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Thieves strike twice in two days

Thieves struck twice in two days at a row of shops in Chorlton. The two robberies happened on Barlow Moor Road on 30 December 2011 and the day after, New Year's Eve. The first incident took place at the C and W Etchells newsagents on Barlow M... continue reading

A Night of Romance - Gala Concert

A Night of Romance - Gala Concert 10 February 2012, 7:30pm St Werburgh's Church, Chorlton A gala concert of romantic arias and duets to share with your friends and loved ones from operatic favourites including Madama Butterfly, Don Giovanni, Car... continue reading

Chorton Arts Festival 2012 Submissions Open

Artists’ submissions open as Chorlton Arts Festival sets dates to return in May 2012 Chorlton Arts Festival is now inviting submissions for 2012. Organisers are looking for brand new performances in music, comedy, cabaret, dance and spoken word,... continue reading

Italian Lessons at Tea Hive

Learn to speak Italian in a sociable, relaxed atmosphere at Tea Hive, 53 Manchester Road, Chorlton-cum-Hardy, Manchester. The classes start Thursday 16th Feb (for 10 weeks) and run 6:00pm-7:00pm The class size will be between 6 and 10 The classe... continue reading

Next of kin appeal - Joyce Gill

Police are appealing for the public's help to trace the next of kin of an 81-year-old woman. Joyce Gill died at her home in the Chorlton area of Manchester on Thursday 29 December 2011. There are no suspicious circumstances surrounding her deat... continue reading

December Events at Chorlton High School

Saturday 3rd Dec: Chorlton High School Charity Winter Fayre 11am-1pm Tuesday 6th Dec- Friday 9th Dec: "Grease" in the Blue Box Theatre from 7:30pm Thurs 15th Dec: Winter Music Concert in the Blue Box Theatre from 7:30pm ... continue reading

Bop Local 30th December at Chorlton Irish Club

It may be the day before New Year's Eve, but on Friday 30th December, Bop Local takes over all rooms of Chorlton Irish Club for the Not Quite New Year’s Eve Bop Local. The ground floor with host Phil, Graeme Hawley and top TV chef Simon Rimmer... continue reading

Chorlton Bank Robbery - Witnesses Sought

Between 8.30am and 8.45am this morning (17 November 2011) two men attempted to rob the Halifax bank, Barlow Moore Road, Chorlton. The men gained access to the bank through an empty shop next door. They waited for the bank staff to arrive, threa... continue reading

Enjoy-a-Ball Christmas Camps

19th, 20th & 21st December. Action-packed 4-hour camps. Indoor and outdoor games, fun activities plus arts & crafts to take home! For children aged 3-8 years. Camps are held from 9am-1pm at Chorlton C of E Primary School. Discounts for earl... continue reading

Chorlton Book Festival 2011

The Chorlton Book Festival is back, offering a variety of events, author visits, workshops, fun and games for historians and horror fans, slow travellers and book swappers, vampires and re-vampers. All events are free and take place in Chorlton ... continue reading

Chorlton Arts Festivals Xmas Fair

South Manchester's biggest Xmas Market is being held at St Clements Church on the corner of Edge Lane and St Clements Road from 11am to 4pm on Sat 26th Nov. Come and mooch over 30 stalls for unique Xmas presents such as jewellery, art, cards, cu... continue reading

Inspector Urges Residents To Put Bins Away

The Chorlton Neighbourhood Inspector has taken to the streets in an attempt to show residents just how easy it is for burglars to access alleygated areas via wheelie bins. Inspector Paul Kinrade is urging residents to put their bins away rather th... continue reading

OurPaleoKitchen Secret Supper Club

Recently we decided to set up a Secret Supper Club called OurPaleoKitchen. We are proud to say that it is the first of its kind centred on the Paleo diet in the UK and one of only three secret supper clubs in Manchester. A supper club is basic... continue reading

Ladies Only Swimming Lessons at Chorlton Leisure Centre

Ladies only swimming lessons are available at Chorlton Leisure centre with a female instuctor. From Thursday 13th October to Thursday 15th December, 10am to 11am an £22.50 per person. For full details or to book your place ask at the Aq... continue reading

Next of kin appeal

Police are appealing for the public's help in tracing the next of kin of an 83-year-old woman. Philomena Smith died at her home Edge Lane, Chorlton on Friday 28 August 2011. Her death is not being treated as suspicious. The coroners officer ... continue reading

Pensioner Punched During Robbery

Robbers punched a pensioner in the face during a robbery at her home in Chorlton. At about 8.30pm on Sunday 18 September 2011, at least three men broke into a house on Badminton Road by using ladders to climb through a downstairs window. The ... continue reading

Distraction Burglaries In South Manchester

Elderly and vulnerable people have fallen victim to distraction burglaries in south Manchester. Between 2.40pm and 3pm on Friday 9 September 2011, a man and woman knocked on the door of a house on Mottram Avenue, Chorlton. The 82-year-old vic... continue reading

Guestrant at Electrik 19th September

The next Electrik Guestrant takes place on Monday 19th September with Wendy Swetnam The Gastronomic Adventure Continues as the city centre's finest vegetation chef takes over the Electrik kitchen for one night only. Encouraged to pull out all th... continue reading

Pramactive Pram Fitness Class

Pramactive is a pram fitness class exclusively for new mums. The classes take place every Wednesday and Friday morning at local beauty spot Chorlton Water Park and are lead by an ante / postnatal qualified fitness instructor. Classes go on a... continue reading

Batty And Gorgeous Creative Workshops

Batty and Gorgeous run a whole range of craft workshops in Chorlton for adults. From drawing to collage, photography to felt their Chorlton studio plays host to creativity on mass. Below is the current list of workshops, which as you can see r... continue reading

Efit released after street robbery

Police have released the image of a man following a street robbery in Chorlton. At around 11.40am on Tuesday 6 September 2011, the 40-year-old victim was walking along Stratton Road when a man walked passed her. He turned round, grabbed h... continue reading

Cracking Good Food Chorlton Cookery Classes

Cracking Good Food’s new cookery programme is more diverse than ever Cracking Good Food is delighted to announce the next round of cookery classes and cooking events for the public, running throughout the autumn. This Chorlton-based cookery ne... continue reading

Enjoy-a-ball Classes Chorlton and Didsbury

The Enjoy-a-Ball programme gradually develops the sports-specific skills and confidence of children across ten ball sports in a caring, positive and fun environment. Suitable for 4 to 8 year olds. Monday Chorlton C of E Primary School Brea... continue reading

Rubbish Revamped September 2011 to January 2012

Rubbish Revamped - Craft workshops using recycled materials Workshop Programme September 2011-January 2012 Small, friendly groups, tea & cake included 15/22 Sept from 7-9.30 £25.00 Sock Monkeys Transform a pair of old socks into an amaz... continue reading

Updated Local Library Hours

As part of the council's budget cuts, several local libraries are changing their opening hours. These new library opening hours are valid from Monday 5th September. Chorlton Library Manchester Road, M21 9PN Telephone 0161 227 3700 ... continue reading

Policing Today, Policing Tomorrow Meeting

The South Manchester Division of Greater Manchester Police is hosting one of 12 public meetings across the county with the chief constable of Greater Manchester Police (GMP), Peter Fahy and chairman of the Greater Manchester Police Authority (GMPA)... continue reading

Garden Swapping in Chorlton

After some consideration at our last open meeting we thought it would be a good idea to get out there and try and get more people involved in the group and to do something that would be a bit more obvious to the general public. With that in mind we... continue reading

Creative Art Workshops For Under Fives

Colour You Happy - Colourful and creative art workshops for the under 5's Join qualified teachers and artists Caroline Barker and Fay Buchanan to splodge, splat, scribble, stick, swirl, scrunch and sculpt - you'll get creative, you'll have fun and... continue reading

Police To Tackle Young Citizens With Street Rugby

Greater Manchester Police and Southways Housing will be encouraging young people to get involved in Street Rugby sessions in South Manchester throughout the summer holidays thanks to a pioneering initiative to reduce antisocial behaviour. Th... continue reading

13-year-old boy robbed

A teenager was assaulted and robbed in Chorlton. At around 5.45pm on Saturday 23 July 2011, the 13-year-old and his friend were walking along Manchester Road, close to Clarendon Road when they were approached by four men. One of the men d... continue reading

Chorlton Plant Swap

Chorlton Plant Swap is a free resource to help you fill your gardening space with lovely plants - ornamentals and edibles! It’s easy to create spare plants from your existing ones. Many do the job for you by self-seeding or spreading. Most seed pac... continue reading

North Star Delicatessen Second Supper Club 4th August

The second supper club at North Star Delicatessen will be held on Thursday 4th August at 7.30pm. The theme for the event this time will be a celebration of British summertime. This theme was put forward on Twitter by followers of @JoinUs4Supper th... continue reading

Introducing Transition Chorlton

Transition Chorlton is part of the Transition Towns movement which seeks to harness the power of individuals to create stronger communities that are more resilient to the challenges of climate change and peak oil. We aim within Chorlton to help find ... continue reading

Girl Sexually Assaulted

A teenage girl was sexually assaulted in Chorlton. At about 9.15pm on Saturday 9 July 2011, the victim, a 15-year-old girl, was walking along St Anne's Road with her friend, a 16-year-old girl. A man walking along the street approached the pai... continue reading

Chorlton Vintage & Craft Fair

Every Saturday from the 16th July Beech Road will have it's very own pop-up vintage & craft fair. Stalls full of vintage clothing, accessories, jewellery & local upcycled & handmade crafts. Cupcakes, tea, coffee & cask ale bar. noon - ... continue reading

Enjoy-a-Ball Summer Camps

Action packed 4-hour camps with fun games, in and outdoor activities and arts & crafts to take home for girls and boys aged 4-8. 9am to 1pm 25th to 29th July then 1st to 5th August Chorlton C of E Primary School, Vicars Road M21 9JA £1... continue reading

Chorlton Metrolink Fare Errors

This afternoon twitter user Damo_Dee pointed out one of what may be many errors in new Chorlton branch Metrolink pricing. "@Damo_Dee: A return fare on metrolink from trafford bar to chorlton is £3.30 yet from town it's £2.80. Yet another #tfgm f... continue reading

Chorlton Beer Festival 2011

The 7th Chorlton Beer Festival 2011 takes place on the 8th and 9th of July 2011. Located at St Clement's Church on Edge Lane the festival will include over 60 real ales and 30 ciders and perries. The beers will be split over two bars. The... continue reading

Welcome to Fetch Chorlton!

If you've ever visited the Fetch Didsbury website then you'll know what Fetch is about. We promote local businesses, events and organisation for free on the web using our websites, Facebook and Twitter. The Fetch Network has grown massively in the... continue reading