From the Dukinfield Archives
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29th Jun A last call is going out to all businesses as the deadline for the Pride of Tameside Business Awards draws near. The Pride of Tameside Business Awards celebrate the outstanding work of businesses from different sectors and inspirational individuals from across the region. The awards are free to enter and will feature categories for businesses […]
19th Jun Three of Tameside’s young leaders are the pride of the North West after winning regional awards. Joe Magee, Bradley Gore and Emily Skyes were all honoured in the YouthForia Awards 2018. The success comes after the trio were all recently elected to leadership roles at Tameside Youth Council, which is supported by Tameside Council. Each […]
30th May Pupils at All Saints Catholic College in Dukinfield have their sights set on Oxford and Cambridge after an award-winning charity gave them a taste of university-life. ‘The Brilliant Club’ works to increase the number of pupils from under-represented backgrounds progressing to highly-selective universities, by mobilising the PhD community to share its academic expertise with state […]
24th May Our Macmillan ‘Bring A Pound Day’ campaign has been going on all day today – and at the close of play at 5pm we have collected exactly £2,401 – with the promise of more to come. Last year our ‘Bring A Pound Day’ for the charity raised thousands of pounds for the Tameside Macmillan Unit […]
22nd May Tameside and Glossop will stand shoulder to shoulder in remembrance today of those involved in last year’s devastating attack on the Manchester Arena. Tameside Council will observe the national one minute’s silence at 2:30pm which will be led by the Civic Mayor Cllr Denise Ward on the steps of Dukinfield Town Hall. While this evening […]
15th May Tameside Radio will be joining radio history today, broadcasting a one minute message on the stigma of mental health along with more than 300 other radio stations across the UK. The message will feature some of the world’s most recognisable voices including Their Royal Highnesses The Duke of Cambridge and Prince Harry along with stars […]
8th May A giant poppy created in Tameside took pride of place at a prestigious summit attended by Armed Forces leaders and veterans. Today’s (May 8) summit at Gorton Monastery brought leaders and members together, including Greater Manchester Mayor Andy Burnham, to share knowledge, experience and expertise and agree a plan on how to deliver the Armed […]
6th May Tameside Council has issued a statement to help residents as it continues to experience problems with its on-line services resulting in the council’s website being taken off-line. A spokesperson for the council said: “Our third party supplier Updata, responsible for the Council’s internet connectivity, is working around the clock to resolve the problem and get […]
5th May The countdown is well and truly on! Our Macmillan ‘Bring A Pound Day’ is on Thursday, May 24. Last year our ‘Bring A Pound Day’ for the charity raised an astonishing £7,000 for the Tameside Macmillan Unit in just one day in February last year, thanks to your amazing generosity. Local groups, organisations, schools and […]
4th May There was no change and yet big changes in this year’s Tameside Council Local Elections. The number of councillors for the Labour and Conservative parties remains exactly the same – with Labour winning 17 of the contested 19 seats and the Tories two – representing no change whatsoever. But two wards switched allegiance, with Labour […]