The actor and TV presenter Matthew Kelly has agreed to become the official patron of the Save Trafford General campaign group which is fighting to keep the hospital's A & E department open.
He was born in Urmston, Greater Manchester. The petition against the closure has 9000 signatures
More top news
Unsettled weather to end the month & start June. Overnight rain will leave a cool and windy day Sunday with sunshine & showers.
Amir Khan has set his sights on a fight with Floyd Mayweather after claiming a unanimous points win over American Chris Algieri.
Mainly dry with some hazy sunshine. Feeling a little warmer, winds a little lighter