"Making changes to services at Trafford General is vital to secure a long and vibrant future for the hospital, and will ensure that local residents can continue to receive safe and high quality care.
"The approval of the proposals is a significant step in securing high quality, sustainable local health services for the people of Trafford.
"We can assure residents that they will be told in advance before any changes are made so that clinical staff and patients are clear on what services will be available, where they will be available, and what times those services will be open."
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Windy throughout the weekend with gusts of 50mph especially around the coast. Saturday will be drier and brighter than Sunday
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Looking windy throughout Saturday and Sunday with gusts of 50mph at the coast and high tides. Brighter and drier on Saturday than Sunday