Football fans in Sale are putting aside their United and City rivalries to back young Ted Molloy in his fundraising. A group of 25 pals, mostly from Sale, have rallied round to support five-year-old Ted, who has cystic fibrosis.
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.
The late Jane Baugh was a high-profile public figure in Sale but kept her illness private until her death three months ago. Her husband Peter has revealed how she hid her cancer from friends and colleagues in the political world she had occupied for 30 years.
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.
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.
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.
An air ambulance rushed to Sale after a teenage boy was struck by a car this lunchtime. The collision happened on Brooklands Road just after mid-day today.
Developers have unveiled further plans to improve Sale town centre which include bringing nightlife to the Mall. One of the first steps would be to remove barriers to the walkway – described as like ‘prison gates’ by owners.
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.
Primary schools in Sale have delayed the return of some pupils by more than a week after Trafford Council described a return a week on Monday as ‘premature.’ The government had stated that schools could potentially open to specific year groups – nursery, reception, Year 1 and Year 6 – on June 1.