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From the Hyde Archives
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15th Jul Having endured two successive relegations and become one of the most renowned club’s in non-league circles, Hyde United are looking to bounce back with a bang next season. And what’s more important is that for the first time in three years, the Tigers, led by Gary Lowe and Martyn Booty for the next two seasons, […]
14th Jul Members of Xarifa Underwater Hockey Club took the plunge last Sunday and emerged from the water victorious. The Under 12’s and Under 19’s found their exertions in the pool rewarded with a bronze medal, while the Under 14’s, despite relying on the services of Under 12’s player Daniel Saville, gained silver for their endeavour’s. Having […]
10th Jul Cider lovers will be able to enjoy a range of draught ciders from England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland during a 17-day festival at three pubs in the area.   The festivals will take place from today (Friday July 10) until Sunday July 26 inclusive at The Ash Tree in Wellington Road, Ashton-Under-Lyne, The Society […]
9th Jul Hattersley Football Club is celebrating after growing in strength since it was set up in 2001. Now the popular club is gearing up for its 14th birthday in October. But despite years of solid progression, Hattersley, which is run by an army of volunteers, is looking to develop further. In order to achieve that objective, […]
5th Jul A 43-year-old nurse who is battling cancer is appealing to the public to help her raise £70,000 in a bid to tackle the disease herself. It’s a far cry from two years ago when Sarah Swindells landed her dream job in the NHS as a senior nurse with the mental health team at Tameside Hospital. […]
25th Jun Hyde and Stalybridge MP Jonathan Reynolds is backing ambitious plans that could potentially revolutionise transport across Tameside. Proposals have been unveiled for a tram system that would connect the whole of Greater Manchester in a similar way to that of the M60, and are calling it the Metrolink Orbital Route. The system could see towns across Tameside […]
25th Jun Police are appealing for witnesses after a high-speed car chase in Gee Cross last night. Just before midnight police tried to pull over a green Volkswagen Polo in Bredbury, however the two people in the car failed to stop, which resulted in a police helicopter tracking the chase from Lower Bents Lane and up into […]
24th Jun The Tour of Tameside made an historic return at the weekend with around 1,000 runners stepping up for the three-day challenge across our region. Billed as a major community event for the whole of the North West, the Tour has been hailed a huge success with organisers pledging it will be back, bigger and better, […]
18th Jun   Two businessmen have paid the price for ignoring fire safety. In December 2013 a multi-agency swoop on Ray’s Off-Licence on Denton Road described the building as a death trap. Now 24-year-old Ceyam Rahman from Whalley Range has pleaded guilty to seven offences and was hit with fines and costs totalling £9,759 at Tameside Magistrates […]
16th Jun A gang behind a spate of armed robberies where guns and other weapons were used to terrify shopworkers were sentenced yesterday (Mon 15 June). 42-year-old Paul Turner from Hyde pleaded guilty to conspiracy to commit robbery encompassing seven different robberies across Greater Manchester at an earlier hearing. He was sentenced to ten years in prison. […]