From the Ashton Archives
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1st Dec Tameside Sports Trust might live long in the memory for some people, but there’s a new title which has taken precedence of late and become somewhat popular amongst fitness enthusiasts across the borough. That name in question is ‘Active Tameside’; a not for profit registered charity designed to provide value for money services in all […]
26th Nov  There is currently slow traffic on Oldham Road going past Ikea, due to a lorry that appears to be stuck, though that has not yet been confirmed. The HGV is trying to drive into Ikea and is currently blocking one of the lanes. Ikea staff are currently directing traffic, and will release more information over […]
29th Oct                                 Police have issued the images of two people who may have seen something suspicious following the murder of Kieran McGrath. At around 10.25pm on Saturday 4 October 2014, 26-year-old Kieran was found collapsed outside Ashton police station on Manchester Road suffering serious injury. He made his way to the police station after being […]
20th Oct Despite failing to make an impact at the final of the BMW Junior Golf Championships, Luke Kelly returned to England a happy chappy. And it’s all down to a trip of a lifetime that saw the talented golfer, along with 20 other finalists, invited to the Portugal Masters. The highly regarded tournament gave rise to […]
10th Oct A new 420-place primary school is set to be built in Ashton after Tameside Council planning bosses gave the plans their seal of approval last week. The support at the latest Tameside Council Speakers Panel meeting means the new school should be open to school children next September in time for the new academic year. […]
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.