From the Community Archives
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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 & […]
22nd Jun After five years and a wealth of experiences at Tameside Radio, breakfast presenter Louise Croombs, is moving on. As well as continuing her work in radio, Louise will be taking time to focus on her family and some other upcoming opportunities including podcasting and writing a book. Louise said: “I have had the greatest time […]
18th Jun In his latest column for the Tameside Reporter, the Environment Agency’s Area Director for Greater Manchester, Merseyside and Cheshire, Lee Rawlinson talks about the cost of illegal waste dumping and discusses the ongoing issue at Gartside Farm in Droylsden. When I started writing this column back in March, I mentioned how the Environment Agency and Greater […]
4th Jun Members, staff and volunteers at the Grafton Centre are celebrating this week after the charity had received a prestigious national award. It was announced on Saturday that the Centre is one of just 27 organisations in Greater Manchester to receive the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Service, the highest award a voluntary group can receive in […]
24th May Our Macmillan ‘Bring A Pound Day’ campaign has been going on all day today – and at the close of play at 5pm we have collected exactly £2,401 – with the promise of more to come. Last year our ‘Bring A Pound Day’ for the charity raised thousands of pounds for the Tameside Macmillan Unit […]
22nd May Tameside and Glossop will stand shoulder to shoulder in remembrance today of those involved in last year’s devastating attack on the Manchester Arena. Tameside Council will observe the national one minute’s silence at 2:30pm which will be led by the Civic Mayor Cllr Denise Ward on the steps of Dukinfield Town Hall. While this evening […]
15th May Tameside Radio will be joining radio history today, broadcasting a one minute message on the stigma of mental health along with more than 300 other radio stations across the UK. The message will feature some of the world’s most recognisable voices including Their Royal Highnesses The Duke of Cambridge and Prince Harry along with stars […]
8th May In the second instalment of our new monthly column, the Environment Agency’s Area Director for Greater Manchester, Merseyside and Cheshire, Lee Rawlinson, takes a closer look at the environment. This month, Lee talks about turning the tide after last year’s floods. As I write this month’s column, spring is in the air. It is hard […]
5th May The countdown is well and truly on! Our Macmillan ‘Bring A Pound Day’ is on Thursday, May 24. Last year our ‘Bring A Pound Day’ for the charity raised an astonishing £7,000 for the Tameside Macmillan Unit in just one day in February last year, thanks to your amazing generosity. Local groups, organisations, schools and […]