From the Dukinfield Archives
1st Dec HYDE ROTARY The Rotary Club of Hyde Christmas Sleigh and Father Christmas have set off on their tour of the various districts in Hyde and will be touring the area until December 23. Father Christmas we will be visiting various locations, supermarkets and superstores in the run-up to the festive celebrations. Helped by the Rotary […]
25th Nov Tameside Christmas Markets are off to a flying start following their official launch yesterday with the Civic Mayor of Tameside Cllr Joyce Bowerman joining Father Christmas to help get the markets underway. Free rides on the helter skelter are just one of the many festive thrills in store following the opening of the markets this […]
25th Nov The Tameside Christmas Toy Appeal officially launched today at the Tameside Christmas Markets in Ashton – with Father Christmas himself arriving to help out. The launch was aired live earlier today on Tameside Radio. Local businesses have once again pledged their support kindly acting as drop off points for the collection of new toys especially […]
23rd Nov Tameside Christmas Toy Appeal will be officially launched at the Tameside Christmas Market in Ashton this Saturday – and everyone is welcome. Tameside Radio will be reporting live from the launch as we join forces with Tameside 4 Good, Tameside Rotary and Tameside Council to collect as many new toys as possible for children in […]
16th Nov A Tameside man has appeared in court after being charged with a number of thefts across Greater Manchester. 30-year-old Dean Vincent Walker was arrested on Monday in Dukinfield in connection with the theft of charity box. A number of similar reports had been made to police in Tameside, Oldham and outside of the Greater Manchester […]
13th Nov It was a busy weekend for firefighters across Tameside, who have issued a warning about the dangers of leaving cooking unattended after dealing with two kitchen fires.  Firstly, three crews from Hyde, Stalybridge and Gorton attended a house on Haughton Street in Hyde at around 11:04am on Sunday (November 12). The fire involved a pan […]
11th Nov Remembrance Sunday will have an extra poignancy this year making as it does the 100th anniversary of the Battle of Passchaendale. Also known as the Third Battle of Ypres, it has come to epitomise the true horror of the First World War with catastrophic casualties suffered on both sides as heavy rain turned the fighting […]
9th Nov A man from Dukinfield has been given a 26-week jail term, suspended for 12 months, for assaulting a woman.  Kevin Plimmer, of Champagnole Court, admitted a charge of touching a woman over the age of 16 sexually when she did not consent. He pleaded guilty to the offence, which had happened in the town on […]
5th Nov The Pride of Tameside Business Awards 2017 were back to showcase and reward the very best businesses across a whole range of sectors in the borough on Friday night. Winners in 20 categories were chosen plus a number of highly commended awards were presented during a glittering ceremony held at Dukinfield Town Hall and attended […]
30th Oct A Dukinfield man who has spent half a century at the town’s football club was honoured at the Mayor’s Parlour this week. James ‘Jimmy’ Gledhill first signed for Dukinfield Town in 1967 and over the course of fifty years has also been a trainer and a manager. Dukinfield’s town councillors Brian Wild, John Taylor and […]