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20th Feb Former Ashton United striker Martin Pilkington is relishing the prospect of returning to action following a three-year ban from the game. In 2016, Pilkington was banned from all football-related activity for four years after being charged by the Football Association for breaching betting regulations during the 2014/15 season. It’s alleged that Pilkington, who scored 70 […]
20th Feb The parents of Taylor Schofield have issued a touching tribute to their late son saying that he will “always be in our hearts” and their “life will never be the same without him”. Michael Robinson, 31, pleaded guilty to causing death by dangerous driving at Manchester Crown Court and was sentenced to 6 years and 8 months […]
20th Feb Plans for a new apartment block in Stalybridge have been given the go ahead despite councillors’ concerns that there is no parking included. By local democracy reporter, Charlotte Green Tameside’s planning committee approved proposals to construct up to 14 flats on amenity ground off Grosvenor Street in the town. The land is currently fenced off, […]
20th Feb A councillor has praised the ‘excellent’ emergency NHS care he received after being struck down with appendicitis. By local democracy reporter Charlotte Green. Tameside cabinet member Oliver Ryan, who represents Audenshaw, needed emergency surgery at Tameside Hospital to remove his appendix. He had been suffering from severe pain and went to A&E immediately after a […]
20th Feb National League North Ashton United 3-4 AFC Telford Utd Ashton twice came from two goals down at Hurst Cross before eventually succumbing to play-off chasing Telford in a seven goal thriller. With leading scorer Matty Chadwick departed the hosts gave a debut to Connor Dimaio and welcomed Craig Hobson back into the attack but it […]
19th Feb Ashton United striker Matt Chadwick has left the club ahead of tonight’s fixture in the National League North against AFC Telford Utd. Chadwick became a fans’ favourite at Hurst Cross during his long association with the club. He played an instrumental part in the Robins’ success in recent years – most notably helping the Robins […]
19th Feb A 15-year-old boy has been arrested after two boys were hit by a car in Denton at the weekend. Just before 1.55pm on Saturday February 16th, police were called to Windmill Lane to reports that a blue Volkswagen Sharan had run over two pedestrians. Officers found two teenagers, aged 13 and 17, who were taken […]
19th Feb Ashton United continue their bid against the drop on Tuesday with a home clash against AFC Telford Utd in the National League North. Jody Banim’s side enter the game having been held to a 0-0 draw by Hereford at Hurst Cross on Saturday – a result Banim felt ‘was no good’ in terms of his […]
19th Feb Mossley have confirmed that Striker Dylan Fitzgerald (17) has been promoted to the first team squad. Dylan, from Greenfield, is in the Lilywhites’ academy programme and has scored 17 goals in just 16 appearances for the academy and U21 sides. Dave Wild and Terry Hincks’ side will be hoping to boost their Evo-Stik West play-off […]
19th Feb Evo-Stik West Mossley 1-0 Skelmersdale United Mossley made hard work of beating bottom markers Skelmersdale United at Seel Park on Saturday by the only goal of the game. The line up saw Gary Gee and Raul Correia make their first starts since signing while youngsters Abdul Kadiri Asamoah and Jes Uchegbulam were named on the […]