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Young stars of music, theatre and dance get moment in the spotlight at Stretford Mall

Young stars of music, theatre and dance got their moment in the spotlight as a concert showcasing local talent was the highlight of a weekend of Christmas festivities, shopping and crafts at Stretford Mall. Hundreds of shoppers were full of cheer as they turned out to enjoy the two-day Making of Christmas event at Stretford […]

Major cash boost for Bolton deaf society from generous travel agent team

A BOLTON charity which has been a lifeline for deaf people for nearly 150 years has received a major cash boost from a kind-hearted team of travel agents. Hays Travel Horwich Manager Emma Unsworth made a special visit to Bolton Deaf Society to find out for herself the valuable work which the charity centre on […]

UK’s oldest foodbank volunteer, 97, thanks Stretford Mall shoppers for donating landmark 10,000 in a year

A 97-YEAR-old great-grandmother thought to be the UK’s oldest foodbank volunteer, has launched a call for more people get involved in the charity. Veteran volunteer Joan Hibberd is the oldest volunteer with Stretford Foodbank, which has just marked a year of collections at Stretford Mall with a landmark 10,000 meals donated by kind-hearted shoppers. The […]

Pioneering green tea skin cream surgeon named best in UK for managing scars

THE pioneering Cheshire plastic surgeon behind a vegan skin cream which uses the healing power of green tea to reduce scarring, has been named the best plastic surgeon in the UK for scar management. Douglas McGeorge MBE is Medical Director of expanding North West skincare company Science Of Skin. Now he has been named Best […]

Caring travel agent team launch annual appeal for homeless at Ellesmere Port store

A CARING group of travel agents are set to launch their annual appeal for warm clothing to help homeless people through the winter months. The team from Hays Travel, Ellesmere Port, led my manager Shona Hughes, are asking for donations of clothes including waterproof coats, puffer jackets, warming woollies, socks, underwear, sleeping bags, boots, shoes […]

Stretford Mall’s multi-story car park is turned into giant skate park

Bike, blade and roller fans from across Manchester went off-road for the day as Stretford Mall’s multi-story carpark was transformed into a giant skatepark. Organisers declared the M32 Circuit event a major success as more than 500 adventure loving toddlers, teenagers, their parents and grandparents joined in a day of car-free fun. One floor of […]

Hays Travel opens its doors in Northwich creating seven jobs

A NEW branch of the UK’s fastest-growing independent travel agency has opened its doors in Northwich creating seven jobs. Northwich Town Mayor, Councillor Kevin Rimmer, was there to cut the ribbon at the official opening of the new Hays Travel store in Witton Street. Around £100,000 has been spent on transforming the former shoe shop […]

Award winning nursery runs yoga, massage and mindfulness to reduce anxiety in children

A NURSERY which has launched pioneering baby massage, yoga and meditation classes to help reduce anxiety and stress in children has won a top Manchester business award. Fleximinder, based at Stretford Mall, offers a unique childcare service and has been rewarded by being named Small Business of the Year at The Manchester Awards 2019 during […]