The Trafford Business Expo 2017

The Trafford Business Expo 2017 will take place on Tuesday the 27th June 2017 from 10am-4pm at Emirates Old Trafford. Join hundreds of businesses at one of Greater Manchester’s largest business exhibitions. Expect an exhibition floor packed with a variety of companies looking to create new networks and promote their products and services. Listen to industry professionals share their advice […]

Trafford GCSE results 2016 ranked 2nd in country

Kingston upon Thames in London was ranked the best local education authority (LEA) in the country for the percentage of students obtaining 5+ A*-C grades, followed by Trafford in Greater Manchester. % achieving 5+ A*-C (Incl Eng and Maths) Saint Ambrose College 31.8 0.34 47% 99% Altrincham Grammar School for Boys 32.8 0.38 71% 98% […]

Trafford Council Broadheath By-election

Broadheath By-election Local campaigner Dave Morgan selected to fight Broadheath by-election Following the resignation of Labour Cllr, Louise Dagnall, a by-election has been called in Broadheath Ward, to coincide with the Mayoral election on the 4th of May. Councillor Stephen Anstee said “I’d like to wish Louise a speedy recovery following her recent ill health, […]

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

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

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 welcome discounted Business Rates for small retailers

Trafford Conservatives, as part of their campaign to support local business have welcomed agreement of a motion put to Trafford Council that increases the discount available on business rates to small businesses based on the high street from £1,000 to £1,500. Across Trafford, there are 1369 eligible businesses and to date 73% have completed their […]