From the Hyde Archives
28th Apr Hyde Town Team have joined forces with Hyde Markets to plan the ‘biggest’ event ever to be staged on the town’s Civic Square! It’s been well over 34 years since the Stay Puft Marshmallow Man squashed his way through the streets of New York in the classic movie, “Ghostbusters”. But on May 27, as part […]
26th Apr Staff and shoppers of a Hyde shopping centre are being encouraged to take part in a charity cyclothon to help raise funds for disabled and disadvantaged children across Greater Manchester. Between Saturday (April 29) and Friday, May 5, Clarendon Square Shopping Centre’s O2 store will play host to a ‘Superhero Spin’, which will see its […]
23rd Apr The glittering Purple Ball of Hope fundraiser held to boost funds for research into pancreatic cancer raised exactly £7,000 on Saturday night. More than 150 people enjoyed the annual Purple Ball – the fourth of its kind held at The Village Hotel in Ashton. The event was established by local businesswoman Jan Lord, in memory […]
23rd Apr Tameside’s Hindu community welcomed Greater Manchester Mayor candidate Andy Burnham to the Shree Bharatiya Mandal temple and Indian Community Centre today. More than 100 people provided him with a warm greeting as they found out more about the Greater Manchester Mayor elections – and even said prayers for the election’s success, which takes place on […]
21st Apr Police are investigating after a man had his car stolen by men armed with weapons in Hyde. At midnight on Sunday, April 9, the 30-year-old man was in his car on Werneth Low Road (pictured) when a dark Vauxhall car drove past. Two men then got out of the car, approached the victim and threatened […]
12th Apr       Day 6 of Ming Jiang’s murder trial heard evidence from a senior Scenes of Crimes Officer that a clean-up operation was likely to have taken place at the suspect’s flat in Beswick. However despite any clean up the first floor flat revealed many samples of blood and DNA belonging to murder victim Yang […]
10th Apr There are just days left for those not eligible to vote to add themselves to the electoral register in time to have a say in the first elections for a Greater Manchester mayor. People will not be able to vote on Thursday, May 4, unless they have registered by Thursday, April 13.  Eight candidates have confirmed that […]
7th Apr A man has been left shaken after being robbed at knifepoint on busy road in Hyde. Shortly after 1am on Wednesday (5 April) a 28-year-old man was walking along Dowson Road in the direction of Market street when he was approached by a man. The thief demanded the man handed over his bag, but when […]
6th Apr VICTIM: Yang Liu Minshull Crown Court was shown an extensive catalogue of documentary evidence compiled by the police against Ming Jiang today. He is accused of murdering his friend and fellow Chinese national, 36-year-old Yang Liu, in the ‘body in the suitcase’ trial. Jiang, from Beswick, is alleged to have killed and then cut up […]
6th Apr Twenty-three-year-old Stephen Mortin from Hyde faces going to prison ‘for a very long time’ after being found guilty of charges relating to the attack on disabled Ashton grandmother Barbara Dransfield. Mrs Dransfield, who has one leg and was attacked while she was in her wheelchair at her Ashton home last July, suffered horrific injuries in […]