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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

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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

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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.

Stretford Mall charity shop celebrates wedding dress windfall

Messenger Newspapers: Manager Ann Long is pictured with the wedding dress windfall at the BHF shop in Stretford Mall

12:00pm Thursday 8th May 2014

STAFF at a Stretford Mall charity shop are celebrating a huge wedding dress windfall.

Cyclist taken to hospital after being knocked off his bike in Old Trafford

Messenger Newspapers: police officer rear

11:41am Wednesday 7th May 2014

A CYCLIST was taken to hospital after being knocked off his bike in Old Trafford this morning.

Dare you dangle to help save lives?

Messenger Newspapers: Dare you dangle to help save lives?

4:00pm Sunday 4th May 2014

A CHARITY is calling on daredevils to take ona zipslide challenge at Salford Quays later this year, to help in the fight against muscle-wasting conditions.

Launch event for Trafford Parents Forum

Messenger Newspapers: Trafford Parents Forum members Justine Bailey (chairman) Nicky Montes (secretary) and Elizabeth Stanley (vice chairman)

8:20am Friday 2nd May 2014

A SUPPORT group for parents and carers of those with special educational needs (SEN) is holding two launch events at Lancashire County Cricket Ground.

Trafford Town Hall’s architectural and ‘green’ credentials recognised

Messenger Newspapers: Trafford Town Hall

8:00am Friday 2nd May 2014

TRAFFORD Council chiefs are celebrating after the borough’s revamped town hall scooped three prestigious awards.

Industrial disease experts instructed to help in legal battle for answers

Messenger Newspapers: Paul Medd

4:00pm Thursday 1st May 2014

A TRAFFORD man who has been diagnosed with an asbestos-related cancer is appealing to his former workmates from the 1960s for help as he launches a legal battle for justice.

Manchester United's Old Trafford car park plan is 'highly questionable'

Messenger Newspapers: Manchester United Old Trafford Ground

11:53am Thursday 1st May 2014

FURTHER to the recent article about the proposals by Manchester United to use two areas of car parking for other purposes, I would urge Stretford residents to look up the planning applications – references 82635/FULL/2014 and 82636/FULL/2014 – to see what is proposed.

St George’s Day parade

Messenger Newspapers: Photo by Hazel Gibb

1:30pm Wednesday 30th April 2014

THE flag bearers at the St George’s Day parade in Stretford.

Man taken to hospital following Old Trafford car crash

Messenger Newspapers: IN AT NUMBER THREE: A41 New Chester Road

10:47am Tuesday 29th April 2014

A MAN was taken to hospital after a two-car crash in Old Trafford.

Stretford travel agents who have lost loved ones to cancer kick off fundraising drive for Macmillan

Messenger Newspapers: Vikki Lomas and Kira Foden

4:20pm Monday 28th April 2014

TWO Stretford travel agents who have lost loved ones to Cancer have kick-started a fundraising drive for Macmillan.

New Look to host charity ball at Manchester United ground

Messenger Newspapers: Sign dedicated to those who fell in the First and Second World Wars

12:10pm Monday 28th April 2014

NEW Look is to host a charity ball at Manchester United Football Ground in aid of the Prince’s Trust and the Retail Trust.

BBC’s Bill Turnbull praises Stretford mum for 30 years Christie service

Messenger Newspapers: Carol Forrester with Bill Turnbull

4:00pm Saturday 26th April 2014

A MUM from Stretford has been honoured at an awards ceremony for dedicating more than 30 years to the Christie.

Manchester United to turn car park into artificial football pitch for fans on match days

Messenger Newspapers: Manchester United fans claim victory over club's owners following listed status battle

6:10am Friday 25th April 2014

MANCHESTER United is seeking planning permission to turn one of its car parks into an artificial football pitch.

Trafford pair who 'mastermined' multi-million pound fraud scam jailed

Messenger Newspapers: Marshall Joseph

3:10pm Thursday 24th April 2014

TWO Trafford men described as ‘masterminds’ of five separate fraud conspiracies have been jailed.

Landlord and his wife tied up during robbery on their Stretford pub

Messenger Newspapers: Arrest made after man attacked with machete in Altrincham

9:30am Thursday 24th April 2014

A LANDLORD and his wife were tied up during a robbery at their Stretford pub.

Man due in court after impersonating a police officer in an attempt to burgle an Old Trafford house

Messenger Newspapers: Arrest made after man attacked with machete in Altrincham

9:18am Thursday 24th April 2014

A MAN who impersonated a police officer in an attempt to burgle an Old Trafford house has been charged.



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