18th Dec A community project funded by the Proceeds of Crime Act (POCA) has turned a neglected underpass into a work of art. The underpass at West Street in Ashton was blighted by anti-social behaviour. The walls had been plastered with graffiti which included racist and abusive language. PCSO Helen Brockett from the Tameside North Neighbourhood Policing […]
18th Dec Two Stalybridge ladies have helped turn the clock back for a 2016 calendar to raise money for Cancer Research UK. Sophie Le Port, who grew up in Glossop and who now lives in Buxton, is behind the idea. She has always been passionate about Cancer Research UK and decided at the beginning of this year […]
17th Dec Longdendale High School students were busy tackling the issue of bullying during anti-bullying week. The school’s anti-bullying ambassadors presented assemblies during the week to all year groups, where they focused on the theme of ‘See something, say something.’ The aim was to ensure that the school continues to be a place where any bullying is […]
16th Dec For somewhere different to spend your 70th birthday you have to hand it to Judi Friend. She went for a dip amongst the ice floes off Antarctica! Well she did want a change from swimming in the Arctic Ocean! The first question had to be how was Antarctica’s sea? Particularly as Judi did not slip […]
16th Dec An appeal has gone out in an attempt to trace the owners of this photograph. The picture, dated November 1945, was found in Ashton and has the inscription ‘Les, Jack and Les my best pals all in army uniform’. The photo was handed in to Tameside Council’s Customer Services team who are now hoping to […]
16th Dec A national report has rated Derbyshire Police ‘good’ in protecting and supporting the vulnerable. Derbyshire Constabulary was inspected by Her Majesty’s Inspectorate of Constabulary (HMIC) to establish how effective the force is at protecting from harm those who are vulnerable and supporting victims. Every force in the county was inspected and Derbyshire was one of 12 […]
15th Dec Glossop’s Swift Water Rescue Unit raced from supporting Santa to saving lives as the flood crisis in Cumbria became critical. Glossop Mountain Rescue Team was busy raising badly needed funds with their Father Christmas float when the call to Cumbria came in. Within minutes four members were travelling through Saturday afternoon’s wild weather in the […]
14th Dec This Saturday, we’re giving a local business or group in the Tameside area the opportunity for local band Maybe Frank to perform live from your workplace ! They’ll be on air in the studio this Saturday morning after 10am and we’ll be inviting you to send your tweets to @tamesideradio telling us who you are, […]
14th Dec Dukinfield’s pensioners have once again enjoyed a Christmas party thanks to their local councillors. As usual, The Astley Arms pub was the venue for the festive fun hosted by Cllrs Jackie Lane, Brian Wild and John Taylor. Jackie’s husband and Denton councillor Dawson Lane were also on hand to help out. Braving the awful weather […]
13th Dec Hadfield's very own Rocky dusted off his boxing gloves for the final time in aid of charity to fight in front of more than 500 people in Manchester - at the age of 63.