From the Denton & Audenshaw Archives
22nd Jun Schoolchildren had fun in the fresh air while promoting pollution warnings as Tameside celebrated Clean Air Day yesterday. Denton’s Russell Scott Primary School held a Clean Air Fete featuring a mix of outdoor activities, such as a bouncy castle and Mad Hatter’s Tea Party, and healthy living advice from charities including the British Heart Foundation […]
7th Jun An appeal has been launched to send a young girl from Audenshaw on the trip of a lifetime. Eleven-year-old Chloe Rowland suffers from a number of complex medical conditions that have left her predominantly wheelchair-bound and needing complex medical care. However, thanks to children’s charity Caudwell, Chloe, her mum, dad and little brother William, are […]
1st Jun As spring turns to summer and the warm weather continues, the Denton and District Chrysanthemum and Dahlia Society are reflecting on yet another successful daffodil season. The group, based on Manchester Road, won three society classes at daffodil competitions. The first was at the RHS Show at Wisley, the second at Coughton Court in Warwickshire […]
31st May A Droylsden man has his sight set on the Tour of Tameside after running three marathons in just six weeks for a local charity. Steven Woodbridge has completed the Greater Manchester, London and Liverpool marathons this year, all in aid of Elliott’s Trust, a charity set up in memory of Elliott Fernandez, the 19-year-old from […]
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 […]
23rd May A community choir of Audenshaw school pupils sang for Manchester in front the world yesterday as part of the ‘Manchester Together with One Voice’ event. The group of St. Anne’s RC Primary School students represent the Manchester City in the Community Choir, led by their music teacher, Denise Derbyshire. During the season, the choir welcomes […]
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 […]
17th May Police are appealing for witnesses to a shocking assault in Audenshaw that left a blind man needing hospital treatment. Just before 8.45pm on Monday May 14th, the 50-year-old victim was travelling on a tram with his partner, who said she felt that a man nearby was looking at them in a strange way. When they […]
17th May A poetry society based in Denton are celebrating their second anniversary this month in a brand new venue. The Black Cat Poets first met at Thackeray’s bookshop in May 2016. The aim of the group was to encourage local people who love poetry to meet and share their poems in a supportive environment, where they […]
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 […]