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From the Ashton Archives
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19th Aug Tameside people are being encouraged to share their experiences of being stopped by police with the region’s Police and Crime Commissioner and help shape how police use the power. A new app allows people who have been stopped and searched by Greater Manchester Police to easily and anonymously submit their experience – good or bad […]
19th Aug Having suffered play-off heartache on two successive occasions, Paul Phillip’s is hoping it will be a case of third time lucky for Ashton United this season. The player-manager is entering his third campaign with the Robins, and according to the 35 year old, only silverware will do. “Since me and Steve arrived at Ashton, the […]
14th Aug New Charter Academy A-Level results, 2015 (AS Levels in brackets). Q Ahmed  3 (1) A Akhtar  3 (1) S Alam  3 (1) H Ali  3 (1) D Bacon  3 M Bashir  4 (1) Z Brook  3 (1) L Butlin  3 (1) F Farzand  3 K Faulkner  3 (1) D Gallery  3 H Godfrey  2 (1) […]
13th Aug Volunteers have been praised for the part they play in ensuring Healthwatch Tameside can deliver its services. Named volunteers were presented with certificates at the recent local Healthwatch AGM by chair Dr Kailash Chand, OBE, and the Civic Mayor of Tameside Cllr Vincent Ricci. Recognising the valuable input from volunteers, Dr Chand said Healthwatch had […]
13th Aug Oldham Sixth Form College is celebrating after another year of outstanding examination results, with an overall Advanced level pass rate of over 98%. An impressive 38 subjects gained a perfect 100% pass rate, with almost 700 A* or A grades achieved. Additionally 5 students are celebrating today having secured their places at the prestigious Oxbridge […]
9th Aug The countdown is on for Willow Wood Hospice’s royal visit. His Royal Highness, The Duke of Gloucester, is due to tour the Ashton-based hospice on Thursday, September 3. Pat McCloskey, chairman of the Hospice’s Board of Trustees, said: “We are very honoured that the Duke has agreed to visit us and we are looking forward to […]
8th Aug Students and their parents will be able to step inside the £10m Clarendon Sixth Form College for the first time next month. The all new development in Ashton will officially open its doors on October 6, but parents and new students will be able to step inside at two events in August. Tours of the […]
7th Aug Tameside College’s Alan Wilson has raised more than £1,000 for charity after successfully completing a 1,000 mile cycle ride. Alan, a Learning Support Officer for the Joinery team at the college, completed one of the most challenging bike rides in the country by travelling from John O’Groats in Scotland and cycling to Land’s End in […]
6th Aug Tameside Hospital has become the first in the north and only the fourth in the country to appoint a dedicated ‘Admiral Nurse’. The role has gone to award- winning nurse Pam Kehoe, who will provide both health care and social support to sufferers of dementia and their families. At an event to celebrate the appointment […]
5th Aug The body of a man was discovered in the canal at Portland Basin in Ashton this morning. Police retrieved the body of a man from the water before 9am, with the area sealed off and forensic experts called in. The body had been removed and police had left the area by around 10am.   The body […]