From the Denton & Audenshaw Archives
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17th Sep Police in Tameside are investigating an armed robbery at a shop in Audenshaw. Just after 11.15pm on Tuesday September 11th, three offenders entered the One Stop Shop on Droylsden Road, armed with a hammer and a knife. They threatened staff with the weapons and demanded cash from the safe. One staff member was hit on […]
3rd Sep Guide Bridge Theatre’s latest offering Beautiful Thing opens tonight at the Audenshaw venue and runs all this week. The story, directed by Mike McCaw, tells the heartache of 15 year old Jamie coming to terms with his sexuality and the turmoil he feels before coming out to his mother. Jake Hankey plays Jamie with such […]
16th Aug Sixth formers at Audenshaw School are celebrating after receiving their long-awaited exam results, with one student securing a place at Cambridge after achieving four A*s. Neil Herbert, Head of Sixth Form at the school, congratulated students on their results and said many students had exceeded expectations. He said: “We are immensely proud of the performance […]
14th Aug Pupils at a Tameside primary school will be all aboard for a new library in the new school year thanks to the donation of a Yellow School Bus. Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) donated the bus to Greswell Primary School in Denton after receiving a letter from two pupils, 11-year-olds Mia Goodison and  Louie Williams-Manby. In her […]
9th Aug Several arrests were made across Tameside yesterday as part of a crackdown on the supply of Class A drugs. Officers executed multiple warrants at various addresses, including a newsagent on Manchester Road, Denton and a shop on Bentinck Street in Ashton. A property on Peterborough Close, Denton and two addresses on Rowantree, Oldham, were also […]
2nd Aug Police investigating a stabbing in Audenshaw on Tuesday have made an arrest. At around 7.30am on July 31st, officers found a woman with stab wounds on the roof of a house on Yew Street. She was taken to hospital for treatment and later discharged. At around 8.35pm last night, officers from Greater Manchester Police’s Tactical […]
2nd Aug A man has been charged with causing the death of 64-year-old taxi driver Allen Ingram. Mr Ingram was struck by a white Vauxhall Mokka, while helping an elderly couple into his taxi on St Lawrence Road in Denton, on Tuesday afternoon. Despite receiving medical treatment from witnesses and then paramedics, he sadly died from his […]
1st Aug A third man has been arrested in connection with the fatal collision in Denton yesterday after handing himself in. A 26-year-old man presented himself at Cheadle Police Station today (Wednesday 1 August). He has been arrested on suspicion of causing death by dangerous deriving and is in custody awaiting questioning. The incident happened at 12:45pm […]
1st Aug A man who died in a collision in Denton yesterday has been named as 64-year-old Allen Ingram. Mr Ingram, a taxi driver, was stood next to his car on St Lawrence Road when he was hit by a white Vauxhall Mokka that was being chased by the police. He received emergency treatment at the scene […]
31st Jul One man has died following a car chase through the streets of Denton. At around 12:45pm today (31 July) police on patrol attempted to stop a suspicious vehicle. The car failed to stop for the officers and during a short pursuit, the car collided with a number of other cars. Sadly, a man died at […]