From the Ashton Archives
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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 […]
7th Aug The biggest number of Royal British Legion members will come together in a pilgrimage of remembrance tomorrow, including many from Tameside. Thousands of Armed Forces veterans and supporters from across the world have joined the historic ‘Great Pilgrimage’ 90 to Belgium and France, in remembrance of those who lost their lives in the First World War. […]
3rd Aug Police taped off a wide area around Ashton Memorial Gardens this morning after the body of a man was discovered in the park. Police say they were called to the Memorial Gardens off Crickets Lane at around 7am after the body had been discovered by a member of the public. A large area near the […]
30th Jul Greater Manchester Police have released CCTV footage of three men they want to speak to in connection with a spate of thefts and attempted thefts from vans in Tameside. Officers are investigating after a dozen vans were damaged and items stolen from them in a series of incidents across the borough in May. The majority […]
27th Jul A local metrology company is to celebrate its tenth anniversary with an Open Day at it’s new Ashton premises next week. Manchester Metrology, who offer specialist contract measurement services using the latest metrology technology and equipment, is moving a 5,300 sq ft premises, which is five times larger than their current home. To mark the […]
23rd Jul An Ashton teenager has promised to be the best role model she can be after being crowned ‘Miss Tameside’. The Miss Manchester competition, held on May 4th, was the first ever pageant that 17-year-old Jemima Wright had entered. She was named ‘Miss Social Media’, which earned her a place in the wildcard heats for Miss […]
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 […]