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From the Glossop Archives
4th Mar January is now a distant memory but what a month for local charity Reuben’s Retreat! With the start of 2019 seeing a 133 per cent increase in the number of families reaching out for support compared to January 2018, Reuben’s Retreat has set the wheels in motion for the next ambitious stage of its development. […]
22nd Feb A mother from Glossop has travelled to Uganda this month to continue her late son’s legacy and charity work. James Haggerty, a former Ashton Sixth Form pupil, had just turned 20 when he tragically died in a moped accident in Ayia Napa, Cyprus, in 2014. The year before, he’d been handpicked by the college to […]
5th Feb Dukinfield’s Kids Planet Day Nursery is over the moon after raising more than £1,000 for charity. Glossop-based Mummy’s Star has now received donations of £1036.55 raised as part of the Christmas festivities held at the nursery in December. The money raised at the nursery’s Christmas fair, which included a Santa café, tombola, slime making and […]
31st Jan At 82, Alan Dickinson thinks nothing of driving hundreds of miles every year to help a children’s charity that he describes as ‘amazing’ The kind-hearted great-grandfather is a regular visitor to Francis House Children’s Hospice in Didsbury, where he volunteers to collect and distribute more than 20 charity tins across north Manchester. His efforts have […]
10th Jan New train stations and a tram line could be built in Tameside under proposals to revolutionise travel across the region. The transport plan, unveiled this week by Greater Manchester leaders, would see new Metrolink stops, train stations and the birth of the ‘tram-train’. It’s divided into three parts, with 65 projects due to be completed […]
3rd Jan Tameside, Oldham and Glossop Mind are encouraging people to get involved in RED January. Fundraising and Marketing Senior Manager, Jason Bromley, said: “It is a national campaign, but we are asking local people to sign up and trying to put across the message that physical exercise can positively impact your mental health. “We are encouraging […]
5th Nov This week’s additions of the Tameside Reporter, Glossop Chronicle, and Oldham Reporter will have a very different look and feel about them. We are turning the clock back 100 years as we mark the 100 year anniversary of the end of World War One, to recall how our communities greeted the news that the Great […]
15th Oct Dr Kailash Chand OBE (pictured) Chair Healthwatch Tameside and former deputy chair of the BMA Council urges everyone to play their part in helping to avoid another ‘winter crisis’ in the NHS as the colder weather looms large…   With the winter approaching, health professionals delivering care in Tameside and Glossop will understandably be nervous about […]
7th Aug The biggest number of Royal British Legion members will come together in a pilgrimage of remembrance tomorrow, including many from Tameside. Thousands of Armed Forces veterans and supporters from across the world have joined the historic ‘Great Pilgrimage’ 90 to Belgium and France, in remembrance of those who lost their lives in the First World War. […]
2nd Aug Police investigating a stabbing in Audenshaw on Tuesday have made an arrest. At around 7.30am on July 31st, officers found a woman with stab wounds on the roof of a house on Yew Street. She was taken to hospital for treatment and later discharged. At around 8.35pm last night, officers from Greater Manchester Police’s Tactical […]