From the Ashton Archives
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16th Jul Police officers investigating the assault of a girl in Stamford Park have arrested four people. After a video of the attack was circulated on social media, officers from GMP’s Tameside borough launched an investigation and established that it happened near to Stamford Park boating lake on Friday, July 13th. The victim of the attack, a […]
16th Jul Businesses are running out of time to enter this year’s prestigious Pride of Tameside Business Awards – so act now! The Pride of Tameside Business Awards celebrate the outstanding work of businesses from different sectors and inspirational individuals from across the region. The awards are free to enter and will feature categories for businesses across […]
12th Jul Ashton Sixth Form College’s Higher and Adult Education students have been celebrating their outstanding achievements. While Ashton Sixth Form College has a range of provision for young people in terms of A Levels and vocational courses, they also have an extensive range of courses on offer to adult and higher education learners aged 18 and […]
12th Jul ‘Sharing The Story; Make Do And Mend’ is a new piece of professional community theatre penned by Hayfield-based author Jayne Marshall. The play was inspired by her mother, who has found it increasingly difficult to get out and about over the last few years, and Jayne’s desire to bring professional theatre into the community to […]
11th Jul Three Tameside children’s homes, which look after some of the borough’s most vulnerable young people in care, have been rated as “outstanding” by Ofsted. The children’s homes – two of which are in Dukinfield and one in Ashton – have been recognised for providing exceptional care. The outstanding rating is reflective of the “highly effective services […]
10th Jul Students and staff from Tameside College have pitched in to help a little girl from Denton walk unaided. The ‘Lottie’s Little Legs’ campaign was started to raise money to send three-year-old Lottie Simpson to America for a Selective Dorsal Rhizotomy. The operation would reduce the spasticity of the muscles in Lottie’s legs, which are tight […]
10th Jul Ashton town centre is set to get three more business, as The Arcades Shopping Centre has secured three more tenants. Barclays Bank, The Fragrance Shop and Eurochange have all taken on 10 year leases in a boost to Ashton Town Centre. They join companies such as Next, Footlocker and Wilko in the 140,000 sq. ft. […]
10th Jul Tameside is to lose three Poundworld stores this weekend as administrators continue to find a buyer for the struggling discount retailer. 25 stores are to close nationally, resulting in 242 job losses, including stores in Ashton, Denton and Hyde. The stores’ last day of trading will be this Sunday, July 15th. Deloitte’s Clare Boardman, joint […]
9th Jul An amazing 3,000 people have so far signed up to pledge support for the Tameside and Glossop NHS Integrated Trust ‘Ditch Sugar’ campaign. The aim is to encourage as many people as possible across the region to reduce their sugar intake for 70 days and ultimately give up sugar altogether – as the NHS celebrates […]
8th Jul Special thanks were paid to the Oldham and Glossop Mountain Rescue teams at this year’s Tameside and Glossop Integrated Care NHS Trust awards. A glittering ceremony was held at Dukinfield Town Hall on Friday night to recognise the achievement of health staff and teams. But before the announcement of this year’s Volunteer of the Year […]