Month: November 2018

Call for shoppers to back independent retailers on Small Business Saturday

A clothing store boss is backing a campaign urging shoppers to support independent shops as part of a campaign to celebrate the contribution of small businesses as he marks 37 years at Stretford Mall. Yusuf Patel and fellow shopkeepers at Stretford Mall are calling on local people to visit the shopping centre and see the […]

Veteran who has dedicated 25 years to Royal British Legion in memory of father and grandfather urges shoppers to support First World War centenary poppy appeal

A Stretford veteran who has dedicated 25 years to fundraising for the Royal British Legion in honour of his father and grandfather who served in the First and Second World Wars, has launched this year’s Poppy Appeal at Stretford Mall. Carl Horne, 71, from Stretford, is urging shoppers to dig deep to support this year’s […]

Laundry-loving pup Ruby swallows sock

A laundry-loving pup who swallowed a size 11 men’s sock had a lucky escape after a vet managed to remove it – by pulling it out the other end. Ruby, the five-month-old Welsh Springer Spaniel was violently sick after eating the garment, unbeknownst to her owner, Kate Malyon. She was taken to Firs Veterinary Surgery in […]