From the Community Archives
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20th Jan Hyde’s multi-storey car park is likely to demolished in a matter of weeks. Contractors have given a February 1 start date, with the cleared site near Clarendon Square, set to eventually becoming Tameside’s latest KFC outlet. The demolition is likely to take about 16 weeks. At Monday’s Hyde and Longdendale District Assembly questions were asked […]
17th Jan Budding historians and writers could be set to have a book published this year as they research and comment on the history of their school. For students at Audenshaw School are currently undertaking research about the history and its role in the community. Entitled A History of Audenshaw School, the book will include interviews from […]
16th Jan The death has occurred of an investigative journalist from Tameside who covered the Moors Murders and wrote two best selling books on Ian Brady and Myra Hindley. Robert Wilson, who was 75, died on Friday night in Tameside Hospital, with his family  at his bedside. He leaves his wife Patricia, two daughters, four grandchildren and […]
16th Jan A shocked daughter is appealing for anyone who knows who left her elderly mother battered and traumatised to help catch her attackers. Karen Priestley’s 79-year-old mum Joan was repeatedly punched in the head by a gang of four thugs who continued the cowardly attack in broad daylight even when she had fallen to her knees. […]
15th Jan The Friends of Mossley Station have presented their petition to keep a direct link with Ashton and Manchester’s Victoria Station when work for the Northern Hub has been completed in December 2018. The petition is supported by 1,209 signatories, which were gathered both face to face and online and was handed in to Cllr Andrew […]
14th Jan Stalybridge Residents hoping to alleygate an alleyway to lock out anti-social behaviour have been told they can’t close off the right of way – despite saying they would pay for most of the work themselves. Homeowners living near the footpath which runs from Church Bank to Brushes Avenue in Copley say they are faced with […]
13th Jan Community activist June Smith from Dukinfield has sadly passed away aged 61 but left behind a legacy to be remembered by many. Originally from Derby, June had emigrated to and returned from Africa before she moved to Tameside in 1979, eventually settling in Dukinfield with her husband Chris. He said: “Even though she was born […]
13th Jan Four-year-old Kyle Weaver was walking tall as Hyde FC’s mascot when he took some of his first steps following a life-changing operation. Six months ago the brave youngster couldn’t walk at all, but to the delight of players and fans he even kicked a football at the team’s ground. Kyle and his family were invited […]
10th Jan A ground-breaking scheme designed to tackle taboos surrounding death and dying is helping young people get a better understanding of hospice care. Based on a project begun by St Christopher’s Hospice in London, school pupils from throughout Tameside and Glossop are invited to visit Willow Wood Hospice once a week for a month and take […]
10th Jan A headteacher has signalled the New Year as a new start for a school that received a disappointing OFSTED report last month. Jeanette Saw, who has been in charge of Audenshaw School Academy Trust since June last academic year, admitted December’s report was not good enough and that things will get better. “It’s now seven […]