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From the Denton & Audenshaw Archives
19th Feb A 15-year-old boy has been arrested after two boys were hit by a car in Denton at the weekend. Just before 1.55pm on Saturday February 16th, police were called to Windmill Lane to reports that a blue Volkswagen Sharan had run over two pedestrians. Officers found two teenagers, aged 13 and 17, who were taken […]
17th Feb Two teenage lads have been left in hospital with serious injuries following a hit and run in Denton yesterday afternoon. The teenagers – aged 13 and 17 – both suffered serious leg injuries after being struck by a car believed to have been stolen. The incident happened just before 2pm on Saturday as the two […]
4th Feb A prolific shoplifting beggar from Audenshaw has been jailed after breaching his criminal behaviour order (CBO) eleven times in just six weeks. 52-year-old Kevin Keogh, of Manchester Road, was sentenced to two years in prison at Manchester Minshull Street Crown Court today. He pleaded guilty to theft and breaches of a criminal of a CBO. […]
25th Jan A rescue dog at Denton-based Dogs Trust Manchester with a heart-shaped marking on his side, is hoping to find true love in time for Valentine’s Day. Three-year-old greyhound, Romeo, pictured above with carer Alex Nealon, has attracted the attention of all the team at the Denton-based rehoming centre, and not just because of his distinctive […]
22nd Jan Plans to convert a historic Georgian building into a shared house have been refused after a police boss and politicians voiced concerns about crime and anti-social behaviour. The 19th century townhouse on Stockport Road in Denton has been empty for more than 20 years and has fallen into a bad state of disrepair. Planning officers at […]
10th Jan New train stations and a tram line could be built in Tameside under proposals to revolutionise travel across the region. The transport plan, unveiled this week by Greater Manchester leaders, would see new Metrolink stops, train stations and the birth of the ‘tram-train’. It’s divided into three parts, with 65 projects due to be completed […]
7th Jan Denton and Reddish MP has slammed what he described as a “Greenbelt Grabbing” plan. A revised draft of the Greater Manchester Spatial Framework was unveiled today (Monday 7 January) but the Shadow Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government says it will destroy “the openness and ambiance” of nature reserves in his constituency. The […]
4th Jan A prolific thief has been jailed after pleading guilty to a string of offences across Tameside. 42-year-old Lee Thompson, of no fixed abode, was today sentenced to two years and six months in prison at Minshull Street Crown Court. He was also banned from driving for two years and three months. Thompson pleaded guilty to […]
4th Jan More than half a million pounds is to be spent to shore up two crumbling embankments to prevent gardens collapsing in Tameside. By Charlotte Green, local democracy reporter The council has agreed to carry out slope stability works on land it owns in Denton and Droylsden, at a cost of £650k. However, the town hall […]
2nd Jan Denton Community College are raising money to help fund research into brain tumours. The secondary school have a range of events going on throughout the 2018/19 academic year to raise cash for Brain Tumour Research. They’ve already held a raffle and Christmas jumper day, raising more than £1,000. Their target is £2,740 which will fund […]