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The Range confirms Good Friday opening date for new store in Openshaw

The Range confirms Good Friday opening date for new store in Openshaw

13 Feb 2018

The UK home, leisure and gardens retailer, The Range, is thrilled to announce a confirmed opening date for its new superstore in Openshaw. The store will be located within the existing Morrisons store in Lime Square, which has been undergoing a makeover in preparation for the arrival. The Range plans... Read more »

New look Morrisons store re-opens at Lime Square

New look Morrisons store re-opens at Lime Square

23 Jan 2018

Work has now been completed on Lime Square’s Morrisons store – giving shoppers a better and more compact lay out and a fresh and modern makeover. The store was closed for eight days while the Morrisons fit out team worked round the clock on the brand new look which was unveiled to shoppers on Monday... Read more »

Morrisons to re-furbish Openshaw store

Morrisons to re-furbish Openshaw store

12 Jan 2018

Work is due to start this weekend on improvements to the Morrisons store at Lime Square which will deliver a more compact and better laid out store and create space for a brand new retail unit for The Range. The existing Morrisons store, which opened in Openshaw in 2010, will close for eight days... Read more »

Crowds turn out for Lime Square’s Christmas Lights Switch on Event

Crowds turn out for Lime Square’s Christmas Lights Switch on Event

29 Nov 2017

Large crowds turned out to Lime Square’s Christmas Lights Switch on Event which took place on Saturday 25th November. Visitors enjoyed a Christmas themed market, free face painting and lots of giveaways! There was a special visit from Olaf and ice queen stilt walkers came to hand out sweets to all... Read more »

Festive Event to Light up Lime Square for Christmas!

Festive Event to Light up Lime Square for Christmas!

21 Nov 2017

Lime Square shopping centre in Openshaw, East Manchester is preparing for Christmas this weekend with the centre’s festive Lights Switch On event due to take place on Saturday. (Nov 25th) The team at Lime Square have planned an afternoon of music and festive fun with the Christmas display being switched... Read more »

Spooky Halloween fun goes down a treat at Lime Square

Spooky Halloween fun goes down a treat at Lime Square

30 Oct 2017

Youngsters were treated to some spooky Halloween fun at Lime Square this weekend with activities running throughout the day on Saturday at the east Manchester shopping centre. Spooky craft activities and a creepy crawly workshop were organised as well as a seasonal market and a pumpkin decorating competition. The... Read more »

Lime Square set to have a frightfully good time this Halloween

Lime Square set to have a frightfully good time this Halloween

17 Oct 2017

The team at east Manchester’s Lime Square shopping centre are set to host a spooktacular line up of family fun on Saturday 28th October from 10am until 4pm. Those who dare to visit can take part in the pumpkin decorating workshop for a chance to win a prize for the scariest and most creative design.... Read more »

Crowds turn out for Openshaw Festival

Crowds turn out for Openshaw Festival

26 Sep 2017

Hundreds of people turned out on Saturday to enjoy a day full of family fun at the third annual Openshaw Festival at Lime Square in Openshaw. Visitors were treated to a packed day of musical entertainment from local performers including the Middleton Brass Band, Urbanised Dance Group and Gorton Voice... Read more »

Two Manchester companies rise to the occasion to back community event in September

Two Manchester companies rise to the occasion to back community event in September

6 Sep 2017

One of the best-loved family owned bakers in the country is helping to fund a number of activities being held at this year’s Openshaw Festival. And they’re joined by building contractor 3 Way Building Services Ltd who are also supporting the popular annual event which is in its third year in 2017. Sheldon’s... Read more »

Mattressman is coming to save the day in east Manchester!

Mattressman is coming to save the day in east Manchester!

8 Aug 2017

A new retailer is coming to town, and bringing with it a zero-landfill policy where it can collect and recycle your old mattresses and bed-frames when you buy a comfy new one! Sadly, most bed and mattress retailers do not offer a collection service for tired and worn beds and mattresses, so very few... Read more »

New concept restaurant opens at Lime Square

New concept restaurant opens at Lime Square

20 Jul 2017

Broccoli Pizza and Pasta launched in Dubai six years ago and is now taking on the UK market with restaurants in Nottingham and Covent Garden. Broccoli serves up great tasting pizzas, pastas and salads, with a focus on fresh ingredients, fast and friendly service, and an amazing customer experience.... Read more »

Date announced for this year’s Openshaw Festival

Date announced for this year’s Openshaw Festival

4 Jul 2017

Plans are underway for the third annual Openshaw Festival which this year will take place on Saturday September 23rd from 11am – 5pm. Organisers are planning a fantastic day of family fun showcasing local entertainment and talent as well as fun fair rides, a packed food and craft market and lots of... Read more »

Family fun Father’s Day event set to take place this weekend

Family fun Father’s Day event set to take place this weekend

12 Jun 2017

The team at Lime Square are planning a special Father’s Day celebration event on Saturday 17th June. There will be a craft market running along the main walkway of the centre between 12pm and 3pm with lots of fun activities taking place including a chance for youngsters to design their own Father’s... Read more »