From the Denton & Audenshaw Archives
21st Jan The funeral service for Tameside Council executive leader Cllr Kieran Quinn will be held at St Ann’s Church, Burlington Street, Ashton, at 10am this morning (Monday). Cllr Quinn sadly passed away on Christmas Day at Tameside Hospital at the age of 57 after suffering a heart attack. He was taken ill while out delivering Christmas […]
10th Jan Denton and Reddish MP Andrew Gwynne was a keynote speaker at the 2018 Local Government Association Finance Conference on Tuesday as he presented Labour’s approach to the local government sector. Gwynne used the keynote speech as an opportunity to set out Labour’s view of the local government finance settlement, Business Rates Retention and how the […]
5th Jan The funeral of a motorcyclist from Haughton Green takes places in Dukinfield today, January 5th. 30-year-old Michael Pilkington died when his Suzuki motorbike collided with a Peugeot 208 in Gorton on December 5th, and more than £4,700 has been raised on a Just Giving page to help pay the costs of his funeral. Michael’s family, […]
4th Jan Andrew Gwynne has slammed the new year rail fare increases which have been introduced across the region this week.  The Denton and Reddish MP described the latest hike as “staggering” and is concerned by the huge rise in ticket prices seen across Greater Manchester. They have risen by an average of 3.4 per cent across […]
24th Dec It was an emotional occasion as Cancer Warriors held their end of year awards event and Christmas party last night. At a packed Wharf Tavern in Stalybridge the group remembered past friends and colleagues who have sadly lost their lives to cancer, making family times like Christmas especially challenging. But members came together to remember […]
20th Dec Hundreds of people turned out to say goodbye goodbye to Denton teenager Sam Berkley on Wednesday (20 December). They filled Christ Church on Manchester Road to bid farewell to the popular 14-year-old, with friends, family and members of his football team Hattersley Juniors all present. Sam was sadly killed when he was struck by a […]
18th Dec Denton and Reddish MP Andrew Gwynne was on hand to provide some festive cheers as he visited his local post office today. The Shadow Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government visited Denton Post office this morning to see how preparations were going for the busiest time of year for the postal service. Gwynne […]
14th Dec The family of Tameside teenager Sam Berkley, who sadly passed away earlier this month, are asking everyone to ‘dress to impress’ as they say farewell to him at his funeral next week. Sam, from Denton, died after he was struck by a car on the M67 near Hyde on Friday, December 1. He sadly passed […]
1st Dec HYDE ROTARY The Rotary Club of Hyde Christmas Sleigh and Father Christmas have set off on their tour of the various districts in Hyde and will be touring the area until December 23. Father Christmas we will be visiting various locations, supermarkets and superstores in the run-up to the festive celebrations. Helped by the Rotary […]
30th Nov A man from Denton has been given a six month suspended jail sentence for sexually touching a woman when she wasn’t consenting. John Ashby, of Windsor Road, had denied two offences relating to the same charge. Tameside Magistrates Court heard that the incidents happened in Oldham on June 15 and June 29 this year. Following […]