From the Community Archives
20th Jul School children at Poplar Street Primary School in Audenshaw were able to get up close and personal to two police horses this morning. Steel and Pickwick trotted into the school to be greeted by dozens of excited youngsters. The children were able to stroke and pet the fabulous animals and found out about the work […]
18th Jul   A Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service Watch Manager, has asked house -holders to exercise greater care around cookers following the latest kitchen fire in Tameside. Speaking following a fire at a house in Lewis Road , Droylsden, Chris Hanson of Blue Watch at Ashton Fire Station, said: “Please make sure you switch off […]
15th Jul Tameside and Glossop Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust held its Everyone Matters Awards 2017 at the Village Hotel in Ashton tonight. The awards event recognises the hard work and dedication of health care professionals who have all gone above and beyond to deliver the best health care to the community in the area. More than […]
14th Jul       Unlike the winter season that brings with it many obvious hazards in the form of snow, ice and fog, the summer months appears more benign. However the hoped for good weather of the summer can also present it’s own  dangers, perhaps more subtle, though equally potentially devastating. So as summer proper gets […]
7th Jul The growth of the self storage industry continues to expand exponentionally as the value of land increases and it’s supply declines. Gone are the days when most tradesmen could secure a small yard or lock up for a few pounds a month. Space is now at a premium and as such has provided a lucrative […]
5th Jul A salon in Droylsden is extending its community programme by offering free treatments to cancer patients. Tropical Palms’ ‘Community Cutz’ scheme already offers free haircuts to Tameside’s over-60s and the team are now offering wig-fitting services to people who have lost their hair during cancer treatment. Staff at the new unit had been working with […]
28th Jun       The ongoing story of Simmondley neighbours mired in conflict, originating from an argument over  damage to a party wall between two the cottages continues, seemingly without end. The ‘neighbours’ saga has produced yet another chapter following a court’s most recent judgement. The latest addition to the long running dispute was played out […]
28th Jun       The footballing legend that is Sir Geoff Hurst MBE, is revisiting his roots. Sir Geoff, accompanied by his wife Lady Judith, will first visit the place where it all began 75 -years ago, as he opens Tameside Hospital’s  new £600,000 Ante Natal clinic at the end of July. There he will meet […]
27th Jun Hardworking volunteers for the Emmaus charity in Mossley have taken a brief and well earned break to enjoy a nice ‘cuppa’ and an official “Thank you” for their contribution to the charity. A special event was organised by the homeless charity’s directors who treated them to a Volunteers Afternoon Tea event. The volunteers were also […]
23rd Jun A 58-year-old man who was missing from his Droylsden home has been found. Duncan Boulton was previously lasy seen at Ostlers Gate at around 11.30pm on Tuesday night and police launched a public appeal to help trace him. That appeal has been successful and today, Friday June 23rd, Greater Manchester Police have announced Duncan has been […]