From the Denton & Audenshaw Archives
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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 […]
6th Jul Two brothers from Audenshaw have been sentenced to a combined 21 years in prison after setting up a money service bureau that they used as a front to launder huge sums of criminal money. 49-year-old former postmaster, Choudry Yahya (top left), worked in unison with his brother Shabaz Ali, 28, (top right) and other co-conspirators. […]
2nd Jul A young man has died after getting into difficulty whilst swimming in Audenshaw reservoir. Emergency services were called to the body of water on Thursday (28 June) afternoon at around 3pm. The man was rescued after being under the surface for a prolonged period of time and treated by paramedics at the scene but was […]
29th Jun Tameside will once again salute service personnel past and present on Saturday, June 30, when the borough celebrates Armed Forces Day in Denton, with support from the Ministry of Defence. The fun starts at 1pm around the bandstand in Victoria Park where live entertainment will be provided by Denton Band, the Dave Egerton Band, TMS Brass, TMS Big Band, the […]
22nd Jun Schoolchildren had fun in the fresh air while promoting pollution warnings as Tameside celebrated Clean Air Day yesterday. Denton’s Russell Scott Primary School held a Clean Air Fete featuring a mix of outdoor activities, such as a bouncy castle and Mad Hatter’s Tea Party, and healthy living advice from charities including the British Heart Foundation […]
7th Jun An appeal has been launched to send a young girl from Audenshaw on the trip of a lifetime. Eleven-year-old Chloe Rowland suffers from a number of complex medical conditions that have left her predominantly wheelchair-bound and needing complex medical care. However, thanks to children’s charity Caudwell, Chloe, her mum, dad and little brother William, are […]
1st Jun As spring turns to summer and the warm weather continues, the Denton and District Chrysanthemum and Dahlia Society are reflecting on yet another successful daffodil season. The group, based on Manchester Road, won three society classes at daffodil competitions. The first was at the RHS Show at Wisley, the second at Coughton Court in Warwickshire […]
31st May A Droylsden man has his sight set on the Tour of Tameside after running three marathons in just six weeks for a local charity. Steven Woodbridge has completed the Greater Manchester, London and Liverpool marathons this year, all in aid of Elliott’s Trust, a charity set up in memory of Elliott Fernandez, the 19-year-old from […]