From the Mossley & Saddleworth Archives
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14th Feb What better way to celebrate St Valentine’s Day today than by pledging to raise £100 for what is possibly the best-loved charity in Tameside and Glossop – Willow Wood Hospice? The hospice is asking you to share your love with them, and to raise at least £100 over the next 12 months.  You can do […]
12th Feb MAIN PICTURE: Tameside Council Chief Executive Steven Pleasant will be taking part in this year’s Fred Whitton cycling sportive (above) to raise funds in memory of former Tameside Council leader Cllr Kieran Quinn.   Tameside Council Chief Executive Steven Pleasant, MBE, has entered a gruelling cycling challenge to raise funds in memory of former borough […]
11th Feb Tameside Highways gritting team say they will be operating around the clock throughout the night with snow ploughs and gritters clearing routes for Monday morning’s rush hour. Heavy snow showers swept in from early evening across the whole of Greater Manchester with heavier accumulations across the region, especially on higher ground. The Tameside gritting team […]
11th Feb Don’t be a bystander to hatred and prejudice is the call to residents across Greater Manchester as part of this year’s Hate Crime Awareness Week. Every person across the region is being urged to sign the Greater Manchester Promise to never stand by if they see someone being abused or attacked because of who they […]
3rd Feb The very first Mayor of Greater Manchester’s Question Time for Tameside was aired live on Tameside Radio 103.6FM and proved to be a sometimes heated and passionate debate. Staged at Guardsman Tony Downes House in Droylsden, it was the best attended Question Time yet with some 140 people at the event and the questions soon started to come […]
22nd Jan Individuals and groups with ideas to help benefit Mossley are being invited to present them at the fourth Mossley SOUP community crowdfunding dinner. Mossley SOUP is now appealing to local community groups, voluntary organisations, artists and individuals with a project idea they want to get off the ground. The project can be anything; youth, sport, […]
21st Jan The funeral service for Tameside Council executive leader Cllr Kieran Quinn will be held at St Ann’s Church, Burlington Street, Ashton, at 10am this morning (Monday). Cllr Quinn sadly passed away on Christmas Day at Tameside Hospital at the age of 57 after suffering a heart attack. He was taken ill while out delivering Christmas […]
18th Jan A group of Mossley artists and musicians are heading to Gambia on a cultural exchange. The team of 39 will join the organising committee of the Kartong Festival – an arts and cultural event that has run in the small Gambian southern coastal village since 2004. It will take place between Friday 2 and Sunday […]
29th Dec An Oldham councillor, who was born in Mossley and represents Saddleworth South, has been made an OBE (Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire) in the Queen’s New Year Honours List. Councillor John Hudson has served the local community in a wide range of capacities for more than 40 years and he […]
24th Dec It was an emotional occasion as Cancer Warriors held their end of year awards event and Christmas party last night. At a packed Wharf Tavern in Stalybridge the group remembered past friends and colleagues who have sadly lost their lives to cancer, making family times like Christmas especially challenging. But members came together to remember […]