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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.

Man arrested on suspicion of murder following fatal stabbing of Rhyan Wilson in Urmston

Messenger Newspapers:

9:45am Tuesday 19th August 2014

A MAN has been arrested on suspicion of murder following the fatal stabbing of Rhyan Wilson in Urmston.

Urmston teen off to America to fulfill basket ball dream

Messenger Newspapers:

8:30am Tuesday 19th August 2014

AN Urmston teenager is following his dream of basketballing success.

Woman charged after 18-year-old man fatally stabbed in Urmston

Messenger Newspapers: Murder probe after man is knifed in Greenford

9:40am Monday 18th August 2014

A WOMAN has been charged after an 18-year-old man was fatally stabbed in Urmston on Saturday.

Big Tidy Up of Sale West

Messenger Newspapers: Residents are being encouraged to litter pick in their neighbourhoods

4:29pm Monday 18th August 2014

ST Mary's ware councillors have arranged another 'Big Tidy Up' of Sale West.

Debt crisis summit called to help Altrincham's insolvent businesses

Messenger Newspapers: Community groups urged to apply for cash help

6:10am Monday 18th August 2014

A DEBT crisis summit has been organised in Altrincham to help hard pressed businesspeople.

Emergency services day at Legoland Discovery Centre, Trafford Park

Messenger Newspapers: Lego Men Debbie and Ryan Jones.

4:20pm Friday 15th August 2014

LEGOLAND Discovery Centre, in Trafford Park, is hosting a specially-themed family weekend to celebrate the emergency services.

Join the Trafford Centre's SEALIFE team in Bridgewater Canal clean up

Messenger Newspapers: Canal Clean-up

3:48pm Friday 15th August 2014

A TEAM from the SEALIFE Centre is urging residents to be part of something special this summer and help them clean up the Bridgewater Canal.

Urmston man with terminal cancer meets Paul Scholes and Gary Neville as part of bucket list

Messenger Newspapers:

6:10am Thursday 14th August 2014

AN Urmston man dying from a cancerous tumour has completed the latest in a series of challenges he has set himself.

High-end property developer to build new homes in Sale

Messenger Newspapers: On the way: new homes are planned in the north and west of the borough

3:30pm Thursday 14th August 2014

A HIGH-end property developer has purchased a site in Sale for residential development.

Hale retailers shortlisted for fashion awards

Messenger Newspapers:

1:50pm Thursday 14th August 2014

TWO Hale retailers have been selected as finalists for UK fashion industry awards.

Stretford family escape serious house fire

Messenger Newspapers:

11:57am Thursday 14th August 2014

A MOTHER is urging families to have a bedtime safety routine in place after escaping a kitchen fire in Stretford overnight.

Charity night at Green Room, Altrincham

Messenger Newspapers: Sunshine brings a tourism boost to the Cotswolds

9:18am Thursday 14th August 2014

A CHARITY event will be held at Altrincham's Green Room on Sunday, from 6pm until 11pm.

Sale's Great British Bake Off contestant gives her reaction to leaving the show

Messenger Newspapers: Pictured Claire Goodwin who is in the Great British bake off on BBC (8945651)

12:11pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

HIGHLY popular BBC show The Great British Bake Off returned to our screens last week, with almost eight million people tuning in to see this year's batch of culinary hopefuls.

Stretford Mall brings the seaside to Trafford

Messenger Newspapers: Stretford Mall. Life's Beach Event. ( sorry no Punch and Judy on day of photocall) Ethan Foy,  two from Sale with Beach event assistant Bethany Owen. (9234861)

2:08pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

SHOPPERS in landlocked Stretford enjoyed a day at the seaside – complete with deckchairs and a Punch and Judy show – after Stretford Mall staff decided to create a little slice of summer.

Change in bus operator sparks anger in Bowdon Vale

Messenger Newspapers: Pictured Gail Demmy at the Vicarage Lane bus stop in Bowdon Vale

9:34am Tuesday 12th August 2014

IT'S 'all change' for bus passengers in Bowdon Vale - sparking anger and outrage among users of the 246 service.

Urmston choir marks First World War centenary

Messenger Newspapers: 'On Cloud 9' with Elmbridge Choir

4:24pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

URMSTON Choral Society presents Songs for Heroes, a special concert to mark the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War.

Urmston gets the jive bug

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12:17pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

URMSTON Masonic Hall, Westbourne Road, Urmston, presents Western Swing and Jive with The Crown Top Kings on August 30. Doors open at 7.30pm and the gig starts at 8pm.

Primary school pupils buy charity cows

Messenger Newspapers: Pictured are Nathan Sinclair, aged five and Angela Oikonomopoulou age six with their cows.

8:17am Tuesday 12th August 2014

PUPILS at Tyntesfield Primary School in Sale have raised more than £900 to send six cows to poor communities in Africa.

Sale man wanted for breaching terms of suspended sentence

Messenger Newspapers:

9:55am Monday 11th August 2014

A SALE man is wanted for breaching the terms of his suspended sentence.

Film about Dunham Massey's Women's Institute gets £7,000 lottery funding

Messenger Newspapers: PIECE OF CAKE: Carmarthenshire's various Women's Institute branches will set up stall at the National Eisteddfod in August.

4:19pm Monday 11th August 2014

DUNHAM Massey Women’s Institute Institute has received £7,100 from Heritage Lottery Fund (HLF) .to fund a film project.

Thousands of pounds up for grabs at Sale community event

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

4:10pm Monday 11th August 2014

THOUSANDS of pounds are up for grabs at a community event being held in Sale next month.

Choir evening of high emotion and music to commemorate First World War

Messenger Newspapers: 'On Cloud 9' with Elmbridge Choir

3:58pm Monday 11th August 2014

AN evening of high emotion and light-hearted music is planned when Urmston Choral Society and the Gemini Choir from Swinton join together to perform 'Sing for Heroes', a tribute to the nation's Armed Forces.

The Shades at Bowdon's Cinnamon Club

Messenger Newspapers:

6:21pm Sunday 10th August 2014

THE Cinnamon Club in Bowdon presents Cinnamon Unplugged - The Shades on September 11 at 7.30pm.

Funding boost for Old Trafford cricket team

Messenger Newspapers: Cricket fest in memory of Dallas

6:51pm Saturday 9th August 2014

A TRAFFORD cricket team has been given a financial boost to help it with its running costs

Altrincham-based The if agency launches new online presence for Wacky Warehouse

Messenger Newspapers: Having fun at a Wacky Warehouse

2:03pm Saturday 9th August 2014

ALTRINCHAM-based 'The if agency' has created, designed and launched a new website for the Wacky Warehouse.

Trafford Centre to hold annual Emergency Services Day

Messenger Newspapers: This week's clue

3:21pm Saturday 9th August 2014

THE Trafford Centre's annual Emergency Services Day will be held on August 7.

Charity fire walk at Urmston pub

Messenger Newspapers: Community groups urged to apply for cash help

2:07pm Friday 8th August 2014

A FIRE walk for charity will take place tomorrow night at the Roebuck Pub in Urmston.

BBC Children's drama filming takes place at Stretford Mall

Messenger Newspapers: Stretford Mall. Filming CBBC children's Program. Children actors Olivia Cosgrove, Sam Hattersley and Ryan Wilkinson. (orange top) (8995900)

11:31am Friday 8th August 2014

CHRISTMAS came early to Stretford Mall as part of a film shoot for a new series of a BBC children’s drama.

Hale PR firm is recruiting

Messenger Newspapers: The team at Peppermint Soda

9:56am Friday 8th August 2014

AN award-winning Hale marketing agency is on the hunt for new staff.

Sale resident stars in new series of the Great British Bake Off

Messenger Newspapers: Pictured Claire Goodwin who is in the Great British bake off on BBC (8945651)

6:28am Thursday 7th August 2014

HIT baking show, the Great British Bake Off (GBBO), returned to our screens with a flourish last night and some viewers may have noticed a familiar face among the contestants.

Labour select Altrincham and Sale West Parliamentary candidate

Messenger Newspapers: Labour Party Drop-in

6:12am Thursday 7th August 2014

THE Labour party has announced its prospective parliamentary candidate for Altrincham and Sale West for the 2015 General Election.

Man sectioned after Manchester Airport incident

Messenger Newspapers: Akbar Al-Baker is the head of Qatar Airways

10:38am Wednesday 6th August 2014

A MAN has been sectioned under the Mental Health Act following an incident at Manchester Airport on Tuesday. (August 5)

Firefighters rescue girl from 'quick sand' at Urmston beauty spot

Messenger Newspapers:

8:51am Wednesday 6th August 2014

A TEENAGE girl is warning others about the potential dangers hidden within beauty spots after she had to be rescued from ‘quick sand’ by firefighters in Urmston.

Teenager sexually assaulted in Stretford

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2:43pm Tuesday 5th August 2014

AN 18-year-old woman was sexually assaulted in Stretford.

Critically acclaimed musician is Bowdon bound

Messenger Newspapers:

12:26pm Sunday 3rd August 2014

THE Cinnamon Club in Bowdon presents live music from the critically-acclaimed Sarah Gillespie on September 5 at 7.30pm.

Help Urmston landlord in his bid to raise £200,000 for the Christie

Messenger Newspapers: Christie scores well in survey on care of dying patients

4:02pm Saturday 2nd August 2014

THE landlord of an Urmston pub is to climb Kilimanjaro in aid of the Christie Hospital.

M56 Manchester Airport and Hale junctions to close this weekend

Messenger Newspapers: A motorist has tweeted this picture of the traffic jam on the M56

9:27am Friday 1st August 2014

DRIVERS are being reminded that the M56 will be closed near Manchester Airport this weekend as the Highways Agency demolishes a bridge as part of its £5.5m pinch point improvement in the area.

Lesson in lifesaving at Old Trafford school

Messenger Newspapers: Pictured are pupils Yusuf El-Acker age 8 and Sophia Ahmed age 9.

12:34pm Thursday 31st July 2014

ST Hilda's Primary School in Old Trafford received a piece of potentially life-saving equipment with the donation of a defibrillator machine.

Police investigating arson attack on Broadheath house

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10:08am Wednesday 30th July 2014

DETECTIVES in Trafford are investigating an arson attack after a bottle containing an accelerant was thrown though a window.

Open Day at Flixton allotments

Messenger Newspapers: The allotments off Priory Road and Minchery Road

4:22pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

MARLBOROUGH Road Allotments, Marlborough Road, Flixton, is holding an Open Day on August 3 at 2pm.

Mothers Union jumble sale in Urmston

Messenger Newspapers: Church jumble sale organised for Croxley Green

4:10pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

A MOTHERS' Union Jumble Sale will be held at St Clement's Parish Hall, Manor Avenue, Urmston, on August 2 from 2pm to 4pm.

Harold Pinter classic from theatre company with Flixton roots

Messenger Newspapers: Bingley Little Theatre brings Fawlty Towers to the stage

4:00pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

M.Y.T Productions, the company founded by Flixton's Joe Meighan, presents Harold Pinter's Betrayal at Z-Arts Theatre, Hulme, Manchester, on August 2 at 3pm and 8pm. Anyone interested in booking tickets priced £10 should call 0161 232 6089 or online at

Altrincham firefighters pay visit to Bowdon nursery

Messenger Newspapers: Pictured William Homan, aged four, with firefighter Carl Arthern from Altrincham

12:15pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

CHILDREN at a Bowdon nursery were able to be firefighters for the morning when a crew from Altrincham Fire Station paid them a visit recently.

Old Trafford teen and accomplice sentenced after knife-point robbery spree

Messenger Newspapers:

5:04pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

AN Old Trafford teenager and his accomplice committed three attempted knifepoint robberies in the space of just a few hours have been sentenced.

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