From the Dukinfield Archives
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17th Sep Two Ashton women are doing their bit to help tackle period poverty in Tameside. Cousins Niamh Halpin and Izzy Sykes, aged 18 and 21 respectively, have launched a campaign to supply schools in Tameside with free sanitary products for students, so that young girls aren’t forced to miss school because they families can’t afford them. […]
21st Aug A Tameside family have spoke of their pride after representing Ashton at a historic parade in Belgium. 14-year-old Molly Mason and her aunt and uncle, David and Karen Brown, took part in the ‘Great Pilgrimage 90’ on August 8th, from Ypres town centre to the Menin Gate. They joined of Armed Forces veterans and supporters […]
17th Aug Three men, including one from Tameside, have been charged after a robbery in Dukinfield. Police were called to reports of a robbery at a property on Yew Tree Lane on Wednesday evening (August 15th). 22-year-old Daniel Bartrip, from Hyde has been charged with robbery alongside Oldham man Eugene Stynes, 27, and 23-year-old Wayne Pollitt from […]
13th Aug A car has smashed into the front of a house in Stalybridge whilst people slept upstairs. It happened at around 2:15am on Monday morning (13 August) when a car crashed into a house on Hollins Street at the bottom of Cheetham Hill Road. A Vauxhall estate car crashed through the garden and into the front […]
28th Jul Two lucky ladies from Dukinfield are more than £300,000 richer today after landing the jackpot on the People’s Postcode Lottery. Residents in SK16 5 have been waiting for two weeks to find out just how much they’ve won, after the postcode was drawn as the winner of the monthly Postcode Millions prize. Today, at a […]
26th Jul A Tameside couple have gone to extreme lengths to give their Staffie puppy the best life after it was diagnosed with a rare brain condition. Jodie and Mark Sutton ripped up the laminate flooring at their Dukinfield home and put carpet down, re-laid new turf in their garden, have built soft steps up on to […]
18th Jul Lucky residents in Dukinfield are set to share an astounding £3million windfall from the People’s Postcode Lottery. The winning postcode of SK16 5 was announced in a special Facebook Live video with TV presenter Matt Johnson (pictured top) yesterday. Winners will receive an invitation to attend a special party to find out exactly how much […]
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 […]