From the Dukinfield Archives
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20th Oct Ashton MP Angela Rayner is calling on Chancellor George Osborne to personally intervene to save jobs at Tameside social housing provider New Charter. She is also demanding an urgent meeting with Housing Minister Brandon Lewis, New Charter chief executive Ian Munro and trade unions to discuss the issue. Mr Munro said jobs at New Charter […]
13th Oct Sixty-thousand protesters descended on Manchester City Centre on Sunday for a huge anti-austerity demonstration, organised by the TUC, to coincide with the Tory Party Conference being held in the city. People gathered represented a variety of groups including steel workers from Redcarr, numerous trade unions, Jews for Palestine, anarchists, and the hacktivist group Anonymous. The […]
7th Oct Coffee mornings were the order of Friday with numerous groups, organisations, businesses and schools all raising a cuppa and funds for Macmillan nurses. At Copley Academy pupils joined forces with Active Copley to serve up cuppas for a donation. While the Mayor of Tameside Cllr Vincent Ricci called in at Marks and Spencers at Denton’s […]
6th Oct Dukinfield’s Lakeswood sheltered housing scheme on Church Street will be holding a Macmillan Coffee Morning fundraiser for the public to attend later this week. The event will be held on Friday October 9 from 10am to noon at Lakeswood, where there will be a cake stall, bric-a-brac and tombola. Everyone is welcome to support this […]
5th Oct Rehearsals of Dukinfield Amateur Operatic and Dramatic Society’s production of White Christmas are reaching their final stages. The cast is putting the final touches to their performances, which are set to take place on from Tuesday, 20 October 20, to Saturday, October 24. Performances will take place at George Lawton Hall in Mossley. The show […]
30th Sep Are you brave enough to enter our competition of HORROR? Click on the picture below for details:
30th Sep Tameside Arts opened it’s Dukinfield doors to showcase what the group has to offer. Tameside Arts ia a user-led, not-for-profit, social enterprise that provides arts-related activities for people with physical or learning disabilities and sensory impairment. Hosted at the group’s Loxley House base in the town, the action-packed day ran from 10am-2pm and was well […]
28th Sep The past met the present during this year’s Heritage Open Days in Dukinfield. Not least at St Mark’s. Consecrated by the Archbishop of Canterbury in 1849, St Mark’s has stained glass both old and modern. Recent additions included the 2000 window depicting the history of the area, and a memorial window to the actress Kathy […]
17th Sep   On the front pages: Read about the Tameside Army Cadet who is raising funds to help refugees. WIN Moscow State Circus tickets. And find out why Glossop’s famous chimney may soon be a landmark of the past! These editions, as always, are packed full with all the latest, LOCAL news and sport.
10th Sep Dukinfield’s pensioners enjoyed a party at the Astley Arms, laid on by Dukinfield’s councillors John Taylor, Jackie Lane and Brian Wild. In a fun-filled afternoon, the area’s senior citizens enjoyed a hot meal, raffle prizes and of course, bingo! The next pensioners’ party will be on Monday, November 30, from 12noon-2pm. There’s only room for […]