News Archive

Update on the Senior Team at Trafford Council

Jim Taylor, chief executive of Salford City Council, will also hold the dual role of interim chief executive of Trafford Council until the end of the year. The appointment comes after the news last week of Theresa Grant resigning as Trafford chief executive, understood to be following the change in political leadership from Conservative to […]

Conservative Councillor claims he left Trafford in great state

After applying a scorched-earth policy to Trafford’s services, a leading conservative councillor has written that things were rosy when he left it. Despite Amey PLC, despite the rise in crime and reductions in police numbers, despite the appalling maintenance of our roads and pavements etc etc, Councillor Mike Whetton thinks we’re in great shape.

Manchester takes a huge leap forward as it aims for Dutch Style cycling across the city

A thousand miles of safe cycling and walking routes are to be created in Greater Manchester after an Olympic gold medallist persuaded town hall bosses to spend as much on cyclists and pedestrians as Amsterdam and other cycling nirvanas. The network – named Beelines, in homage to Manchester’s civic symbol of the worker bee – […]

Second man charged in connection with fatal collision at Trafford Park

A second man has been charged in connection with a fatal collision in Trafford which claimed the life of a 19 year-old woman. Thomas Humphreys has been charged with aiding dangerous driving; dangerous driving; driving without insurance; and perverting the course of justice.