From the Dukinfield Archives
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15th Jan A fast-flowing version of the beautiful game is set to take over Tameside thanks to the vision of a local football fanatic. Neil Lucas, who is the founder of Sala Soccer Schools Academy, has assigned himself the mission of bringing some Brazilian flair to the English sport. Having originated in South America during the 1930’s, […]
1st Dec Tameside Sports Trust might live long in the memory for some people, but there’s a new title which has taken precedence of late and become somewhat popular amongst fitness enthusiasts across the borough. That name in question is ‘Active Tameside’; a not for profit registered charity designed to provide value for money services in all […]
21st Nov Dukinfield Marlins swimming club have been splashing to success recently with ten year old Patrick Braddock becoming the latest member to take centre stage. Representing Central Lancashire Swimming association, the budding talent emerged from the pool in victorious having achieved no less than three personal bests across the two day event. His selection for the […]
25th Sep The mother of a young girl who lost part of her ear in a vicious dog attack has spoken out about irresponsible pet owners. Six-year-old Katie Blagden was left in hospital for almost a week and has scars that will now need plastic surgery following the horror attack. Now her mum Melanie says dog owners […]
15th Sep A ladies group will be kicking off the world’s biggest coffee morning one week early this week. For the Dukinfield Community Ladies Group will be getting together with friends for a cuppa and a piece of cake on Friday (September, 19) all in the name of Macmillan Cancer Support. The official coffee morning, annually billed as the biggest […]
21st Aug Students are celebrating across Tameside and Glossopdale as GCSE results were revealed today. It’s after the national average of A* to C grades increased by nearly one per cent despite this year marking the first time students had sat exams since the Governments controversial GCSE reforms. In Tameside the biggest focus came early this morning […]
20th Aug Worshippers at the Old Chapel Dukinfield have had to relocate after the building was listed as “unsafe to use” following a property survey. Extensive dry rot above the ceiling and walls have forced the congregation to relocate to the school hall with the church now unable to perform wedding ceremonies and baptisms inside the beautiful […]
10th Aug A Tameside comedian performed at the world famous Edinburgh Fringe for the first time last week, after making it to the final of a national comedy competition. Penella Mellor, previously of Dukinfield before moving to Oldham, was one of seven people to battle it out in the ‘Amused Moose’ Comedy laugh Off Final. The prestigious […]
7th Aug Communities across Tameside joined together on Monday evening in an act of remembrance to mark the very hour war was declared between Great Britain and Germany exactly 100 years ago. While many paid their respects in their own way, lighting a candle at home, others joined services which took place throughout the borough. – Reports […]
2nd Aug   Morrisons has stepped in to replace hundreds of pieces of outdoor equipment at St John’s Primary School after thieves broke in stealing and vandalising the garden area. For  two years St John’s Primary School took part in Morrisons ‘Let’s Grow’ programme with staff, parents and children working hard to collect vouchers that they then […]