Articles by sam

Name The New Wood Sculptures In Prince’s Park

The response from local people to support a fundraising initiative to enhance Prince’s Park has been tree-mendous! With donations from local individuals and groups funding the first and second planned ‘chainsaw’ created artworks. Now you…


Draw Father Christmas And Win A Prize!

Unfortunately, due to the present Covid-19 issues and the need to keep everyone in the community as safe as they can The Rotary Club of Irlam have decided that they cannot have the usual Christmas…


Lamp Post Poppies

This month is of course November and the time when we come together as a community to remember those that served their country in the armed forces and those that paid the ultimate sacrifice… Traditionally,…


Hollins Green Memorial Ceremony Cancelled

The traditional Remembrance Sunday observance around the war memorial in Hollins Green has been cancelled this year on the advice of Warrington Borough Council. Alan Domville, who has co-ordinated the event for many years, told…


Irlam Remembrance Sunday Parade Has To Be Cancelled

The official Parade of Remembrance and Service at the War Memorial in Princes Park on Remembrance Sunday 8th November has for this year had to be cancelled.   Due to the current coronavirus pandemic and the…


Stay Safe This Bonfire Night

Salford City Council has urged people to ‘be sensible and safe’ in the run up to Bonfire Night this year after reports of young people throwing fireworks at each other. The COVID-19 pandemic means organised…


October issue now available!

Read our October Local Mag online The October issue of Local Mag is also available in the following locations: Tesco Extra (opposite Timpsons), Tesco Express, Premier Stores in Irlam and Cadishead, Nisa, Irlam leisure centre,…


Moss Ramblings with Dave Steel

A Grey sky suddenly lights up… an encounter with a Hobby… A grey sky which was taking a brief  time out from raining , it was guaranteed that the rain was to return to me—this…


Exam Success at Irlam and Cadishead Academy

Students and staff at Irlam and Cadishead Academy (ICA) are celebrating after recently receiving their GCSE grades which saw good improvements on all measures. Results day at Irlam and Cadishead Academy was a huge success with…


Barley Farm Support Macmillan

Two adventurous members of the Greene King team have set out on a marathon challenge, Tuk-Tuking around the country to raise as much money as possible for the company’s chosen charity Macmillan. Cheryl and Becky,…