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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

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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.

Urmston salon celebrates 40 years in the business

Messenger Newspapers: Diane Georgiou and the Lady Care team

6:10am Monday 2nd June 2014

AN Urmston hairdresser’s salon is celebrating its 40th anniversary.

Urmston runner excels in £2,100 charity triumph

Messenger Newspapers: Urmston runner excels in £2,100 charity triumph

12:00pm Saturday 31st May 2014

URMSTON runner Joel Harrison completed the Bupa Great Manchester Run to raise funds with his fellow students and staff members in aid of the War Child Charity.

Preliminary investigation conducted after Davyhulme voting row

Messenger Newspapers: June Reilly

9:17am Wednesday 28th May 2014

A PRELIMINARY investigation has been conducted into claims a Davyhulme councillor complained a man ‘shouldn’t be voting’ in last week’s local elections because he had learning difficulties.

Boy 10, raises more than £1000 in sixth 'mini run' for the Christie

Messenger Newspapers: Evan Hoult

3:40pm Saturday 24th May 2014

A 10-year-old boy from Urmston took part in the Great Manchester Junior Run on Saturday, raising more than £1,000 for charity in the process.

Trafford MP 'shocked' after man with learning difficulties told he 'shouldn't be voting' by Conservative councillor

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

11:39am Friday 23rd May 2014

A TRAFFORD MP has expressed ‘shock’ after a Davyhulme councillor complained that a voter ‘shouldn’t be voting’ because he had learning difficulties.

Man in custody on suspicion of possessing an offensive weapon and drugs offences in Trafford Park

Messenger Newspapers: webpix police generic

11:55am Monday 19th May 2014

A MAN has been arrested on suspicion of possessing an offensive weapon and drugs offences in Trafford Park.

'Dawnfest' will boost the Dreamflight charity

Messenger Newspapers: Dawn Watts and Graham Park's wife, Julie

6:00am Sunday 18th May 2014

A FLIXTON man is staging a mini charity extravaganza for his friend who was diagnosed with breast cancer last year - and is calling on businesses to donate prizes.

Peel Energy's hydroelectric plant to be built in Flixton

Messenger Newspapers: Irlam Locks

6:10am Monday 12th May 2014

PLANS to build a hydroelectric plant (HEP) in Flixton were met with strong approval from Trafford planning chiefs.

Three generations of a Flixton family support the Manchester Midnight Walk

Messenger Newspapers: The Boden family....from left, Debra, Susan and Chloe

8:00am Sunday 11th May 2014

THREE generations will turn the Manchester Midnight Walk ,organised by St Ann's Hospice, into a family celebration.

Messy Church in Urmston

Messenger Newspapers: Messy Church

8:06pm Thursday 8th May 2014

ST Clement’s Branch Church in Urmston (on the corner of Humphrey Lane and Rock Road) has started a monthly Messy Church.

Girlguiding County of Greater Manchester West awards event

Messenger Newspapers: Girlguiding County of Greater Manchester West awards event

7:39pm Thursday 8th May 2014

THE Girlguiding County of Greater Manchester West held its presentation of awards evening in Urmston.

MP meets new posties in Flixton

Messenger Newspapers: Kate Green visits TNT Post UK’s new delivery unit In Flixton

6:00pm Wednesday 7th May 2014

STRETFORD and Urmston MP Kate Green visited TNT Post UK’s new delivery unit In Flixton to meet some of the 90 posties who have been recruited to the company.

The National Association for Bikers with a Disability prepares for rally

Messenger Newspapers: Rick Hulse, the chairman of Urmston-based the National Association for Bikers

6:00am Wednesday 7th May 2014

RICK Hulse, the chairman of Urmston-based the National Association for Bikers with a Disability (NABD), is gearing up for a major event.

Horrid Henry author Francesca Simon comes to Urmston

Messenger Newspapers: Francesca Simon. Photo by Francesco Guidicini

12:12pm Tuesday 6th May 2014

FRANCESCA Simon, the author of Horrid Henry books, will be at Urmston Bookshop signing the latest Horrid Henry book, on Wednesday, May 28 from 10 am -12 noon. Horrid Henry will also be there causing mayhem.

Firefighters called to Trafford Centre after staff smell smoke

Messenger Newspapers: This week's clue

11:40am Tuesday 6th May 2014

FIREFIGHTERS were called to the Trafford Centre after staff were alerted to the smell of smoke.

Flixton woman, 79, treated for smoke inhalation after kitchen fire

Messenger Newspapers: Firefighters called to separate Stretford cooking fires

6:20pm Monday 5th May 2014

FIREFIGHTERS were called to a kitchen fire in Flixton.

Group set up to raise awareness of little known condition

Messenger Newspapers: (l to r) Janet Norbury, Hilda Wibberley and Janet Smith

6:00am Saturday 3rd May 2014

A DAVYHULME mother and daughter are holding a support group meeting for people affected by a rare brain degenerative disease.

Asda rolls out same day Click & Collect to 250 stores across the UK

Messenger Newspapers: Asda rolls out same day Click & Collect to 250 stores across the UK

4:35pm Thursday 1st May 2014

ASDA has introduced same day Click and Collect services in 250 of its stores – including Trafford Park Supercentre.

VIDEO: Government minister visits Trafford to lend support to Tory local election campaign

Messenger Newspapers: Cllr Sean Anstee and Justine Greening MP chatting to an Urmston shopper

1:54pm Thursday 1st May 2014

GOVERNMENT minister Justine Greening paid a visit to Urmston yesterday to lend her support Trafford Conservatives in the run up to the local elections taking place later this month.

Spring fayre to be held at Urmston Parish Hall

Messenger Newspapers: Spring fayre to be held at Urmston Parish Hall

6:20pm Monday 28th April 2014

A SPRING fayre is being held at Urmston Parish Hall in aid of Crohns and Colitis UK. The event is being held on May 10, between 2pm and 3pm.

Makers of Cilla Black film source props from Urmston vintage shop

Messenger Newspapers: Makers of Cilla Black film source props from Urmston vintage shop

12:39pm Monday 28th April 2014

MAKERS of a new film about the life of Cilla Black have turned to an Urmston vintage shop to provide some of the props.

Trafford's Frank Sinatra gets set to serenade

Messenger Newspapers: Wayne Devlin

6:00pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

'TRAFFORD’S Frank Sinatra' will be serenading listeners with a medley of American classics to raise funds for the Royal Greater Manchester Children’s Hospital.

Doctor Who actress visits Urmston Bookshop

Messenger Newspapers: A recreation of the Tardis by the Questors team

10:56am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

URMSTON Bookshop will welcome Manchester born author Anna Hope on May 1.

Councillors reject plans to turn Urmston garage into assisted living accommodation, against officers’ recommendations

Messenger Newspapers: Councillors reject plans to turn Urmston garage into assisted living accommodation, against officers’ recommendations

7:50am Monday 21st April 2014

COUNCILLORS rejected an application to turn a garage into supported living accommodation for people with learning disabilities, against planning officers’ recommendations.

Flixton woman awarded £16,000 after suing her Urmston dentist

Messenger Newspapers: Lorraine's teeth

6:10am Monday 21st April 2014

A FLIXTON woman was awarded £16,000 in compensation in an out of court settlement against her Urmston dentist.



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