England’s highest mountain was little more than a hop, a skip and a jump for Loreto Preparatory School pupil Seren Short.
The Hale Barns Festival is back for a third year this weekend, with over 100 attractions and live music from the likes of former Spandau Ballet star Martin Kemp and New York disco legends Odyssey.
Alan Turing, the face of the new £50 note, has connections to Altrincham, Hale, Timperley and Bowdon
Considered the father of modern computing and voted ‘The Greatest Person of the 20th Century’ earlier this year, Alan Turing has today been afforded the further honour of being announced as the new face of the Bank of England’s £50 note.
Youngest son of Bill Speakman VC says the unveiling of a Blue Plaque to his war hero father was a “very special day”
The youngest son of Bill Speakman VC said the unveiling of a Blue Plaque honouring his war hero father was a “very special day”.
A retired Altrincham GP who served the local community for over 30 years has died at the age of 86.
A Timperley photographer has won a prestigious award at the British Photography Awards.
The husband of Dianne Oxberry, the BBC presenter who died suddenly earlier this month, has revealed that his wife died of ovarian cancer.
The BBC has announced that Dianne Oxberry, North West Tonight’s popular weather presenter, has died at the age of 51.
Altrincham has appointed its first ever Town Ranger.
Altrincham scientist’s “shock” after being refused permission to board Manchester Airport flight to America
A British research scientist has said he is “shocked” after being turned away at the gate when about to board a flight from Manchester Airport to the United States.
Trained nurse with dementia delivers “inspirational” speech to fellow residents at Hale Barns care home
A former University lecturer gave an “inspirational” talk to fellow residents at a Hale Barns care home last month on World Alzheimer’s Day.
An Altrincham-based developer of specialist ‘supported living’ accommodation has appointed a new chief operating officer.
“Overwhelming support” for Altrincham student diagnosed with leukaemia weeks after winning place to study medicine
Ian and Andrea Hunt’s lives were “turned upside down” when their 18-year-old son Tom was diagnosed with leukaemia three weeks ago.
Blue plaque to be installed at former Altrincham home of “inspiring” nurse who was WW1 prisoner of war
A blue plaque will be placed at the former home of a First World War nurse this week after her “inspiring story” was discovered by Trafford Council’s Local Studies team last year.
Hale couple Mario and Debbie Dubois received the Points of Light award from the Prime Minister today for their ‘1000 Hearts for Harry’ campaign, a heart screening programme for local young people.
The Duke of Edinburgh (DofE) award centre in Timperley has announced plans to recruit 120 more members after celebrating their first gold-level awards.
An award-winning local travel agent is celebrating 50 years of “seeing the world” and has no plans to stop planning holidays for clients.
People living in Broadheath are the youngest in the Altrincham area, according to Office for National Statistics figures.
Bill Speakman, Altrincham’s great war hero and the first person to receive a Victoria Cross from Queen Elizabeth, dies aged 90
Bill Speakman, Altrincham’s great war hero who was the only living Victoria Cross holder from the Korean War, has died at the age of 90.
Three people from Altrincham were included in the Queen’s birthday honours list.