The number of people with deaths linked to coronavirus dipped sharply in Trafford in the week ending May 8, new figures have shown. The Office of National Statistics has revealed today that of the 54 people who died in Trafford that week of all causes, 21 were linked to Covid-19, with 11 of those recorded in a hospital and 10 in a care home.
Bring out your best tea set or mug, bake a delicious cake and support one of Sale’s oldest and best-loved charities Stockdales.
The charity is inviting the town’s residents to hold a vintage tea party in the comfort of their own home on Sunday, June 14.
Fascinating archives reveal how the public of Sale were encouraged to invest their savings to fund Britain’s war-time effort. A log book shows that in 1943 the town raised £389,073 – enough to buy nine Lancaster Bombers and five Spitfire fighter aircraft.
Walkers on the Bridgewater Canal in Sale have been enjoying one of the joys of nature…swans giving birth to their cygnets.
Carrie Boyd’s two children Calel (7) and Ivy (3) have been watching out for the arrival of the new babies.
Children’s playgrounds remain closed in Sale parks even though some leisure activities have resumed. The easing of restrictions means bowling greens are once again open, though the pavilions are still closed. Tennis courts and multi-use game areas can also be used.
A recycling centre popular with Sale residents is reopening on Monday, May 18. News that the rubbish tip on Chester Road, Stretford, which has been closed throughout the lockdown, is opening its gates again will be greeted with relief.
Greater Manchester Police has recorded more than 170 assaults on emergency workers since Covid-19 lockdown began on March 23. GMP has thanked the public for ‘random acts of kindness’ but admit that at the opposite end of the spectrum there have been a number of incidents during which emergency workers have been assaulted.
He is Sale’s most popular entertainer at the moment – singer Martin Davidson has become a local celebrity belting out classics for all ages. From Baby Shark to Bill Withers. From Brooklands to Broad Road.
The disabled in Sale are being urged to give their views and share their stories of the impact of Covid-19 on their health and well being. The Greater Manchester Disabled People’s Panel has launched a survey to capture the experiences of disabled people in the city-region.
A ban on parking near a popular Sale beauty spot has been lifted following changes in Covid-19 guidelines. Drivers were prevented from parking at Sale Water Park during lockdown when people were told they could only exercise locally.