From the Ashton Archives
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7th Oct Police have made an arrest as part of a murder investigation in Tameside. Around 10.25pm on Saturday 4 October 2014, 26-year-old Kieran McGrath was found collapsed outside Ashton police station on Manchester Road suffering serious injury. Kieran made his way to the police station after being shot. Police offers and paramedics who had been called […]
6th Oct Police have launched a murder inquiry after a man was shot in Ashton. At around 10.25pm on Saturday (4 October), 26-year-old Kieran McGrath was found collapsed outside Ashton police station on Manchester Road suffering serious injury. It appears that Kieran made his way to the police station after being shot. Police offers and paramedics who […]
30th Sep Police are growing increasingly concerned of the whereabouts of a missing pregnant woman from Tameside. Alexandra Ferenczi, 19, was last seen at around 12pm on 18 September 2014 in the Lees Road area of Oldham. She lives in the Egerton Street area of Ashton-under-Lyne. She is described as being of slim build, has long light […]
18th Sep Tameside Hippodrome is set to be brought back into use for the first time in more than six years. The unexpected development comes after Tameside Council Deputy Leader Cllr John Taylor met with the Chair of The Hippodrome Ltd – a not-for-profit company – in order to bring the listed building back into use. That […]
15th Sep This weekend was Heritage weekend in Tameside. Here are some of the highlights of the weekend.
15th Sep [two_third] Work has started on a new 240 space multi-storey car park at the St Petersfield business development in Ashton. The new car park, mainly funded by the Department of Business, Innovation and Skills (BIS) and Homes and Communities Agency (HCA), is part of the final phase of the multi-million pound transformation of the St […]
28th Aug Tributes have been paid to a Tameside primary school teacher who has died after being found critically injured at her Stockport home. Ruckshana Miah, 35, a mother of two young children and a teacher at Broadoak Primary School in Ashton, was found at her home in Longford Road West in North Reddish on Monday last […]
16th Aug Commemorating The First World War took on a slightly different format last week when teams were put through their paces by the 103rd Regiment Royal Artillery. Ashton’s King George V Playing Fields played host to commendable physical efforts, as teams from Tameside Council and Active Tameside were challenged in a series of events to raise funds […]
9th Aug The centrepiece of a Tameside Park has reopened once again after damage caused by vandals was repaired at a cost of £200,000. Local councillors campaigned for the Pavilion in Stamford Park to re-open after it was closed due to persistent damage. Now for the next month at least, the popular café and centre will be […]
7th Aug Communities across Tameside joined together on Monday evening in an act of remembrance to mark the very hour war was declared between Great Britain and Germany exactly 100 years ago. While many paid their respects in their own way, lighting a candle at home, others joined services which took place throughout the borough. – Reports […]