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Urmston: The HairBank celebrate 40 years in business

The team at The HairBank invited their family and their friends, as well as customers, to the event on Station Road.

Tuesday, Sep 26


What is Rumble? The platform in opposition to 'cancel culture'

Rumble is a video-sharing platform which has prominent users such as Russell Brand, Andrew Tate and Donald Trump


Storm Agnes: How to protect your garden from strong wind

Bringing items inside and anchoring garden buildings are just a couple of the things you can do to prepare your garden for stormy and windy weather in the UK.


Portugal: British man 'stabbed' in 'online challenge'

A British man has reportedly been stabbed to death in Portugal while taking part in an “online challenge.”


UK government cracks down on aggressive notes on cars

Leaving a note on a car could leave you with a £2000 fine from now on, the UK government has warned.


Urmston active neighbourhood scheme up for consultation

The proposal aims to tackle issues such as congestion, pollution, problem parking and rat running in Urmston.

Awaab Ishak: Trafford housing boss vow to drive up standards

The scandal of a tragedy on the scale of two-year-old Awaab Ishak’s death will not be allowed to happen in Trafford, according to a senior councillor

Monday, Sep 25


Strictly Come Dancing star Layton on his mission to inspire

FOR Bury’s very own Strictly star Layton Williams the last few days have passed in a blur


Can you be fined for putting bins out too early? Reddit users debate

Can you be fined for putting your wheelie bin out too early? Redditors debate how early is too early.

Met Office issues yellow weather warning for wind in Trafford

The Met Office has said Storm Agnes is making its way across the UK including Trafford, Greater Manchester.


Cowboy Fairy Angel Knight personality test: How to take CFAK quiz

I took the CFAT personality test and I'm an Angel - which category are you?


Lloyds Bank announces closure at Stretford Mall in 2024

The branch in the town centre, which is in the midst of a multi-million-pound redevelopment, is set to close on March 12 next year.

Two men charged in connection with thefts from ATMs

Wesley Shepherd, from Sale, and Benjamin Thompson, from Wythenshawe, appeared at Manchester Magistrates Court over the weekend.


BBC TV Licence £159 refunds and how to apply for free

If you do not watch or record live TV, or stream BBC iPlayer you could be eligible for a £159 refund on your TV licence


ITV Coronation Street star Lisa George hints at leaving show

ITV Coronation Street star Lisa George hints at leaving the show after a decade on air to pursue war dramas and other shows like Call The Midwife.


Trafford Council on course for a £1.75m budget overspend

Trafford is on course for a budget overspend of £1.75million driven by ‘challenges’ to the authority’s children’s services

Sunday, Sep 24


7 fast food items will be banned from the start of October

Environment Secretary Thérèse Coffey has announced that several fast food items will be banned from October 1st.


Peter Kay reveals Phoenix Nights could return sometime soon

Peter Kay has revealed his desire to revive his classic comedy Phoenix Nights as a film.


Dementia warning signs to look out for according to expert

The head of knowledge at Alzheimer’s Society has listed dementia warning signs to look out for as cases are expected to rise by 2050.

Russell Brand accused of groping female classmates

Comedian Russell Brand has been accused by a former classmate from Italia Conti of "groping" schoolgirls under his "cloak of love."

Is it illegal to leave a note on someone's car? What to do

Find out if it's illegal to leave a note on someone's car and what you shouldn't do, according to Graham Conway, managing director at Select Car Leasing.

Saturday, Sep 23


Urmston: Police appeal for help to find missing woman

Police are appealing for help to find a missing woman from Urmston.


Peter Kay reveals one of the biggest honours of his career

Comic legend Peter Kay has revealed "one of the biggest honours" of his career was with Michael Parkinson in an extract of his new book.


No Northern trains to run in 2 out of 5 days due to driver strikes

There will be no Northern trains running in two out of five days amid strike action over a pay dispute, the rail operator has said.


Russell Brand posts new video after sexual assault allegations

Russell Brand says it's been an "extraordinary and distressing" week in the first video posted on X, formerly Twitter since sexual assault allegations.

ITV’s The Voice: Olly Murs in shock after being axed

The X Factor star Olly Murs revealed he has been axed from the judging panel on ITV's The Voice and says the phone call came as "a bit of a shock."

Tony Blair Rock Opera sends up all politicians says star

Having played former Prime Minster Tony Blair on stage for the past six months, Jack Whittle is facing a serious problem

Friday, Sep 22


Man sentenced for attack on girl by six 'XL Bully-type' dogs

Bernard Valentine ran an account on social media on which he promoted and he sold these 'XL Bully-type' dogs from an address in Carrington, Trafford


Where is Jason Orange now? How Take That bandmate went off grid

Former Take That band member Jason Orange is almost unheard of but where is he now?


Adele New resigns from position on Trafford Council

Adele New was elected as a member for Bucklow St Martins Ward for the first time in 2018.