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Longford Park Community Allotment open day to take place

Messenger Newspapers: Longford Park

4:13pm Wednesday 15th October 2014

LONGFORD Park Community Allotment is holding an open day on October 19.

Stretford woman convicted of benefit fraud

Messenger Newspapers:

3:40pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

A STRETFORD woman has been convicted of benefit fraud after falsely claiming more than £10,000.

Former Trafford resident convicted of benefit fraud

Messenger Newspapers:

10:11am Monday 6th October 2014

A FORMER Trafford resident is repaying more than £15,000 to Trafford Council after committing benefit fraud.

Kate Green MP to host community discussion

Messenger Newspapers:

3:53pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

EDUCATION will be one of the topics on the table when Kate Green, MP for Stretford & Urmston, hosts a community discussion in Partington on Friday from noon.

Funeral arrangements announced for Busby's son

Messenger Newspapers: Sir Matt Busby statue at Old Trafford (10667568)

3:23pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

THE funeral arrangements have been announced for the son of Sir Matt Busby the late manager of Manchester United.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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

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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.

Stretford man charged with attempted murder after woman reportedly pushed into fire in Urmston

Messenger Newspapers: Trafford Magistrates Court. Picture from Google Maps.

9:37am Tuesday 29th July 2014

A STRETFORD man has been charged with attempted murder after he allegedly pushed a woman into a fire in Urmston.

Have your say on the NHS

Messenger Newspapers:

3:43pm Monday 14th July 2014

A PUBLIC feedback and consultation event takes place at St Matthew’s Hall, in Stretford, tomorrow, Tuesday, to find out local people’s views on the NHS, as part of the 12-week consultation on the proposed Healthier Together GM health service redesign.

Police release Efit of man who attempted to rob 15-year-old girl in Stretford

Messenger Newspapers:

1:40pm Thursday 10th July 2014

POLICE have released an Efit of a man grabbed a 15-year-old girl around the neck and attempted to rob her in Stretford.

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.

Man stabbed at Stretford Metrolink Station

Messenger Newspapers: police officer rear

4:53pm Monday 30th June 2014

A MAN was stabbed at Stretford Metrolink Station.

Stretford man to cycle 100 miles, delivering 100 poppies to 100 First World War memorials in 24 hours

Messenger Newspapers: (L to R) Styx Kershaw,Michael Murphy, Tim Wallbank, Ken Newton and Ben Taylor

7:50am Saturday 28th June 2014

A STRETFORD man is among a group of seven intrepid Manchester cyclists who are to cycle 100 miles across Britain, delivering 100 poppies, to 100 First World War memorials in just 24 hours.

Kids get finance lessons from Sale Sharks

Messenger Newspapers: Kids get bitesize money lessons from Sale Sharks

2:33pm Friday 27th June 2014

SCHOOL children have spent the day at Sale Sharks’ AJ Bell Stadium this week as part of a programme that uses rugby to teach 11 and 12-year-olds financial skills.

Altrincham recruitment team take on gruelling charity challenge

Messenger Newspapers: Altrincham recruitment team take on gruelling charity challenge

7:40am Monday 23rd June 2014

FORTY-EIGHT employees at recruitment specialist Hays, Altrincham took part in a gruelling 24 hour charity challenge in Snowdonia.

Stretford BHF shop in need of volunteers

Messenger Newspapers: Falmouth Family Fun to Raise Vital Funds

6:30pm Saturday 21st June 2014

THE Stretford British Heart Foundation (BHF) shop is appealing to residents to give the gift of time and volunteer.

Trafford MP joins microchipping campaign which could save thousands of dogs' lives

Messenger Newspapers: Kate Green MP with a puppy

4:40pm Saturday 21st June 2014

MORE than 8,000 dogs which are euthanised each year because their owner cannot be found could be saved if dog owners ‘Chip it, Check it’, according to the MP for Stretford and Urmston.

Stretford woman fined for failing to remove rubbish from her grarden

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

7:40am Friday 20th June 2014

A STRETFORD woman has been fined for failing to remove rubbish from her garden for five months.

Couple retire from Old Trafford post office after 26 years

Messenger Newspapers: L-R Shazia Ali, resident Frank Mitchell, Arahana Ali, Shevkat Ali and resident Graham Cooper

7:50am Thursday 19th June 2014

IT was a case of signed, sealed, delivered for an Old Trafford couple as they retired from the post office they have run in the area for 26 years.

Stretford shop assistant's head shave raises nearly £1,000

Messenger Newspapers: The head shave begins and Operations Manager, Mike Russell, takes his turn with the clippers

6:40pm Wednesday 18th June 2014

A STRETFORD sales assistant’s close shave has raised almost £1,000 to help send her terminally-ill friend and her young daughter on a dream trip to Florida.

Simon Cowell in Trafford for X Factor auditions

Messenger Newspapers: Simon Cowell in Trafford for X Factor auditions

3:56pm Monday 16th June 2014

SIMON Cowell was in Trafford today to kick off the Manchester auditions of the X Factor.

Stretford Mall shop assistant to shave head to help send terminally ill friend on Florida holiday

Messenger Newspapers: Tracy Donaghy (right) preparing for her fundraising head shave for her friend Becca Parkes and her duaghter Ambur Parkes

6:10am Saturday 14th June 2014

A STRETFORD Mall sales assistant is planning to shed her crowning glory to help send her terminally-ill friend and her young daughter on a dream trip to the United States.

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.

Russells Construction appointed to White City project in Old Trafford

Messenger Newspapers: Artist’s impression of the White City retail park

1:00pm Wednesday 11th June 2014

THE White City retail park in Old Trafford is to undergo a £6.5 million revamp, with the creation of five new units, totalling 59,000 sq ft of additional space.

Stretford Mall Hive’s young Dragons roar to help Aaliyah dance her way to international glory

Messenger Newspapers: Aaliyah Harriett

9:00am Wednesday 11th June 2014

A TALENTED teenage street dancer took part in a top international competition, thanks to a cash boost from a youth enterprise project based at Stretford Mall.

One-time fastest checkout operator rings up 35 happy years at Tesco in Stretford Mall

Messenger Newspapers: Diane Murphy is pictured at Tesco in Stretford

12:00pm Saturday 7th June 2014

A STRETFORD mum whose lightning speed on the checkout once won her a national competition has just rung up 35 years’ service with a supermarket.

Learn how to play disc golf at Longford Park

Messenger Newspapers: Longford Park

3:02pm Wednesday 4th June 2014

A COMMUNITY group is running a free outreach day in Longford Park to teach people how to play disc golf.

Firefighters called after Old Trafford balcony barbecue

Messenger Newspapers: Weber Pizza Oven

10:57am Tuesday 3rd June 2014

A BARBECUE on an Old Trafford balcony resulted in a visit from the fire brigade. Crews from Moss Side and Salford fire stations were called to a fifth floor flat in

The Manchester United museum launches new George Best exhibition on June 6

Messenger Newspapers: Royal Mail tribute to "former Cherries player" George Best

11:46am Monday 2nd June 2014

A NEW exhibition celebrating the best of George Best, both on and off the pitch, is due to open at the Manchester United Museum, with George’s former United team-mates, Pat Crerand and David Sadler, in attendance.

MP supports migraine and headache awareness campaign

Messenger Newspapers: MP supports migraine and headache awareness campaign

5:19pm Monday 2nd June 2014

Pictured left to right are: Stretford and Urmston MP Kate Green with Rachel Markham and Stella Powell from Migraine Action, at the Trafford Centre shopping centre,.

Stretford streetdance group win international title

Messenger Newspapers: Streford streetdance group win international title

12:20pm Monday 26th May 2014

A STREETDANCE group from Stretford have been crowned European champions.

Minister for Culture, Media and Sport visits LCC's Old Trafford ground

Messenger Newspapers: Cllr Sean Anstee and Sajid Javid MP

6:10am Friday 23rd May 2014

THE Minister for Culture, Media and Sport visited Lancashire Cricket Club’s Old Trafford ground.

Kate Green MP teams up with emergency services for 'Road Safety Day'

Messenger Newspapers: Kate Green MP teams up with emergency services for 'Road Safety Day'

6:20pm Thursday 22nd May 2014

KATE Green will be at Stretford Fire Station supporting the annual ‘Road Safety Day’, on June 8.

Gangster Dominic Noonan arrested on suspicion of raping man at a Stretford house

Messenger Newspapers: Dominic Noonan

10:29am Wednesday 21st May 2014

A MAN believed to be notorious gangster, Dominic Noonan, has been arrested on suspicion of raping a man in a Stretford house.

Woman sexually assaulted in Stretford

Messenger Newspapers: police officer rear

3:09pm Friday 16th May 2014

A WOMAN was sexually assaulted as she walked in Stretford.

Police blast 'reckless' hoax caller who told them a gunman was in a Stretford house

Messenger Newspapers: police officer rear

10:24am Wednesday 14th May 2014

POLICE have blasted a hoax caller who gave them false information about a gunman in Stretford.

Stretford cleaner handed suspended sentence for stealing more than £7,000 from vulnerable employer

Messenger Newspapers: Toni Smith and Andrew Verlander plundered nearly £40,000 in benefits they were not entitled to

10:21am Friday 9th May 2014

A STRETFORD cleaner who stole more than £7,000 from her vulnerable employer has been handed a suspended sentence.

Police appealing for information after Old Trafford burglary

Messenger Newspapers: Police appealing for information after Old Trafford burglary

9:54am Friday 9th May 2014

POLICE have released a CCTV image after a burglar broke into an Old Trafford house and stole an iPad.

Evening of celebration for 23rd Stretford St Matthew's Victoria Scout Group

Messenger Newspapers: The Mayor Cllr Dylan Butt, with 23rd Stretford St.Matthew's Victoria Scout Group

12:00pm Friday 9th May 2014

THE 23rd Stretford St.Matthew’s Victoria Scout Group held an evening of celebration recently.

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