One Family’s Fight


The debacle of Altrincham’s 24M Health and Wellbeing Centre is well known – but what is less documented up to now has been the cost to frontline services in Trafford.

That is put right today with a searing insight into the struggle for funding faced by the parents of a severely disabled 11-year-old girl in Altrincham.

That this struggle is being fought on a daily and continuing basis by the people widely credited as catalysts for the rejuvenation of Altrincham – thanks to the market they have totally transformed just yards from the Health and Wellbeing Centre – must surely inject some much-needed urgency into a situation that is now bordering on a scandal.

Nick Johnson and Jenny Thompson, well known to many in Altrincham as the operators of Altrincham Market and Market House, recently attended the Formal Governing Body meeting of Trafford’s Clinical Commissioning Group, the body ultimately responsible for the development of the 88,000 sq ft facility, which was completed in September 2018 after a two-year build project.

You can read the full story in Altrincham Today

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