MY thanks to Sale Brass Band who have donated all the event money they raised playing over Christmas to the mayoral charities.

They also have played in concerts raising money during the year, their support is really appreciated by all my charities – the Trafford branches of the Stroke Association and Parkinson’s UK, the Alex Hulme foundation,Trafford Carers Centre, Friends of Altrincham Hospital and the Trafford Stroke Support Group.

Cllr Jane Baugh, Mayor of Trafford