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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 […]
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 […]