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News & Events

Over the coming months the Limelight team will be putting together a series of new articles, features, blogs and events information for all the community.
Interviews with Limelight staff, committee members and volunteers will also be on offer, introducing the different team members and explaining what Limelight will really mean for the community.
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Limelight launch event: a celebration of Old Trafford

On 7th December the Old Trafford community celebrated the official launch of Limelight. Working with local activity groups, charities, business people and Limelight’s partners the event was a huge success.

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Chit Chat Club

The Chit Chat Luncheon Club is run by Beaty Pierce, established 20 years ago. In partnership with Limelight Café they provide affordable, nutritious meals in great company.

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Our Old Trafford

Limelight and Manchester Histories have been working with the people of Old Trafford to produce a 4D visual and sound experience that reveals the rich and diverse histories of Old Trafford.

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Free Winter Warmth Event

Trafford Age UK roadshow providing advice about keeping warm and well this winter. Information session and quiz followed by a lovely lunch. Booking is essential – call 0161 746 9754

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Games for the Brain – Table Tennis Sessions at Limelight

Limelight, in partnership with Together Dementia Support and Bounce Alzheimer's Therapy (BAT) will be running Games for the Brain weekly sessions from the 12th Jan 2018. Try out your table tennis skills; everyone is welcome!

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We4poets

Join We4Poets at Limelight for an evening of poetry & spoken word, storytelling & creative writing.

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Limelight welcomes first residents as official opening approaches

Limelight, Old Trafford’s new community health and well-being hub which has been developed by Trafford Housing Trust, has welcomed its very first residents.

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Lead Chef wanted for Limelight Café

Working under the guidance of a Catering Manager, the role will be ideal for someone who wants to develop their career. We are looking for a strong Chef with excellent craft skills to manage the Limelight Café

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Help 'road-test' Limelight ahead of official launch

If you’ve not visited Limelight yet, please do stop by for a visit and help ‘road test’ the building, giving feedback and helping to shape the way facilities and services are delivered.

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Our opening day pictures are now online

After years of planning and building, Limelight officially opened its doors to the public on Monday 2nd October.

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Just one week to go until Limelight's doors open!

Limelight will be opening to the public on Monday 2nd October to allow residents to help ‘road test’ the building, give feedback and help shape the way the facilities and services are delivered.

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Limelight set to shine in national housing awards

Limelight has been nominated for a prestigious national Housing Development Award.

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Limelight gives local residents the chance to shine with new volunteer programme

New campaign to find local people interested in becoming volunteers launched.

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Limelight creates new jobs and boosts the area's economy

The construction of the Limelight development in Old Trafford, has resulted in over 40 Trafford residents finding employment or an apprenticeship and a further 132 taking up training opportunities.

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Limelight: an innovative space where new ideas can come to life

Limelight will be home to high-quality services doing lots of creative and innovative things for the community.

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Resident-led Management Committee Appointed

£20m integrated Old Trafford community hub appoints resident-led Management Committee to shape and drive local services

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Limelight scheme scoops national construction award

The Limelight scheme was given a Bronze Award at a glittering awards ceremony held at The Lowry Hotel in Manchester on 21 March 2017.

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The Met visit Limelight for inspiration

Trafford’s Limelight Put In The Spotlight With Met Commander’s VIP Visit

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