Conservatives secure new bus route for Timperley


Village Ward Conservative Councillor Laura Evans is delighted to have negotiated with Go Goodwins and TFGM for the bus link between Altrincham and Broadheath to be extended into Timperley. This is a big win for local residents and will help to improve public transport connections from the village when the service comes into operation later […]

Securing a Stronger Borough – Introducing our 2016 Manifesto for Trafford

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An introduction to our 2016 commitments for Trafford by Councillor Sean Anstee Leader of the Conservatives on Trafford Council NB – our full, comprehensive Manifesto document can be read HERE. Welcome to our manifesto for the 2016 local elections in Trafford, which sets out our pledges for the 2016/17 financial year and future aspirations for […]

Trafford Council Elections 2016 – Conservative candidates


The 2016 slate of Conservative candidates for Trafford is listed below. Please support our Conservative-run Council and 2016 Conservative candidates by using your vote to Vote Conservative on Thursday 5 May. Remember – every vote counts but only when it’s in the box!                         […]

Trafford Conservatives confirm SIXTH successive Council Tax FREEZE and record £10.3m income generation in budget 2016/17


Trafford Conservatives, the ruling Group on Trafford Council, have confirmed a sixth successive Council Tax freeze for non-social care services and significant investment in services, as the Council is expected to set its budget for the 2016/17 financial year on Wednesday evening. In order to deliver a balanced budget, savings of £22.6m have been brought […]

Trafford Conservatives campaign for Fairer Funding for Schools

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Did you know that Trafford receives on average £318 per pupil per year less than the average for English Councils? In Greater Manchester only Bury and Stockport receive less, £2 and £26 less per pupil respectively, while Manchester receives £856 more. The method to calculate this funding is broken and we are campaigning for a […]

Trafford Conservatives obtain assurances about Wythenshawe Hospital


Trafford Conservatives have obtained assurances from commissioners in relation to ongoing services provided for Trafford residents as a result of the decision yesterday not to designated Wythenshawe Hospital as the lead provider for the fourth single service in Greater Manchester. Commissioners have confirmed to Trafford’s Conservative Leader, Cllr Sean Anstee, and Executive Member for Adults […]

New technology helps pupils put the healthier choice to the top of the menu!


Lunchtime at Schools in Conservative-run Trafford is to become even more exciting for pupils by firmly putting them in control of building their own balanced meal. Trafford Council has developed and invested in innovative software which is currently being rolled out at schools across the borough. The software is set to become an interactive part […]

Children’s Services in Trafford rated joint top in the country – OFSTED

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Children’s Services in Trafford have been judged overall as “Good” in an Ofsted report published today. Services for children leaving care and leadership, governance and management received the highest ‘outstanding’ judgement. An inspection was carried out over a four week period by a team of ten inspectors with the publication of the report being delayed […]

Trafford Conservatives Victorious in 2015 elections


At the local elections on Thursday 7 May, Trafford Conservatives successfully defended all seats held while also taking back a seat from Labour in Broadheath ward.  This means that the Conservative majority on Trafford Council has increased from three seats to five seats, with total seats as follows: Conservatives – 34 seats Labour – 26 […]

Trafford Council Elections 2015 – Conservative candidates


The 2015 slate of Conservative candidates for Trafford are listed below. Please support our Conservative-run Council and 2015 Conservative candidates by using your vote to Vote Conservative on 7 May. Remember – every vote counts but only when it’s in the box!                           […]