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25th Jul Police are appealing for help to find a man missing from Droylsden who is suffering from dementia. Geoffrey Ralph, 74, was last seen boarding a Stagecoach bus, possibly the number 231 at Edge Lane tram stop in Droylsden, shortly after 3pm on Monday 24 July. The bus was heading in the direction of Ashton Town […]
25th Jul World Cup legend Sir Geoff Hurst came home to Ashton today – the place of his birth, and the place where he lived as a child. Sir Geoff, who had a key role in England’s victorious 1966 team, and is still the only man to have scored a hat-trick in a World Cup final, is […]
15th Jul Tameside and Glossop Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust held its Everyone Matters Awards 2017 at the Village Hotel in Ashton tonight. The awards event recognises the hard work and dedication of health care professionals who have all gone above and beyond to deliver the best health care to the community in the area. More than […]
28th Jun       The footballing legend that is Sir Geoff Hurst MBE, is revisiting his roots. Sir Geoff, accompanied by his wife Lady Judith, will first visit the place where it all began 75 -years ago, as he opens Tameside Hospital’s  new £600,000 Ante Natal clinic at the end of July. There he will meet […]
22nd Jun The new £2m state-of-the-art Tameside’s Macmillan Unit has been officially opened at Tameside Hospital today, Thursday June 22nd. Health chiefs, civic dignitaries, local MPs, Macmillan fundraisers and supporters of the Tameside Macmillan Unit Appeal plus other invited guests attended a special plaque unveiling ceremony. They heard speeches of thanks and praise for the huge community and […]
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 […]
6th Mar Gorton could be set to pioneer an innovative multiple services community hub in two yeas time. The proposal to bring a health and community hub to the heart of Gorton, will be heard by Manchester City Council’s Executive this Wednesday,  on the 8th  March. The multi-service partnership – including the City Council, the Department of Work […]
22nd Feb Karen James the Chief Executive of Tameside’s Hospital reassurances that there will be no loss or downgrading of the Hospital’s Accident and Emergency Unit has calmed fears from Denton and Reddish MP, Andrew Gwynne. He feared that a future closure at the Hospital was a distinct possibility. The MP has welcomed assurances from hospital bosses […]
17th Feb     Officers from British Transport Police were able to dissuade a young woman from jumping onto the tracks at Guide Bridge Railway Station yesterday. Police were called to Guide Bridge Railway Station at 2.27pm on Thursday 16 February following reports of a person threating to jump onto the tracks. The incident is believed to have […]
9th Feb   Tameside and Hyde Councillor Joe Kitchen says he is anxious to put the record straight following some media reports concerning his son’s inquest. For following the inquest into the tragic circumstances surrounding the death of his 27-year-old son Paul, he says he has had to endure further anguish, claiming he was misreported after the […]