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Student Laura lives the American dream

Messenger Newspapers: Laura Harris

12:24pm Tuesday 9th September 2014

URMSTON Grammar student, Laura Harris, spent part of her summer holidays at one of the world's most famous seats of learning - Yale University.

Trafford Centre extends opening hours

Messenger Newspapers:

6:05pm Monday 8th September 2014

THE Trafford Centre has announced it is to stay open for an extra hour on Saturdays.

Trafford MP concerned about Northern Rail off-peak ticket changes

Messenger Newspapers: Kate Green

10:35am Friday 5th September 2014

THE MP for Stretford and Urmston has expressed concern over Northern Rail’s changes to the times customers can use off-peak tickets.

Friends of Trafford General to hold charity race night

Messenger Newspapers: Trafford General

8:19am Friday 5th September 2014

THE Friends of Trafford General group is holding a charity race night.

RESPECT programme begins at Wellacre

Messenger Newspapers:

5:28pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

STUDENTS at Wellacre Academy in Urmston are beginning a new series of lessons this month - designed to equip them with the life skills they need for life outside school.

Family Fun Day in Broadway Park

Messenger Newspapers:

8:21am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Friends of Broadway Park, Davyhulme, are holding a Family Fun Day on September 7 from noon to 4pm.

Urmston cricketer an England star of the future

Messenger Newspapers:

6:10am Wednesday 27th August 2014

AN Urmston cricketer has proved himself a star of the future after helping England U17s to victory in Loughborough.

Firefighters called to the Trafford Centre twice in one day

Messenger Newspapers:

3:50pm Wednesday 27th August 2014

FIREFIGHTERS were called to the Trafford Centre on two occasions today.

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.

Urmston teen off to America to fulfill basket ball dream

Messenger Newspapers:

8:30am Tuesday 19th August 2014

AN Urmston teenager is following his dream of basketballing success.

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.

Emergency services day at Legoland Discovery Centre, Trafford Park

Messenger Newspapers: Lego Men Debbie and Ryan Jones.

4:20pm Friday 15th August 2014

LEGOLAND Discovery Centre, in Trafford Park, is hosting a specially-themed family weekend to celebrate the emergency services.

Join the Trafford Centre's SEALIFE team in Bridgewater Canal clean up

Messenger Newspapers: Canal Clean-up

3:48pm Friday 15th August 2014

A TEAM from the SEALIFE Centre is urging residents to be part of something special this summer and help them clean up the Bridgewater Canal.

Urmston man with terminal cancer meets Paul Scholes and Gary Neville as part of bucket list

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6:10am Thursday 14th August 2014

AN Urmston man dying from a cancerous tumour has completed the latest in a series of challenges he has set himself.

Urmston choir marks First World War centenary

Messenger Newspapers: 'On Cloud 9' with Elmbridge Choir

4:24pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

URMSTON Choral Society presents Songs for Heroes, a special concert to mark the centenary of the outbreak of the First World War.

Urmston gets the jive bug

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12:17pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

URMSTON Masonic Hall, Westbourne Road, Urmston, presents Western Swing and Jive with The Crown Top Kings on August 30. Doors open at 7.30pm and the gig starts at 8pm.

Choir evening of high emotion and music to commemorate First World War

Messenger Newspapers: 'On Cloud 9' with Elmbridge Choir

3:58pm Monday 11th August 2014

AN evening of high emotion and light-hearted music is planned when Urmston Choral Society and the Gemini Choir from Swinton join together to perform 'Sing for Heroes', a tribute to the nation's Armed Forces.

Trafford Centre to hold annual Emergency Services Day

Messenger Newspapers: This week's clue

3:21pm Saturday 9th August 2014

THE Trafford Centre's annual Emergency Services Day will be held on August 7.

Charity fire walk at Urmston pub

Messenger Newspapers: Community groups urged to apply for cash help

2:07pm Friday 8th August 2014

A FIRE walk for charity will take place tomorrow night at the Roebuck Pub in Urmston.

Firefighters rescue girl from 'quick sand' at Urmston beauty spot

Messenger Newspapers:

8:51am Wednesday 6th August 2014

A TEENAGE girl is warning others about the potential dangers hidden within beauty spots after she had to be rescued from ‘quick sand’ by firefighters in Urmston.

Help Urmston landlord in his bid to raise £200,000 for the Christie

Messenger Newspapers: Christie scores well in survey on care of dying patients

4:02pm Saturday 2nd August 2014

THE landlord of an Urmston pub is to climb Kilimanjaro in aid of the Christie Hospital.

Open Day at Flixton allotments

Messenger Newspapers: The allotments off Priory Road and Minchery Road

4:22pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

MARLBOROUGH Road Allotments, Marlborough Road, Flixton, is holding an Open Day on August 3 at 2pm.

Mothers Union jumble sale in Urmston

Messenger Newspapers: Church jumble sale organised for Croxley Green

4:10pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

A MOTHERS' Union Jumble Sale will be held at St Clement's Parish Hall, Manor Avenue, Urmston, on August 2 from 2pm to 4pm.

Harold Pinter classic from theatre company with Flixton roots

Messenger Newspapers: Bingley Little Theatre brings Fawlty Towers to the stage

4:00pm Wednesday 30th July 2014

M.Y.T Productions, the company founded by Flixton's Joe Meighan, presents Harold Pinter's Betrayal at Z-Arts Theatre, Hulme, Manchester, on August 2 at 3pm and 8pm. Anyone interested in booking tickets priced £10 should call 0161 232 6089 or online at

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.

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.

The Rainband to put on acoustic gig in Urmston before going on tour with Paulo Nutini

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4:40pm Friday 4th July 2014

THEY are off on tour with Paulo Nutini later this month and Urmston group, The Rainband, will go out on a high with a special acoustic gig in their home town.

Father of Urmston man who died in 'tombstoning' incident to take on Three Peaks Challenge

Messenger Newspapers:

6:10am Friday 4th July 2014

THE father of an Urmston man who died in a ‘tombstoning’ accident two years ago is to take on the Three Peaks Challenge in his memory.

Urmston craft store to hold open day

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12:20pm Friday 4th July 2014

SISTERS Janice Ashworth and Lee Dymond have always shared a passion for handmade crafts, but six months ago they decided to turn their hobby into a business – and haven’t looked back since.

Family of Urmston teenager who died of bone cancer two days before Christmas stage festival in his honour

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12:20pm Thursday 3rd July 2014

THE family of an Urmston teenager who died of bone cancer two days before Christmas are staging a festival in his honour.

Residents invited on Urmston nature walk

Messenger Newspapers: Common Darter Dragonfly

7:40am Monday 30th June 2014

RED Rose Forest community group invites residents to an evening nature walk at Urmston Meadows.

Give us a bin to put it in

Messenger Newspapers: I've been misled over green bins

1:50pm Thursday 26th June 2014

I SUGGEST Cllr Anstee spends money on providing dual purpose bins rather than on campaigns and tool kits.

What's going on at the Nag's Head?

Messenger Newspapers: INTRIGUE: Murder mystery (7231672)

1:48pm Thursday 26th June 2014

AS a resident in the Davyhulme area I am concerned at what is happening to the Katherine Lowe Home at the Nag’s Head, a place we visited many times with Brownies to entertain the senior residents.

Urmston hardware shop owners hand over reins after 30 years

Messenger Newspapers: Sarah and David Gregson with Bill and Pam Astle

12:10pm Wednesday 25th June 2014

A COUPLE who have run an Urmston hardware shop for 30 years are handing over the reins.

Police release efit after teenager threatened with sexual assault in Davyhulme

Messenger Newspapers: The efit

2:39pm Monday 23rd June 2014

A TEENAGER was grabbed by a man who threatened to sexually assault her in Davyhulme.

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.

Urmston care home appoints new manager

Messenger Newspapers: Joanna Fryers

12:20pm Saturday 21st June 2014

AN Urmston care home has appointed a new manager.

Trafford's Frank SInatra performs at star-studded charity ball

Messenger Newspapers: Clare Nasir and Chris Hawkins with Wayne

7:30am Saturday 21st June 2014

TRAFFORD’S Frank Sinatra, Wayne Devlin, performed a Rat Pack styled show for a star studded evening at the New Look’s ‘Spring into Summer’ charity ball.

Urmston salon wins ‘Best of Manchester’ category at prestigious hairdressing awards

Messenger Newspapers: Hair Bank staff at the awards

6:10am Saturday 21st June 2014

AN Urmston hair salon has been named as Manchester’s salon of the year.

Vote for Urmston's Thea Kate to win Key 103's Futurestars competition

Messenger Newspapers: Vote for Urmston's Thea Kate to win Key 103's Futurestars competition

6:10am Friday 20th June 2014

A WINNER of Messenger’s Talented Trafford competition is hoping readers will once again lend her their support, but this time to give her the chance to perform in front of thousands of people at Manchester’s Phones4U Arena.

Consultation on Trafford Park Metrolink line to begin

Messenger Newspapers: The proposed route

6:10am Wednesday 18th June 2014

A MAJOR public consultation on proposals to build a new Metrolink line through Trafford Park is due to begin next month.

Create a miniature 3D you at Asda Trafford Park

Messenger Newspapers: Create a miniature 3D you at Asda Trafford Park

1:03pm Wednesday 18th June 2014

ASDA Trafford Park has bagged a world first, with the installation of a 3D printing full body scanner at the store.

Store makeover brings jobs boost

Messenger Newspapers: Pets at Home store in Consett has announced Shepherd Support UK is its chosen charity partner.

6:00am Wednesday 18th June 2014

PETS at Home’s renovation of its Trafford Retail Park store brings new jobs, and a festive weekend.

Trafford Centre to show World Cup matches on big screens

Messenger Newspapers: Trafford Centre to show World Cup matches on big screens

12:10pm Saturday 14th June 2014

THE Trafford Centre will be showing big screen coverage of England matches, plus other important play-offs, throughout the World Cup.

Trafford MP criticises Network Rail over Urmston Railway Station fence

Messenger Newspapers: Kate Green and Walmsley Grove residents at the fence

4:40pm Thursday 12th June 2014

THE MP for Stretford and Urmston has called on Network Rail to address residents’ concerns after it removed a wall at Urmston Railway Station.

Urmston childhood sweethearts celebrate diamond wedding

Messenger Newspapers: Roy and Vera Brown with their card from the Queen

4:10pm Thursday 5th June 2014

CHILDHOOD sweethearts Roy and Vera Brown celebrated their diamond wedding anniversary last week.

Vote for Sainsbury's charity

Messenger Newspapers: Sainsbury's plans expansion to Dome roundabout superstore

3:04pm Thursday 5th June 2014

CUSTOMERS at Sainsbury’s supermarket in Urmston have until June 8 to vote for a Trafford based charity for the store to support over the next 12 months.

Davyhulme exhibition for M60 works

Messenger Newspapers: The Highways Agency will be undertaking work on the A49 Ross from Monday for a period of seven weeks.

9:00am Wednesday 4th June 2014

AN exhibition will take place on Friday June 6 and Saturday June 7 at George H Carnall Sports Centre, Kingsway Park, Davyhulme, to inform the public about planned improvements to the M60.

VIDEO: Police hunting youths after violent brawl on Flixton street

Messenger Newspapers: VIDEO: Police hunting youths after violent brawl on Flixton street

11:41am Monday 2nd June 2014

POLICE are hunting a group of youths following a brawl on a busy Flixton street.

Urmston woman who made Spitfire engines during WWII turns 100

Messenger Newspapers: Elsie celebrates her 100th birthday with friends and family at Urmston Conservative Club

6:10pm Monday 2nd June 2014

AN Urmston woman who made Spitfire engines during the Second World War turned 100 on Thursday, May 29.

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