From the Mossley & Saddleworth Archives
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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 […]
14th Dec By Lisa Burns  Three sisters got into the festive spirit by taking part in Christmas fund-raisers for charity. Leah, Charlotte and Lydia Williams, from Ashton, decided to help out Tameside, Oldham and Glossop Mind by holding a Christmas stall at the recent Mossley Town Team Christmas Market in the George Lawton Hall. They also braved […]
1st Dec HYDE ROTARY The Rotary Club of Hyde Christmas Sleigh and Father Christmas have set off on their tour of the various districts in Hyde and will be touring the area until December 23. Father Christmas we will be visiting various locations, supermarkets and superstores in the run-up to the festive celebrations. Helped by the Rotary […]
25th Nov Hundreds have been braving the cold this evening to bring the huge carnival inspired Mossley lantern parade to life. Building on the success of last year’s nocturnal cavalcade, Mossley Light Festival has returned to warm the hearts of all those taking part and watching. This year’s theme is ‘A Tale of Two Giants’ and tells the story of the […]
25th Nov Tameside Christmas Markets are off to a flying start following their official launch yesterday with the Civic Mayor of Tameside Cllr Joyce Bowerman joining Father Christmas to help get the markets underway. Free rides on the helter skelter are just one of the many festive thrills in store following the opening of the markets this […]
25th Nov The Tameside Christmas Toy Appeal officially launched today at the Tameside Christmas Markets in Ashton – with Father Christmas himself arriving to help out. The launch was aired live earlier today on Tameside Radio. Local businesses have once again pledged their support kindly acting as drop off points for the collection of new toys especially […]
23rd Nov Tameside Christmas Toy Appeal will be officially launched at the Tameside Christmas Market in Ashton this Saturday – and everyone is welcome. Tameside Radio will be reporting live from the launch as we join forces with Tameside 4 Good, Tameside Rotary and Tameside Council to collect as many new toys as possible for children in […]