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From the Droylsden Archives
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5th Jan If you’re keen on helping the environment and helping local people at the same time then this is your opportunity and you won’t even need to leave the comfort of your home! In conjunction with Tameside Council, Willow Wood Hospice is  giving people the chance to recycle their trees once the festive season is over […]
8th Dec The Tameside Reporter and Radio news team members are celebrating latest professional and personal award successes. For while ITV and BBC walked away with the lion’s share of prizes in this year’s O2 Media North West Awards, the Tameside Reporter and Radio were also among the nominations at the glittering awards night. ITV Granada Reports […]
3rd Dec All three of Tameside’s Labour MPs said they would be voting against Government calls for the UK to bomb Syria in the battle against ISIS. Ashton MP Angela Rayner, Denton and Reddish MP Andrew Gwynne, and Hyde and Stalybridge MP Jonathan Reynolds, said the case for bombing alone had not been made. However, Glossop and […]
24th Nov Youngsters can now post their letters to Santa at a special post box inside Dukinfield Town Hall. Every year hundreds of Dukinfield children post their letters to Santa through the special postal service provided by local ward councillors. All letters posted receive a personal response from Father Christmas himself, although Santa and all of his […]
24th Nov All households in Tameside claiming a single person discount of 25 per cent on their Council Tax bill are being checked for their authenticity using sophisticated data matching technology. The move is part of an ongoing review to validate legitimate Single Person Discount Claims and identify and remove those being claimed in error or fraudulently. […]
23rd Nov Droylsden teenager Sarah Cole has been named one of the country’s top young citizens. The 16-year-old spent an intensive week learning new skills including leadership, teamwork, project planning and media and digital communications, after being selected out of thousands of young people across the country to become one of 100 National Citizen Service (NCS) Leaders. […]
18th Nov Droylsden Academy has been praised by Ofsted after improving in a number of areas. The regulating body also said the academy has capacity for further, rapid improvement and that is echoed by the academy’s management. Ofsted said that the management’s leadership and students’ behaviour are good which has created a safe and caring community. Students […]
7th Nov Everyone is invited to attend this year’s Remembrance Parades and Services to pay their respects to those who paid the ultimate sacrifice for their country in two world wars and more recent conflicts. Thousands of residents are expected to take part this Remembrance Sunday, with services also taking place today in Audenshaw and Droylsden plus […]
5th Nov After volunteering as a drop off-point for the Tameside Christmas Toy Appeal, Tropical Palms in Droylsden has been astounded by the response. The Chappell Road salon plays a big part in the community including associations with Tameside Council, Tameside College and Manchester City. But even with these links, owner Wayne Coyle has been stunned by […]
4th Nov Dog Trust Manchester prepares to help homeless hounds relax this Fireworks Night This Fireworks Night, Dogs Trust Manchester will be “chewning” into the airwaves to help petrified pooches conquer their fear of fireworks and are urging local dog owners and radio stations to do the same. Staff at the rehoming centre in Denton will also […]