From the Dukinfield Archives
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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 […]
26th Jul A Dukinfield family visited a Stalybridge school last week in a bid to help their son walk for the first time. Copley Academy decided to hold a non-uniform day last Friday to help young Archie Howarth raise some of the funds needed for a life-changing operation. Archie’s Uncle Charles is currently studying at the Huddersfield […]
18th Jul   Police have recovered a hoard of firearms at a house in Dukinfield. As part of an ongoing investigation, a house on Dain Close in Dukinfield was searched on Wednesday 9 July 2014. Over 40 prohibited weapons have been seized and are in the process of being examined by specialist officers under the Firearms Act. […]