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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Did you see the #HDTElves around town?

Last Christmas, with the aim of spreading cheer, the HDT Elves hit the streets to share the love! The team, donned in Elf attire visited local people to provide some random acts of kindness. They gave chocolate to Cadishead Youth Club and shared mince pies with the Meadows and other local people, as well as warming […]

Posted on: 3rd January 2017

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Kicking off Christmas with cracking entertainment!

We kicked off the festive season with our first Christmas celebration aimed at bringing the community together! Held at Irlam and Cadishead College (ICC) on Tuesday 6th December, we were joined by around 250 people to enjoy a programme of Christmas entertainment, provided by some of the really talented singers we have in this area. […]

Posted on: 7th December 2016

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Russell ‘The Voice’ Watson sings the praises of changes in Irlam!

The UK’s bestselling classical music artist Russell Watson visited his home town of Irlam recently to see the remarkable transformation of the old Station House building at Irlam Station. Russell lived in Irlam until he was in his mid-twenties and still has relatives living here. Known as ‘The Voice’, Russell shot to fame in 2001 […]

Posted on: 6th December 2016

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