Putting Irlam on the map!

We are delighted to be supporting Irlam Live this year as we continue to back local community and cultural events. The festival, which attracted around 8,000 people last year, returns to Princes Park, Irlam from Friday 2nd to Sunday 4th June. The exciting line-up includes The Wailers, Alexander O’Neal and Jason Dovovan, who will each […]

Posted on: 22nd May 2017

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Cyclists Test Drive Chat Moss Route

Pioneering cyclists staged an important demonstration of pedal power when they took part in a 13 mile ‘test ride’ across Chat Moss near Irlam and Cadishead. The route, which is still being developed, provided the 13 cyclists with an exhilarating ride through lush countryside near to the two towns. The bike ride was part of […]

Posted on: 6th April 2017

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Viaduct Proposal Launch

We celebrated the second anniversary of the stunning renovation of Irlam Station House yesterday by launching another exciting railway-related project that could see the re-opening of Cadishead Viaduct. The initiative has the potential to transform the derelict bridge into a major community asset in much the same way as Irlam Station was regenerated. The viaduct, […]

Posted on: 29th March 2017

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HDT on the life-saving map

We have recently become part of a local medical emergency response network after a lifesaving defibrillator (defib) machine was installed at our Liverpool Road headquarters. The defib machine is one of seven located in the Irlam and Cadishead area that could play a vital role in treating cardiac arrest victims. Defibs, which are about the […]

Posted on: 27th February 2017

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Cheshire Lines Artwork

Irlam and Cadishead’s latest eye-catching urban artwork was installed recently on the old railway bridge supports on Liverpool at Irlam Brew. The artwork, entitled Cheshire Lines, depicts our community’s rich railway heritage in three evocative scenes from the golden age of steam. This is the latest major piece of work by local artist Rachelle Cleary […]

Posted on: 27th February 2017

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United stars score an educational goal at local schools

Three Manchester United players delighted local fans when they visited two Irlam and Cadishead primary schools this week. Chris Smalling, Luke Shaw and Matteo Darmian popped into St Joseph’s the Worker and Moorfield Primary schools, where they met children aged between 6 – 7. The players posed for photos as well as chatting with the children […]

Posted on: 10th February 2017

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Fairhills new home gets top marks!

A pre-school community group that faced possible closure can look forward to a bright future thanks to a major partnership funding initiative from local organisations – including HDT. Fairhills has been providing pre-school support in Irlam for more than forty years, with over 40 young children currently attending. Despite excellent testimonies from parents, Fairhills had […]

Posted on: 30th January 2017

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Free Art Friday – finders keepers!

The worldwide art initiative ‘Free Art Friday’ arrived in Irlam and Cadishead recently and local people are already taking home stunning pieces of free art! The movement is based around the concept of hiding a piece of art in a public place and giving out clues of its location on social media. The first person […]

Posted on: 30th January 2017

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