From the Denton & Audenshaw Archives
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26th Mar At long last, more than six months in fact, our reporter Max Wieland has decided to shave off his beard for charity. It comes after the Mayor of Tameside managed to persuade him to chop off his luscious ginger locks. All the money raised from the shave-off will help the following charities: Tameside4Good, The  Believe […]
23rd Mar The countdown is on for a Denton Labour Club charity Zumbathon later this month being organised to raise money for a little girl. Everyone is invited to the event where there will also be raffles on the day with some fantastic prizes. Fitness Instructor Joanne Robinson is organising the event, being held to raise funds […]
18th Mar Four people have been arrested following drugs warrants in Tameside. Two warrants were executed in the early hours of Tuesday 18 March 2015 on Trowbridge Road, Denton. At one address, police recovered what is believed to be cocaine with the estimated street value of £4,300. The other house has cannabis and several hundred pounds of […]
10th Mar New mum Carolyne Underwood has spoken exclusively to the Tameside Reporter and Tameside Radio after her recent appearance on Channel 4’s The Undateables. Carolyne made national headlines eight years ago when, at the age of just 24, she awoke one morning to find herself paralysed. She has had to use a wheelchair ever since, having […]
16th Feb Denton’s St Lawrence Church members have thanked Denton MP Andrew Gwynne and Tameside Council for a generous contribution of £12,000 towards the repairs and renovations of the path at the west end of their building. St Lawrence’s Sheila Cant said: “We now have a level, mud-free area with disabled access from Market Street.  “Everyone is […]
13th Feb Parents and teachers who assembled at Fairfield High School last Wednesday were treated to a feast of exceptional athletic talent. The prestigious competition holds fond memories for associates of Russell Scott Primary School who were crowned champions of the tournament at last year’s event. Having already cemented their place in the Greater Manchester School Games […]
10th Feb ‘I really don’t know where I’d be right now without netball’ explained Rebecca Smith, who spared some time out of her busy schedule to offer me an insight into the sport that captured her heart at seven years old. 15 years have passed by since Rebecca first sampled the taste of what Netball has to […]
9th Feb ​ Two adventurers from Denton are planning to skate across the Netherlands. Intrepid duo Emma Timmis and Emily Pitts are teaming up for the unusual challenge of skating across the country from Overdinkel to beyond Amsterdam. Emma is the remarkable woman, who in 2011, became the first female to run the length of the Freedom […]
2nd Feb   A PENSIONER has spoken of the terrifying moment a car crashed into his home nearly killing his daughter. Eighty-year-old Dennis Simmon’s daughter had just stepped through the front door when the car smashed into the house. “My daughter had just got in from work and the next thing it was like an explosion,” said […]
23rd Jan A driver is recovering in hospital after crashing into a house in Audenshaw last night (Thursday 22 January). Police were called to Denton Road around 8.30pm after reports of a yellow Seat Leon flipped over in the road. The car had hit a black Ford Focus and crashed into the front of a house. The […]