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From the Glossop Archives
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28th Feb WORK IN PROGRESS: Tameside’s gritters have their work cut out and worked round the clock on Tuesday.   The ‘Beast From The East’ truly got its claws into Tameside and Glossopdale on Tuesday night. A Met Office Yellow weather warning for snow has been issued for our region, which will continue into Wednesday, with the […]
27th Feb Two men from Tameside have been jailed for more than a combined 30 years after robbing a Co-op Travel shop in Glossop, armed with machetes. The pair denied the offence in court despite bragging about their crimes on social media, with images of them drinking champagne in a hot tub. However, Karl Taylor (right), 40, […]
23rd Feb The region’s power network operator, Electricity North West, is investing more than £3m to upgrade the power network in Stalybridge, Buxton, Glossop and the High Peak areas. The project, which has already started, will upgrade 7.4km of underground oil-filled power cables, with new environmentally friendly electricity cables. Most of the power network was installed in […]
18th Feb Standing ovations for world premiere of award-winning play at The Royal Exchange THE ALMIGHTY SOMETIMES REVIEW by DENISE EVANS POWERFUL: Julie Hesmondhalgh and Norah Lopez Holden in The Almighty Sometimes which tackles the issues of mental health head on.   Julie Hesmondhalgh is appearing at The Royal Exchange Theatre in the World Premiere The Almighty Sometimes until […]
3rd Feb The very first Mayor of Greater Manchester’s Question Time for Tameside was aired live on Tameside Radio 103.6FM and proved to be a sometimes heated and passionate debate. Staged at Guardsman Tony Downes House in Droylsden, it was the best attended Question Time yet with some 140 people at the event and the questions soon started to come […]
9th Jan Two fire crews were called into action in Mottram this afternoon (9 January) after a van burst into flames on a narrow country lane. A van with an aerial work platform was on it’s way to repair streetlights when smoke began to escape from under the bonnet. One of the passengers got out to check […]
9th Jan Tameside Hospital has become the first in the country to cut sugary snacks and fizzy drinks from its restaurant menu. The move follows the success of a staff weight loss scheme. As a result the canteen at Tameside Hospital is swapping snacks and sweets full of sugar for healthier options while the only drinks on […]
19th Dec Glossop North End have had an exciting 2017, with a take over in management and big plans to recruit new players, but the Derbyshire outfit seem to be falling just below their targets for the third year in succession. North End have recruited their new double team to lead the pack, with new partners, Paul […]