From the Longdendale Archives
24th May Our Macmillan ‘Bring A Pound Day’ campaign has been going on all day today – and at the close of play at 5pm we have collected exactly £2,401 – with the promise of more to come. Last year our ‘Bring A Pound Day’ for the charity raised thousands of pounds for the Tameside Macmillan Unit […]
22nd May Tameside and Glossop will stand shoulder to shoulder in remembrance today of those involved in last year’s devastating attack on the Manchester Arena. Tameside Council will observe the national one minute’s silence at 2:30pm which will be led by the Civic Mayor Cllr Denise Ward on the steps of Dukinfield Town Hall. While this evening […]
15th May Tameside Radio will be joining radio history today, broadcasting a one minute message on the stigma of mental health along with more than 300 other radio stations across the UK. The message will feature some of the world’s most recognisable voices including Their Royal Highnesses The Duke of Cambridge and Prince Harry along with stars […]
6th May Tameside Council has issued a statement to help residents as it continues to experience problems with its on-line services resulting in the council’s website being taken off-line. A spokesperson for the council said: “Our third party supplier Updata, responsible for the Council’s internet connectivity, is working around the clock to resolve the problem and get […]
5th May The countdown is well and truly on! Our Macmillan ‘Bring A Pound Day’ is on Thursday, May 24. Last year our ‘Bring A Pound Day’ for the charity raised an astonishing £7,000 for the Tameside Macmillan Unit in just one day in February last year, thanks to your amazing generosity. Local groups, organisations, schools and […]
4th May There was no change and yet big changes in this year’s Tameside Council Local Elections. The number of councillors for the Labour and Conservative parties remains exactly the same – with Labour winning 17 of the contested 19 seats and the Tories two – representing no change whatsoever. But two wards switched allegiance, with Labour […]
3rd May Don’t forget to vote! Tameside and Oldham residents go to the polls today (Thursday) to elect a raft of councillors with polling stations open across the region until 10pm tonight. In Tameside 19 councillors will be elected across the borough’s 19 wards. In all, 69 candidates are standing – 19 Labour, 19 Conservative, 17 Greens, […]
3rd Mar Tameside walker’s miraculous escape after coming into contact with live 11,000 volt cable   The North West’s power network operator, Electricity North West, has issued an urgent safety warning after a Tameside walker cheated death when he came into contact with a live 11,000 volt power line. The power network for the region has been […]
3rd Mar The number of road closures across the region has been dramatically reduced following the storms. The ‘Beast from the East’ combined with Storm Emma brought travel chaos to the region, with the heavy snowfall even closing the M62, leaving motorists stranded. While Storm Emma brought gusts gauged at more than 90mph, which combined with the […]
2nd Mar Police re-issue earlier appeal to only travel if essential as M62 remains closed Greater Manchester Police say the military has been deployed to help in the rescue of motorists stranded on the M62. The M62 is closed from junction 20 (Rochdale) to junction 24 (Huddersfield). A Yellow weather warning for the strong winds has been […]