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5th FebDukinfield Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was attacked with a knife in Dukinfield. At 11.40pm on Saturday 16 January, a man was walking along Lakes Road when a man with a Stanley-type knife demanded his phone and wallet. The 19-year-old victim refused. The offender then swiped at his face causing a red mark […]
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5th FebSports The historic Tour of Tameside running event returns to the streets of Tameside and Glossopdale for a second consecutive year in June. Created in the 1980’s by legendary marathon runner Dr Ron Hill MBE, the iconic running event returned last Summer after a fourteen year absence. Reintroduced by Sports Tours International, the Tour attracted a […]
5th FebDenton & Audenshaw Audenshaw School’s U16 rugby team are through to the Lancashire Plate Semi final after success in Southport against Birkdale School last Wednesday. A touchline conversion from Patrick Anglin saw Audenshaw through at the death in what was a truly inspiring display. The squad: Ryan Willliams Luke Wagstaff Jimmy Whitmore Joe Davies Ryan Jackson Dale Chadderton […]
4th FebGlossop Chronicle School builder Margaret Trimby needs help for children like Boneface and his friends. The eight-year-old is one of 200 pupils at her Neema School in Kenya. Like the rest of his classmates, Boneface is desperately poor, but his problems are even greater. Margaret said: “His father, the only bread winner as the mother, badly disabled, […]
4th Feb A pioneering initiative to drive down waiting times at Tameside Hospital’s A&E is underway. It comes after figures revealed waiting times at Tameside Hospital A&E were the worst in the country last November. Now, Tameside’s voluntary sector has teamed up with medical chiefs in a nationwide first to try and drive down those waiting times. […]
4th FebDenton & Audenshaw Pictures: Jamie Braithwaite with Chris Smalling and Tubes Audenshaw School’s Under 13 Football ‘B’ team have progressed to the semi-final of the Playstation Schools’ Cup. Following a 0-0 draw at the end of extra time, the squad beat South Hunsley School 3-1 on penalties. As well as competing on the day, pupils were lucky enough […]
3rd FebGlossop Chronicle The end of a mother’s five year fight to build a room suitable for her son is just a few months away. Young Harley Jones has been sleeping in a converted dining room since he was a baby. This has meant carrying the now nearly six-year-old upstairs to the bathroom and toilet, day after day. […]
3rd FebDroylsden A unique partnership between Droylsden’s Tropical Palms salon and Tameside College is providing a different kind of training to Tameside’s next generation of hairdressers and barbers. Tropical Palms Education is helping to deliver qualifications in hairdressing, barbering and business provided by Tameside College through their hands-on, experience-based approach. The hairdressing and barbering students at Tropical […]
3rd FebHyde The hard work and dedication of a local councillor in securing a railway station for the people of Hattersley has been officially acknowledged. A special marble memorial bench has been unveiled at a ceremony in recognition of the efforts of Cllr Paul Smith. Lord Tom Pendry was assisted by Hyde and Stalybridge MP Jonathan Reynolds […]
3rd FebGlossop Chronicle A film aimed at highlighting the dangers of sexting has been shown to pupils at schools in Glossop as part of a pilot scheme. The feature film, titled Betrayal, saw officers from the Glossop and Hadfield beats teaming up with students at Stockport College to produce, direct and star in an educational drama. Betrayal follows […]
2nd FebAshton Students at St Damian’s RC Science College in Ashton were given an invaluable lesson in tolerance and open mindedness, when the mother of murdered teenager Sophie Lancaster spoke at the school. Sylvia Lancaster OBE spoke to the Year Nine group about accepting all people, despite their lifestyle or appearance. It proved to be a moving […]
2nd FebStalybridge Meat supplied by a Glossop and Stalybridge company will take pride of place in a new menu at Manchester’s five-star Lowry Hotel. Recently-appointed chef Andrew Green has selected the finest North West producers and suppliers to feature in his à la carte offering at the River Bar and Restaurant. And he picked award-winning family firm […]
2nd FebGlossop Chronicle Detectives are appealing for witnesses after a lorry driver, who stopped in a lay-by on Chapel bypass, was robbed. The driver had pulled into a lay-by in the northbound carriageway and was followed in by what he described as a small hatchback car, which then parked in front of him. He was then attacked by […]
2nd Feb A woman has been robbed in Stockport. She had been walking down Higher Hillgate at around 8.00pm on Thursday 21 January, when she was approached from behind by man. He grabbed the woman’s bag and, after a struggle, made off down Holt Street. The offender is described as white, in his late 30s, 5ft 6in, of stocky build […]
2nd Feb Jack Davis, Civic Mayor of Tameside in 2008-09, has died aged 75. He leaves his wife Carole, a daughter and two grandchildren. Although he lived in Ashton for more than 20 years, Jack was always a proud Londoner. He was born in what he liked to call the Royal Borough of Paddington and was a […]