16th Jan A local businessman has vowed not to let the thieves who ransacked one of his Ashton businesses for the third time get the better of him. It wasn’t a happy start to the New Year for Gareth Hardy after he discovered thieves had smashed their way into Go Hard Kitchen on the night of New […]
16th Jan A new Wilko store is set to open its doors for the first time in Denton next week. The value home and garden retailers recently signed a lease for a new store at the Crown Point North Retail Park which is due to open next Wednesday (January 25). The new 11,500 sq. ft store will […]
16th Jan Having been an Official Partner in 2015 and 2016, New Charter Homes will again be giving the Tour of Tameside its seal of approval for the 2017 and 2018 editions. Tony Powell, Deputy Chief Executive of New Charter said: “The Tour of Tameside is a great sporting event that carries a lot of tradition and […]
15th Jan An estimated 200 people braved driving rain this morning to make their voices heard about plans to build on green belt land in Tameside. Residents from the Stalybridge South constituency and across the borough joined forces for the demonstration to show their opposition to proposals outlined in the Greater Manchester Spatial Framework. A smaller number […]
13th Jan A community interest company has been set up with the intention of revamping Ashton’s old Majestic cinema. Tameside Live Society was created by Matt Gough, a Dukinfield resident who moved to the borough three years ago. Matt, a professional designer, has big plans for the currently derelict building. “When I moved here I saw this […]
13th Jan A Tameside mental health charity is calling on thieves who stole a pair of signed David Beckham boots to return them. The Anthony Seddon Fund was planning to auction off the boots, which Beckham wore in his last game for Manchester United back in 2003. However, last Saturday morning, the boots were stolen from a […]
13th Jan Leading author Tom McLaughlin dropped in at two Tameside schools to give pupils an insight into the life of a writer and an illustrator. The author, who has written titles including Accidental Prime Minister, The Story Machine and The Diabolical Mr Tiddles, spoke openly about how he has overcome dyslexia to become a published author, […]
13th Jan A caring charity roared off with much needed funds, thanks to the fund-raising efforts of a motorbike club. SSAFA Tameside was overwhelmed and delighted when The BMPS British Motorcycle Preservation Society charity handed over £1,438.78. The presentation was made in the Sycamore pub in Ashton. The cheque was presented to SSAFA Tameside representatives Christina Howard […]
13th Jan Tameside cubs across Denton, Ashton and Droylsden have been celebrating their centenary. Cub Scouting was started in December 1916 by Lord Baden Powell. Having first established the Scouts in 1907 he found that younger boys wanted to join and the cub scouts for eight to 10-year-old boys was set up as a result. Cubs from […]
13th Jan Volunteer lock-keepers are needed in Ashton, Saddleworth and Marple. The Canal and River Trust charity is making the New Year call for help across the canal network in Greater Manchester and the Peak District. Lock-keepers have been part of canal life for hundreds of years and volunteer lock-keepers play a crucial role in keeping the […]