From the Community Archives
19th Sep Residents in Dukinfield have taken to patrolling the streets after a burglary “epidemic” struck the town over the past two weeks. Locals took to social media to share stories and CCTV images as night after night, houses and vehicles have been targeted. Extra patrols have been put in place in the town after local politicians […]
17th Sep The Audenshaw Local History Society is appealing for information regarding a recently uncovered WW1 photograph. After discovering a group photograph of many nurses and patients that they can’t trace, with soldiers wearing a rare “Hospital Blues” uniform, the society is hoping that someone would recognise where it was taken. This particular uniform was worn by […]
9th Sep Promoting the Greater Manchester Smokefree Summer campaign at today’s event. Hundreds enjoyed Tameside Hospital Community Open Day today as the hospital opened its doors to share some of its wide ranging health work alongside a variety of charities and organisations. As well as an opportunity for a wealth of health organisations, groups and charities to […]
24th Aug The British Army is running a host of recruitment events across Tameside and Oldham next week. The events will help local people find out more about what a career in the British Army is like and what opportunities are on offer. Local soldiers and career advisers will be available for people to talk to and […]
23rd Aug Everyone loves a summer fair and local charity Finding Rainbows are bringing their spectacular offering to Audenshaw this bank holiday weekend. The annual summer fair is a great way to support a growing charity while having a fun-filled day out with all the family. Aldwinians Rugby Club, in Audenshaw Park, Droylsden, will be alive with […]
9th Aug The Environment Agency’s Lee Rawlinson pens his latest column as he keeps ‘An Eye on Our Environment’, and encourages you do to the same… One of the most common questions I ask myself is where does the time go? Here we are already in August and, depending whom you ask, it’s either been a fantastic […]
23rd Jul The Environment Agency’s Lee Rawlinson, area director for Greater Manchester, Merseyside and Cheshire, writes for the Reporter and Chronicle. In his latest monthly column, Lee turns is attention to the importance of the weather… Wet weather is not something most of us want to see. But without it, our drinking water could be impacted, our […]
12th Jul ‘Sharing The Story; Make Do And Mend’ is a new piece of professional community theatre penned by Hayfield-based author Jayne Marshall. The play was inspired by her mother, who has found it increasingly difficult to get out and about over the last few years, and Jayne’s desire to bring professional theatre into the community to […]
5th Jul This is the flag design fluttering above Tameside Hospital today (Thursday) in celebration of 70 years of the NHS. It was drawn by eight-year-old Eoin McGowan, who won our competition run in association with Tameside and Glossop Integrated Care Trust to design a flag fit for the landmark celebration. The Trust had asked children under […]
3rd Jul A local group of artists have questioned the power structure at Tameside Council after clashing with officers over the future of the Astley Cheetham Art Gallery in Stalybridge. The gallery, situated above Stalybridge Library, is currently open for just two days a month. But a joint initiative, between Stalybridge Town Team and Gordon Clegg & […]