From the Ashton Archives
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6th Jun This week is Scout Community Week and this year will see the 3rd Ashton (St. James’) Scout Group playing a unique part by commemorating the fallen in this special anniversary year. Scout Community Week sees scouts nationwide getting involved in their local communities in various projects which bring together and involve their communities in different […]
2nd Jun A man has been found hanged in Portland Basin in Ashton. Children were playing by the area near the Ashton Canal and called the police after finding the body of a man who has yet to be identified. He was cofirmed dead at 12.15pm when officers arrived on the scene. The North West Ambulance Service […]
30th May A junior doctor working in paediatrics has been charged with two counts of engaging in sexually activity with a child and possessing indecent images of children.Raza Laskar, 31, of Ashton, is currently remanded in custody and was due to appear at Manchester Minshull Street Crown Court as we went to press yesterday (Wednesday). …The sexual […]
25th May Rosehill Methodist Primary School in Ashton have been busy getting arty as they took part in the National Gallery’s Take One Picture. Each year the National Gallery ask the primary schools involved to focus on one painting from their collection to inspire cross-curricular work in primary classrooms.… Teacher at Rosehill, Lisa Styche, was sent on […]
21st May A Tameside trader is serving up an appetiser with a difference to mark the start of Love Your Local Market fortnight – tripe smoothie! Lyndon Boot, of the ‘Let’s Talk Tripe’ stall in Hyde Market, will be off…ering free samples of his speciality recipe as part of a two-week programme of vibrant events to celebrate […]