From the Mossley & Saddleworth Archives
15th Jul Tameside and Glossop Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust held its Everyone Matters Awards 2017 at the Village Hotel in Ashton tonight. The awards event recognises the hard work and dedication of health care professionals who have all gone above and beyond to deliver the best health care to the community in the area. More than […]
13th Jul Rescue teams from Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service went into action just after 7pm yesterday evening (Wednesday 12/7/17  at Dovestones Reservoir to rescue a young man who had reportedly fallen off a dam overflow wall. On arrival at the scene, crews from Oldham in two fire engines and a Technical Response Unit and Major […]
27th Jun Local residents, both young and old, took a trip down memory lane on Saturday, aboard a famous old bus. A genuine SHMD (Stalybridge, Hyde, Mossley and Dukinfield) green bus arrived at Dukinfield Town Hall to take passengers on a ride around the town. The number 76, a 1956 Daimler, belongs to David Jones, who grew […]
27th Jun Hardworking volunteers for the Emmaus charity in Mossley have taken a brief and well earned break to enjoy a nice ‘cuppa’ and an official “Thank you” for their contribution to the charity. A special event was organised by the homeless charity’s directors who treated them to a Volunteers Afternoon Tea event. The volunteers were also […]
22nd Jun The new £2m state-of-the-art Tameside’s Macmillan Unit has been officially opened at Tameside Hospital today, Thursday June 22nd. Health chiefs, civic dignitaries, local MPs, Macmillan fundraisers and supporters of the Tameside Macmillan Unit Appeal plus other invited guests attended a special plaque unveiling ceremony. They heard speeches of thanks and praise for the huge community and […]
12th Jun Police have discovered a huge cannabis farm worth around £40,000 after raiding a factory in Saddleworth. Officers posted a video of the cannabis farm on their Facebook page of what they stumbled upon at the industrial unit in Diggle in the early hours of Sunday morning. Police found hundreds of mature cannabis plants (pictured above) in […]
9th Jun All three of Labour’s Tameside MPs were celebrating this morning (Friday) as they retained their seats with increased majorities in a dramatic political night in the General Election. Theresa May’s call for a ‘strong and stable’ leadership to guide the country through the Brexit negotiations spectacularly backfired in a miscalculation of enormous political proportions that will surely […]
8th Jun An inquest in to the death of Craig Wilcox whose body was discovered in Dovestones reservoir  in 2014, has returned an open verdict leaving Craig’s parents and the police with still unanswered questions. The hearing at Heywood Coroner’s Court was told by Craig’s mum Carolyn, that her son made a short phone call to an unknown […]
8th Jun Thousands of people across Tameside are expected to turn out at polling stations throughout the borough today (Thursday) to vote in the General Election. Eligible voters will be able to choose from several candidates to elect their Member of Parliament for Ashton, Denton and Reddish, and Stalybridge and Hyde respectively. Labour’s Angela Rayner, who was […]
6th Jun Bus services to Tameside Hospital and many local school buses will be affected if a planned two-day strike by First bus drivers goes ahead as planned next week. Around 850 drivers, based at First’s Oldham and Manchester depots, are set for a walk-out on June 12th and 13th in a dispute over pay. As a […]