Irlam Live Postponed Until 2021

This years Irlam Live music festival event has been postponed until next year following concerns over the Coronavirus pandemic. The event was originally scheduled for the 29th – 31st May, but that was put back…


Despicable Vandalism of Children’s Graves

Local Community Support Officer (PCSO) Phil Elliott has posted, “It is with a heavy sadness that I must report that sometime between 7pm on Monday 20th July and 9pm on Tuesday 21st July an unknown…


Doggie Diaries with Luna the Labradoodle

Not sure if its due to all this summer rain drumming them into the ground, but the ‘oldies’ seem to keep forgetting my name! Not good for a house-proud dog like me! When I first…


Memorial Bench in Memory of Trevor and Elsie

A local family are looking to raise funds to provide a memorial bench to be placed near to the War Memorial in Princes Park, Irlam. Mike Jenkins told the Local Mag, “We recently lost our…


Funding for Tree Sculptures in Prince’s Park

The response from local people to support a fundraising initiative to enhance Princes Park in Irlam has been tree-mendous! Irlam woman Lou Booth has a long-time passion for the environment, recycling and nature in general…


A poem by June Winspear

While I was in lockdownI gave the house a cleanAfter going over with a dusterNot a cobweb could be seen. I’ve pulled out all the wardrobesWashed down the skirting boardsWell, I needed to do somethingI…


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Moss Ramblings with Dave Steel

A wander about the eastern section of our Mosslands Greenbelt. Barton Moss siren like called me today reminding me that I had been neglecting it of late and it had its own story to tell…


Books for the Wood Street Mission

The David Pennington Charity, have finally been able to get hundreds of new and as good as new books to the Wood Street Mission in Manchester. The veritable ‘library’ of books (pictured) that were collected…


Food 4 Thought – A Lovely Curry!

The ‘Food 4 Thought’ Team based at Boundary Road Methodist Church have provided us with a lovely warming recipe for either a chicken or vegetable curry! Enjoy! Chicken or Vegetable Curry Serves 5 Ingredients 1…


New President for Irlam Rotary Club

It has been all change at the Rotary Club of Irlam as outgoing President David Fairclough reached the end of his year in office and Deputy President Jane Williams, took over the reigns as President…