17 hrs ago
First Trafford Small Business Saturday a great success
THE first UK wide Small Business Saturday took place on December 7 and the public came out to show their support for this new initiative.
21 hrs ago
Asylum seekers in Sale provoke lively debate
THE decision to house more than 100 asylum seekers in Sale's Amblehurst Hotel has sparked a lively debate among Messenger readers.
Nelson Mandela - Trafford pays tribute
Council leader Matt Colledge signs the book of condolence at Sale Waterside watched by Trafford's chief executive Theresa Grant Graham Brady, MP for Altrincham and Sale West said: "A man of peace and great dignity, he will be much missed."
17 men charged in connection with metal theft from railways
The appearance, at Bolton Magistrates Court, on Thursday, followed a large-scale operation carried out jointly by British Transport Police and Greater Manchester Police .
Mon Dec 09, 2013
ONE of Santa's four-legged helpers will be out and about in Altrincham this Christmas.
Erica Gee and her pony will be dressing as Santa and Rudolph in aid of the Society for Abandoned Animals, based in Sale.
Trafford MPs comment on Chancellor George Osbourne's autumn statement
Perhaps unsurprisingly considering their political leanings, Graham Brady, Paul Goggins and Kate Green had very different thoughts on George Osbourne's economic forecast.
Thu Dec 05, 2013
Trafford's Prince's Trust members learn the ropes from Altrincham firefighters
YOUNGSTERS from Trafford Prince's Trust saw first-hand what firefighters do when they deal with a serious road traffic collision.
Wed Dec 04, 2013
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Tue Dec 03, 2013
Birthday celebrations at Altrincham toy shop
TEA for TWO: Sisters Maisie, aged five, and two-year-old Ellie Sayer,of Hale, joined in the celebrations at Altrincham's traditional toy shop, Village Toy Company, as it marked its first birthday.
Graham Brady addresses Altrincham and Sale West Constituency
MP Graham Brady was the guest speaker at the Altrincham and Sale West Constituency Dinner at the Cresta Court Hotel, Altrincham, on November 30. He is pictured with members of the newly formed Altrincham Girls Grammar School folk band, Hay Lassies, played in what was their first public engagement.
Altrincham shoppers show support for worthy causes this Christmas
SANTA proved to be a big hit with children on Saturday when he paid a visit to the Altrincham Forward office on Shaws Road.
He's running away with it - triple success for Altrincham pupil
TRUE grit Altrincham and District cross country champion Henry Sinclair has a a never say die mantra that pushes him to the finish line.
Ian Harvey of Civic Voice presenting Viv Labaton with the Civic Day award
ALTRINCHAM and Bowdon Civic Society was presented with its Civic Day award for community engagement by Ian Harvey of Civic Voice at its AGM.
Mon Dec 02, 2013
Loose Change Buskers - Dec 5 edition
ALTRINCHAM'S Loose Change Buskers raised A 1,200 for Cancer Research UK when they played at Urmston's Eden Square on Saturday .
Young Enterprise Markets come to Altrincham
AS part of exciting festive celebrations taking place across Altrincham, the Young Enterprise Markets will once again be held at Altrincham market on Tuesday 3 December.
FROM the moment we meet our guide, Pauline Lloyd, we go back in time.
Discover Historic Altrincham is the first of four walking tours organised by Altrincham and Bowdon Civic society in conjunction with Manchester Guided Tours.
Sun Dec 01, 2013
Be a Santa to a senior this Christamas
A CHRISTMAS appeal which is aiming to provide the elderly with gifts this festive season has been launched across Sale and Altrincham.
Waitrose staff back FitzRoy charity
FITZROY, a national charity helping people with learning disabilities to live more independently, has been backed by Waitrose customers in Altrincham as part of the supermarkets Community Matters programme.
Winning design to remember Victoria Cross heroes
ALTRINCHAM and Sale West MP Graham Brady teamed up with Victoria Cross hero L/Cpl Johnson Beharry and Communities Secretary Eric Pickles for the unveiling of the design of the paving stone which commemorates recipients of the Victoria Cross during the First World War.
Fri Nov 29, 2013
Feeling festive - the crowds gather for the big switch on
MORE than 3,000 people flocked to the Stamford Quarter on Saturday - to take part in what organisers described as Altrincham's most successful Christmas lights switch-on to date.