From the Greater Manchester Archives
7th Mar Hundreds of residents took part in a ‘Save our Greenbelt’ protest walk in Hyde on Sunday. Organised by Save Tameside Greenbelt in conjunction with other groups across Greater Manchester, around 200 locals of all ages marched from Hattersley roundabout, down Mottram Road, Green Lane and Stockport Road through Gee Cross to the Joshua Bradley pub. […]
31st Jan The number of rough sleepers in Tameside has fallen for the first time in six years. Official government figures published today show that, on the night of the national rough sleeper count last November, there were 36 people sleeping on the streets of Tameside, down from 43 in 2017. That 16% decrease is the first […]
28th Jan Tax bills are set to rise for every household in Greater Manchester – with the cash paying for more police and bus service. The combined authority are considering budget proposals – including free passes for teenagers – which would cost the average household an extra £33. A combined authority meeting on Friday heard leaders are […]
18th Jan A couple from Hattersley are amongst a gang sentenced to almost a century in prison. Yesterday (Thursday 17 January 2019) five men and a woman were sentenced to a combined total of 98 years in prison as part of Operation Cosmetic – an investigation into the nationwide supply of drugs and firearms by an organised […]
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 […]
21st Nov Officers were called to Guide Bridge station last night following reports that a person had fallen onto the tracks. Police responded to the incident at 8pm on Tuesday (20 November 2018) and a 31-year-old man was attended by paramedics and taken to hospital. He is receiving treatment for life-changing injuries. A spokesperson for the British […]
20th Nov Police are treating the incident where a man was shot outside a pub in Hattersley as attempted murder. At around 8:20pm on Saturday (17 November 2018) police received a report that a man had been shot outside a pub on Hattersley Road West. Officers attended the scene at the Harehill Tavern but the victim, a […]
6th Jun Firefighters in Greater Manchester are warning people not to risk their lives by swimming in reservoirs and lakes. The latest warning comes after two men drowned, in unrelated incidents, on Tuesday June 5, after swimming in reservoirs in Gorton and Bolton. At 4.10pm, two fire engines from Gorton, along with specialist appliances from Heywood and […]
23rd May A community choir of Audenshaw school pupils sang for Manchester in front the world yesterday as part of the ‘Manchester Together with One Voice’ event. The group of St. Anne’s RC Primary School students represent the Manchester City in the Community Choir, led by their music teacher, Denise Derbyshire. During the season, the choir welcomes […]
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 […]