From the Features Archives
22nd Jun After five years and a wealth of experiences at Tameside Radio, breakfast presenter Louise Croombs, is moving on. As well as continuing her work in radio, Louise will be taking time to focus on her family and some other upcoming opportunities including podcasting and writing a book. Louise said: “I have had the greatest time […]
17th Nov It’s your last chance to catch Toyah Wilcox in Jubilee at The Royal Exchange which shows until Saturday, November 18. Jubilee has been adapted for the stage and directed by Chris Goode and company from the original 1978 screenplay by Derek Jarman and James Whaley. The play features legendary punk warrior Toyah Willcox, one of […]
31st Aug ‘If you build it, they will come,’ or so the old saying goes, and come they have. From just six players when they first formed three years ago, to nearly 70 now, Haughton Green Junior Football Club has gone from strength to strength in a short space of time. They had even more cause to […]
11th Jul Tameside Reporter reader Steven Cooke has been in touch to send us these breathtaking images of the renovation works being done at Ashton Train Station and the drainage of Chadwick Dam. The stunning images were taken by Steven using his drone and show not only Tameside’s stunning natural beauty but also the urban development currently taking […]
7th Jul The growth of the self storage industry continues to expand exponentionally as the value of land increases and it’s supply declines. Gone are the days when most tradesmen could secure a small yard or lock up for a few pounds a month. Space is now at a premium and as such has provided a lucrative […]
8th Jun A filmmaker from Stalybridge has spent weeks in the Highlands of Scotland making a film on one of the rarest mammals in the world. The Scottish Wildcat is the UK’s only big cat and can be up to 50% bigger than the typical domestic felines, reaching up to 8kg – the same as a medium […]
15th Mar   The Mossley based Emmaus Charity, has celebrated its twenty year association with the town by giving it and it’s people an incredible gift of four thousand pounds. The charity’s birthday event raised the cash through sales of vintage items, furniture, clothes, bric-a-brac, café, auctions and raffle tombola. The event  held last Saturday(March 11th) also […]
1st Feb Following on from the Tameside Reporter’s exclusive report on the ongoing legal battle  between Rekah Patel and her neighbour over her former cottage in Simmondley the teacher has insisted she is staying put until matters are resolved. Last week Miss Patel appeared at Manchester’s Civil Justice Centre to set set aside an injunction that barred […]
10th Jan Denton and Reddish MP, Andrew Gwynne, has written to the Secretary of State for Health to express his fury after an investigation by the MP revealed the Department for Health are unaware of the numbers of hospital procedures that have been transferred to private contractors in recent years. Mr Gwynne MP,  put down a series […]
29th Dec   Tameside’s very own ‘boxing legend’ Ricky Hatton, MBE, revealed dark suicidal thoughts during a candid interview with the BBC, this morning. In the radio interview with Gary Richardson of BBC Radio Four’s Today programme, Hatton revealed the highs and lows of his career and the lonliness of a professional boxer who can only relate to […]