Fears water company is ‘dumping raw sewage’ into Manchester Ship Canal

Fears have been raised that a water treatment company is ‘dumping raw sewage’ straight into the Manchester Ship Canal. Trafford’s politicians are calling for action to bring a halt to the issue, which is feared to have been happening for months. In a statement, they said: “There is real fear that United Utilities has been… Continue reading Fears water company is ‘dumping raw sewage’ into Manchester Ship Canal

Public urged to have their say on future of controversial Trafford cycle lanes

People can now have their say on the future of the controversial pop-up cycle lanes along the A56 and beyond in Trafford. Trafford council has now opened a public consultation into the future of temporary lanes across the borough, first introduced last year during the pandemic with government funding. The lanes proved incredibly divisive as… Continue reading Public urged to have their say on future of controversial Trafford cycle lanes

Takeaway boss fined £12k after mice and cockroach infestation discovered – and coleslaw out of date by 95 DAYS on sale

A Trafford takeaway boss has been hit with a £12,000 fine after a ‘horrendous’ mice and cockroach infestation was discovered – alongside tubs of coleslaw which were 95 DAYS past their use-by date and still on sale to customers. Council environmental health officers visited Latif’s takeaway on Stretford Road, Old Trafford, on January 30, 2020.… Continue reading Takeaway boss fined £12k after mice and cockroach infestation discovered – and coleslaw out of date by 95 DAYS on sale

‘No jab, no job’ policy leaves 62 Trafford care home staff to face losing their jobs

Careworkers in Trafford are in danger of losing their jobs after declining the covid vaccine. Thursday September 16 was the de facto deadline for all care workers across the UK to have had their first dose of a coronavirus vaccine, to enable them to get their second dose by the government’s imposed deadline of November… Continue reading ‘No jab, no job’ policy leaves 62 Trafford care home staff to face losing their jobs

Former medical centre to be transformed into five new homes

A former medical practice is being transformed to make way for five new homes. St Johns Medical practice recently moved to new premises in Altrincham town centre at the Altrincham health and wellbeing centre after it vacated its previous residence at St Johns Road in the Downs Conservation area. Now, developers Quinta Group have applied… Continue reading Former medical centre to be transformed into five new homes