Sunday, April 5, 2020

The Old Market Tavern – Local Man Returns To Altrincham!

Old Market Tavern - New Proprietor Pete Carroll
T he Old Market Tavern is under new management but not by some faceless interloper. Pete Carroll is an old Altrincham resident and returns from his many appointments around the world to take the helm at this iconic Altrincham venue. Pete and his business partner have big plans for the place. Hale and Altrincham life caught up with him and reports back...

BRA-VO to See Saw in Hale Village – Winner Of The Stars – Best Shop Awards!

See-Saw - Personal Touch Winner - Hale and Altrincham Life
Local lingerie, swimwear and nightwear boutique, See-Saw Lingerie, has been announced as the WINNER of the Stars: Best Shop Awards, commonly known as The Oscars of the Lingerie Industry! See-Saw Lingerie beat 19 other independent lingerie shops to win the much coveted and fiercely contested ‘Personal Touch Shop’ Award, at a glittering Award ceremony held at the renowned cabaret destination Café...

6 Major Developments That Will Change Our Area Forever

The Timperley Wedge
During the recent backlash against the proposed construction of the Islamic community centre on greenbelt land near Timperley a couple of issues became apparently clear to us:- 1. There are lot of people claiming to be campaigning to save the greenbelt but are harbouring ulterior motives. 2. The general public and population of Hale, Altrincham, Hale Barns, Timperley & Bowdon are...

Ian Carr Takes Over at Chez Nous Bistro Sale

We don't often report on restaurants outside of the area but Chez Nous is an exception. Sitting just over the border in Sale on Marsland Rd, (just down from the Little B), this stylish eaterie is run by Head Chef and Patron Ian Carr who has lived in Altrincham his whole life. H&A caught up with Ian on a busy Saturday...

Cheshire Children’s Arts Club Parsley Pie Celebrates 15 Years in Business

Jen & Parsley Pie logo
Hale based children’s arts club Parsley Pie is celebrating 15 years in business. The brainchild of professional artist, Jenny Bent, the club offers art classes, workshops and parties for children from the ages of 12 months-18 years. The success of the business has seen two new Parsley Pie clubs open in Stockport and Whitefield. Parsley Pie has always been about...

Altrincham’s First Pay-As-You-Go Creche: Hayley Murphy – Interview

Altrincham's First Pay As You Go Creche - Hayley Murphy
We interview Hayley Murphy from Keep Fit Kids at Altrincham Leisure centre which is the first of its kind in the area to offer Pay-As-You-Go childcare! Leaving children for a few hours or arranging days when parents need someone to look after them has always been a difficult process. Many nurseries make you sign long contracts which can tie you...

Outrage As Hale Loses It’s Car Parking Spaces

Hale Car Parks
Plans Submitted To Build On Hale Car Park! Plans have been submitted for the re-development of Brown Street car park in Hale. Novo Group/CPUK propose to build 10 townhouses and 12 shared ownership apartments. The application suggests that public parking will be reduced from the current 80 pay and display spaces to 66. However, objectors have raised concerns that the parking figures...

Tavern On The Green Opening Party – Friday 20th May

Tavern On The Green Opening Party Friday
T he Tavern On The Green finally opens its doors this Friday from 7pm with an official ribbon cutting at 7.30pm. You are all cordially invited to attend! In fact they would love you too! Free prosecco on arrival and CanPies from 8pm - yes that's right Pies! - award winning ones! Get youself down there and see what they...

New Altrincham Gift Shop – IDAHO

Amy Bartlett At Idaho Altrincham
Altrincham Gift Shop - IDAHO Idaho, the brainchild of Local girl Amy Bartlett (25) opens its doors on Tuesday the 25th August and is situated in the Stamford Quarter on the corner of Greenwood Street and Shaw's Road, opposite the entrance to the new Market Hall. The shop will sell an eclectic mix of eye popping gifts and home wares...

Don’t Miss Agapé Bridal Boutique Sample Sale Friday 23rd September

Agape Sample Sale Notice
Agapé bridal boutique are holding a sample sale on Friday 23rd September 4pm to 8pm at their shop at the top of The Downs in Altrincham. This is your chance to get hold of one of their stunning outfits for a fraction of the original price! BIG NEWS! We are hosting our BIGGEST EVER sample sale in On Friday 23rd September from 4pm-8pm we...