From the Denton & Audenshaw Archives
27th Apr Former England Rugby League player Paul Broadbent has been working with students at Denton Community College as part of the Sky Sports Living for Sport project. Paul, who represented both Great Britain and England as a player, has been involved with raising aspirations of the school’s Year 8 students and developing their understanding of the […]
25th Apr A man from Denton is celebrating after being named Chartered Institute of Housing North West Winner in the category ‘Apprentice of the Year.’ Daniel Crowther is an apprentice with Adamas, the in-house repairs and maintenance company for Irwell Valley Housing Association. The 24-year-old, from Haughton Green, came through Irwell Valley’s Golden Foundation, which funded two […]
23rd Apr A pregnant woman is one of two pedestrians recovering after having bleach thrown into their eyes by a passenger in a car. Police say a man and the woman were lucky to escape suffering potentially ‘catastrophic’ injuries in the attack. Inspector Cherie Dunn from GMP’s City of Manchester division said: “Attacks of this kind are […]
23rd Apr Some several hundred members of the Scouting services have been on parade this afternoon to mark St George’s Day in Ashton and Stalybridge. Scouts from North Tameside District, Droylsden and Ashton, stepped out in style on parade, which started on Old Street outside Harrington and Hallsworth. The Scouts then marched along the side of the market […]
23rd Apr The glittering Purple Ball of Hope fundraiser held to boost funds for research into pancreatic cancer raised exactly £7,000 on Saturday night. More than 150 people enjoyed the annual Purple Ball – the fourth of its kind held at The Village Hotel in Ashton. The event was established by local businesswoman Jan Lord, in memory […]
23rd Apr Tameside’s Hindu community welcomed Greater Manchester Mayor candidate Andy Burnham to the Shree Bharatiya Mandal temple and Indian Community Centre today. More than 100 people provided him with a warm greeting as they found out more about the Greater Manchester Mayor elections – and even said prayers for the election’s success, which takes place on […]
20th Apr A man was smacked on the back of the head, bundled into a car and attacked in a house in Denton, police say. Police were called at around 10pm on Wednesday night (April 19) to reports that three people had approached the man from behind on Hyde Road, that was believed to have taken place […]
19th Apr Tameside Council leader Kieran Quinn, has brokered an agreement to resolve the concerns raised by parents at Russell Scott Primary School regarding the school playing field. The council released a statement last night regarding the playing field which was rendered unfit for purpose after contractors Carillion had used the field as their building compound site. The […]
18th Apr Police are appealing for the public’s help to trace a wanted man from Manchester with links to Ashton and Denton. 31-year-old Alexander Simpson, of no fixed address, is wanted for criminal damage and it’s also believed he has links with Moston and Oldham. Anyone with information about Simpson’s whereabouts should contact police on 101 or […]
17th Apr Police in Stockport have recovered the body of an elderly man from the River Tame. The man’s body was sadly discovered in the River Tame in Reddish Vale on Sunday April 16th. He had already been been reported  missing and was believed to have last been seen at 10 am earlier in the day. Enquiries […]