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  • Trafford’s Reception Age Children make remarkable healthy weight progress

    Trafford’s Reception Age Children make remarkable healthy weight progress

    Children living in our most disadvantaged communities are more likely to be living with overweight or obesity. However, this year we have seen important improvements, with the differences in the prevalence of excess weight between our most and least disadvantaged children now virtually eliminated in reception aged children. Paragraph 9.ii Report on Trafford Public Health…

  • Therme Spa Water-Centre gets go-ahead

    Therme Spa Water-Centre gets go-ahead

    The Messenger is reporting Work is set to start on a water park and wellness spa close to the Trafford Centre after approval by the council. The site, which was the home of EventCity up until its demolition, is set to open as Therme Manchester in 2025. A plan for the £250m water park and…

  • McDonalds’ 24hr Operation Gets Planning Approval

    McDonalds’ 24hr Operation Gets Planning Approval

    The Messenger is reporting that the McDonalds at Urmston Retail Park got its plans to open 24 hrs approved at the September Planning Meeting in Trafford Town Hall. I called the application into committee, but sadly wasn’t able to be there as I was away. My concern is that Urmston Retail Park is becoming a…

  • Urmston Town are looking for a new coach

    Urmston Town are looking for a new coach

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  • Road Closures galore, but good news for Lostock Park

    Road Closures galore, but good news for Lostock Park

    Roadworks Round-up Clearly this is a lot of road closures at the same time that are inevitably going to cause delays to some journey times. The work is much needed, particularly the surface work on Parkway that people have been calling for. The three Lostock and Barton Councillors continue to monitor the situation. Good news…

  • Lostock Park in line for more than £100k of investment

    Lostock Park in line for more than £100k of investment

    A park is in line for more than £100,000 of investment in the form of an outdoor gym, a skate area and a woodland trail. The work at Lostock Park is the result of a collaboration between The Friends of Lostock Park, The Veolia Environmental Trust and One Trafford, a partnership between the council and…