From the Mossley & Saddleworth Archives
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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 […]
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 […]