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Easter eggs galore at Stretford Mall

Messenger Newspapers: Easter eggs galore at Stretford Mall

11:20am Thursday 17th April 2014

YOUNG shoppers decorated eggs for a special Easter tree at Stretford Mall.

MP backs call for 20mph speed limit in built up areas in Trafford for safer walking and cycling

Messenger Newspapers: MP Kate Green at the Braek G 20 reception, held in Parliament

12:00pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

KATE Green is calling for a 20mph speed limit in built up areas in Trafford.

Stretford Foodbank’s Official Opening Ceremony

Messenger Newspapers: Stretford Foodbank’s Official Opening Ceremony

6:00am Sunday 13th April 2014

THE Mayor of Trafford. Councillor Mr Dylan Butt, opened Stretford Foodbank recently.

VIDEO: Man attacked as he waited for taxi in Stretford

Messenger Newspapers: VIDEO: Man attacked as he waited for taxi in Stretford

4:05pm Friday 11th April 2014

A MAN was attacked as he waited for a taxi in Stretford.

McDonalds to open drive-through in Stretford following planning approval

Messenger Newspapers: The eateries were awarded Gold statuses at the annual independent Loo of the Year Awards

11:48am Friday 11th April 2014

A McDONALDS drive-through is to open in Stretford after planning bosses gave the proposal their unanimous approval.

MP backs Cancer Research UK campaign to make every moment count

Messenger Newspapers: MP  backs Cancer Research UK campaign to make every moment count

12:00pm Friday 11th April 2014

KATE Green, MP for Stretford and Urmston, attended Cancer Research UK’s Parliamentary event.

Justin Bieber up for grabs for one Stretford Mall customer

Messenger Newspapers: Nichola Derrick is pictured with the Justin Bieber up for grabs

5:50pm Thursday 10th April 2014

JUSTIN Bieber is up for grabs at Stretford Mall.

UPDATE: Death of man in Old Trafford is no longer being treated as murder

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

3:41pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

DETECTIVES are no longer treating the death of a man in Trafford as suspicious.

Luke pops the question during the ASICS Greater Manchester Marathon in Trafford

Messenger Newspapers: Luke gets down on one knee to pop the question to Emma

8:27am Tuesday 8th April 2014

A STRETFORD resident proposed to his girlfriend during the ASICS Greater Manchester Marathon in Trafford on Sunday, writes Adam Martin.

Visit the Manchester United museum for free

Messenger Newspapers: Supporters trust bids for chance to buy Old Trafford

5:12pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

MANCHESTER United is offering free entry to the Old Trafford museum throughout April.

Fuse box fire causes damage to electrical cable in Stretford house

Messenger Newspapers: Firefighters called to separate Stretford cooking fires

5:26pm Monday 7th April 2014

THREE fire crews were called to s Stretford house after an electrical fuse box caught fire.

Old Trafford man sentenced for falsely claiming more than £10,000 in benefits

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

11:12am Friday 4th April 2014

AN Old Trafford man was handed a suspended sentence after falsely claiming more than £10,000 in benefits.

Man arrested on suspicion of murder after body found in Stretford house

Messenger Newspapers: Burlgars steal safe from Altrincham bar

10:31am Thursday 3rd April 2014

A MAN has been arrested on suspicion of murder after a body was found in a house in Stretford.

PICTURES: Cyclist injured after lorry overturns on Chester Road, Stretford, causing severe traffic delays

Messenger Newspapers: Cyclist injured after lorry overturns on Chester Road, Stretford, causing severe traffic delays

11:06am Monday 31st March 2014

A CYCLIST was left with serious injuries after a lorry overturned on Chester Road, Stretford.

Rotary clubs join forces for St George's Day celebration

Messenger Newspapers: Presidents Mike Wilson (Stretford & Urmston), Gareth Trehearn (Sale), and David Williams (Altrincham) at the recent 80th anniversary of the formation of Sale Rotary Club

7:30pm Wednesday 2nd April 2014

THE Altrincham, Sale and Stretford & Urmston Rotary Clubs have joined forces to organise a charity dinner to celebrate St George’s Day, April 23.

Mobility scooters now allowed on Metrolink trams

Messenger Newspapers: CCTV footage of assault in Altrincham

5:10pm Wednesday 2nd April 2014

MOBILITY scooter users are now allowed on Metrolink trams, under a six-month trial permit scheme that launched at the end of March.

Poppy Appeal in Greater Manchester raises more than £135,000

Messenger Newspapers: Royal British Legion
Poppy Appeal (4353536)

5:10am Tuesday 1st April 2014

THE Manchester Poppy Appeal was hugely successful last year, raising nearly £135,000 for the Royal British Legion.

Video: Sale grandmother abseils down Old Trafford football stadium

Messenger Newspapers: Sylivia Brocklehurst, 74, and her grandsons Ben Scanlon, 17, and Liam Saberton 19

12:30pm Monday 31st March 2014

A SALE grandmother abseiled down the side of Old Trafford football ground in aid of the Christie.

MP hails Old Trafford ‘Park and Stride’ scheme a success

Messenger Newspapers: Ms Green with juinor traffic wardens and Sue Whitehead

6:30pm Monday 31st March 2014

OLD Trafford primary school children were treated to a special breakfast after they walked to school on Friday.

How many people are cheating in your neighbourhood?

Messenger Newspapers: How many people are cheating in your neighbourhood?

3:28pm Monday 31st March 2014

MORE than 560 people are having an affair in Altrincham, according to figures by a dating website for married couples.

Stretford Mall launches Easter egg appeal for children on hospital ward

Messenger Newspapers: Victoria Green is leading the Easter egg collection at Stretford Mall for Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital

7:10pm Sunday 30th March 2014

A SALE mum is leading an Easter egg appeal for a children’s ward after seeing the bravery of young patients while her son was treated there.

Ladbrokes manager’s appeal to send goodies to troops in Afghanistan has been a huge success thanks to Stretford shoppers

Messenger Newspapers: Marie Ward and her soldier son Paul are saying a big thankyou to Stretford Mall shoppers and businesses for supporting their appeal

5:00pm Wednesday 26th March 2014

AN appeal launched by a Ladbrokes manager to gather goodies for British forces serving in Afghanistan has been a huge success, thanks to Stretford shoppers.

Stretford and Urmston MP urges walking to school for safer streets

Messenger Newspapers: Kate Green MP

12:09pm Wednesday 26th March 2014

KATE Green, MP for Stretford and Urmston, is supporting the first Walk to School Breakfast at St Hilda’s School in Old Trafford.

TV impressionist and comedian, Jon Culshaw, joins Kate Green MP in backing Marie Curie's Great Daffodil Appeal

Messenger Newspapers: Jon Culshaw and Kate Green

10:27am Wednesday 26th March 2014

TV impressionist and comedian, Jon Culshaw, joined Kate Green MP in pledging support to Marie Curie Cancer Care.

Sister of Stretford man murdered in his own home appeals for witnesses 10 years on from his death

Messenger Newspapers: Andrew Boland

11:26am Monday 24th March 2014

The sister of a Stretford man who was murdered in his own home 10 years ago, has made an emotional plea for witnesses on the anniversary of his death.

Beautiful babies pick up their awards

Messenger Newspapers: Beautiful babies pick up their awards

2:01pm Monday 24th March 2014

GAYLE Mather with her daughter Isabella, who won the Stretford and Urmson Messenger Little Darlings 0 to 18 months category and Lynn Rollings with her daughter Marisa, who won the Little Darlings 18 months to three years category.

Sale grandmother, 74, to abseil down Old Trafford football stadium

Messenger Newspapers: Ben Scanlon, Sylvia Brocklehurst, Liam Saberton

5:50am Thursday 20th March 2014

A SALE grandmother is to abseil down Old Trafford football stadium in order to raise money for the Christie.

Consultation launched on 'Cornbrook Hub' regeneration, centred around Metrolink station

Messenger Newspapers: Consultation launched on 'Cornbrook Hub' regeneration, centred around Metrolink station

4:30pm Tuesday 18th March 2014

THE ‘Cornbrook Hub’ area could undergo a dramatic transformation if a regeneration framework prepared by Trafford Council, Manchester City Council and the Manchester Ship Canal Developments, goes ahead.

Trafford Prince's Trust team revamps community centre attic into 'Santa's Store'

Messenger Newspapers: Firefighters called to separate Stretford cooking fires

3:50pm Monday 17th March 2014

THE Prince’s Trust Trafford Team opened its ‘Santa’s Store’ at Timperley Community Centre last week.

Call for volunteers to help save pets' corner in Longford Park

Messenger Newspapers: Cllr Anne Duffield and Sue Simpkins with residents who want to see pets' corner retained

7:40am Saturday 15th March 2014

FANS of Pets’ Corner in Longford Park are appealing for volunteers to help run it following the council’s decision to withdraw funding.

MP welcomes new quality mark to improve residential care for British Sign Language users

Messenger Newspapers: Kate Green MP with Jan Sheldon, chief Executive at RAD and Liz Jones CEO at [Sonus])

11:00am Saturday 15th March 2014

STRETFORD and Urmston MP Kate Green has pledged her support for improving residential care for older deaf people who communicate using British Sign Language (BSL).

Stretford man convicted for whipping girlfriend with laptop cable

Messenger Newspapers: JAILED: David Young, 23, used his ex-girlfriend's accounts to buy himself takeaway food, mobile phone top-ups and accessories, and shoes and clothing.

4:34pm Thursday 13th March 2014

A STRETFORD man who believed his teenage partner was having an affair went berserk and whipped her on the arms with a laptop cable.

Eye health warning on No Smoking Day

Messenger Newspapers: Embargoed to 0001 Friday October 11..File photo dated 12/03/13 of a man smoking a cigarette as patients prescribed stop-smoking pills do not suffer an increased risk of suicide compared with those using nicotine patches and gum, a study has found. PRESS A

12:37pm Wednesday 12th March 2014

STRETFORD Specsavers is raising awareness of the dangerous effects smoking can have on eye health, today, national No Smoking Day.

Craft group based in Stretford Mall crochets blankets and hats for premature babies

Messenger Newspapers: Craft group based in Stretford Mall crochets blankets and hats for tiny premature babies

8:00am Wednesday 12th March 2014

A CRAFT group based in Stretford Mall is crocheting blankets and hats to provide premature babies with the vital warmth they need in the first few days of life.

Commonwealth Day celebrated in Trafford

Messenger Newspapers: Cllr Sean Anstee, the leader-elect of Trafford Council, and the Mayor of Trafford, Cllr Dylan Butt, with Gorse Hill Primary pupils Cienna Bhatti and Zekel Daley, both aged nine

1:11pm Monday 10th March 2014

THE Mayor of Trafford, Cllr Dylan Butt, raised the flag of the Commonwealth at Trafford Town Hall on Monday (March 10), to mark Commonwealth Day.

Stretford and Urmston MP urges firms to take on an apprentice and get a cash boost

Messenger Newspapers: MP Kate Green with the Shadow Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills, Chuka Umunna

6:00pm Thursday 6th March 2014

STRETFORD and Urmston MP Kate Green has given her strong support to local businesses who take on an apprentice, after new research revealed the extent of the benefits involved.

Falcon Court in Old Trafford goes down in spectacular fashion

Messenger Newspapers: Seconds away...Clarence Johnson, who had lived in the flats since they opened in 1970, and Seymour Park Primary School pupil Mia Alexandra, who designed the Old Trafford Masterplan logo, press the button

12:01pm Tuesday 4th March 2014

AN OLD Trafford tower block was demolished on Sunday as part of a multi-million pound regeneration scheme.

Lift for disabled can go ahead at Stretford youth centre

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

5:50pm Tuesday 4th March 2014

PLANS to install a disabled access lift to a Stretford youth centre have been permitted.

Former Old Trafford resident, 24, convicted of benefit fraud

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

4:04pm Friday 28th February 2014

A FORMER Old Trafford resident was handed a community punishment order after falsely claiming more than £10,000 in benefits.

New apartment plans given the green light

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

4:08pm Wednesday 26th February 2014

A NEW development in Old Trafford comprising apartments and office space has been given the green light.

MP launches safety survey for young women

Messenger Newspapers: Supportive - Kate Green MP

8:00am Wednesday 26th February 2014

STRETFORD and Urmston MP Kate Green has launched a survey asking young women how safe they feel going about their daily lives, and whether they have experienced harassment, abuse or violence.

Jealous boyfriend whipped partner with laptop cable

Messenger Newspapers: Free law talk on consumer law and small claims court

5:49pm Monday 24th February 2014

A MAN whipped his 18-year-old partner with his laptop lead because he believed she was cheating on him.

Stretford Neighbourhood Forum

Messenger Newspapers: Landmark building - Stretford Public Hall

6:00am Monday 24th February 2014

EVERYONE is invited to attend the Stretford Neighbourhood Forum on Thursday 27 February 27 - which will include a presentation on the Stretford Town Centre Masterplan.

Old Trafford Week of Action

Messenger Newspapers: Cllr Alan Mitchell

6:00am Friday 21st February 2014

TRAFFORD Council and partner agencies will be out and about in Old Trafford between February 24 - 28 in a Week of Action to raise awareness of environment and safety issues in the area.

Mayor of Trafford tries out half term ice rink at Stretford Mall

Messenger Newspapers: The Mayor of Trafford, Councillor Dylan Butt, joins in the ice hockey action at Stretford Mall with from left, Jake Henry, 13, Max Sullivan, 12 and Ethan Cassidy, 13

4:50pm Monday 17th February 2014

THE mayor of Trafford got his skates on to celebrate the opening of a half term skating rink at Stretford Mall.

Have your say on the future of Stretford

Messenger Newspapers: A sketch of the proposed masterplan site

1:07pm Monday 17th February 2014

WE are writing to let Stretford residents know that there will be a public meeting at St. Matthews Church Hall, in Stretford, on Thursday, February 27, commencing at 6:30 pm, to discuss feedback on the ‘Stretford Masterplan’ proposals.

Wind causes staircase to collapse at block of flats in Old Trafford

Messenger Newspapers: The collapsed staircase

11:39am Thursday 13th February 2014

LAST night’s terrible weather caused a staircase to collapse at a block of flats in Old Trafford, leaving many residents without access to their apartments.

Stretford slimmers bid to shed lbs to make £s

Messenger Newspapers: Weightloss Workshop

8:40pm Wednesday 12th February 2014

MEMBERS of the Stretford Slimming World group are to take part in a sponsored slim to raise money for Cancer Research UK.

Donate your old spectacles as an Act of Kindness

Messenger Newspapers: Recycled, cleaned and graded spectacles

8:50pm Tuesday 11th February 2014

A STRETFORD opticians is asking the public to donate their old and unwanted glasses as part of Random Acts of Kindness Week, which runs until Sunday.

MP Kate Green joins the revolution against cold

Messenger Newspapers: MP Kate Green and her special scarf

8:30pm Tuesday 11th February 2014

STRETFORD and Urmston MP Kate Green showed her support for Cold Homes Week in Parliament by wrapping up in a special hand-knitted scarf.



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