From the Mossley & Saddleworth Archives
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10th Feb ‘I really don’t know where I’d be right now without netball’ explained Rebecca Smith, who spared some time out of her busy schedule to offer me an insight into the sport that captured her heart at seven years old. 15 years have passed by since Rebecca first sampled the taste of what Netball has to […]
5th Jan Since Peter Band joined Mossley in January 2012, his side have competed in the Evo-Stik First Division North and enjoyed some much needed cup glory. Band joined Steve Halford three years ago as a player-assistant manager and endured a fantastic second half to the Lilywhites season. The Seel Park outfit competed at the top end […]
2nd Jan Paul McKechnie might be an avid Manchester United fan, but there’s only one club that truly pulls at his heartstrings. Having taking a break from coaching Mossley Juniors in 2012, Paul returned to save the club a year later and has found his efforts rewarded ever since. The 45 year old father of three prides […]
19th Dec   Detectives investigating a robbery in Mossley have released the efit of the suspect. It happened at about 4.45pm on Wednesday 3 December, when a woman went to a cash machine at The Post Office on Manchester Road and withdrew £200. She crossed the road and while in the middle of the road a man […]
15th Nov Mossley Football Club will never be short of support thanks to one devoted family. The Evo-Stik outfit, which compete in the first division North, were blessed with a fresh face last month prior to their eagerly awaited derby day clash against Droylsden. And it’s all because Harper Norgate, who is the great granddaughter of 82 […]
2nd Oct Community activists have less than six months to save Mossley Market Ground after it was listed as a community asset by Tameside Council. Some protesters from the Save Our Community Space (SOCS) group had at first feared that the ground had been put up for sale. However, the Deputy Leader of Tameside Council John Taylor […]
23rd Sep The Mossley Scarecrow Festival returned at the weekend with the whole town turning up to show their support – with the overall winner a bridge too far! This year saw the competition open up to Mossleychurches, schools and local businesses, with the theme of thecontest focusing on ‘Musicals.’ Coming out on top in the Business […]
21st Aug Students are celebrating across Tameside and Glossopdale as GCSE results were revealed today. It’s after the national average of A* to C grades increased by nearly one per cent despite this year marking the first time students had sat exams since the Governments controversial GCSE reforms. In Tameside the biggest focus came early this morning […]
20th Aug World War One hero Ernest Sykes was remembered at a unique and special ceremony last week.   A plaque was unveiled in memory of the railway man who was awarded the Victoria Cross for his bravery in action in 1917. A sizeable crowd gathered at Mossley train station last Monday (11) morning to commemorate the hero. […]
7th Aug Communities across Tameside joined together on Monday evening in an act of remembrance to mark the very hour war was declared between Great Britain and Germany exactly 100 years ago. While many paid their respects in their own way, lighting a candle at home, others joined services which took place throughout the borough. – Reports […]