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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Find out about life for Dunham Massey's servants

Messenger Newspapers: Winsford U3A

6:22pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

VISITORS to Dunham Massey Hall near Altrincham can find out what life was like 'below stairs' by attending a free event entitled Meet The Servants.

Four police officers injured following car chase crash in Altrincham

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9:44am Monday 28th July 2014

A POLICE car chase resulted in four officers being injured after a serious smash in Altrincham.

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.

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.

Altrincham nursery named best in UK

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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.

Garden party held for Altrincham chapel's bicentennial celebrations

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6:20pm Wednesday 2nd July 2014

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

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.

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.

Blessed Thomas Holford Catholic College U16s crowned Trafford champions

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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.

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.

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.

TV's bake off winner to make appearance at Altrincham charity tea party

Messenger Newspapers: Francis Quinn

12:40pm Monday 23rd June 2014

THE winner of the BBC’s Great British Bake Off will be in Altrincham this weekend to take part in a ‘blooming great tea party’.

Altrincham Electric Railway Preservation Society to hold AGM

Messenger Newspapers: WAY AHEAD:  A train arrives in Darlington

12:20pm Friday 20th June 2014

THE Altrincham Electric Railway Preservation Society (AERPS) will be holding its Annual General Meeting (AGM) on June 27.

Police talk woman down after she threatens to jump from Broadheath bridge

Messenger Newspapers: Police talk woman down after she threatens to jump from Broadheath bridge

11:29am Wednesday 18th June 2014

TRAFFIC chaos ensued in Broadheath when a woman threatened to jump off a bridge on Tuesday evening.

Schoolgirl wins £500 worth of books for her Bowdon school

Messenger Newspapers: Lottie Bardwell (centre) is pictured with friends and fellow pupils from Bowdon Church of England School

12:30pm Wednesday 18th June 2014

A SCHOOLGIRL from Altrincham has won £500 worth of books for her school library in a short story writing competition.

Woman threatening to jump from bridge in Broadheath, A56 currently closed in both directions

Messenger Newspapers: A reader's picture from the scene

4:32pm Tuesday 17th June 2014

POLICE negotiators are on their way to a disused railway bridge in Broadheath where a woman is threatening to jump.

BBC to broadcast live from Dunham Massey

Messenger Newspapers: Taster Tours at Dunham Massey.

12:20pm Monday 16th June 2014

BBC Radio 3 will be broadcasting live from Dunham Massey as part of the station’s two-week season 'Music in the Great War'.

Altrincham primary school wins five new push bikes

Messenger Newspapers: Altrincham primary school wins five new push bikes

6:10am Monday 16th June 2014

AN Altrincham primary school celebrated its two-wheel success with a special bicycle-themed day and prize-giving last week.

Trafford MP refutes claims he backed renters in favour of letting agents in Government vote

Messenger Newspapers: GRAHAM BRADY: 'Schools in constituency undermined'.

7:50am Saturday 14th June 2014

THE MP for Altrincham and Sale West has defended himself against a pressure group’s claim that he snubbed renters in favour of letting agents.

Fred Talbot summonsed to court following further allegations of historic sexual abuse at Altrincham Grammar School for Boys

Messenger Newspapers: Fred Talbot pictured in St Helens in 2011 when he was filming his Where's Fred? feature for Granada Reports

10:18am Friday 13th June 2014

TV weatherman Fred Talbot, from Bowdon, has been summonsed to court in relation to further charges of historic sexual abuse.

Altrincham hotel receive defibrillator donation – and learn how easy they are to use

Messenger Newspapers: NWAS chain of survival coordinator, Sara Harris and Cresta Court secretary, Nicki Warburton

11:20am Friday 13th June 2014

STAFF at the Cresta Court Hotel in Altrincham are equipped to save lives, thanks to the donation of a defibrillator from Altrincham Rotary Club.

Planners reject proposals for nursery for 160-children in Broadheath

Messenger Newspapers: Planners reject proposals for nursery for 160-children in Broadheath

6:10am Monday 9th June 2014

PLANS to build a nursery in Broadheath with capacity for 160 children was unanimously rejected by planning chiefs.

Friends of John Leigh Park hold successful Big Lunch event

Messenger Newspapers: Friends of John Leigh Park hold successful Big Lunch event

12:20pm Monday 9th June 2014

THE Friends of John Leigh Park group held its first ‘Big Lunch’ event on Sunday, June 1.

Two new operators added to 'fantastic foodie line-up' at Altrincham Market

Messenger Newspapers: Two new operators added to 'fantastic foodie line-up' at Altrincham Market

7:50am Monday 9th June 2014

THE company which owns Altrincham Market has added two key food operators to its ‘fantastic foodie line-up’.

Can you give a helping hand to Altrincham Festival?

Messenger Newspapers: The sun shines on Altrincham Festival

10:40am Sunday 8th June 2014

ORGANISERS of the Altrincham Festival are looking for volunteers to help get the vehicles, which are taking part in the event, onto the showground.

Canadian visitors enjoy Traford hospitality

Messenger Newspapers: Christine Pidcock (exhange director) and Bende Lind-Hampsen with the visitors from Canada

8:00am Sunday 8th June 2014

EIGHTEEN visitors from Montreal left for Edinburgh on Bank Holiday Monday after spending a week with Trafford families.

Cheshire Wildlife Trust plants memorial tree

Messenger Newspapers: Cheshire Wildlife Trust plants memorial tree

8:00am Saturday 7th June 2014

A MEMORIAL oak tree was planted in John Leigh Park, Altrincham, by Cheshire Wildlife Trust (CWT) North Group in memory of Lorna Thomas.

Lydia strides out for Bliss and CAFOD

12:00pm Friday 6th June 2014

DR LYDIA Bowden, a neo-natal specialist at the Royal Oldham Hospital, will indirectly help her tiny charges when, on June 20, she will walk 500 miles along the pilgrimage route of Camino de Santiago in Spain.

Altrincham breast cancer survivor to take on Alps trek

Messenger Newspapers: Dawn Comber and nine-year-old son, Michael

7:50am Friday 6th June 2014

A BREAST cancer survivor from Altrincham is set to take on a mammoth trek over the Alps, to raise vital cash for charity.

Broadheath resident gives a home to battery hens

Messenger Newspapers: Bende Lind-Hansen and one of the hens

11:00am Thursday 5th June 2014

A DANISH WOMAN, who has lived in England for 37 years, was brought up on a farm and missed the hens.

Altrincham teenager to raise awareness of Asperger's Syndrome on ITV Granada Reports

Messenger Newspapers: Jack Simmons

7:50am Thursday 5th June 2014

AN Altrincham teenager wants more people to understand what it’s like to live with Asperger’s Syndrome.

Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service for Altrincham's The Hub

Messenger Newspapers: Centre Manager Andrew Smyth (third from left) presenting birthday cupcakes to the former Mayor of Trafford Patricia Young at the centre’s fifth birthday celebrations last year

2:42pm Tuesday 3rd June 2014

THE HUB Community Centre is receiving the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service, the MBE for volunteer groups.

VIDEO: Police hunting men who robbed Altrincham petrol station

Messenger Newspapers: VIDEO: Police hunting men who robbed Altrincham petrol station

4:14pm Monday 2nd June 2014

TWO men threatened an Altrincham petrol station worker and made off with money and cigarettes during a robbery.

Adactus Housing Association digs deep for Give and Gain

Messenger Newspapers: Adactus Housing Association digs deep for Give and Gain

8:00am Sunday 1st June 2014

A TEAM of staff volunteers from Adactus Housing Association joined forces with Broadheath's ‘Friends of Woodstock Park’ group to transform the park entrance.

Bring a picnic to Stamford Park

Messenger Newspapers: Strawberry shortcake ice cream

8:20am Thursday 29th May 2014

The Friends of Stamford Park group is hosting its second annual Big Lunch on Sunday June 1st from 11am until 4pm.

Pure Gym And Altrincham HQ raise money for the Christie Charity

Messenger Newspapers: Congratulations to Bupa runners

4:00pm Wednesday 28th May 2014

BUSINESSES put their best foot forward at PureGym Altrincham to raise money for the Christie Charity.

Overturned lamp causes fire at Altrincham house

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

3:16pm Tuesday 27th May 2014

AN overturned lamp caused a fire in an Altrincham house.

Mayor opens new Altrincham estate agency

Messenger Newspapers: Mayor opens new Altrincham estate agency

7:50am Monday 26th May 2014

THE Mayor of Trafford recently joined guests to celebrate the official opening of the Property Lounge, Altrincham’s new ‘estate agency with a difference’.

Altrincham and Sale MP learns about the importance of regular eye tests

Messenger Newspapers: Sarah Jones (left), Optical Assistant, explaining to Graham Brady MP (right) how an Optomap functions

7:50am Friday 23rd May 2014

THE MP for Altrincham and Sale West has urged constituents to look after their eyesight.

Planned new free school for Altrincham could open its doors as soon as September 2015

Messenger Newspapers: Planned new free school for Altrincham could open its doors as soon as September 2015

7:50am Thursday 22nd May 2014

A NEW primary school sponsored by Altrincham Grammar School for Girls may soon be opening its doors in Altrincham.  

Dragons' Den investor to offer free business menotring to Altrincham business owner

Messenger Newspapers: Simon Woodroffe and James Cook

12:10pm Thursday 22nd May 2014

DRAGONS’ Den investor and Yo! Sushi founder, Simon Woodroffe, is to give a month of ‘priceless’ one-to-one business mentoring to a former solicitor from Altrincham.

Celebrations As Cotton Traders Raise Over £509K For Charity Help for Heroes

Messenger Newspapers: l to r, Mo Usman, Phoenix House Recovery Centre manager; Nick Hamblin, Cotton Traders’ managing director; Gregg Stevenson, Help for Heroes Band of Brothers and Fran Cotton, Cotton Traders’ chairman

6:00am Wednesday 21st May 2014

BROADHEATH-based firm Cotton Traders celebrated reaching a major milestone - raising more than £509,000 for its charity partner, Help for Heroes .

UPDATE: Fire at Altrincham FC's ground caused by controlled burning which got out of hand

Messenger Newspapers: Firefighters tackling blaze at Altrincham FC's ground

1:19pm Monday 19th May 2014

A FIRE which broke out at Altrincham FC’s ground was caused by controlled burning which got out of hand, a fire service spokesman confirmed.

Police hunting shoplifters who stole hundreds of pounds worth of clothes from Altrincham shop

Messenger Newspapers: The suspected male shoplifter

11:46am Monday 19th May 2014

POLICE are hunting a pair of shoplifters who stole hundreds of pounds worth of clothes from an Altrincham shop.



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