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Plaque unveiled to Sale man who founded Chester Zoo

Messenger Newspapers: Undated Film Still Handout from Our Zoo. Pictured:George Mottershead (LEE INGLEBY), Lizzie Mottershead (LIZ WHITE) and June Mottershead (HONOR KNEAFSEY). See PA Feature TV Zoo. Picture credit should read: PA Photo/Big Talk/Hal Shinnie. WARNING: This pictu

2:34pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

A BLUE plaque was unveiled in memory of a Sale man who founded Chester Zoo.

Chester Zoo founder to be honoured in Sale

Messenger Newspapers: George Mottershead established Chester Zoo in the 1930s

5:50pm Thursday 9th October 2014

SALE is set to honour one of its most famous sons George Mottershead the founder of Chester Zoo.

Police release image of man suspected of stealing bike in Sale

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10:02am Wednesday 8th October 2014

POLICEare appealing for information regarding the theft of a pedal bike stolen from the back of a car in Sale.

Sale councillor backs plans to put up plaque for golf hero, Sam Ryder

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11:46am Friday 26th September 2014

AS the Ryder Cup gets underway today at Gleneagles a Sale councillor is to explore the idea of putting a blue plaque up to commemorate the man who made it all possible.

Sale fraudster ordered to pay back nearly £80,000 he stole from elderly victims

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2:42pm Thursday 25th September 2014

A CONVICTED fraudster from Sale has been ordered to pay back nearly £80,000.

Dig out your dancing shoes

Messenger Newspapers: People take part in the Sweet Salsa Cuban Salsa Dancing Lessons at Longridge Conservative Club

1:50pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

DANCE classes for beginners are starting at various locations in Altrincham and Sale

Sale mum shortlisted for business award

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11:11am Wednesday 24th September 2014

A SALE mum is through to the finals of a national competition which recognises flexible working for mums.

Golf legend never forgot his inspirational teacher

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

3:54pm Monday 22nd September 2014

A SALE head teacher who helped inspire the famous golfing legend Sam Ryder was praised by his former pupil.

Sale-based communications agency appoints new senior account manager

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10:33am Monday 22nd September 2014

SALE-based One Marketing Communications has appointed a new senior account manager.

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.

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.

Grant to community choir

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12:55pm Friday 12th September 2014

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

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.

Man glassed in the face in Sale pub

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4:13pm Monday 8th September 2014

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Sale Moor woman hit in the face and son threatened with knife during violent robbery

Messenger Newspapers: police officer rear

11:31am Tuesday 29th July 2014

A FAMILY were threatened in their own home during an violent burglary in Sale Moor.

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.

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.

Sale cafe owner states the importance of independent businesses

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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Successful careers day for Sale primary school

Messenger Newspapers: Successful careers day for Sale primary school

6:20am Thursday 19th June 2014

A SALE primary school held its first parents’ careers fair on June 16.

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.

Council denies Sale Moor willow tree 'vandalism'

Messenger Newspapers: Donald Bradnam and the willow tree

7:50am Friday 13th June 2014

TRAFFORD Council has defended its actions after a Sale Moor resident accused it of ‘vandalising a beautiful willow tree’.

Police release CCTV images after brawl at Sale pub

Messenger Newspapers: Suspect one

11:20am Wednesday 11th June 2014

POLICE have released CCTV images of three people they wish to speak to in connection with an assault outside a Sale pub.

Carer’s moving story helps Stretford Mall staff prepare to become Dementia Friends

Messenger Newspapers: Left to right; Kate Green MP and Mandy Sellers whose mum Rebecca Sullivan was a dementia sufferer

6:00pm Wednesday 11th June 2014

A SALE woman who looked after her mother when she developed dementia gave first hand advice to Stretford Mall workers in training to help customers dealing with the condition.

Rotary club looks for Sale’s unsung community hero

Messenger Newspapers: Last year’s winner Simon Youd (right) and commendation recipient Greg Hawkins

12:00pm Wednesday 11th June 2014

SALE Rotary Club has launched this year’s nominations to find the area’s outstanding ‘unsung hero’.

Jo's defibrillator crusade

Messenger Newspapers: Eddie Rowley

6:00am Wednesday 11th June 2014

A LOVING step-daughter is raising funds to help to supply defibrillators to schools in memory of her step-dad, who died in February.

Award success for enterprising Ben

Messenger Newspapers: Ben Kelly in his clinic

10:19am Friday 6th June 2014

A FORMER SALE High School pupil and PhD student has won a Shell LiveWire Grand Ideas Award for his enterprise.

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