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5th Oct Tameside’s most innovative working space is launching an exciting new business competition to identify 12 aspiring entrepreneurs who want to build and grow a fantastic local digital or creative business.  Finding this elite Digital Dozen is the number one priority for the team at Ashton Old Baths, who are inviting businesses with great creative, digital […]
27th Sep GMCA leaders will be asked to approve an end to a fare freeze on Metrolink which has been in place for three years. The fare increase will start in January 2018 with a 6% price rise, subject to a decision by council leaders on Friday as transport bosses look to reclaim “revenue foregone” since January […]
22nd Sep : ‘   The formation of a regional northern council took a small step closer as leaders of the major northern conurbations expressed the need for an overarching body to represent the region’s interests. Mayors and leaders from Greater Manchester, Liverpool City Region, Newcastle, Leeds and the West Yorkshire Combined Authority discussed the formation of […]
13th Sep An eight million pound development located at Armentieres Square in the centre of Stalybridge is now well under construction and ready to be marketed. Housing group New Charter’s commercial arm, Cavendish Property Development are behind the scheme that will provide  67 new homes comprising 22 one bedroom and 45 two bedroom apartments. The project’s ground floor […]
7th Sep It’s your last chance to take part in this year’s pride of Tameside Business Awards. The awards are back to celebrate the outstanding work of businesses from different sectors and inspirational individuals from across the borough. The awards are free to enter and feature categories for businesses across all sectors, as well as awards for […]
1st Sep Womenswear retailer Bonmarché has re-opened at a Hyde shopping centre after receiving a new season makeover.  After closing for several days last month, the store at Clarendon Square has been given a stylish new look, with fresh décor and features to give customers an enhanced shopping experience. The makeover, which welcomes in the autumn and […]
30th Aug   Greater Manchester’s Waste Disposal Authority (GMWDA) has finalised the split with it’s business partner Viridor Laing from the 25 year, £3.8 billion contract, in order to make longer term savings. As part of the deal that was finalised last Wednesday, GMWDA will aquire Viridor Laing, (Greater Manchester) for just one pound and residents are […]
28th Aug Police in the Stalybridge South area have scored a success in the reduction of burglaries, both domestic and non domestic, with a reduction to a combined total of only 16 burglaries in the previous three months, compared to  26 offences in the same period last year.   However police say Mottram Rise Estate continues to […]
23rd Aug   Construction on a 38 apartment ‘affordable rent’ homes scheme next to the River Tame on Castle Street, Stalybridge, has begun. Situated on the former site of the Tame Foundry textile mill, the four million pound development has been designed by Pozzoni Architecture and is being built by contractor Rowlinson, for Mosscare Saint Vincent housing ascossioation. When […]
22nd Aug       Police in Tameside scored some notable successes arresting several prolific offenders for burglary in Ashton Town Centre between May and August this year against a mixed set of crime trends. Sonny Shockledge, 35, of Assheton Close, Ashton was arrested, charged and has served a custodial sentence . On his release from prison […]