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From the Hyde Archives
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5th May Police are appealing for witnesses after a woman was seriously injured in a road traffic collision this afternoon. The incident happened at around 2.30pm on Sunday (3 May), when a 73-year-old woman was crossing Clark Way at its junction with Mottram Road, Hyde. A silver Volkswagen Golf turning right from Mottram Road collided with the […]
24th Apr   Masked thieves brandishing Samurai swords threatened a wheelchair user in his own home. The 46-year-old man was at his home on St Johns Court in Hyde with his friend at about 10.30pm on 21 April 2015 when the intruders struck. The man’s friend got up to answer a knock on the door, presuming it […]
17th Apr A bid to increase the number of bell ringers and keep a historic tradition alive has been launched by a Hyde church. The appeal comes as St George’s Church struggles to regularly pull in the number of ringers required to ring the church’s bells. “There are a lot of bells but not enough ringers,” said […]
26th Mar At long last, more than six months in fact, our reporter Max Wieland has decided to shave off his beard for charity. It comes after the Mayor of Tameside managed to persuade him to chop off his luscious ginger locks. All the money raised from the shave-off will help the following charities: Tameside4Good, The  Believe […]
24th Mar A woman has been arrested after an armed robbery at a bank in Hyde. Shortly after 2:30pm on Monday 23 March 2015, police were called to Natwest bank on Market Street in Hyde to reports of an armed robbery. Officers attended a short time later and established that a woman had entered the bank and […]
23rd Mar A man has been charged after police were called to an estate in Hyde following reports of a man with a gun. 21-year-old Scott Shaw, of Camborne Road, Hattersley, is charged with possession of an imitation firearm and possession of a bladed article in public. He has been remanded to appear before Tameside Magistrates’ Court […]
17th Mar Police have issued a man wanted on recall to prison. Nathan Taylor is wanted after breaching the terms of his licence and has links to the Hattersley, Hyde and Gorton areas. Anyone with information is asked to contact police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
10th Feb ‘I really don’t know where I’d be right now without netball’ explained Rebecca Smith, who spared some time out of her busy schedule to offer me an insight into the sport that captured her heart at seven years old. 15 years have passed by since Rebecca first sampled the taste of what Netball has to […]
15th Jan A fast-flowing version of the beautiful game is set to take over Tameside thanks to the vision of a local football fanatic. Neil Lucas, who is the founder of Sala Soccer Schools Academy, has assigned himself the mission of bringing some Brazilian flair to the English sport. Having originated in South America during the 1930’s, […]
6th Jan Following their 7-1 capitulation against Stalybridge Celtic on New Year’s Day, Hyde FC announced they had parted company with manager Scott McNiven. The damaging result was the second defeat against their rivals in the space of six days and the heaviest loss in its history. As we go to print, the Tigers have played 26 […]