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The Oddest Ale Festival Of Them All

Friday 28th to Sunday 30th June 2013 Oddest Bar's very first real ale festival is just around the corner and we couldn't be more excited! Spanning three days from Friday 28th of June 5pm until closing Sunday 30th at 11.30pm, we will be serving a r... continue reading

Meditation Workshop Living in the Moment

6th July 2013 - 10am to 1pm @ 76 High Lane, Chorlton, Manchester, M21 9XF How often do we give our selves the space to stop focussing on what needs to be done and simply relax into the present moment. Through taking time out to train in mindfuln... continue reading

Chorlton Drama Club at Habitual Fitness

Have a Look Theatre Company offers young people aged between 8 and 16 a fun opportunity to develop their drama skills, increase their confidence and make new friends along the way. The exciting weekly drama classes run every Tuesday evening betwee... continue reading

Grow For It Community Allotment

Come along and get your hands dirty down at the Grow For It Community Allotment in Chorlton. Help out... Learn... Grow stuff... Make things... Meet people... Share... Everyone welcome... Find us on Manchester Rd on the bridge near the swimm... continue reading

Aggravated burglary at The Trever Arms

At around 6.15am on Wednesday 19 June 2013, a man climbed through an insecure window of the Trevor Arms pub, Beech Road, Chorlton and made his way to the living quarters. He picked up a knife and walked into the victim's bedroom where he was slee... continue reading

Community Group Cash Grants May 2013

Manchester City Council is giving community groups across the city a chance to improve their local neighbourhoods. The Cash Grants scheme helps local residents and community groups to deliver projects that can make a real difference to their neighbou... continue reading

Chorlton Good Neighbours Vacancies

Chorlton Good Neighbours Care Group is looking to appoint two part-time workers. "We are seeking two flexible, committed and enthusiastic people who have experience of working with older people to join our team of workers and volunteers in order to s... continue reading

Run for fun this May Bank Holiday Monday

6th May 2013 Chorlton Fun Run is a wonderful day out for all the family. For those who want to keep on the move, there will be a 6km run from St Clement’s Church down through the nature reserve, along the River Mersey and back. There will als... continue reading

New Choral Mass To Be Performed In Chorlton

Saturday April 20th Urmston Choral Society is bringing a new Mass to St. Werburgh’s Church in Wilbraham Road, Chorlton, on Saturday, April 20, following their North of England premiere of it the same week in Flixton. Entitled “A Diminished... continue reading

Grand Day Out - Macmillan and Zumba Gold Presentations

Chorlton Library Friday 19th April 1pm to 3pm Find out more about Zumba Gold – an exciting dance - fitness workout specifically designed for the older person. Featuring upbeat Latin and World rhythms, you’ll be smiling and laughing while ha... continue reading

Happy Returns Swap Party - January 2013

Saturday 19th January 2pm to 4pm @ The Sports Hall, St. John's Catholic Primary School Enjoy a free, family-friendly, community event * Exchange your unwanted Xmas gifts and craft supplies; * Swap baby clothes and equipment; Gather new pla... continue reading

Urgent: Have you seen Sarah Wallace?

Update: Sarah has be found safe and well. Thank you for all your shares and retweets. Police concern is growing for a teenage girl who has been missing since Tuesday. Sarah Wallace, aged 17, was last seen at an address on Wilbraham Road, Chorlton at... continue reading

Free Italian Taster Session

Free Italian for Beginners taster session at Chorlton Library 28th January 2013 6-7pm Thinking about learning Italian but aren’t sure if it’s for you? Come to my FREE taster evening and find out! Meet expert tutor Amedea, start to learn a ne... continue reading

Christmas Comes Early to Oddest!

Oddest Bar, on Wilbraham Rd in Chorlton, is gearing up for Xmas early in fine and charitable style by offering a sumptuous Christmas Buffet, ticketed at a gut busting and wallet friendly £7.50 for adults and £4 for children. 

As it is t... continue reading

Chorlton Precinct Christmas Lights Switch On 2012

Thursday 6th December at 6.15pm Join us at Chorlton Precinct (Manchester Rd entrance) for the Christmas lights switch on! Choir from Oswald Rd school, brass band from Chorlton High School. Carol singing, meet santa, refreshments available in... continue reading

Pair jailed for Chorlton dangerous driving incident

Two men have been jailed after they raced each other and collided with a motorcyclist, leaving him with life changing injuries, in Chorlton-cum-Hardy. Umair Qureshi (24/07/1985) of Driffield Street, Moss Side pleaded guilty to dangerous driving an... continue reading

CCTV image released after woman robbed

Police have released a CCTV image of a woman suspected of robbing a woman who had been to a convenience store on her way home from work. At about 6.45pm on Friday 12 October 2012, a 55-year-old woman was leaving the Tesco on Manchester Road in Cho... continue reading

Asian jewellery stolen from Chorlton home by thieves

A large quantity of Asian jewellery was stolen by intruders who burgled a Chorlton home. Sometime between 10.15pm and 10.35pm on Friday 26 October 2012, unknown offenders broke into the house on Wilbraham Road. A safe containing the jewellery... continue reading

Chorlton High School Winter Fayre 2012

Last year Chorlton High School held a very successful Winter Fayre. All the proceeds that the school raised were donated to our linked school in Chisila, Africa. We made an impressive £3,455.00 which the small community school in Zambia used to trai... continue reading

Farmers' Market - Horse & Jockey

Our regular market, held on the last Saturday of each month. The cream of the North West's farmers, growers, producers and artisans descend on Chorlton Green to sell directly to the public. Alongside farmers' market stalwarts such as Bessy Beck... continue reading

We Put Some Questions To Chorlton PCSO Claire Ryan

An important part of Chorlton's crime prevention team is made up of the PCSOs who patrol the streets side by side with pcs dealing with crime and antisocial behaviour and helping to raise awareness of local policing issue. We put some questions to... continue reading

Oktoberfest Weekend at The Horse and Jockey

Friday 28th to Sunday 30th September 2012 To celebrate Munich's annual Oktoberfest, The Horse and Jockey are putting on their own event which includes... Oompah Band Beer Steins 18 German Beers including 8 limited edition Oktoberfest ales (2 ... continue reading

Italian for beginners classes

If you've always fancied learning Italian then now is your chance. Several local classes are available thanks to Amedea De Cataldis in Chorlton and Didsbury. They run for 6 weeks each... Chorlton: Mon 17th Sep 18:00-19:00 - Chorlton Library ... continue reading

Arsonists target Chorlton family twice in three days

Police are hunting arsonists who torched two cars outside the same house in the space of three days. In the first attack, at about 3am on Thursday 23 August 2012, police were called to a Vauxhall Astra set alight on Reeves Road, Chorlton-cum-Hard... continue reading

Social Touch Rugby Sessions Open To All

Every Monday even in Broughton Park, Chorlton from 7pm until the end of August a group meet to play touch rugby, a sport which involved none of the rough and tumble of full fat rugby, but with all the enjoyment and exercise. Men and women over 1... continue reading

Recent Street Robberies in Chorlton

Police are linking two street robberies in Chorlton. At around midnight on Sunday 15 April 2012, a 27-year-old woman was approached from behind on Hartington Road and was confronted by a man. He demanded she hand over her handbag and threaten... continue reading

Knife brandished during Tesco robbery

A man threatened staff with a knife during a robbery in south Manchester. At 10.45pm on Saturday 2 June 2012, a man walked into the Tesco store on Barlow Moor Road, Chorlton and ran towards the counter. He brandished a knife towards a staff me... continue reading

Help wanted to trace silver Mini Cooper following RTA

Police are appealing for help tracing a silver Mini Cooper following a road traffic collision in Chorlton-cum-Hardy. On Monday 21 May 2012 at around 8.20pm, the victim, who was on his way home from work, was riding his motorcycle on Wilbraham R... continue reading

Local Allotment Events - Bees

Scott Avenue Allotments will be hosting several events over the summer... Bee Open Days June 24th August 19th 2pm to 5pm Free entry Everything you wanted to know about beekeeping and honey. Information, demonstrations and activities... continue reading

Jubilee weekend at The Lead Station

Plenty going on at The Lead Station over Jubilee weekend and beyond... Starting Saturday 2nd June with an All Day Royal Breakfast - Strawberries & Royal Tipples too. Continues with a Retro Party on Sunday 4th June - complete with Gramaphone D... continue reading

The Lead Station Turns the Tables On Family Tea Time

One of the most dreaded questions asked every day must be “What’s for tea?”. With increasingly fast-paced lives and less time to cook, Mums and Dads are faced with the daily challenge of figuring out how to feed their kids good quality, homecoo... continue reading

Chorlton Good Neighbours Fundraising Event

Chorlton Good Neighbours Spring Variety Concert Singers from the Halle Steel pans and string ensemble from Loreto College Folk music Musicians Irish dancers At Wilbraham St Ninians Church, Egerton Road South Chorlton M21 on Saturday... continue reading

Chorlton Open Gardens 2012

The second Chorlton Open Gardens will be held on Sunday June 24, 2012, from 11am to 5pm. You will be able to purchase programmes from mid May via Chorlton Bookshop on Wilbraham Road, Blossom Flowers on Manchester Road, Chorlton Plant Nursery on Vi... continue reading

Chorlton's Big Green Festival 2012

Chorlton's Big Green Festival is an annual celebration of sustainable living in Manchester which offers a vibrant mix of live music and performance, hands-on practical workshops, food and drink, arts and swaps, and much more. Best of all, entry t... continue reading

Over 50s Friendship Walking Group

RSVP Free Walkers, an over 50s friendship walking group has walks planned on the last Wednesday of the each month at 2pm for the next few months - 28th March, 25th April, 30th May, 27th June. Each walk will be between 3 and 3.5 miles and will tak... continue reading

Have your say on Wythenshawe Hospital's priorities

Members of the public, former patients, carers and local people are invited to attend a meeting to help steer future priorities for the Trust that runs Wythenshawe Hospital. The ‘Health Matters’ event on Wednesday 21st March at 12 noon will be... continue reading

Tributes flood in for Junaid Khan

The family of a 12-year-old boy who died following a collision in Chorlton have paid tribute to him. Police were called to Brantingham Road shortly before 5.40pm on Saturday 10 March 2012, following reports a collision involving a Suzuki Swift and... continue reading

Doggy Love Lounge and Photoshoot at Betty & Butch

Has your dog got a Valentines Date? Ten days of doggy dating from 1st February culminates in a weekend of love lounge on the 11th and 12th. Cocktails and treats are on offer while they get in them mood for love, Will your dog meet Mr Woof or ... continue reading

Chorlton's Big Green Ceilidh

February can be a bleak and unwelcoming month. To soothe the winter blues, Green Chorlton has a little ray of Irish sunshine for you in the form of a traditional Irish Ceilidh. So why not come down to the Chorlton Irish Club and get your jig on... continue reading