From the Mossley & Saddleworth Archives
13th Sep The old saying goes “write what you know” – and one local author is doing just that. Although he was not brought up with so much of the drama that goes on in his works, Stalybridge-native Barry Sullivan has reimagined historical Tameside in his newest book. Barry, who now lives in Mossley, has just released […]
23rd Aug The staff and governors of Mossley Hollins High School  have congratulated Year 11 students (The Class of 2018) on their successful performance in this year’s GCSE examinations. Students’ recorded top performances in the core subjects of English, mathematics and science, which will set them up for bright futures into further education, university and high quality […]
13th Aug After a difficult year so far, there was an air of celebration at Oldham Mountain Rescue Team’s headquarters last week, when not one but two awards were presented. The team have already done over 50 jobs, which is unprecedented for this time of year. Within that, they helped with two major incidents; the Beast from […]
30th Jul Greater Manchester Police have released CCTV footage of three men they want to speak to in connection with a spate of thefts and attempted thefts from vans in Tameside. Officers are investigating after a dozen vans were damaged and items stolen from them in a series of incidents across the borough in May. The majority […]
16th Jul Businesses are running out of time to enter this year’s prestigious Pride of Tameside Business Awards – so act now! The Pride of Tameside Business Awards celebrate the outstanding work of businesses from different sectors and inspirational individuals from across the region. The awards are free to enter and will feature categories for businesses across […]
12th Jul ‘Sharing The Story; Make Do And Mend’ is a new piece of professional community theatre penned by Hayfield-based author Jayne Marshall. The play was inspired by her mother, who has found it increasingly difficult to get out and about over the last few years, and Jayne’s desire to bring professional theatre into the community to […]
9th Jul A full scale police investigation has been launched in the aftermath of a fire at a community’s iconic graveyard. Flames  tore through St Chads graveyard on Saturday night, after a farmer spotted  smoke rising from the site at the Church Road-Gellfield Lane, Uppermill. Last month a fire which started in the 18th century graveyard was […]
29th Jun Around 160 firefighters are still battling the blaze on the moorlands in Tameside – five days after it began – with advice to the public to please stay away from the area this weekend. And with the added pressure on the fire service fighting the fires, GMFRS is asking people to take extra care themselves […]
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 […]