Archive from 2015
30th Dec Former Stalybridge Celtic and Hyde midfielder Matthew Mainwaring won his first professional boxing match earlier this month. The 25-year-old described the winning feeling as the best moment of his life. Mainwaring defeated Victor Edagha on points after four rounds of their bout at the Winter Gardens in Blackpool. The former Stockport County and Hull player […]
29th Dec One very brave little boy from Hyde received a Christmas present to remember after a difficult year for him and his family. In February this year, four-year-old Henri Hyde became unwell with a cough and cold. His mother took him to see the doctor but was told not to worry, as it was only a […]
26th Dec Well’i’hole Road in Greenfield about 1pm (photo courtesy of Amanda Wild) Here’s what we know so far: Closer to Tameside, reports of Daisy Nook being flooded Well’i’hole Road in Greenfield is closed A635 Holmfirth Road is covered in deep standing water. Reports of aquaplaning at 30mph – be careful Churchill Playing fields is covered in […]
24th Dec A 17-year-old singer from Dukinfield has made it to the finals of a national Open Mic competition. Haydyn Biddle made it through three rounds to get to the final, which takes place on January 23rd at the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham. He’s first started performing in a production of Oliver Twist at the age […]
23rd Dec A grandfather from Dukinfield is to be recognised by the NHS after donating 100 pints of blood. 75-year-old Mike Cahill, of Birch Lane, first donated blood in 1977 when he worked as an engineer at Tameside Hospital. Despite retiring in 2005, Mike continued to give blood at various venues across the borough as he stepped […]
23rd Dec Ashton United fell to a 4-0 loss at Macclesfield Town in the FA Trophy first round last night. Goals on the evening came courtesy of Kristian Dennis, Danny Whitehead and a brace from Paul Lewis. Macclesfield will travel to Truro in the second round of the competition in 2016. A match report will be featured […]
22nd Dec Christians Against Poverty Tameside have been handing out festive relief for families in debt all across the borough. The charity has been collecting food for its Christmas hamper appeal since September and they enrolled the help of Denton Community College students to divide it all up before it was distributed. Now in its ninth year, […]
22nd Dec A 15-year-old boxer became the National Champion at 50kg’s earlier this month. Bobby Faulkner secured the NABC Championship after winning the final on a unanimous point’s decision in Portsmouth. Having envisaged the day for the past four years, the talented youngster was finally able to make his dream of lifting national silverware a reality. Bobby […]
21st Dec Government spending cuts won’t stand in the way of the Longdendale bypass. That’s the message from Andrew Bingham after Chancellor George Osborne’s Autumn Statement. The High Peak MP told the Chronicle: “I want to assure constituents – particularly in the Glossop area – that the cuts to the Department of Transport budget do not jeopardise […]