From the Denton & Audenshaw Archives
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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 […]
2nd May Police are concerned about the welfare of a man from Audenshaw. Nicholas Simpson, 42, who is also known as Nikki, was last seen shortly before 8am on Tuesday 1 May 2018 on Shepley Road. He was last known to be wearing brown shoes, jeans, a blue jumper and a blue/black quilted jacket and is white and […]
1st May Three branches of RBS across Tameside are to close later this year. The banking giant announced the closure of 162 branches earlier today, at a cost of 792 jobs. Now, it’s been confirmed that branches in Ashton, Denton and Hyde will close, as well as nearby branches in Gorton, Oldham and Stockport. Branches in Droylsden […]
1st May Audenshaw School has announced plans to close its Sixth Form, throwing the future of many students into doubt in the middle of exam season. The school has launched a consultation over the decision, which will run until 28th May. It says that low intake, combined with changes to post-16 education, have resulted in the Sixth […]
26th Apr Children in Denton have donned hi-viz vests to become “Junior PCSOs” and warn motorists about the dangers of inconsiderate parking outside their school. Russell Scott Primary School pupils, supported by Tameside Council parking enforcement officers, Greater Manchester Police officers and school staff, handed out information leaflets to drivers asking them to park responsibly. It’s part of […]
17th Apr A Denton woman is one of three people to have been jailed after smuggling cocaine, cannabis and spice into HMP Forest Bank. 23-year-old Lucy Whitehurst, of Royle Street, has been jailed for four years and two months after pleading guilty to conspiracy to convey drugs into prison. Her sentence has taken into consideration two separate […]
13th Apr Residents in Denton have won a two-year battle to protect their local green space. Wain Homes had drawn up proposals to build houses on land off Windsor Road in Dane Bank but locals quickly mobilised to oppose the plans, forming the Dane Bank Green Space Committee. At a meeting last night between committee members, club […]
12th Apr It might not look it from the pictures, but as Steven Woodbridge set off for his first ever marathon in Manchester on Sunday, he was very nervous! Despite having only been running since June, the 27-year-old has set himself the task of competing in three marathons in just six weeks, all in memory of a […]