From the Community Archives
17th Feb Stalybridge Motorcycle Club will be back at Dukinfield Town Hall on Saturday, March 3, for their annual charity ‘rock nite’. The nite will be raising money for The Christie hospital. The night will feature performances by bands Riff Raff and Rock Doctors. There will also be a raffle and prizes. The event is being staged […]
14th Feb What better way to celebrate St Valentine’s Day today than by pledging to raise £100 for what is possibly the best-loved charity in Tameside and Glossop – Willow Wood Hospice? The hospice is asking you to share your love with them, and to raise at least £100 over the next 12 months.  You can do […]
12th Feb MAIN PICTURE: Tameside Council Chief Executive Steven Pleasant will be taking part in this year’s Fred Whitton cycling sportive (above) to raise funds in memory of former Tameside Council leader Cllr Kieran Quinn.   Tameside Council Chief Executive Steven Pleasant, MBE, has entered a gruelling cycling challenge to raise funds in memory of former borough […]
11th Feb A community stalwart was made up when a celebrity came to Stalybridge. Tameside Council’s Public Health Programme Officer Angela Wild was greeted by pop star Peter Andre (pictured above) and a crowd of hundreds after her home was given a makeover as a treat for her charity and community service. The singer and presenter – […]
11th Feb Don’t be a bystander to hatred and prejudice is the call to residents across Greater Manchester as part of this year’s Hate Crime Awareness Week. Every person across the region is being urged to sign the Greater Manchester Promise to never stand by if they see someone being abused or attacked because of who they […]
3rd Feb The very first Mayor of Greater Manchester’s Question Time for Tameside was aired live on Tameside Radio 103.6FM and proved to be a sometimes heated and passionate debate. Staged at Guardsman Tony Downes House in Droylsden, it was the best attended Question Time yet with some 140 people at the event and the questions soon started to come […]
22nd Jan Individuals and groups with ideas to help benefit Mossley are being invited to present them at the fourth Mossley SOUP community crowdfunding dinner. Mossley SOUP is now appealing to local community groups, voluntary organisations, artists and individuals with a project idea they want to get off the ground. The project can be anything; youth, sport, […]
11th Dec Hyde Unitarian Chapel will be getting into the festive spirit this weekend and you can join them. The Gee Cross church are holding a Christmas tree festival, with around 20 local organisations presenting and decorating trees. It’s open on Friday from 1pm to 5pm, Saturday from 10am to 4pm and Sunday from 10am to 12pm. […]
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 […]