From the Ashton Archives
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7th Sep Pauline Hollinshead of the Labour Party has been elected as the new councillor for Ashton Waterloo after a by-election at Dukinfield Town Hall tonight (Thursday 6 September). The returning officer @stevenpleasant1 announces Pauline Hollinshead as the winner of the Ashton Waterloo by-election. pic.twitter.com/dXYUkXoRsk — Lee Wild (@LeeWild14) September 6, 2018 She won 889 votes, more […]
6th Sep Coronation Street stars Sally Ann Matthews and Amanda Barrie were sensationally revealed to be distant cousins on last night’s ITV documentary Coronation Street’s DNA Secrets. The amazing family connection was revealed at Ashton Old Baths as Sally, who plays new Rovers landlady Jenny Bradley, was told about her ancestry in a scene filmed inside the […]
4th Sep CAST AND CREW: The team at Guide Bridge Theatre bringing Beautiful Thing to the stage all this week. Intimacy, comedy, and love are stitched together in an emotionally charged story of heartache. Set in the corridor of a London tower block – Jamie, his mother, and their neighbours, all in some way live on the […]
29th Aug A heroic dog who helped solve a murder mystery in Ashton has been awarded an ‘animal OBE’ for her decade’s service with the fire service. 13-year-old Yellow Labrador, Cracker, spent ten years with GMFRS as a Fire Service Investigation Dog between 2007 and 2017. In October, she’ll receive the PSDA Order of Merit, for outstanding […]
24th Aug The British Army is running a host of recruitment events across Tameside and Oldham next week. The events will help local people find out more about what a career in the British Army is like and what opportunities are on offer. Local soldiers and career advisers will be available for people to talk to and […]
22nd Aug Police have launched an appeal to find a teenager from Ashton who has been missing for two months. 17-year-old Abdi Ahmed was last seen on Cedar Street, at around 5.40pm on Thursday June 21st. Abdi left home without any belongings. He’s described as 5ft 9in tall, of slim build with long black hair. He was […]
21st Aug A Tameside family have spoke of their pride after representing Ashton at a historic parade in Belgium. 14-year-old Molly Mason and her aunt and uncle, David and Karen Brown, took part in the ‘Great Pilgrimage 90’ on August 8th, from Ypres town centre to the Menin Gate. They joined of Armed Forces veterans and supporters […]
16th Aug Students and staff at Ashton Sixth Form College are celebrating another year of unprecedented success after recording their best ever results in today’s examinations. Students at the college achieved a phenomenal 100 per cent pass rate overall, with the vast majority gaining A*-C grades or equivalent. More students than ever have also achieved the very […]
16th Aug A-level students at Clarendon Sixth Form College are celebrating record breaking results today. With a continued 100 per cent pass rate with best ever high grades achieved the class of 2018 has surpassed all previous records. Top performing students include Jake Armstrong who received A*A* A and has accepted a place at the University of […]
9th Aug Several arrests were made across Tameside yesterday as part of a crackdown on the supply of Class A drugs. Officers executed multiple warrants at various addresses, including a newsagent on Manchester Road, Denton and a shop on Bentinck Street in Ashton. A property on Peterborough Close, Denton and two addresses on Rowantree, Oldham, were also […]