From the Denton & Audenshaw Archives
20th Jul School children at Poplar Street Primary School in Audenshaw were able to get up close and personal to two police horses this morning. Steel and Pickwick trotted into the school to be greeted by dozens of excited youngsters. The children were able to stroke and pet the fabulous animals and found out about the work […]
15th Jul Tameside and Glossop Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust held its Everyone Matters Awards 2017 at the Village Hotel in Ashton tonight. The awards event recognises the hard work and dedication of health care professionals who have all gone above and beyond to deliver the best health care to the community in the area. More than […]
13th Jul The family and friends of late Denton teenager Elliott Fernandez are keeping his memory alive through a trust set up in his name. Elliott, 19, died in January from alveolar rhabdomyosarcoma, a rare and aggressive form cancer and now his loved ones are determined to raise awareness of the disease and help fund specialist nurses […]
11th Jul Police are searching for a man who has gone missing from Denton. 55-year-old Colin Roy Hartshorn was last seen on the 31st of May close to Victoria Park. Colin is described as white, 5 foot 10, of slim build with grey receding hair and a tattoo on his upper arm that reads “Harty” Family and […]
10th Jul A restaurant in Audenshaw has raised thousands of pounds for the family of a long-time waiter who sadly passed away with cancer. 38-year-old Abdul Hafiz passed away on February 15th, leaving behind a wife and two young daughters. Staff at Indian Plaza, where Abdul had worked since the restaurant first opened, held a charity night […]
10th Jul Schoolchildren from across Tameside were at the Crownpoint Shopping Centre last week to inspire them to develop a love of reading. Pupils from Flowery Fields Primary School, St Peter’s CofE Primary School and Greenfield Primary school were treated to a storytelling session, along with education activities with the staff from Sports Direct store. In addition, […]
7th Jul Greater Manchester police officers are trying to trace a  23-year-old man wanted in connection with breaching a restraining order and  criminal damage on  June, 10th, 2017, in Gorton.   Lee Michael Pye,  has links to Openshaw, Droylsden and Moston. Anyone with any information about Pye and his whereabouts should call police on 101. Information can also be […]
6th Jul   A school finance manager from Audenshaw has been jailed for stealing £46,000 of dinner money. 54-year-old Jacqueline Robb, of Laburnum Avenue, today received a ten month sentence after pleading guilty of theft at an earlier hearing. As Finance Manager at Varna Community Primary School, Openshaw, since April 2009, Robb was involved in all aspects of […]
6th Jul Staff and pupil at Russell Scott Primary School in Denton have come up with an artful way to spruce up their playground and pay tribute to the 22 victims of the Manchester attack. While construction work continues on the new playground and playing fields at the Clare St site, the safety fences and boards are […]
27th Jun Lesley Smith and Ros Harding are happy housemates – with a difference. Lesley is Ros’ carer and shares her home with her through Tameside Council’s Shared Lives scheme, which was highlighted as part of National Shared Lives Week last week. The scheme, formerly known as Adult Placement, currently supports over 130 service users – from older […]