From the Mossley & Saddleworth Archives
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1st Jul Visitors can turn back time when  a Vintage Weekend is staged in Dobcross on Saturday, July 25 and Sunday 26. The annual event, organised by the Dobcross Village Community, offers two days of activities and fun to raise funds to support village initiatives. On Saturday, the Elderberries will hold a coffee morning in Dobcross Church […]
24th Jun   Emmaus Mossley is to host a special event allowing customers to bag collectables and rare vintage wares that often don’t make it to the shop-floor. The ‘Hats Off to Emmaus’ event aims to celebrate all things Emmaus Mossley and will take place at their second hand superstore on Queen Street and will take place […]
11th Jun Anderton Opticians in Mossley are promoting the importance of regular check-ups for National Glaucoma Awareness Week from 6th-12th June. Glaucoma is the name given to a group of eye conditions where the main nerve becomes damaged, usually as a result of increased pressure in the eye. This can lead to misty and patchy vision and […]
3rd Jun The Alex Williams All Stars came out victorious for the first time since the annual charity football match began three years ago. The match, which saw the All Stars take on the Manchester City Old Boys at Mossley’s Seel Park, ended 7-5 and has so far raised almost £1,500 for the Believe and Achieve Trust. […]
3rd Jun Two lifelong friends attended the Queen’s first Garden Party of 2015 after being recognised for the community work they do in Mossley. Irene Raddings and Marie Milne were delighted to be invited to London as the Queen threw open the doors of Buckingham Palace for the first of this summer’s garden parties. Thousands of guests poured into […]
3rd Jun Thousands braved wet and windy weather as this year’s Whit Friday Brass Band contest struck up another winning tune in Tameside –  and a record breaker. For while the annual tradition regularly attracts bands from across the country and Europe, it is believed to be the very first time a band from Australia has taken […]
11th Apr A new group is continuing to appeal to young members of the community who want to bring the rhythms of Africa, Brazil and the Caribbean to Tameside. The Vale Music Ensemble is a brand new music-making venture for 11 to 18-year-olds, featuring steel pans and Afro-Brazilian percussion alongside guitar, bass and drums. Vocalists, brass and […]
26th Mar At long last, more than six months in fact, our reporter Max Wieland has decided to shave off his beard for charity. It comes after the Mayor of Tameside managed to persuade him to chop off his luscious ginger locks. All the money raised from the shave-off will help the following charities: Tameside4Good, The  Believe […]
13th Mar Mossley are celebrating after scooping the Evo-Stik First Division North Club of the Month for February. The award was presented to the Lilywhites before the 1-0 defeat against Bamber Bridge on Tuesday night (3rd) Since the 26th December, a string of impressive results have transpired, which has seen the club go 12 games unbeaten. January […]
11th Feb Tameside Council Deputy Leader John Taylor says his Facebook account was hacked after messages he allegedly made to a Mossley group came under fire. Mossley campaigners have called for an investigation after comments allegedly made by the councillor were placed on the Save Mossley Market Ground Facebook page. The group was formed after it was […]