From the Ashton Archives
21st Nov Construction students at Tameside College have been building the set for Clarendon Sixth Form College’s Christmas show as part of their work experience programme. Bench joinery, fitted interiors and painting and decorating students have all been involved in the project which is a portable backdrop for performing arts students to use during their shows. The […]
21st Nov The Royal Marines visibility team visited Tameside College to give public services students a taste of life as a commando within the Royal Navy’s elite infantry unit. The soldiers delivered a presentation about life in the Royal Marines and its benefits. The students then took part in a grueling training session at Stamford Park to […]
21st Nov Staff and students at Tameside College enjoyed a day of fun and fundraising to help raise money for Children in Need. Activities included a bake sale, a themed ‘rave’, a ‘bring a bear to work’ event, a visit by Pudsey Bear, nail painting, a coffee morning and fancy dress with the theme being ‘something spotty’. […]
21st Nov A renowned chef led an evening service alongside students at Tameside College’s Reflections Restaurant.  Andrew Green, who is executive head chef at The River Restaurant in The Lowry Hotel Manchester, visited the Ashton-based college to cook alongside catering and hospitality students for two evenings. Andrew, who is originally from Glossop, started his career working after […]
19th Nov Leading NHS campaigner Dr Kailash Chand spotlights the merits of a new holistic approach an integrated health care system can bring – now underway in Tameside and Glossop.     Chair of Healthwatch Tameside Dr Kailash Chand OBE has heralded the benefits of an integrated health care system for the region. “People who live in […]
19th Nov The legendary Black Knight led a stunning line up of more than 350 lanterns at the Tameside Winter Carnival in Ashton on Saturday as thousand flocked to enjoy the spectacle. More than 3,500 people attended the event which brought the streets alive with local folklore tales, including Ralph de Ashton, the maleficent Black Knight who cast […]
17th Nov Ashton man Ian Czaijkowskyj has been banned from keeping animals for life after allowing his dog to die in a hot car in the summer. Tameside magistrates heard Carlo, a Staffordshire Bull Terrier, was left in the vehicle on June 19 this year as temperatures soared to 35 degress, resulting in the animal’s death. Czaijkowskyj, […]
17th Nov CORONATION Street star Kym Marsh will swap Weatherfield for Whippets and West Highland Terriers when she opens a brand new vet surgery in Ashton on Saturday, November 25.  Respected nationwide chain ‘The Vet’ will be launching a practice at Ashton Retail Park, Wellington Road – the firm’s first ever clinic in Greater Manchester. And Corrie […]
13th Nov Tameside College was honoured with a visit from the High Sheriff of Greater Manchester, Kui Man Gerry Yeung OBE DL, to talk to catering and hospitality students about his role and his career in the restaurant industry. After holding many official offices and titles, as well as doing charitable work in the community, he was […]
13th Nov West Hill School pupils were presented with certificates by Deputy Principal of Tameside College, Teresa Farran, for their participation in the ‘Greenpower’ project during a celebration at the school. Twelve pupils from the Stalybridge school spent two days working with motor vehicle teachers from the college, building an electric powered go-kart to race at Aintree […]