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8th Nov Listed below are the times and dates for those with some Christmas cheer to spare: Hyde: Saturday, November 15, from 5pm. Mayor switches on lights at 6.30. Morgan, Godley School Choir, members of Bennett Street …Youth Centre. Father Christmas. Tameside Radio Roadshow. Organised with Hyde Town Team. Droylsden: Tuesday, November 26, 6 to 8pm at […]
7th Nov A Mottram mother whose Reuben’s Retreat charity has raised more than £500,000 is in line to be named Tesco Mum of the Year. Nicola Graham, 42, has been short listed from 6,000 applicants  for the prestigious award. Now she’s crossing her fingers until March when the overall winner will be announced at London’s swish Savoy […]
19th Sep Yesterday (Wednesday) marked the tragic one year anniversary of the murders of Police Constables Nicola Hughes and Fiona Bone. They were killed in a cold blooded calculated gun and grenade attack by Dale Cregan, who lured them to a house in Mottram after making a bogus call that the property had been broken into. He was […]
5th Sep A dedicated Syrian campaigner from Tameside raising funds for refugees in the war torn nation spoke of her surprise this week as MPs voted against military intervention. Parliament decided on Friday not to become militarily involved in a shock defeat for the Government and Prime Minister David Cameron, who believed action needed to be taken […]
1st Aug It was a slog in the searing sun for biking buddies Jayne Mennell and Peter Harford in a seven-hour pedal push from Manchester to Blackpool. But at least the cash raising combo knew that medical help would be instant should the 29 degree temperature get too much. Jayne, 45, is a district nurse with Tameside […]
1st Aug Willow Wood Hospice has just “unlocked” a new and exciting scheme that it hopes will raise thousands of pounds to help them care for local people in need of their specialist care. It is a recognised fact that most people will have sets of redundant keys sat lying around the house, taking up room at […]
4th Jul   Attention! The 1st Battalion Duke of Lancaster’s Regiment celebrated its return from a six-month tour of Afghanistan on Wednesday with a homecoming parade through Ashton. Troops, accompanied by the Band King’s Division, left t…he Parish Church on Stamford Street at noon and paraded to the Town Hall. The Market Square was packed with people […]
4th Jul Residents from across Denton flocked to celebrate the council’s annual Armed Forces Day last Saturday, which was held at Victoria Park. The day began with a short service of Remembrance at the War Memorial, which was followed by a breakfast for veterans inside Denton Town Hall. With a full programme of entertainment in the park still […]
16th Jan Ashton Civic square is to undergo a £4.5m redesign by the same architects who worked on the award-winning refurbishment of the market hall. International Urban Design and Architectural Consultants Taylor Young have been commissioned to draw up a state-of-the-art makeover of Ashton Civic Square. The commission follows their previous acclaimed work with Tameside Council to […]