From the Denton & Audenshaw Archives
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24th Oct The all new £7m Dog’s Trust Manchester centre was officially opened in Denton yesterday by BBC TV Breakfast journalist Louise Minchin. Other VIPs included the Civic Mayor and Mayoress of Tameside, Cllr Dawson Lane and Cllr Jackie Lane, plus Denton West councillor Brenda Warrington and MP Andrew Gwynne. Dog’s Trust is the largest dog welfare […]
10th Oct Denton West Cricket Club held their annual presentation dinner last Friday to the delight of all involved. Returning to the Premier Suite on Corporation Road, Audenshaw, the event gave a chance for the committee, players, spouses, families and supporters to celebrate the highs and lows of the season gone by. Syd White, the master of […]
21st Aug Students are celebrating across Tameside and Glossopdale as GCSE results were revealed today. It’s after the national average of A* to C grades increased by nearly one per cent despite this year marking the first time students had sat exams since the Governments controversial GCSE reforms. In Tameside the biggest focus came early this morning […]
19th Aug Robbers beat up a terminally-ill man as he walked home from the pub. The 69-year-old victim, who has terminal cancer, was returning from one of his last pleasures in life – a night at his local with a couple of friends. He left the Angel Pub at just before midnight on Tuesday, 5 August 2014, […]
15th Aug The nephew of Hyde Councillors Jim and Phil Fitzpatrick is counting on the public vote as he heads into tonight’s Big Brother final. Ash Harrison, 26, has become known on the Channel Five TV show for boasting of his good looks and how he is well known as a party boy on the Manchester scene. Currently […]
13th Aug A teenage actor from Hyde spent the day at ITV’s This Morning with Phillip Schofield and co-presenter Holly Willoughby. Matthew McGreevy, a member of Simon Schofields’ The 2 Faced Theatre Academy in Guide Bridge, of which Phillip Schofield is a patron, found out what life was like on the famous TV sofa. Matthew, a former […]
13th Aug Dedicated runner Emma Timmis plans to step out across Africa this month to raise money for good causes. The 30-year-old, who has left her post at the RSPCA to complete the challenge, has chosen to fundraise for three charities – the SEED Project, TPD and Tusk. She said: “I’m going to be running across Africa […]
9th Aug Elizabeth Hardman’s dream of becoming a ‘glamorous gran’ has come true as she lives the part. The 68-year-old Denton grandmother says she always wanted to be a model since being a young girl. Now Elizabeth, who devotes her spare time to Denton’s historic St Lawrence Church where she is a choir member, is stepping out […]
7th Aug Communities across Tameside joined together on Monday evening in an act of remembrance to mark the very hour war was declared between Great Britain and Germany exactly 100 years ago. While many paid their respects in their own way, lighting a candle at home, others joined services which took place throughout the borough. – Reports […]
24th Jul A man was attacked by a drunken assailant outside a telephone box in Denton.   The assault happened at the junction of Tame Street and Ashton Road at about 6.30pm on Sunday 13 July 2014.   The victim, 23, had just finished work and was walking along the road when he got to a telephone […]