From the Dukinfield Archives
18th Feb Standing ovations for world premiere of award-winning play at The Royal Exchange THE ALMIGHTY SOMETIMES REVIEW by DENISE EVANS POWERFUL: Julie Hesmondhalgh and Norah Lopez Holden in The Almighty Sometimes which tackles the issues of mental health head on.   Julie Hesmondhalgh is appearing at The Royal Exchange Theatre in the World Premiere The Almighty Sometimes until […]
17th Feb Stalybridge Motorcycle Club will be back at Dukinfield Town Hall on Saturday, March 3, for their annual charity ‘rock nite’. The nite will be raising money for The Christie hospital. The night will feature performances by bands Riff Raff and Rock Doctors. There will also be a raffle and prizes. The event is being staged […]
14th Feb If you go down in woods today, you might be in for a big surprise, as a new fun community project is gradually sweeping across the nation. The craze, which is a variation of an old treasure hunt-type of game, is becoming popular locally and has been enthusiastically adopted by Tameside Scouts. Tameside Rocks for […]
14th Feb What better way to celebrate St Valentine’s Day today than by pledging to raise £100 for what is possibly the best-loved charity in Tameside and Glossop – Willow Wood Hospice? The hospice is asking you to share your love with them, and to raise at least £100 over the next 12 months.  You can do […]
12th Feb MAIN PICTURE: Tameside Council Chief Executive Steven Pleasant will be taking part in this year’s Fred Whitton cycling sportive (above) to raise funds in memory of former Tameside Council leader Cllr Kieran Quinn.   Tameside Council Chief Executive Steven Pleasant, MBE, has entered a gruelling cycling challenge to raise funds in memory of former borough […]
11th Feb Tameside Highways gritting team say they will be operating around the clock throughout the night with snow ploughs and gritters clearing routes for Monday morning’s rush hour. Heavy snow showers swept in from early evening across the whole of Greater Manchester with heavier accumulations across the region, especially on higher ground. The Tameside gritting team […]
11th Feb Don’t be a bystander to hatred and prejudice is the call to residents across Greater Manchester as part of this year’s Hate Crime Awareness Week. Every person across the region is being urged to sign the Greater Manchester Promise to never stand by if they see someone being abused or attacked because of who they […]
6th Feb A brand new Post Office will open in Dukinfield later this month as part of a modernisation and investment programme, taking place across the Post Office network. The new branch will open at Neha Stores, off Yew Tree Lane at 1pm on Monday February 19th and will complement the service offered by existing branches on […]
3rd Feb The very first Mayor of Greater Manchester’s Question Time for Tameside was aired live on Tameside Radio 103.6FM and proved to be a sometimes heated and passionate debate. Staged at Guardsman Tony Downes House in Droylsden, it was the best attended Question Time yet with some 140 people at the event and the questions soon started to come […]
1st Feb Tameside Council has confirmed the appointment of Brenda Warrington (pictured) as the local authority’s first ever female leader. Cllr Warrington also becomes the first female Chair of the Greater Manchester Pension Fund in its 95-year history. At £23 Billion it’s the largest Local Government Pension Scheme in the UK. The Denton West councillor’s selection was […]