Shops & Markets
The closure of Altrincham department store Rackhams has been confirmed today after creditors backed House of Fraser’s rescue plan to close more than half its stores.
Trafford Council says it is “deeply disappointed” about the decision to close Rackhams but remains confident about the future of Altrincham town centre.
Rackhams in Altrincham is one of 31 House of Fraser stores set for closure under the terms of a rescue deal announced by the company this morning.
A new hairdressing boutique is to open on Moss Lane in Altrincham next month.
Timperley’s Co-op store is to reopen next month after a £700,000 makeover.
Here’s a first look inside Pixie Childrenswear’s new store in Altrincham town centre.
Pixie Childrenswear is set to open its second store in Altrincham on Saturday.
Royal Bank of Scotland is to shut its Hale branch as part of a wave of closures across England and Wales.
A new fish and chip shop is set to open in Hale village.
A new independent vinyl records shop has opened in Altrincham town centre.
The Altrincham branch of Grainger Games has closed down.
The Entertainer is to introduce a weekly ‘Quiet Hour’ at its Altrincham store to help children with special needs.
A worker at Sainsbury’s in Altrincham has been hailed a hero after saving the life of a three-year-old girl who was choking on a piece of pizza.
Raising a toast: Lovingly Artisan teams up with Altrincham Market traders to celebrate National Toast Day
Award-winning artisan bakery Lovingly Artisan is joining with a host of other Altrincham Market traders to celebrate National Toast Day 2018.
The new year has begun in disappointing fashion for Altrincham with the news that Clinton Cards and H Samuel are to close their town centre stores.
Designer clothing retailer Flannels will open its new Altrincham store on Thursday with the creation of up to 17 jobs.
Altrincham fabrics, hobby and home store Abakhan is to hold its “legendary” 20% off everything event on Wednesday and Thursday.
Warrens Bakery is to open its new Altrincham store – the company’s first in the North – later this month.
We’ve had an exclusive first look inside Altrincham’s newest shop – GIFT+HOME on George Street.
Independent shoe shop Jake Shoes has opened today on George Street in Altrincham – and here’s a first look.