From the Denton & Audenshaw Archives
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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 […]
3rd May Family and friends gathered at Denton Golf Club earlier this month to celebrate the 100th birthday of a man that’s lived an extraordinary life. Charles Shrosbree was treated to a party fit for a king as his loved ones gathered at the venue to pay tribute to him and his century of achievements. Alongside cards […]
3rd May Don’t forget to vote! Tameside and Oldham residents go to the polls today (Thursday) to elect a raft of councillors with polling stations open across the region until 10pm tonight. In Tameside 19 councillors will be elected across the borough’s 19 wards. In all, 69 candidates are standing – 19 Labour, 19 Conservative, 17 Greens, […]
2nd May A schoolgirl with cerebral palsy will defy the odds to take on the Simplyhealth Junior and Mini Great Manchester Run with the use of her walking frame. 12-year-old Katie, from Denton,  was diagnosed with cerebral palsy at the age of four and has always relied on a wheelchair or a walking frame.  The condition is life-long […]