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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 […]
28th Oct Tameside youngsters are being given the chance to kick bad habits – literally – thanks to a Droylsden based taekwondo school. Upon opening six months ago, Manchester Sport Taekwondo School has helped a variety of people move off the streets and into the gym. In a bid to unearth undiscovered talent, the Tuesday evening class […]
20th Oct Ashton MP Angela Rayner is calling on Chancellor George Osborne to personally intervene to save jobs at Tameside social housing provider New Charter. She is also demanding an urgent meeting with Housing Minister Brandon Lewis, New Charter chief executive Ian Munro and trade unions to discuss the issue. Mr Munro said jobs at New Charter […]
13th Oct Sixty-thousand protesters descended on Manchester City Centre on Sunday for a huge anti-austerity demonstration, organised by the TUC, to coincide with the Tory Party Conference being held in the city. People gathered represented a variety of groups including steel workers from Redcarr, numerous trade unions, Jews for Palestine, anarchists, and the hacktivist group Anonymous. The […]
13th Oct Members of Droylsden Amateur Boxing Club have been punching the air in delight recently following a string of knockout results. Under the guidance of head coach Ian Harrison, the club has nurtured many talented boxers, including Kane Gardner, Brad Ireland and Jay Cornforth – the latter of which recently became the North West region senior […]