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From the Droylsden Archives
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25th Nov   Pupils at a Droylsden school waved goodbye to their collection of Christmas shoeboxes last week following the official opening of Operation Christmas Child’s Greater Manchester distribution centre in Tameside. Over the past few weeks students at Fairfield Road Primary School have been busy filling empty shoe boxes with assortments of gifts after learning about […]
12th Nov It appears the sky is the limit for fitness enthusiasts at Manchester Road Primary Academy after the school received the Sainsbury’s school games silver award last month. The positive news follows last year’s outstanding efforts which saw the Droylsden based school awarded bronze for the same scheme that recognises commitment to the development of competition […]
31st Oct Droylsden Cricket Club celebrated a remarkable season last month following their second division triumph in the Saddleworth and District League. Having lifted the trophy at the end of September, following a lengthy spell without any notable achievements, the club must wonder what has broken the curse. And it appears as though one of the ingredients […]
1st Sep Kerry Unsworth received quite a shock after a car crashed into the side of her house causing damage to the wall and conservatory. The accident happened on Haddon Hall Road in  Droylsden. An elderly man and woman were inside the car, which missed the sharp bend in the road and drove straight on into the […]
21st Aug Students are celebrating across Tameside and Glossopdale as GCSE results were revealed today. It’s after the national average of A* to C grades increased by nearly one per cent despite this year marking the first time students had sat exams since the Governments controversial GCSE reforms. In Tameside the biggest focus came early this morning […]
7th Aug Communities across Tameside joined together on Monday evening in an act of remembrance to mark the very hour war was declared between Great Britain and Germany exactly 100 years ago. While many paid their respects in their own way, lighting a candle at home, others joined services which took place throughout the borough. – Reports […]
5th Aug Thirteen cyclists have raised more than £3,000 to help a toddler take her first steps after they cycled from Manchester to Blackpool. The fundraising stunt ended at the Railway Inn in Droylsden where they were greeted by well-wishers, including Brooke Vincent, better known as Sophie Webster from Coronation Street. The funds will go towards little […]