From the Denton & Audenshaw Archives
16th Jan   Police have confirmed a man was stabbed in a daylight attack on Rhodes Street close to the Hyde – Haughton Green border, part of the street was later cordoned off with tape for forensic investigation. The victim is believed to be a 37-year-old local man who was attacked at around 9 20 am this morning and […]
16th Jan A new Wilko store is set to open its doors for the first time in Denton next week. The value home and garden retailers recently signed a lease for a new store at the Crown Point North Retail Park which is due to open next Wednesday (January 25). The new 11,500 sq. ft store will […]
13th Jan A caring charity roared off with much needed funds, thanks to the fund-raising efforts of a motorbike club. SSAFA Tameside was overwhelmed and delighted when The BMPS British Motorcycle Preservation Society charity handed over £1,438.78. The presentation was made in the Sycamore pub in Ashton. The cheque was presented to SSAFA Tameside representatives Christina Howard […]
13th Jan Tameside cubs across Denton, Ashton and Droylsden have been celebrating their centenary. Cub Scouting was started in December 1916 by Lord Baden Powell. Having first established the Scouts in 1907 he found that younger boys wanted to join and the cub scouts for eight to 10-year-old boys was set up as a result. Cubs from […]
13th Jan Tameside woke up to a blanket of snow and travel disruption this morning (Friday) as winter swept in with a vengeance. As temperatures plummeted, the white stuff began to fall on Thursday evening across the borough and continued overnight, causing delays to commuters on public transport and hazardous driving conditions on the roads. Tameside Highways […]
12th Jan Denton and Reddish MP Andrew Gwynne has today criticised the on-going crisis the NHS is facing this winter. He hit out at the Conservative party and says that instead of improving the service, Secretary of State for Health Jeremy Hunt is instead “moving the goalposts” The Tameside Reporter revealed last week how patients had been […]
12th Jan Campaigners will be stepping out in force on Sunday in a march against plans to build on green belt land across Tameside. Residents from the Stalybridge South constituency and across the borough are gearing up for the march to demonstrate their opposition to proposals outlined in the Greater Manchester Spatial Framework. Sunday’s march will start […]
10th Jan Residents across Tameside are being urged to take advantage of a money-saving boiler and insulation offer. Supported by Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service and the NHS, the Greater Manchester Energy Heroes scheme offers qualifying households free or discounted new boilers and home insulation that could save hundreds of pounds from fuel bills. The 10 Greater […]
9th Jan Tameside’s new Chief Superintendent officially began work in the role today. Chief Superintendents Neil Evans, who is also responsible for Oldham and Rochdale, has been in policing for nearly thirty years. He started his career with West Midlands Police in 1989, working in Dudley, Walsall and Wolverhampton. He joined Greater Manchester Police in 2010 and […]
9th Jan A knife amnesty campaign supported by tragic Denton stabbing victim, Dominic Doyle’s mother, appears to have really hit home with an incredible 332 bladed weapons surrendered to police. The amnesty, which took place over a period of just a week in late November last year, produced a vast array of potentially lethal weapons handed in […]