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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. […]
14th Jul Police have released the efit of a suspect after a teenager was followed off a bus in Dukinfield and attacked. It happened on the 28th June around 8.30am when the 17 year old girl got onto the 346 bus on Penny Meadow in Ashton. The man sitting next to her at the stop followed her […]
8th Jul Police have released an efit after a man performed a sex act in front of a 14-year-old girl in Tameside. At 8.10pm on Wednesday 18 June 2014, the teenager was walking on Birch Lane, Dukinfield when a man started to talk to her from a parked car. As he spoke, she noticed he had his […]
11th Jun Ladies from the Dukinfield Slimming World group have accomplished their task of running this year’s Race for Life. Consultant Claire Rhodes ran the race for the eighth time this year, but after becoming a consultant for the organisation two years ago, she began to open the idea up to her members who decided to join […]
31st May A funeral director has pleaded guilty to three counts of fraud and other financial offences while operating from his business.Michael O’Brien, who operated Murray’s Funeral Services in Dukinfield, admitted nine offences, eight of selling uninsured funeral plans, and one of failing to supply a headstone, when he appeared in court last Wednesday.…He will be sentenced […]