From the Denton & Audenshaw Archives
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24th May Our Macmillan ‘Bring A Pound Day’ campaign has been going on all day today – and at the close of play at 5pm we have collected exactly £2,401 – with the promise of more to come. Last year our ‘Bring A Pound Day’ for the charity raised thousands of pounds for the Tameside Macmillan Unit […]
23rd May A community choir of Audenshaw school pupils sang for Manchester in front the world yesterday as part of the ‘Manchester Together with One Voice’ event. The group of St. Anne’s RC Primary School students represent the Manchester City in the Community Choir, led by their music teacher, Denise Derbyshire. During the season, the choir welcomes […]
22nd May Tameside and Glossop will stand shoulder to shoulder in remembrance today of those involved in last year’s devastating attack on the Manchester Arena. Tameside Council will observe the national one minute’s silence at 2:30pm which will be led by the Civic Mayor Cllr Denise Ward on the steps of Dukinfield Town Hall. While this evening […]
17th May Police are appealing for witnesses to a shocking assault in Audenshaw that left a blind man needing hospital treatment. Just before 8.45pm on Monday May 14th, the 50-year-old victim was travelling on a tram with his partner, who said she felt that a man nearby was looking at them in a strange way. When they […]
17th May A poetry society based in Denton are celebrating their second anniversary this month in a brand new venue. The Black Cat Poets first met at Thackeray’s bookshop in May 2016. The aim of the group was to encourage local people who love poetry to meet and share their poems in a supportive environment, where they […]
15th May Tameside Radio will be joining radio history today, broadcasting a one minute message on the stigma of mental health along with more than 300 other radio stations across the UK. The message will feature some of the world’s most recognisable voices including Their Royal Highnesses The Duke of Cambridge and Prince Harry along with stars […]
14th May Fundraising is underway to help send a young Denton girl to America for a life changing operation. Three-year-old Lottie Simpson suffers from a condition called Diplegia Cerebral Palsy, which means the muscles in her legs are tight, making it difficult to walk unaided. Her parents, Tom and Vicky, are attempting to raise £80,000 to take […]
6th May Tameside Council has issued a statement to help residents as it continues to experience problems with its on-line services resulting in the council’s website being taken off-line. A spokesperson for the council said: “Our third party supplier Updata, responsible for the Council’s internet connectivity, is working around the clock to resolve the problem and get […]
5th May The countdown is well and truly on! Our Macmillan ‘Bring A Pound Day’ is on Thursday, May 24. Last year our ‘Bring A Pound Day’ for the charity raised an astonishing £7,000 for the Tameside Macmillan Unit in just one day in February last year, thanks to your amazing generosity. Local groups, organisations, schools and […]
4th May There was no change and yet big changes in this year’s Tameside Council Local Elections. The number of councillors for the Labour and Conservative parties remains exactly the same – with Labour winning 17 of the contested 19 seats and the Tories two – representing no change whatsoever. But two wards switched allegiance, with Labour […]