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From the Hyde Archives
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21st Aug Students are celebrating across Tameside and Glossopdale as GCSE results were revealed today. It’s after the national average of A* to C grades increased by nearly one per cent despite this year marking the first time students had sat exams since the Governments controversial GCSE reforms. In Tameside the biggest focus came early this morning […]
17th Aug The Greystones team were back in action last Thursday in a bid to clean up the streets of Hyde. After an appeal by a local girl named Jessica, the Greystones team were drafted in to remedy the problem caused by litter bugs. Donned in their trademark Hi-Vis jackets, the group of men, aged 35 and […]
15th Aug The nephew of Hyde Councillors Jim and Phil Fitzpatrick is counting on the public vote as he heads into tonight’s Big Brother final. Ash Harrison, 26, has become known on the Channel Five TV show for boasting of his good looks and how he is well known as a party boy on the Manchester scene. Currently […]
10th Aug Hyde was brought to a standstill last week when a huge load consisting of a 76ft Airbus A380 wing carrier, passed through the town. The abnormal load was moved from Hollygate Fabrications in Audenshaw to Hyde’s stainless steel restoration on Adamson Industrial Estate. The journey took place at 10am last Wednesday and caused some disruption […]
7th Aug Communities across Tameside joined together on Monday evening in an act of remembrance to mark the very hour war was declared between Great Britain and Germany exactly 100 years ago. While many paid their respects in their own way, lighting a candle at home, others joined services which took place throughout the borough. – Reports […]
3rd Aug A Hyde Werneth councillor had a close shave when he raised more than £600 for charity by taking part in a national fundraiser. Newly elected Andy Kinsey decided to take part in the Shave Me Bald campaign in a bid to raise funds and awareness for a charity that helps many people in some form […]
25th Jul A former drum major who tends the graves of soldiers and ensures they are remembered has been handed a special award by the Prime Minister. Ron Andrew, of Hyde, has become the 66th person in the UK to be handed a new volunteering award by David Cameron. The 84-year-old, who for years has looked after […]
24th Jul Two Tameside schools are set to wow more than 80,000 people over the next four days as they display gardens at this year’s Royal Horticultural Society Flower Show at Tatton Park. Dowson Primary School, of Hyde, and Millbrook Primary School, of Stalybridge, are both hoping to be highly commended with their creations following previous successful […]
22nd Jul   WARNING: Video contains graphic content.     Daniel Browne (27/08/1989) of St Marys Road, Hyde was found guilty of section 18 assault and was sentenced today, Monday 7 July 2014, at Minshull Street Crown Court to five years. On Saturday 13 July 2013, the 28-year-old victim had been enjoying a barbecue before he and […]
11th Jul   It’s Well Dressing time again and once again the wells in Gee Cross will be dressed on Sunday 13th July. Records show that well dressings were held regularly in Gee Cross from the 1820’s until 1878. When it was the millennium the Gee Cross W.I. wanted to do something special to commemorate the occasion […]