From the Dukinfield Archives
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4th Aug A campaigning councillor is warning residents to be on their guard after receiving a bogus letter claiming he was a postcode lotto winner. Dukinfield Councillor and Deputy Leader of Tameside Council John Taylor was sent the letter through the post, containing his full name and postal address, by a company claiming he had won £825,000. […]
23rd Jul Dukinfield Old Chapel has received a welcome boost to its £500,000 restoration plans thanks to the Heritage Lottery Fund. The chapel was awarded over £33,000 this month which will help an application for a full grant. The money will allow Old Chapel Unitarians to improve access to the roof space, install information boards about the […]
24th Jun A new appeal for nostalgic pitctures of Dukinfield is going out as the ever popular Dukinfield Photographic Exhibition makes another surprise return. The exhibition will be back in Dukinfield Library next week to celebrate the tenth anniversary of the event – just three months after the last exhibition. Cllr John Taylor, who collates the exhibition […]
12th Jun A car crashed into the front of a house on Sandy Lane in Dukinfield yesterday. It happened just before 5pm when the Renault Clio crashed straight into the living room of the house, but luckily the family who lived there were in the back garden. Emergency services had to cut the 52-year-old driver free and […]
9th Jun EVERY little monkey deserves a story and a cuddle – that’s why Book Trust wants Tameside’s parents and carers to take their youngsters to a Time for a Rhyme event during National Bookstart Week (June 8 to 14).   This year’s theme, Jungle Adventures, is based on Giles Andreae’s popular picture book “Rumble in the […]
4th Jun Police are appealing for witnesses after three cars crashed in Dukinfield. Around 9am on Wednesday (3rd June), a VW Polo was driving along Cheetham Hill Road when it collided with a Citroen Berlingo. The Polo then crashed into a Ford transit van on Gorse Hill Road. The occupants of the Polo fled the scene and […]
3rd Jun A man was air lifted to hospital with serious injuries yesterday (Wednesday) morning following a crash involving three vehicles in Dukinfield. The incident on Cheetham Hill Road saw the Fire Service and Greater Manchester Police attend the scene, which also resulted in the closure of Yew Tree Lane. Two men were arrested after reportedly running […]
28th May   Good crowds came out in support of this year’s Whit Walks in Hyde, Dukinfield and Stalybridge. See this week’s Tameside Reporter for pictures and reports. Tomorrow (Friday, May 29), it’s time to strike up the band as the annual Whit Friday Brass Band Contest marches into Tameside and Saddleworth. The tradition dates back to the […]
1st May   A man has been charged by police investigating the firing of shots at a house in Dukinfield. 25-year-old Robert McLeavy, of Barlow Road, Dukinfield, has been charged with possession of ammunition, possession of a firearm and possession of a firearm with intent to cause fear of violence. He was appeared at Tameside magistrates’ court […]
29th Apr   Police investigating after a shot was fired in Dukinfield have recovered a gun and chemicals during their searches. At 1pm on Tuesday 28 April 2015, police were called to Thorncliffe Avenue, Dukinfield, following reports of an argument and firearms discharge that had occurred shortly after midnight. Officers attended and discovered damage consistent with a […]