Thursday, 29 September 2011

Bogus BT Cold Callers in Trafford Area


Trafford residents have been cold called by an organisation claiming to be from BT technical support.Residents were asked to connect to a website stating their computers were running slow.BT state this is a scam. They would never cold call their customers to sell them technical support and suspect this is the work of computer hackers.

Trading Standards advise- Never agree to a service as a result of a cold call.

Monday, 26 September 2011

Kate Green interviewed at Conference


Kate Green interviewed by Winkball Community Journalists at Labour Party Conference in Liverpool looking back at issues raised at Womens Conference, NHS, fairness, childcare, affordable housing and the Green Economy.

Friday, 16 September 2011

Lakes Estate Resurfacing

Langdale Road

Langdale Road and Marple Grove have been resurfaced and Coniston Road will be done after the weekend (Monday 19th Sept). This follows representations made by the Gorse Hill Labour Team.

Marple Grove

Thursday, 15 September 2011

Well done Lanky!!!


Lancashire have won their first County Championship in 77 years. Well done to everyone involved. Absolutely Brilliant! Can't wait for the Open Top Bus Parade!

Wednesday, 14 September 2011

Dave gets top job


Gorse Hill councillor Dave Acton has been elected chair of the Greater Manchester Fire Authority. This is one of the key political positions in delivery of services within the Greater Manchester area and great kudos for Gorse Hill Ward. We're all delighted with the appointment

Sad death of Trafford Leisure Trust Boss

Stewart Heap

Following the untimely death of Stewart Heap, Trafford Leisure Trust's Head of Operations, some services will be affected on 21st September for his funeral. George Carnall Centre will be closed between 12-3pm next Wednesday. Stretford Sports Centre will remain open with a reduced service. Thoughts go to staff and Stewart's family

Saturday, 10 September 2011

The long fight for medical care in Lostock is won at last

LostockThe brilliant news that the medical centre is finally open is superb reward for the hard work put in by Lostock Partnership, the Labour Party Councillors and particularly Dave Acton, Primary Care Trust and residents. It's been a long road but we have finally got back a GP practice into Lostock. We're delighted to welcome our new GPs Drs Archer and Norbury who together with our very own pharmacist: Mr Asit Raja of Lostock Pharmacy have invested in the new facility. Well done to everyone involved.Lostock

Thursday, 8 September 2011

Building Trade College closes 2 years after Cameron opened it

Cameron opening College

A college opened by David Cameron has been forced to close with its owner blaming David Cameron.

Read more in Manchester Evening News article

Sunday, 4 September 2011

Parading for Clean Air

At the Flixton, Urmston and Davyhulme Parade with the Breathe Clean Air Group. Fabulous reception for the residents who are taking this stand against the incinerator

See more pics on Breathe Clean Air Group's Facebook page

Friday, 2 September 2011

Planning Meeting this coming Thursday

Applications to be considered include new houses on Marple Grove and the major development at Trafford Quays (behind Swinging Bridge Pub) 250 homes and nearly 28,000 sq m of of office and commercial accommodation.

Read more in the meeting documents

BBC buildings voted ugliest in Britain

Peel's designs for Media City are under fire. The location is said to lack urban vitality. The verdict should act as spur for both Salford and Trafford to promote hustle and bustle on the Quays.

Daily Telegraph Article