From the Business Archives
8th Dec This weekend is the third and final weekend of the Tameside Christmas Markets. The event, in Market Street, Ashton, runs today (Friday), tomorrow and Sunday with one highlight being free rides on a ferris wheel. The festive finale will also include children’s entertainers, facepainting, gingerbread decorating, brass bands, dancers and more. Other highlights include over […]
7th Dec The authors behind the highly acclaimed history of Ashton Market return to the market themselves tomorrow (Friday) to sign special offerings of their title. To Market, To Market, penned by brothers Philip and David Williams, was a complete sell-out within eight weeks of its first publication in 1994 – necessitating a rapid reprint which in […]
4th Dec Have you ever wondered what kind of decorations Santa has in his house during the festive season? Well, you don’t have to wonder no more! ‘Santa’s Living Room’ is moving into Hyde’s Clarendon Square Shopping Centre this Christmas, from this weekend, for some festive family fun. On Saturday (December 9) and Sunday (December 10), shoppers […]
25th Nov Tameside Christmas Markets are off to a flying start following their official launch yesterday with the Civic Mayor of Tameside Cllr Joyce Bowerman joining Father Christmas to help get the markets underway. Free rides on the helter skelter are just one of the many festive thrills in store following the opening of the markets this […]
23rd Nov The team at the British Heart Foundation shop at Hyde’s Clarendon Square Shopping Centre is celebrating its two longest serving volunteers, who have been with the store for an impressive 15 years. An in-store celebration has been held to thank Ann Robinson and Marjorie Luke for their fantastic efforts in supporting the charity. Since 2002, […]
8th Nov A Tameside veterinary practice is expanding with the opening of its third surgery following a £50,000 investment. Tameside Veterinary Clinic opens a new branch in Stalybridge on Monday November 13th, after taking over the lease of the former Yorkshire Bank building on Melbourne Street. The practice already has surgeries in Ashton and Hyde but increasing […]
5th Nov The Pride of Tameside Business Awards 2017 were back to showcase and reward the very best businesses across a whole range of sectors in the borough on Friday night. Winners in 20 categories were chosen plus a number of highly commended awards were presented during a glittering ceremony held at Dukinfield Town Hall and attended […]
30th Oct Plans for a new 1200 pupil school at a reclaimed beauty spot in Nutsford Vale, Gorton, are now under scrutiny despite continued opposition coming from local residents and councillors. The application for the three storey building has been submitted to Manchester City Council planning  which if successful will  be built by Laing O’Rourke on approximately one […]
25th Oct Boys and ghouls are invited to pick up a pumpkin from ‘The Pumpkin Square’ which opens at Clarendon Square Shopping Centre in Hyde this weekend for a free Halloween event packed with fang-tastic fun. On Saturday (October 28), the centre will be more Clarendon Scare than Square, with a spooky pumpkin patch with eerie inspiration […]
18th Oct A new salon has opened its doors at a popular shopping centre in Hyde. Top Cut Barbers is the latest addition at Clarendon Square, having opened this week. It’s already proving a big hit with local residents looking for a razor sharp new look, offering traditional styles and quick trims. Paula Wood, Clarendon Square centre […]