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From the Droylsden Archives
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22nd Jan HMRC investigation found Chaudhry Akbar used his two businesses to fraudulently claim.
14th Jan Droylsden Academy have today paid tribute to a Year 7 pupil killed in a hit and run incident on Saturday evening. 11-year-old Taylor Schofield was struck by a grey Volkswagen Golf on Albert Street in Beswick, at around 6.10pm. Despite being treated by paramedics at the scene, he sadly died in hospital as a result […]
14th Jan A man has been charged after a boy was killed in a hit and run incident in Beswick on Saturday. 11-year-old Taylor Schofield was struck by a grey Volkswagen Golf on Albert Street, at around 6.10pm. Despite being treated by paramedics at the scene, he sadly died in hospital as a result of his injuries. […]
13th Jan The family of 11-year-old Taylor Schofield have paid a heartfelt tribute to him after he was tragically killed in a collision on Saturday. This picture of Taylor standing proudly in his Droylsden Academy uniform on his first day at the school was also released by his family earlier this evening. Emergency services had been called […]
10th Jan New train stations and a tram line could be built in Tameside under proposals to revolutionise travel across the region. The transport plan, unveiled this week by Greater Manchester leaders, would see new Metrolink stops, train stations and the birth of the ‘tram-train’. It’s divided into three parts, with 65 projects due to be completed […]
4th Jan More than half a million pounds is to be spent to shore up two crumbling embankments to prevent gardens collapsing in Tameside. By Charlotte Green, local democracy reporter The council has agreed to carry out slope stability works on land it owns in Denton and Droylsden, at a cost of £650k. However, the town hall […]
31st Dec A man has been arrested after an armed robbery in Droylsden this morning (December 31st). Police were called to the Royal Bank of Scotland on Market Street just before 9.20am and arrested a 28-year-old man on suspicion of armed robbery shortly after. Thankfully, there were no injuries but police enquiries are ongoing. Any witnesses to […]
20th Dec Police have released these shocking CCTV images of an armed robbery at a store in Audenshaw. Two men armed with a hammer and a baton entered the One Stop on Droylsden Road through the main door of the shop and began threatening staff. They demanded staff hand over cash, along with the store keys and […]
17th Dec The site of the historic Robertson’s Jam Factory is set to be transformed into a 350-home estate after proposals were given the green light by the town hall. By Charlotte Green, local democracy reporter. Tameside’s planning committee have approved plans by housebuilder Willsgrove Developments Limited to redevelop the iconic site in Droylsden, which has been […]
12th Dec The Friends of Sunnybank Vale are used to winning awards for their preservation of Droylsden’s green lung. After all, North West in Bloom has given them the Level 5 ‘Outstanding’ certificate for five years in a row now, while the area has received the Green Flag for the last four years. However, their latest prize […]