Busy bee pops into poppy

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12:48pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

A BUSY Bee pops into a poppy surrounded by sweet lips on a sunny morning in Noreen Cowell’s garden in Sale Moor.

Bin regime is not what residents want

11:29pm Friday 11th July 2014

I READ with interest the letter from the Byrom Street resident regarding the inefficiency of the rubbish collection system within Trafford.

Was any research carried out before work was carried out on Chester Road/Talbot Road?

Messenger Newspapers: Find out more about Birchwood cycle and walking plans

10:52am Monday 7th July 2014

RE the letter in July 3 edition about the 'road improvement of Talbot /Chester Road' heading from Stretford to Old Trafford /Manchester.

Some adult cyclists act like children

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10:02am Tuesday 1st July 2014

DO some men never, ever grow up?

Airport Metrolink will make no difference

Messenger Newspapers: Metrolink line to Manchester Airport to open before the end of the year

11:04am Monday 30th June 2014

I THINK it is of little interest to residents of Timperley, Hale and Altrincham that the Metrolink airport line has been completed early, or even at all, as there are perfectly adequate bus services to the airport and Wythenshawe, from the centre of Altrincham.

Councillor: See the bigger picture with St Paul’s Vicarage demolition

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

10:33am Monday 30th June 2014

IN response to Mandy Robinson who is appalled to learn St Paul’s Vicarage may be demolished, I can inform your readers that the purchase of the vicarage by the council and demolition this summer is a done deal and has been through all the necessary planning consent stages.

Sale street collection raises £350 for Cancer Research UK

Messenger Newspapers: Sale street collection raises £350 for Cancer Research UK

10:26am Monday 30th June 2014

SALE local committee of Cancer Research UK collected £350.23 at their street collection in Altrincham on Saturday June 7.

Grass is too long at our cemetery

Messenger Newspapers:

3:42pm Friday 27th June 2014

IN response to the letter published in the Messenger on June 12 about the poor state of Brooklands Cemetery, I too was shocked at the long grass in the older part of the grounds.

Please don’t demolish the vicarage

Messenger Newspapers: The west elevation built by Charles Heathcote. In 1891

2:10pm Friday 27th June 2014

I AM appalled to learn that Trafford Council may demolish the historic St Paul’s Vicarage on Springfield Road, Sale, a Merchants House built in the 1840s.

Many vehicles have nil tax discs

Messenger Newspapers: Calls for council to clamp down on blue badge parking abuses

3:09pm Friday 27th June 2014

BOB Ford of Sale, Messenger, June 12, complains that a penalty charge notice is posted on a vehicle parked in Altrincham with a nil tax disc inferring that nil tax means that the driver is disabled and must have forgotten their disabled blue badge.

Thanks for rescuing my cat

Messenger Newspapers: Elvis left the building - and got lost

3:05pm Friday 27th June 2014

I WOULD to thank the security guard Craig and the pest control officer that rescued my cat Mojo from the roof of Stretford Mall last month.

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.

Hold a Blooming Great Tea Party

Messenger Newspapers: BLOOMING GREAT TEA PARTY

1:45pm Thursday 26th June 2014

AS a local Marie Curie Nurse I would like to invite everyone in Trafford to hold a Blooming Great Tea Party for Marie Curie Cancer Care in June.

Thank you Boys’ Brigade

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1:43pm Thursday 26th June 2014

THERE is no better time for our unsung heroes, who make a vast difference to so many charitable organisations, to be recognised for their efforts.

I cannot believe road works on Washway Road are going to take 25 weeks

Messenger Newspapers: Storrington road closure for £150,000 drainage works

1:41pm Thursday 26th June 2014

I CANNOT believe road works are going to take 25 weeks on Washway Road, the most used and generally the only road between Sale and Altrincham and beyond.

Better ways to spend money

Messenger Newspapers: Another view of the 'new' Old Trafford

12:00am Friday 13th June 2014

A POINT of correction. The development of the area around Old Trafford cricket ground, was not LCCC-led as claimed, but Tesco-led.

Fracking in Trafford was not in manifesto

Messenger Newspapers: Herefordshire Council "won't be influenced by Goverment" over fracking debate

12:00am Thursday 12th June 2014

I AGREE with Cllr Whetton (letters, May 29) that it was disappointing that voters were unable to scrutinise Labour’s manifesto before the local elections.

Privilege and honour

Messenger Newspapers: BREAKING: Tories retain control of Hillingdon despite losing five seats to Labour

12:00am Wednesday 11th June 2014

I WOULD like to say a big thank you to all those Urmston people who voted for me in the recent local Trafford Council elections.

Thank you for your support

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

2:17pm Tuesday 10th June 2014

THANK you to all Brooklands’ residents who voted for me in the local elections on May 22 and re-elected me to Trafford Council with an increased Conservative majority of 575 votes.

Sad to see the poor state of Brooklands Cemetery

Messenger Newspapers:

2:07pm Tuesday 10th June 2014

I HAVE just visited Brooklands Cemetery, and was appalled to see the state of it.

Time to use some common sense

Messenger Newspapers: Are tickets affecting tourism?

1:53pm Tuesday 10th June 2014

I WAS in Altrincham on Saturday afternoon and noticed a traffic warden standing next to the only car parked on a single yellow line, opposite what was once a thriving market.

Scrap this bins 'red card' rule

Messenger Newspapers: Referee banned for violent conduct

1:52pm Tuesday 10th June 2014

REFERRING to Julie Brinnand’s article, Messenger, May 15. (Bin rules ‘Flawed and childish’) I wholeheartedly agree with Julie Brinnand, when she says giving red cards for incorrect waste recycling is both flawed and childish.

Poor use of apostrophes is a bad sign of the time

Messenger Newspapers: Letter: Everyone loves a takeaway

1:49pm Tuesday 10th June 2014

IN response to J Lewis of Sale who wrote to complain of the 'visitor's entrance' at Firs Primary School, I'd like to tell everyone about the beautiful signs on the gates to bungalows in Ashbourne and Buxton Crescents in Sale.

Damaged Sale More willow had to be cut back to save it

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

1:48pm Tuesday 10th June 2014

I WOULD appreciate the opportunity to respond to Mr David Lamberts concerning the willow tree in Sale, (Messenger, June 5).

Do more to end this roadworks nightmare

Messenger Newspapers: Roadworks are due to start on Monday

1:34pm Tuesday 10th June 2014

I CANNOT believe road works are going to take 25 weeks on Washway Road, the most used and generally the only road between Sale and Altrincham and beyond.

Thank you to Brooklands voters

Messenger Newspapers: Disaster banner ballot box.jpg for the homepage

11:23am Thursday 5th June 2014

THANK you to all Brooklands’ residents who voted for me in the local elections on May 22 and re-elected me to Trafford Council with an increased Conservative majority of 575 votes.

Thank you to Urmston voters

Messenger Newspapers: Disaster banner ballot-box.jpg for the homepage

11:22am Thursday 5th June 2014

I WOULD like to say a big thank you to all those Urmston people who voted for me in the recent local Trafford Council elections.

Thank you to Flixton voters

Messenger Newspapers: Trafford Local and European election count 2014

11:20am Thursday 5th June 2014

THANK you to the residents of Flixton ward, for their confidence and support in the local Elections.

Age UK does not have a monopoly on care

Messenger Newspapers: Pharmacies join drive on age benefits

4:34pm Tuesday 27th May 2014

RE: Joanna Rankin’s letter on behalf of Age UK.

Sad tale of the last bus to Flixton

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4:04pm Thursday 22nd May 2014

WOULD it perhaps interest your readers to learn that in a recent survey, a cross-section of the travelling public asserted that the last bus on Saturday from Piccadilly to Flixton was often 10 minutes late; a very cross-section said it was more like 20.

Charity close to my son's heart

Messenger Newspapers:   THOUSANDS of runners braved atrocious weather conditions to take part in the Greater Manchester Marathon on Sunday.

3:55pm Thursday 22nd May 2014

MY son Matthew, a former pupil of St Bede’s College ran the Manchester Marathon to raise funds for Francis House, a charity he holds dear to his heart.

Thank you for book kindness

Messenger Newspapers: Wiveliscombe book sale

3:52pm Thursday 22nd May 2014

I WOULD like to say thank you very much to the kind person who found my son’s lost library book on the street recently and handed it in at Urmston library – much appreciated!

NHS saved my life

Messenger Newspapers: 'NHS work could be transferred to India'

3:50pm Thursday 22nd May 2014

JUST recently we have heard so many negative stories about the NHS.

Morris Dancers at Dunham Massey

Messenger Newspapers: Morris Dancers at Dunham Masse

3:47pm Thursday 22nd May 2014

Morris Dancers in front of Dunham Massey Hall on Sunday. The picture was submitted by Richard White, from Hale. If you wish to be considered for publication on the letters page, email it to sam.editorial @messengergrp.co.uk or post it to Messenger Newspapers, Alexander House, 94 Talbot Road, Stretford M16 0PG. You can also share them on our Facebook page facebook.com/messenger newspapers or tweet pictures to @MessengerNews

Trafford music service is 'in good health'

Messenger Newspapers: Valuable musical instruments stolen from house

3:45pm Thursday 22nd May 2014

RE: School music is in need of support (Messenger April 17).

In praise of Altrincham FC

Messenger Newspapers:

3:43pm Thursday 22nd May 2014

FULSOME congratulations to Altrincham FC on gaining promotion to the Conference Premier League.

Hold a tea party for a good cause

Messenger Newspapers: Ladies Afternoon in Aid of the Marie Curie

3:41pm Thursday 22nd May 2014

AS a local Marie Curie nurse I would like to invite everyone in Trafford to hold a Blooming Great Tea Party for Marie Curie Cancer Care in June.

Sale Moor was my Shangri-La

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

3:39pm Thursday 22nd May 2014

WHEN I first moved to Sale Moor three years ago, I was immediately impressed by how much people looked out for their community.

BINS: Red card plan is such a silly scheme

Messenger Newspapers: Messenger live debate on changes to Trafford's bin collections

5:20pm Friday 9th May 2014

THE proposals to leave bins with the ‘wrong’ contents unemptied and with red cards attached, will make a great many people angry.

BINS: Are communists in charge now?

Messenger Newspapers: Messenger live debate on changes to Trafford's bin collections

5:14pm Friday 9th May 2014

THERE I was suffering from the delusion that Trafford is Conservative controlled, but I find that the Communists are in charge.

BINS: What is the legal position?

Messenger Newspapers: Messenger live debate on changes to Trafford's bin collections

5:13pm Friday 9th May 2014

I WAS alarmed to read that Trafford Council is to send out snoops to spy on us. In my opinion they are overstepping the mark with this big brother tactic and it is a gross invasion of our privacy.

BINS: Council should get red card

Messenger Newspapers: Messenger live debate on changes to Trafford's bin collections

5:09pm Friday 9th May 2014

WHAT a load of trash!!

BINS: Why should I be punished?

Messenger Newspapers: Messenger live debate on changes to Trafford's bin collections

5:05pm Friday 9th May 2014

I LIVE at Thornedge Apartments, Hawthorn Avenue, in Timperley.

BINS: This system is not feasible

Messenger Newspapers: Messenger live debate on changes to Trafford's bin collections

5:03pm Friday 9th May 2014

A QUICK comment on the ‘sin bin’ article.

BINS: Red card scheme is flawed and childish

Messenger Newspapers: Messenger live debate on changes to Trafford's bin collections

4:30pm Friday 9th May 2014

RE: Red card for waste recycling.

Embrace all help for carers

Messenger Newspapers: Support is on offer for dementia sufferers

9:46am Wednesday 7th May 2014

WOW, the reply to Monica Moore’s letter this week sounded more of an attack on either her or the day care facility she was using.

Ignorance of a 'proper disabled driver'

Messenger Newspapers: Disabled badge holders in Wigan borough will have to pay to use some council car parks from today

9:34am Wednesday 7th May 2014

I RETURNED to my car to find this note left for me.

Where have our recycling facilities gone?

Messenger Newspapers: Residents will be consulted on household recycling issues

9:21am Wednesday 7th May 2014

WE used to have recycling facilities for paper, can, glass etc in Flixton by the railway station car park.

Withdrawal of bus service is another blow

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6:11pm Tuesday 6th May 2014

HAVING lost its early morning commuter services some time ago, the sudden and unannounced withdrawal of all evening services (286) to and from the Wellgreen is another example of the underhanded operation of the GMPTE.



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