From the Mossley & Saddleworth Archives
8th Jun For most people, spending 30 years with their local Mountain Rescue Team is no stroll in the park. But for one Mossley man, it’s just like playing golf! That’s why he has been recognised in this year’s Queen’s Birthday Honours List. 51-year-old Mick Nield has been awarded an MBE for services to Mountain Rescue and […]
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 […]
8th May In the second instalment of our new monthly column, the Environment Agency’s Area Director for Greater Manchester, Merseyside and Cheshire, Lee Rawlinson, takes a closer look at the environment. This month, Lee talks about turning the tide after last year’s floods. As I write this month’s column, spring is in the air. It is hard […]
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, […]
20th Apr Three firefighters suffered minor burns as they battled moorland fires at Dovestone Reservoir yesterday. Jon Aspinall, GMFRS’ Area Manager for Oldham, Bury and Rochdale, said: “Three firefighters suffered very minor burns after fighting a complex fire in very challenging circumstances. “They were treated by colleagues at the scene and did not require any further treatment. […]