23rd Feb The region’s power network operator, Electricity North West, is investing more than £3m to upgrade the power network in Stalybridge, Buxton, Glossop and the High Peak areas. The project, which has already started, will upgrade 7.4km of underground oil-filled power cables, with new environmentally friendly electricity cables. Most of the power network was installed in […]
23rd Feb Ashton-under-Lyne Operatic Society is bringing Sister Act to the Oldham Coliseum from next week. The show opens on Wednesday, February 28 and runs for one week until March 3. The story tells the tale of disco diva Deloris Van Cartier (Catherine Cooper) who witnesses her gangster boyfriend Curtis Shank (Martin Kelly) commit a murder. Upon […]
22nd Feb The Rev Roger Farnworth has become the new Borough Dean of Ashton. A special licensing service was held at Ashton Parish Church recently where guests included the Civic Mayor of Tameside Cllr Joyce Bowerman and her consort, husband Fred. The Rev Farnworth is Team Rector of the Parish of the Good Shepherd in Ashton. Borough […]
21st Feb Tameside enjoyed an incredibly successful night at the Greater Manchester Business Awards, as no less than four of the borough’s businesses took home a prize. The glamorous event, held at the Radisson Blu Edwardian Manchester Hotel on February 9th, saw the best of the businesses within the ten boroughs come together to celebrate the fantastic […]
20th Feb A lasting memorial to the victims of the Manchester Arena terror attack is being created in Hyde Park. Plans were unveiled back in September for a flowerbed in the shape a worker bee, the icon of Manchester that became a symbol of strength following the attack. Now, the tribute is being created and a plaque […]
20th Feb A teenager from Audenshaw has joined an exclusive group of British actors after the film he starred in won a BAFTA. Dylan Naden, 13, played the lead character, Little Paul, in the short film ‘Cowboy Dave’. The story revolves around a semi-autobiographical event in the directors childhood whereby he met Dave Rowbotham, the former guitarist […]
18th Feb Standing ovations for world premiere of award-winning play at The Royal Exchange THE ALMIGHTY SOMETIMES REVIEW by DENISE EVANS POWERFUL: Julie Hesmondhalgh and Norah Lopez Holden in The Almighty Sometimes which tackles the issues of mental health head on.   Julie Hesmondhalgh is appearing at The Royal Exchange Theatre in the World Premiere The Almighty Sometimes until […]
18th Feb Police launch appeal for dashcam footage    A teenager is in hospital in a critical condition after suffering serious injuries following a collision between a car and motorcycle last night (Saturday). The collision happened at 8.05pm on Ladbrooke Road near the junction with Union Road in Ashton. Police say a silver Ford KA travelling along […]
17th Feb Stalybridge Motorcycle Club will be back at Dukinfield Town Hall on Saturday, March 3, for their annual charity ‘rock nite’. The nite will be raising money for The Christie hospital. The night will feature performances by bands Riff Raff and Rock Doctors. There will also be a raffle and prizes. The event is being staged […]
16th Feb Greater Manchester Fire Service is warning of the dangers of chip pans after an emergency call out to at a house in Droylsen on Thursday. Two people were treated for smoke inhalation at the scene following the incident. Fire engines from Philips Park, Gorton, and Ashton had been called to a property fire on Gorseyfields […]