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  • Lostock High breaks 100 pupil barrier

    Lostock High breaks 100 pupil barrier

    Brilliant news! The new Y7 intake has broken the 100 barrier. That’s more than 20% up on last year’s intake. The impact of recently appointed headteacher Lindsey Brindley is transforming the school together with excellent staff both old and new. As a governor at the school, I’m absolutely delighted. Parents and prospective pupils are seeing […]

  • Bringing Care Homes back to the council pays off

    Bringing Care Homes back to the council pays off

    It’s great to see the difference a Labour Council makes. Bringing back a care home transforming the quality of care for our residents. A Trafford Council-owned care home – where staff are seen more like friends by residents – has been praised by inspectors. Our Place, in Sale, was bought by the Council in March […]

  • Council seeks a new provider for Old Trafford Sports Barn

    Council seeks a new provider for Old Trafford Sports Barn

    Trafford Council and Trafford Leisure are exploring the possibility of transferring the ownership of the Old Trafford Sports Barn (OTSB) on Seymour Park through a Community Asset Transfer. The Council, in line with its objectives, is seeking to transfer the centre to an organisation or group of organisations to help safeguard and develop the facility, […]

  • Hotel at Warwick Road goes back to appeal

    Hotel at Warwick Road goes back to appeal

    For the second time in as many years, Acre Manchester is bidding to overturn the refusal of its plans to build a Novotel on Chester Road.  Trafford Council rejected the developer’s plans for a 169-bedroom hotel in March this year, having already successfully defended its decision to refuse a larger iteration of the project at appeal […]

  • RIP Gaman Ghelani (Nisa Sevenways)

    RIP Gaman Ghelani (Nisa Sevenways)

    Condolences to the wonderful family of Gaman Ghelani who ran the Nisa shop on Derbyshire Lane West for so many years. He made such a terrific contribution to our local community around Sevenways. He was incredibly respected and will be missed.

  • Housing trust to sell landmark block of flats in Lostock.

    Housing trust to sell landmark block of flats in Lostock.

    Trafford Housing Trust has announced it is to rehouse its residents living in Circle Court. The Trust has concluded that the flats fall short of the quality of homes it aspires to provide.