Friday, January 22, 2021

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...

Yogalife HOT Yoga Studio & Healthy Deli Opens In Altrincham 5 June 2017.

Rania Fawaz high lunge posture
Yogalife HOT yoga studio and healthy deli opens its healing doors to Altrincham at 7am on Monday 5th of June 2017. This little bit of heaven can be found on the corner of goose green at 61, Stamford new road, just 3 mins walk from the free parking at Sainsbury’s and 2 mins walk from Tesco. About us Yoga life is...

The Wonder of Warburtons – Moss Lane Hale

Warburtons - Moss Lane Hale
After a disappointing experience at National Tyres, our man heads off to Warburtons - Moss Lane Hale - We Can't thank them enough for their honesty and professionalism!

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...

Geoff Swain Shoe Repairers: Woodfield Road, Broadheath – interview and review

Geoff Swain Outside His Shoe Repaiers
With it's ever changing fascias Altrincham is virtually unrecognisable from the late 1990's never mind the 1890's, but sneak out a little further from the once bustling town centre and you will find a gem of a shop that has remained almost unchanged in over 117 years. Currently owned by Geoff Swain, the Shoe Repairers on Woodfield Road, Broadheath has...

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...

Aurous: New Cocktail Bar For Altrincham

Aurous - 21 Ashley Rd Altrincham
Jess Henderson been in contact to us to inform us of a new cocktail bar that is to open in Altrincham - 21 Ashley Rd where Heart and Soul used to be. Aurous, which refers to gold is 'owned by a local resident' - she's not being any more candid that that!. It's a high end cocktail bar serving unique drinks,...

Tavern On The Green Altrincham To Open After Refurbishment

Tavern On The Green - Artsits Impression
The Tavern On The Green which used to be The Faulkeners at the join of Railway St and Stamford New Road is set to open its doors once again after a major refurbishment.This historic Altrincham venue is being completely upgraded and modernised and will feature a vastly superior food menu, bar snacks and cask ales. The site which has...

A Monday Visit to The Con Club Altrincham

Con Club Altrincham sushi
Finding ourselves at a loose end in Altrincham this lunchtime we decided to have a bite to eat in the centre of town. After checking out one or two places and seeing that the market was closed we ended up at the Con Club on Greenwood Street. Monday is not a great day for anyone but there were quite...

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...