From the Droylsden Archives
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16th Jul Businesses are running out of time to enter this year’s prestigious Pride of Tameside Business Awards – so act now! The Pride of Tameside Business Awards celebrate the outstanding work of businesses from different sectors and inspirational individuals from across the region. The awards are free to enter and will feature categories for businesses across […]
3rd Jul A Droylsden charity shop is appealing for support after mindless vandals smashed their way into the store, causing thousands of pounds worth of damage. Staff at the Headway shop on Queens Walk have been left devastated at the break in, which happened between the shop closing on Sunday and the manager returning on Monday morning. […]
28th Jun Two people have been charged after a teenager was stabbed in Droylsden earlier this week. Police were called to reports of fighting on Old Farm Crescent on Monday evening. The crowd had dispersed when they arrived but they found 16-year-old boy with stab wounds to his side. He remains in hospital but is making a […]
26th Jun Three arrests have been made after a teenager was stabbed in Droylsden last night (Monday). Just after 7pm, police were called to reports of people fighting on Old Farm Crescent. By the time officers arrived, the crowd has broken up but they found a 16-year-old boy with stab wounds to his side. He was taken […]
31st May A Droylsden man has his sight set on the Tour of Tameside after running three marathons in just six weeks for a local charity. Steven Woodbridge has completed the Greater Manchester, London and Liverpool marathons this year, all in aid of Elliott’s Trust, a charity set up in memory of Elliott Fernandez, the 19-year-old from […]
24th May Our Macmillan ‘Bring A Pound Day’ campaign has been going on all day today – and at the close of play at 5pm we have collected exactly £2,401 – with the promise of more to come. Last year our ‘Bring A Pound Day’ for the charity raised thousands of pounds for the Tameside Macmillan Unit […]
22nd May Tameside and Glossop will stand shoulder to shoulder in remembrance today of those involved in last year’s devastating attack on the Manchester Arena. Tameside Council will observe the national one minute’s silence at 2:30pm which will be led by the Civic Mayor Cllr Denise Ward on the steps of Dukinfield Town Hall. While this evening […]
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 […]
7th May Police are appealing for information after a man was shot in Clayton this afternoon. Emergency services were called to Vale Street just before 2.45pm this afternoon when a man in his late-teens, who was with his friends, was shot in the leg. He was taken to hospital for treatment. A cordon has been established on […]
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 […]