From the Droylsden Archives
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16th Apr Everyone Matters Awards 2016 Tameside Hospital Patient’s Choice Awards Nominate most deserving members of staff Everyone Matters at Tameside Hospital. Reporter and Chronicle Newspapers have teamed up with the hospital to recognise and celebrate the hard working hospital’s staff achievements. The hospital’s annual staff awards are a chance to say a big thank you to […]
15th Apr Police have arrested a man on suspicion of murder following the death of a woman in Tameside. At around 1pm on Thursday 14 April, police were called to an address on Market Street, Droylsden, following reports that a woman’s body had been found. Officers attended and discovered the body of a 49-year-old woman. At this […]
14th Apr A budding actor from Droylsden was given the perfect birthday gift when he performed at the world famous Globe Theatre in the heart of the West End.  Former St Damian’s RC College pupil Alex Noblett, who turned 21 on April 2, was taking part in the Sam Wanamaker Festival at Shakespeare’s Globe. The event is […]
21st Mar A special visit from Team GB and Paralympic star Katrina Hart inspired St Stephen’s RC Primary School pupils to take up sport and follow their dreams last week. The former Commonwealth champion was visiting through the ‘Sports for Schools’ project and put every class through their paces with a tough fitness circuit before taking assembly […]
16th Mar Greater Manchester Police have released a CCTV image of a man who stole a double-decker bus from Stalybridge and crashed it into a building on Clegg Street, Droylsden. The man fell asleep on a bus and ended up inside the depot at Clarence Street, Stalybridge , on Saturday December 5. He then got onto another […]
16th Mar Article by John Gwynne Droylsden’s Anthony Wilson won the Royal Mail National individual darts title in Bournemouth last week after defeating twice previous champion, London’s Paul Davies, 3-1 in the final, rounding off his victory with an impressive 16-darter. Left-hander Wilson came through a field of 64 to win the prestigious event. He was also […]
26th Feb Droylsden boxer, Kane Gardner, won the BUCS (British Universities & Colleges Sport) Boxing Championships last Friday. Kane, who attends Salford University, beat Alex Zendra from Westminster University to become the champion. 24 hours later, and Kane was back in action, this time representing the Manchester/England select team. The youngster took the plaudits once again, beating […]
15th Feb PARENTS of Tameside two-year-olds are being encouraged to find out whether they qualify for free education and child care places for their little ones. The offer of a free education and child care place for up to 15 hours a week is available to families in receipt of certain benefits or in other special circumstances […]
3rd Feb A unique partnership between Droylsden’s Tropical Palms salon and Tameside College is providing a different kind of training to Tameside’s next generation of hairdressers and barbers. Tropical Palms Education is helping to deliver qualifications in hairdressing, barbering and business provided by Tameside College through their hands-on, experience-based approach. The hairdressing and barbering students at Tropical […]
27th Jan Bill Bailey joins Jo Brand on the penultimate day of her BT Sport Relief Challenge today.   After combatting the stormy UK weather which literally blew her off her feet yesterday, Jo Brand will today continue to beat the blisters on day six of her BT Sport Relief Challenge. The challenge will see the 58-year-old […]