requirements, magistrates will have new powers to deal with them, including sending offenders back to custody for up to a fortnight.

Easter craft session in Timperley

Messenger Newspapers: Easter Holiday Fun

8:50pm Monday 24th March 2014

TIMPERLEY Parish Craft Group is hosting an Easter craft and coffee morning on Saturday, April 5, in the Parish Hall, Park Road, Timperley, from 10.30am to 12.30pm.

Fundraiser in Sale

Messenger Newspapers: A trip to London is being held to raise money for Cancer Research UK

6:38pm Monday 24th March 2014

A FUNDRAISING event for Cancer Research UK will be held at the Brigadier Public House, Firs Way, Sale on April 13 from 12.30pm.

Sale man wins GMP's Business Watch Co-ordinator of the Year

Messenger Newspapers: Mike Rawlings

4:59pm Monday 24th March 2014

GREATER Manchester Police (GMP) has named a Sale man as its Business Watch Co-ordinator of the Year.

Do you pay to get a little help around the home?

Messenger Newspapers: Image for IRONING SERVICES

12:43pm Monday 24th March 2014

NEARLY half of UK adults have help from professional service providers with the household chores.

Unitarian general assembly president visits Altrincham for bicentennial celebrations

Messenger Newspapers: Pictured- The Provost of Altrincham, Burgess Denise Laver, The Rev Bill Darlison, Rev Danny Crosby, of Dunham Road Unitarian Chapel and Gwyneth Roper, chairman of the Dunham Road Chapel Committee

7:50am Friday 21st March 2014

The Unitarian general assembly president visited Altrincham to take a special service to mark 200 years of Unitarian presence in the town.

Trafford Prince's Trust team revamps community centre attic into 'Santa's Store'

Messenger Newspapers: Firefighters called to separate Stretford cooking fires

3:50pm Monday 17th March 2014

THE Prince’s Trust Trafford Team opened its ‘Santa’s Store’ at Timperley Community Centre last week.

Sale Civic Society to hold AGM

Messenger Newspapers: The LifeCentre

7:40am Monday 17th March 2014

Sale Civic Society will be holding its Annual General Meeting (AGM) on March 20. The AGM will take place at the LifeCentre, on Washway Road, at 7.45pm.

Trafford CCG to offer Personal Health Budgets

Messenger Newspapers: Tell someone if you feel unwell, says NHS

6:10am Monday 17th March 2014

NHS Trafford Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) will be offering Personal Health Budgets (PHBs) for people who are eligible for continuing healthcare funding.

Win a wedding at Cresta Court Hotel, Altrincham

Messenger Newspapers: Win a stay at The Best Western Cresta Court Hotel

6:10am Friday 14th March 2014

CRESTA Court hotel is offering one lucky Messenger reader the chance to win a wedding worth £4,245.

Sale woman over the drink drive limit when she crashed into another car on M62

Messenger Newspapers: Free law talk on consumer law and small claims court

4:26pm Thursday 13th March 2014

A SALE woman was over the drink limit the night she crashed into the back of another car on the M62.

Your chance to win a wedding worth more than £4,000

Messenger Newspapers: The spring season of the I Will wedding fayres will begin on Sunday (February 2).

9:39am Wednesday 12th March 2014

CRESTA Court hotel, in Altrincham, is offering one lucky Messenger reader the chance to win a wedding worth £4,245.

Sale woman suffers facial burns after microwave spark sets fire to oxygen from her medical tank

Messenger Newspapers: Firefighters called to separate Stretford cooking fires

10:21am Tuesday 11th March 2014

A WOMAN was hospitalised with serious facial and neck burns after a microwave set fire to the oxygen surrounding her medical oxygen tank.

Chip shops pick up top award

Messenger Newspapers: WIN: fish and chips for a year!

6:30pm Tuesday 11th March 2014

THE Good Catch fish and chip shops, in Altrincham and Flixton, have once again scooped the National Federation of Fish Friers (NFFF) award.

NHS prescription and dental charges go up next month

Messenger Newspapers: Hospital plans win support from NHS bosses

3:58pm Tuesday 11th March 2014

NHS prescription charge in England will increase by 20 pence from £7.85 to £8.05 for each quantity of a drug or appliance from April 1.

Muslim association hosts its own question time

Messenger Newspapers: The Islamic Cultural Centre in Hale.

3:40pm Tuesday 11th March 2014

THE Altrincham Muslim Association is hosting a Question Time event in aid of Islam Awareness Week.

Women in Property hosts meningitis fundraising event

Messenger Newspapers: BRIGHT IDEA: The pancake run was organised to raise money for Meningitis Now. PICTURE: Milford Mercury. (4419444)

12:42pm Tuesday 11th March 2014

MANCHESTER’S Midland Hotel is holding a professional association dinner to raise money for Meningitis Now.



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