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  • NEWS: We've started work to provide more space and protection for people travelling by bike in Trafford https://t.co/eOFtcSbmx7 pic.twitter.com/MCClpFh3BX — Transport for Greater Manchester ???‍♀️ (@OfficialTfGM) July 13, 2018


  • Drought Respite – Flooded Gulleys

    The first heavy rain in weeks has highlighted a number of grids that aren’t draining properly. Please make sure you report these so they can be dealt with as soon as is feasible. Use https://my.trafford.gov.uk to report the location


  • Bus Operators accused of holding Greater Manchester to ransom

    Bus Operators accused of holding Greater Manchester to ransom

    As part of the Devolution deal Councils are prevented by regulations introduced by Chris Grayling from running our own bus services even where the services would be both better and cheaper. This leaves the bus operators being able to play games with impunity.


  • Primark at the Trafford Centre seems to be moving ahead

    Primark at the Trafford Centre seems to be moving ahead

    Place North West are reporting as imminent the building work to bring Primark to Barton Square. Primark will move into the former BHS Home unit. Colin Flinn, regional managing director at Intu, said: “Many of the things that make intu Trafford Centre so special will be extended into the Barton Square area of centre, allowing […]


  • Sylvia Pankhurst to be celebrated with street art in Gorse Hill

    Sylvia Pankhurst to be celebrated with street art in Gorse Hill

    Bruntwood have submitted exciting proposals for street-art to be displayed on the side of the former DVLC offices at Trafford House and the art is to celebrate Sylvia Pankhurst and Women’s suffrage.


  • New York style Taxis coming here?

    I hope they’re blue Big plans in the offing here to reform Greater Manchester's taxi systemhttps://t.co/jAtDtRUC2E — Jennifer Williams (@JenWilliamsMEN) July 10, 2018


  • Big Plans for Albert Square

    Big plans for Albert Square…https://t.co/clJ9AmRUdl — Jennifer Williams (@JenWilliamsMEN) July 11, 2018


  • Trafford’s Labour Council publishes its resurfacing list for 2018/19

    Trafford’s Labour Council publishes its resurfacing list for 2018/19

    A TOTAL of £7.7million will be invested in Trafford’s pot-hole ravaged roads over the next 12 months. The funding is part of the Council’s new highways improvement programme for 2018-19, and will help to repair and maintain some of the borough’s 518 miles of roads. Gorse Hill Roads scheduled for the work include Chatsworth Road […]


  • Update on the Senior Team at Trafford Council

    Update on the Senior Team at Trafford Council

    Jim Taylor, chief executive of Salford City Council, will also hold the dual role of interim chief executive of Trafford Council until the end of the year. The appointment comes after the news last week of Theresa Grant resigning as Trafford chief executive, understood to be following the change in political leadership from Conservative to […]


  • Conservative Councillor claims he left Trafford in great state

    Conservative Councillor claims he left Trafford in great state

    After applying a scorched-earth policy to Trafford’s services, a leading conservative councillor has written that things were rosy when he left it. Despite Amey PLC, despite the rise in crime and reductions in police numbers, despite the appalling maintenance of our roads and pavements etc etc, Councillor Mike Whetton thinks we’re in great shape. http://www.messengernewspapers.co.uk/yoursay/letters/16319688.tories-have-left-trafford-in-great-financial-state/?ref=mc&lp=2