From the Denton & Audenshaw Archives
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15th Jan A fast-flowing version of the beautiful game is set to take over Tameside thanks to the vision of a local football fanatic. Neil Lucas, who is the founder of Sala Soccer Schools Academy, has assigned himself the mission of bringing some Brazilian flair to the English sport. Having originated in South America during the 1930’s, […]
15th Jan A former Audenshaw High School pupil has his eyes set on the Rugby League World Cup and his sterling performance in December gave credence to that dream. For 19 year old Jack Johnson, who studied at the Hazel Street School from 2007 to 2014, scored a try during England Under 19’s emphatic 28-12 victory against […]
5th Jan Audenshaw School’s swimming sensations took the plunge recently and emerged from the water with a haul of medals. The Hazel Street squad entered the Tameside Championships on the 17th December and splashed their way to success, breaking their best ever record during the 2013/2014 season. Under the stewardship of Captain Aidan Tevlin, the squad has […]
3rd Jan Tameside Netball club entered the Christmas break full of spirit last month following some exceptional standout performances. In the National Premier Division 2 league, the squad ran out victors in a nail-biting 46-41 encounter with Grangetown that secured their place at the top of the table. The steely performance was encapsulated by two members of […]
2nd Jan Bolton Wanderer’s Manager Neil Lennon isn’t the easiest man to please, but a former Audenshaw School student tamed the fiery character. Zach Clough, who left Audenshaw in 2011, scored the trotters match winning goal last Saturday during their FA Cup encounter against Wigan Athletic. The feisty Lancashire derby was played on an icy afternoon, but […]
9th Dec A man has been sentenced for life after he strangled a man and set him alight in Tameside. David Platt, 39, from Audenshaw has today (Tues 9th) been sentenced at Manchester Crown Court to life with a minimum term of 30 years in prison. He was found guilty of murder and for arson being reckless […]
3rd Dec Denton Cricket Club celebrated the season gone by in style last Friday when no less than 26 awards were distributed on their annual presentation evening. The Egerton street club boasts a series of teams that age from Under 9’s to first team level and has made great strides in recent times to improve the facilities […]
2nd Dec Photo: Google Maps.   A man has been arrested on suspicion of murder in Tameside. At 12.40pm on Tuesday 2 December 2014, police attended a house on Rowcon Close, Audenshaw. Officers attended and found the body of a 39-year-old woman. She was pronounced dead at the scene. A 53-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion […]
1st Dec Tameside Sports Trust might live long in the memory for some people, but there’s a new title which has taken precedence of late and become somewhat popular amongst fitness enthusiasts across the borough. That name in question is ‘Active Tameside’; a not for profit registered charity designed to provide value for money services in all […]
1st Dec Thirteen Schools from across the borough assembled at Astley Sports College last Wednesday to compete in the Tameside School Sports Quik Stick Hockey finals. The competition’s preliminary rounds gave rise to some spectacular performances but only thirteen sides were lucky enough to make it through to the highly anticipated finals. The teams that congregated on […]