From the Denton & Audenshaw Archives
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31st Jul An Audenshaw street has been sealed off by police after a stabbing this morning. Officers were called to Yew Street in Audenshaw at around 7:30am this morning (31 July) to reports of a stabbing. When they arrived they found a woman on the roof of a house suffering with stab wounds. The ambulance service also […]
31st Jul One little girl’s journey to walking unaided took an unexpected leap forward earlier this month following a groundbreaking government decision. 3-year-old Lottie Simpson from Denton suffers from Diplegia Cerebral Palsy, a condition which means her leg muscles are tight, making it difficult for her to walk. Lottie’s parents had launched an £80k fundraising campaign to […]
31st Jul For even the most avid football fans, Inverness’ 2-0 win over Cove Rangers on June 14th would barely have registered. But for one Audenshaw man, the Betfred Cup clash was the culmination of an adventure spanning four decades that has taken him the length and breadth of the country. Paul Dyson’s 756-mile round trip to […]
26th Jul A Tameside couple have gone to extreme lengths to give their Staffie puppy the best life after it was diagnosed with a rare brain condition. Jodie and Mark Sutton ripped up the laminate flooring at their Dukinfield home and put carpet down, re-laid new turf in their garden, have built soft steps up on to […]
19th Jul Police are investigating after thieves ransacked a Post Office in Denton over the weekend and used a fire extinguisher to mask their escape. At around 3.10am on Saturday 7 July 2018, officers were called to reports of an aggravated burglary at the Post Office in Londis on Haughton Green Road. Two men forced entry and […]
16th Jul Businesses are running out of time to enter this year’s prestigious Pride of Tameside Business Awards – so act now! The Pride of Tameside Business Awards celebrate the outstanding work of businesses from different sectors and inspirational individuals from across the region. The awards are free to enter and will feature categories for businesses across […]
12th Jul Denton & Reddish MP Andrew Gwynne has raised concerns over the Government’s plan to deal with the visit of US President Donald Trump. The criticism comes after the Home Office and Greater Manchester Police confirmed that the force are committing 250 officers to help with increased security over the weekend. Large protests are expected across […]
10th Jul Students and staff from Tameside College have pitched in to help a little girl from Denton walk unaided. The ‘Lottie’s Little Legs’ campaign was started to raise money to send three-year-old Lottie Simpson to America for a Selective Dorsal Rhizotomy. The operation would reduce the spasticity of the muscles in Lottie’s legs, which are tight […]
10th Jul Tameside is to lose three Poundworld stores this weekend as administrators continue to find a buyer for the struggling discount retailer. 25 stores are to close nationally, resulting in 242 job losses, including stores in Ashton, Denton and Hyde. The stores’ last day of trading will be this Sunday, July 15th. Deloitte’s Clare Boardman, joint […]
9th Jul Hyde businesswoman Karen Dorney has officially taken up the ‘reigns’ as the new President of Hyde Rotary Club. Former president Alan Oldham handed over the chains of office at a grand installation ceremony at Hyde’s Oaklands Hall on Friday. Some 70 guests, including Karen’s close family and friends and members from the Rotary clubs of […]