From the Denton & Audenshaw Archives
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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 […]
26th Nov Police investigating an assault at a pub in Denton have released images of a man they want to speak to in connection with the incident. Police were called shortly after 9.20pm on Saturday 24 November to a report that a man had been punched at the Jolly Hatters pub on Town Lane, Denton. The victim, […]
9th Nov Haughton Green is to join a nationwide tribute on Sunday night to honour all those who have suffered as a consequence of war. After darkness has fallen, more than 1300 ‘Beacons of Light’ will be lit throughout the UK, Channel Islands, Isle of Man and UK Overseas Territories, with the first Beacon being lit at […]
18th Oct Residents close to Oldham Street in Denton are being warned of an unpleasant smell as National Grid starts work to dismantle two unused gasholders. The National Grid site is being cleared as part of the company’s ongoing nationwide gasholder dismantling program. Gasholders are no longer required due to investments made to improve the national network, […]
17th Oct A poignant parade of silent soldiers will lead eleven days on remembrance events across Tameside next month. To commemorate the 100 year anniversary of the end of the First World War, the silent solider silhouettes will stand on look out on the bridge at Portland Basin in Ashton on November 1st. They will then be […]