From the Longdendale Archives
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30th Dec Police are investigating after the death of a man who was found collapsed with serious injuries on a busy road in Mottram on Saturday morning.  Emergency services were called to Roe Cross Road at around 6am on Saturday (December 30) following reports of a seriously injured man in the road. He was pronounced dead and […]
24th Dec It was an emotional occasion as Cancer Warriors held their end of year awards event and Christmas party last night. At a packed Wharf Tavern in Stalybridge the group remembered past friends and colleagues who have sadly lost their lives to cancer, making family times like Christmas especially challenging. But members came together to remember […]
15th Dec The traffic nightmare for residents of Hollingworth and Tintwistle could soon be over after a report published by Transport for North today proposed a trans-Pennine tunnel road. A proposal by Stalybridge & Hyde MP Jonathan Reynolds for a 20 mile tunnel was deemed too expensive, but a tunnel ‘several miles long’ will be built, although […]
14th Dec A fundraising ‘first’ has raised a fantastic £1,800 for the male cancer charity Orchid. The event, held at Mottram Cricket Club, proved a magnificent success and organisers Christine Deeley and Margaret Smith say they want to thank everyone involved. Christine said: “It was such a fabulous turn-out – we were overwhelmed by people’s generosity and […]
11th Dec A revolutionary scheme to take trucks packed with freight off local roads and onto trains going under the Pennines is being proposed by a former engineer. Julian Newton, CEO of the Grand Northern Group Ltd, says the move would remove 150,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide a year from the atmosphere. He says it would also […]
25th Nov Tameside Christmas Markets are off to a flying start following their official launch yesterday with the Civic Mayor of Tameside Cllr Joyce Bowerman joining Father Christmas to help get the markets underway. Free rides on the helter skelter are just one of the many festive thrills in store following the opening of the markets this […]
25th Nov The Tameside Christmas Toy Appeal officially launched today at the Tameside Christmas Markets in Ashton – with Father Christmas himself arriving to help out. The launch was aired live earlier today on Tameside Radio. Local businesses have once again pledged their support kindly acting as drop off points for the collection of new toys especially […]
23rd Nov Tameside Christmas Toy Appeal will be officially launched at the Tameside Christmas Market in Ashton this Saturday – and everyone is welcome. Tameside Radio will be reporting live from the launch as we join forces with Tameside 4 Good, Tameside Rotary and Tameside Council to collect as many new toys as possible for children in […]
23rd Nov A fundraising event close to the heart of its organisers will be raising awareness around male cancers this weekend. The event is being held at Mottram Cricket Club for Orchid, the UK’s leading charity on male cancer awareness. It will take place from 12pm until 4pm on Saturday (November 25), with all funds raised on […]
13th Nov Gordon Dixon is building quite a collection of birthday greetings from the Queen – and another was popped through the letter box of his Mottram home last week. Born and brought up in Mossley, Gordon was 102 years old on Tuesday. “My grand-daughter threw a party,” he said. “I really enjoyed it.” Gordon has lived […]