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From the Denton & Audenshaw Archives
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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 […]
20th Dec Police have released these shocking CCTV images of an armed robbery at a store in Audenshaw. Two men armed with a hammer and a baton entered the One Stop on Droylsden Road through the main door of the shop and began threatening staff. They demanded staff hand over cash, along with the store keys and […]
20th Dec A man has been charged after a woman was assaulted in Denton. Lloyd Hill (01/09/94) of Moorfield Avenue has been charged with attempted assault, possession of a firearm with intent to cause fear and two counts of threats to kill. He appeared at Manchester and Salford Magistrates’ on Wednesday 19 December 2018. Three men aged […]
7th Dec This weekend’s Denton Christmas Markets have been cancelled due to forecast bad weather. Following a meeting with executives at the site this morning, the Civic Mayor of Tameside Councillor Denise Ward and Denton North East Councillor Vincent Ricci confirmed that the markets portion of this weekend’s Christmas celebrations have been cancelled due to forecast high […]
30th Nov Police investigating an assault at a Denton pub have made an arrest. Officers were called to the Jolly Hatters pub on Town Lane, just after 9.20pm on Saturday November 24th, to reports that a man had been punched. The victim, a man in his 30s, was taken to hospital where he remains in a serious […]
29th Nov A daughter from Audenshaw has spoken out about her battle to get proper care for her mother who has dementia and lives at home. Lisa Evan’s mum, Margeurita, was diagnosed with dementia in 2011. She told Lisa that her wishes were to never go into a care home, and that when the time comes, she […]