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From the Hyde Archives
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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 […]
27th Jun Hyde Community College Student Council are holding their Annual Charity Ball at Hyde Town Hall on FRIDAY 4TH JULY 2014.The theme of year’s event is ‘Lest we Forget’ and is in aid of the Royal British Legion.Main organisers, Year 11 students Alisha Sumner and Lauren Gardner are working hard to ensure the event goes smoothly […]
17th Jun   Cllr Joe Kitchen performed one of his final duties as Civic Mayor of Tameside when he opened a new footpath to one of Tameside’s hidden gems. The footpath at Pole Bank Park in Gee Cross is the latest in a series of improvements which have included repairs to the Victorian bridge and the installation […]
15th Jun   Gee Cross Fete took place this sunday with a Circus Theme, Inside Tameside and Tameside Radio were down to cover the event.  
24th May Just over a year after opening, Bluebird Care in Hyde have announced their closure. The closure appears to be quite sudden for the local care provider as they had such a loyal customer base. Owner Lynn Sbaih said: “I think a few people have been shocked. What has happened is we’ve had lots of really […]
21st May A Tameside trader is serving up an appetiser with a difference to mark the start of Love Your Local Market fortnight – tripe smoothie! Lyndon Boot, of the ‘Let’s Talk Tripe’ stall in Hyde Market, will be off…ering free samples of his speciality recipe as part of a two-week programme of vibrant events to celebrate […]