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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.

Urmston drama enthusiasts celebrate golden wedding anniversary

Messenger Newspapers: Gordon and Elaine Wells celebrating their 50th anniversary

5:55am Friday 19th September 2014

GORDON and Elaine Wells, both 75, celebrated their golden wedding on Saturday, September 6, with a lunch party at Flixton Golf Club.

Globe trotting teacher has visited 55 countries

Messenger Newspapers: Matthew Bell with the books and artefacts from his trips

8:17am Thursday 18th September 2014

HE puts Michael Palin to shame.

Urmston's Canterbury Players celebrate 65 years

Messenger Newspapers: Pictured Gordon Wells from the Canterbury Players (10347849)

6:18pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

WHEN the Canterbury Players present Derek Benfield’s comedy First Things First at Davyhulme Wesley Methodist Church from November 12-15, it will be their 65th season.

Sun kissed classic from Urmston Musical Theatre

Messenger Newspapers: Sheet music

4:14pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

URMSTON Musical Theatre's next production, the classic musical South Pacific, will be performed at the Poolside Theatre, Urmston Leisure Centre, Bowfell Road, from October 28 to November 1 at 7.30pm, including a Saturday matinee.

Check in for the Grand Budapest Hotel

Messenger Newspapers: Zero Moustafa secures a coveted position as lobby boy at one of Europe's most celebrated establishments, the Grand Budapest Hotel, working underneath legendary concierge Gustave H.

1:32pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

THE Waterside Arts Centre in Sale presents a special screening of the film The Grand Budapest Hotel (15) on September 15 at 2pm.

Anti-social behaviour decreases '30 per cent' thanks to partnership between police and THT

Messenger Newspapers: Trafford PCSO Matt Ross and Trafford Housing Trust’s Amy Nield ‘on the beat’ in Broadheath

12:31pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

ANTI-social behaviour in Broadheath has decreased by 30 per cent according to police.

Friends of Denzell Gardens and the Devisdale Annual General Meeting to take place

Messenger Newspapers: Wildflower Walk

10:48am Sunday 14th September 2014

NEWS from the year, plans for the upcoming book festival and an update on the meadow maintenance project are the order of the day at the Friends of Denzell Gardens and the Devisdale Annual General Meeting.

Big cupcakes at world’s biggest coffee morning


3:57pm Saturday 13th September 2014

FLEDGLING residents group, A Bridge Community, is holding a World’s Biggest Coffee Morning event September 26 at The Bridge Apartments, Timperley. Organisers hope the event will be the first of many to encourage community ties in the area.

Pub ale passes approval

Messenger Newspapers:

1:56pm Saturday 13th September 2014

TRADITION dictated that the official ale taster of Altrincham Court Leet Alderman Michael Owen visited the newly refurbished Rope and Anchor pub in Dunham Massey.

Family of one of golf's most iconic characters honoured

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

12:35pm Saturday 13th September 2014

THE family who gave birth to one of golf's most iconic characters has been honoured.

Altrincham Forward receives £40,000 to set up BID

Messenger Newspapers: Altrincham town centre

4:09pm Friday 12th September 2014

ALTRINCHAM Forward, the body set up to help regenerate the town, has received a £40,000 cash boost.

Timperley Girls Brigade get packing

Messenger Newspapers: SUPERSTORE: A new Sainsburys store will form part of the flagship Cross Hands West development.

3:27pm Friday 12th September 2014

SEPTEMBER13 will be a lucky day for Timperley Girls Brigade, with a ‘rider’ touring the greater Manchester region, stopping at each and every Sainsbury’s supermarket -creating a city-wide string of fundraising events for the group.

Public meeting to decide on friend's group

Messenger Newspapers: Group of people holding hands in circle, low angle view (9386324)

1:57pm Friday 12th September 2014

TIMPERLEY residents are holding a public meeting as part of an effort to set up a community group.

Grant to community choir

Messenger Newspapers:

12:55pm Friday 12th September 2014

A SALE community choir has been awarded a £500 grant.

Bowdon benefit cheat convicted

Messenger Newspapers: McKellar was sentenced at Liverpool Crown Court

11:48am Friday 12th September 2014

A BOWDON benefit cheat has been convicted.

Lively musical programme from The Rossi Quartet

Messenger Newspapers: Sheet music

6:27pm Thursday 11th September 2014

THE Sallow Tree concerts series continues with a performance by The Rossi Quartet on September 22 at 7.30pm.

Free outdoor gym sessions available at Sale park

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11:48am Wednesday 10th September 2014

FREE outdoor gym sessions are available at Sale's Worthington Park.

Waterside Arts Centre looking for volunteers

Messenger Newspapers: Trafford Waterside Arts Centre in Sale is the venue for the Open Art Exhibition

11:17am Wednesday 10th September 2014

SALE'S Waterside Arts Centre is recruiting front of house volunteers.

Student Laura lives the American dream

Messenger Newspapers: Laura Harris

12:24pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

URMSTON Grammar student, Laura Harris, spent part of her summer holidays at one of the world's most famous seats of learning - Yale University.

Trafford Centre extends opening hours

Messenger Newspapers:

6:05pm Monday 8th September 2014

THE Trafford Centre has announced it is to stay open for an extra hour on Saturdays.

Man glassed in the face in Sale pub

Messenger Newspapers:

4:13pm Monday 8th September 2014

A MAN was glassed in the face after accidentally bumping into another man in a Sale bar.

£1.5 million supported living development opens in Timperley

Messenger Newspapers: The Mayor of Trafford, Cllr Ejaz Malik, tops out the Brindley Moss development with scheme partners. (L-R: Mike McGoff from McGoff & Bryne, Cllr Michael Young, Jonathan Wrigley from HB Villages, Sarah Waters from Inclusion Housing, David Payne from OM

12:30pm Monday 8th September 2014

TIMPERLEY’S first purpose-built development designed for adults with learning and physical disabilities to live independently has officially opened.

Sam's boxing not his mum's cup of tea

Messenger Newspapers:

5:55am Monday 8th September 2014

WHEN a Sale boxer next takes to the ring the one person he can guarantee wont be watching will be his mum.

Hale couple to cycle to Berlin for charity

Messenger Newspapers: BICYCLE: Stolen from a roof rack

6:28am Saturday 6th September 2014

CHARLIE and Paula Pearson from Leigh Road, Hale and Charlie’s former workmate, Phil Knowles, from Denton, are combining their physical skills to raise money for the Brain and Spine Foundation.

Unofficial airport car park causes misery for Timperley residents

Messenger Newspapers: Residents with Councillor  Bernard Sharp and Councillor Dylan Butt at the Car park on Clay lane (9958391)

10:29am Friday 5th September 2014

AN unofficial airport car park, which is currently operating without planning permission, is causing misery to Timperley residents living nearby.

TSB customers in Altrincham can now speak by phone to their local branch

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2:22pm Friday 5th September 2014

CUSTOMERS of a bank in Altrincham are being provided with a number to call their local branch.

Vote for Altrincham in Lloyd's Bank community groups grant

Messenger Newspapers: FUNDING: Lloyds Bank is awarding funding of up to £3,000 (Pic: David Wood) (9992038)

12:29pm Friday 5th September 2014

AN Altrincham community group has been shortlisted for Lloyds Bank Community Fund 2014.

Louise looses her locks - and raises £500 for cancer charity

Messenger Newspapers: Strong leadership for Brighton and Hove needed amid cuts

12:07pm Friday 5th September 2014

She finally did it - In front of a packed out assembly hall, Year Nine Sale High School student Louise Cooper had her hair cut for charity.

Trafford MP concerned about Northern Rail off-peak ticket changes

Messenger Newspapers: Kate Green

10:35am Friday 5th September 2014

THE MP for Stretford and Urmston has expressed concern over Northern Rail’s changes to the times customers can use off-peak tickets.

Stretford's Victoria Park play area to close for improvement works

Messenger Newspapers:

9:53am Friday 5th September 2014

THE play area in Stretford's Victoria Park is to close for four weeks for improvement works.

Friends of Trafford General to hold charity race night

Messenger Newspapers: Trafford General

8:19am Friday 5th September 2014

THE Friends of Trafford General group is holding a charity race night.

Hale schoolgirl smashes fundraising target and raises nearly £1,500 for horse sanctuary

Messenger Newspapers:

6:34am Friday 5th September 2014

A HALE girl who walked five miles to raise money for a pony sanctuary where she volunteers has raised nearly £1,500.

Sale firm creates new website for community charity

Messenger Newspapers: Plans are being drawn up for a Shildon mobile phone app

2:58pm Thursday 4th September 2014

A MARKETING communications firm from Sale has unveiled a new mobile responsive website for special education and community care provider Together Trust.

Hearing service set for improvement with the opening of new hospital

Messenger Newspapers: An artist's impression of how the new Altrincham Hospital will look

11:57am Thursday 4th September 2014

HEARING services which will be provided in Trafford after next Spring's opening of the new £17 million Altrincham Hospital, have been announced.

Male voice choir needs a pianist

Messenger Newspapers: The piano has survived the economic test, and recovered after faltering at the test of time, but for how long?

8:11am Thursday 4th September 2014

SALE Male Voice Choir is looking for a good pianist to accompany them at rehearsals and concerts.

RESPECT programme begins at Wellacre

Messenger Newspapers:

5:28pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

STUDENTS at Wellacre Academy in Urmston are beginning a new series of lessons this month - designed to equip them with the life skills they need for life outside school.

Natwest Stretford branch to close

Messenger Newspapers: Banking giant Natwest to close New Brighton branch

3:43pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

THE Stretford branch of Natwest Bank is to close.

Sale Choral Society to begin concert rehearsals

Messenger Newspapers: Sheet music

6:37am Wednesday 3rd September 2014

SALE Choral Society will be starting rehearsals at Sale Moor Methodist Church on September 9.

Family Fun Day in Broadway Park

Messenger Newspapers:

8:21am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Friends of Broadway Park, Davyhulme, are holding a Family Fun Day on September 7 from noon to 4pm.

Sale MP planning blindfold walk

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

12:10pm Monday 1st September 2014

SALE MP Mike Kane is planning a blindfold walk in the town centre to highlight the difficulties and dangers faced by people with sight loss.

Exhibition celebrating four decades of a Partington playground gets £500 funding

Messenger Newspapers:

8:10am Monday 1st September 2014

AN exhibition to celebrate four decades of a Partington playground has been given a £500 funding boost.

Old Trafford debt management company signs new lease

Messenger Newspapers:

11:10am Saturday 30th August 2014

A DEBT management company has signed a new five-year lease for its existing premises at the Westpoint building in Old Trafford.

Former Hale Catholic school teacher jailed for historic sexual abuse against scores of boys

Messenger Newspapers:

11:05am Friday 29th August 2014

A FORMER Hale Barns Catholic school teacher has been jailed for historic sex abuse against scores of his pupils.

Filming causes car park disruption in Hale

Messenger Newspapers:

3:07pm Thursday 28th August 2014

MOTORISTS and businesses faced disruption in Hale this morning after one of the villages main car parks was cordoned off.

Urmston cricketer an England star of the future

Messenger Newspapers:

6:10am Wednesday 27th August 2014

AN Urmston cricketer has proved himself a star of the future after helping England U17s to victory in Loughborough.

Firefighters called to the Trafford Centre twice in one day

Messenger Newspapers:

3:50pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

FIREFIGHTERS were called to the Trafford Centre on two occasions today.

Manchester United's Phil Jones shirt on offer at Altrincham fundraiser

Messenger Newspapers: Phil Jones on win, the future of Rio Ferdinand and his season so far after signing from Blackburn

10:03am Tuesday 26th August 2014

A FUNDRAISER organised by the Altrincham branch of the National Citizen Service (NCS) is taking plan at the Blue Dog bar, on Ashley Road, today.

Man charged in relation to alleged assault on resident at Stretford care home

Messenger Newspapers: Hunt for man called off

2:42pm Friday 22nd August 2014

A MAN has been charged as part of an investigation into a Stretford care home.

New Carluccio's to open in Hale

Messenger Newspapers:

10:19am Wednesday 20th August 2014

A NEW Carluccio's is opening in Hale.

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