From the Dukinfield Archives
16th Jul Businesses are running out of time to enter this year’s prestigious Pride of Tameside Business Awards – so act now! The Pride of Tameside Business Awards celebrate the outstanding work of businesses from different sectors and inspirational individuals from across the region. The awards are free to enter and will feature categories for businesses across […]
12th Jul Students at two schools dressed the part as they celebrated their Prom nights in style. The classes of 2018 said a fond farewell at both Longdendale High School and Rayner Stephens High School – both part of the Aspire Plus Educational Trust. Students celebrated their Prom events on successive evenings. The days started with an […]
11th Jul Three Tameside children’s homes, which look after some of the borough’s most vulnerable young people in care, have been rated as “outstanding” by Ofsted. The children’s homes – two of which are in Dukinfield and one in Ashton – have been recognised for providing exceptional care. The outstanding rating is reflective of the “highly effective services […]
9th Jul Hyde businesswoman Karen Dorney has officially taken up the ‘reigns’ as the new President of Hyde Rotary Club. Former president Alan Oldham handed over the chains of office at a grand installation ceremony at Hyde’s Oaklands Hall on Friday. Some 70 guests, including Karen’s close family and friends and members from the Rotary clubs of […]
8th Jul Special thanks were paid to the Oldham and Glossop Mountain Rescue teams at this year’s Tameside and Glossop Integrated Care NHS Trust awards. A glittering ceremony was held at Dukinfield Town Hall on Friday night to recognise the achievement of health staff and teams. But before the announcement of this year’s Volunteer of the Year […]
29th Jun A last call is going out to all businesses as the deadline for the Pride of Tameside Business Awards draws near. The Pride of Tameside Business Awards celebrate the outstanding work of businesses from different sectors and inspirational individuals from across the region. The awards are free to enter and will feature categories for businesses […]
19th Jun Three of Tameside’s young leaders are the pride of the North West after winning regional awards. Joe Magee, Bradley Gore and Emily Skyes were all honoured in the YouthForia Awards 2018. The success comes after the trio were all recently elected to leadership roles at Tameside Youth Council, which is supported by Tameside Council. Each […]
30th May Pupils at All Saints Catholic College in Dukinfield have their sights set on Oxford and Cambridge after an award-winning charity gave them a taste of university-life. ‘The Brilliant Club’ works to increase the number of pupils from under-represented backgrounds progressing to highly-selective universities, by mobilising the PhD community to share its academic expertise with state […]
24th May Our Macmillan ‘Bring A Pound Day’ campaign has been going on all day today – and at the close of play at 5pm we have collected exactly £2,401 – with the promise of more to come. Last year our ‘Bring A Pound Day’ for the charity raised thousands of pounds for the Tameside Macmillan Unit […]
22nd May Tameside and Glossop will stand shoulder to shoulder in remembrance today of those involved in last year’s devastating attack on the Manchester Arena. Tameside Council will observe the national one minute’s silence at 2:30pm which will be led by the Civic Mayor Cllr Denise Ward on the steps of Dukinfield Town Hall. While this evening […]