Andy Buckley

Articles by Andy Buckley

Space Station and shooting star light up sky over Sale

The sky at night provided Sale star gazers with a double treat last night – the International Space Station and a shooting star!
Paul Kennedy, who lives near Norris Road, captured the space station just before midnight using a star tracer app on his camera phone.

Charity

Sale event organiser walks nine miles – up and down her stairs!

Like the rest of us Via Culpan, from Sale, will be walking up and down her stairs tomorrow – except she will be doing it 1,333 times! Via is walking nine miles in her one-bedroomed flat – the equivalent of climbing Mount Snowdon – in aid of St Ann’s Hospice where she works as an events organiser.

Charity People

Souvenir tribute to the Superheroes of Sale

It’s the ultimate souvenir of lockdown – a framed picture of the Superheroes of Sale. The likes of Captain America, Spiderman, Batman, Superman and Wonder Woman have been strutting their stuff through the streets of Sale for almost two months.

Environment

Temporary cycle lanes on A56 in Sale set to be introduced

A temporary cycle lane through Sale’s busiest road the A56 is coming into operation next month as a legacy of lockdown.
Trafford Council wants to create a lane for cyclists for a seven-mile stretch from Altrincham to White City, including Washway Road and Cross Street.

Education

Schools latest: Trafford issue new guidance over classroom return

Schools will be given more time to accommodate the phased return of pupils if necessary, according to Trafford Council.
Classrooms will reopen for specific year groups from next month although the vast majority of schools have remained open since the start of lockdown to vulnerable pupils and those of critical workers.