From the Business Archives
26th Apr Staff and shoppers of a Hyde shopping centre are being encouraged to take part in a charity cyclothon to help raise funds for disabled and disadvantaged children across Greater Manchester. Between Saturday (April 29) and Friday, May 5, Clarendon Square Shopping Centre’s O2 store will play host to a ‘Superhero Spin’, which will see its […]
25th Apr A man from Denton is celebrating after being named Chartered Institute of Housing North West Winner in the category ‘Apprentice of the Year.’ Daniel Crowther is an apprentice with Adamas, the in-house repairs and maintenance company for Irwell Valley Housing Association. The 24-year-old, from Haughton Green, came through Irwell Valley’s Golden Foundation, which funded two […]
25th Apr Yorkshire Building Society Charitable Foundation has thanked people in Ashton for helping it to reach its £7m donation milestone. More than 80 charities and good causes have received £20,322 through the Society’s Ashton branch since the Charitable Foundation’s first donation in 1999. Most recently, Tameside Animal Shelter received £1,500 to enable it to buy 10 […]
19th Apr Tameside Council leader Kieran Quinn, has brokered an agreement to resolve the concerns raised by parents at Russell Scott Primary School regarding the school playing field. The council released a statement last night regarding the playing field which was rendered unfit for purpose after contractors Carillion had used the field as their building compound site. The […]
7th Apr Mixed development should start on an 11-acre plot on the former site of  Oldham Batteries  as part of Crown Point East’s  expansion this summer. Wainhomes, has purchased the land from Network Space and is close to starting on site with the construction of a Wellness Centre as part of the leisure phase of the project. […]
29th Mar A brand new beauty specialist shop has opened its doors at the Clarendon Square Shopping Centre in Hyde. With everything from eyebrow threading and facials to manicures and pedicures on offer, the independent beauty parlour Best Brows welcomed dozens of shoppers to its recent opening at the shopping centre. The new arrival, which has a […]
27th Mar     The Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) Spatial Framework plan which is seeking to expand residential and commercial development across the county has received a huge response from the public to its draft proposals. Since the plan was made public in October the GMCA has had 25,000 responses from the public with the proposal […]
23rd Mar Staff and customers at the Sainsbury’s Ashton Moss Superstore will be getting into the fundraising spirit for Red Nose Day today (Friday). There will be a number of activities at the supermarket on Lord Sheldon Way throughout the day, including a mini Spring fair with tombolas, raffles, guess the name of the teddy and lots […]
21st Mar     Pupils at Russell Scott primary in Dentom were the envy of other children when Labour MP and Shadow Cabinet Minister in charge of Elections and Campaigns dropped in on his old school to give them a rare insight into what he does. Andrew Gwynne MP, held several sessions in classes of children aged […]
17th Mar   Recent weeks has seen a flurry of cross border diplomacy between Tameside‘s Labour leadership and the prospective Labour candidates in the forthcoming Derbyshire County Council elections. Sheila Yamin and Becki Woods, Leading campaigners for investment in Trans-Pennine links between Tameside and Glossop visited Dukinfield for talks with Tameside Council Leader Kieran Quinn.  The pair […]