16th Jul Tameside’s primary school’s are on the up after improving their KS2 results. Provisional results for 2018 show that almost two thirds of KS2 students achieved the expected standard in read writing and maths. 63% achieved what is expected of children their age, a 3% increase on last year. Nationally, the average is 64%. Tameside Council […]
16th Jul A Tameside Council worker has been recognised for going above and beyond to improve the health and wellbeing of others. Alex Milhench was shortlisted as Apprentice of the Year in the Greater Manchester Health and Care Champions Awards which took place last week. Although she didn’t win, she was highly commended as one of the […]
16th Jul Businesses are running out of time to enter this year’s prestigious Pride of Tameside Business Awards – so act now! The Pride of Tameside Business Awards celebrate the outstanding work of businesses from different sectors and inspirational individuals from across the region. The awards are free to enter and will feature categories for businesses across […]
13th Jul Greater Manchester Fire Service is now able to scale back its resources at the moorland fires. After three weeks of fire fighting, the hard work of fire crews, the military, mountain rescue and many other partner organisations has finally paid, along with the much-needed recent spell of rain, means the operations at Tameside, Bolton and […]
12th Jul Denton & Reddish MP Andrew Gwynne has raised concerns over the Government’s plan to deal with the visit of US President Donald Trump. The criticism comes after the Home Office and Greater Manchester Police confirmed that the force are committing 250 officers to help with increased security over the weekend. Large protests are expected across […]
12th Jul Students at two schools dressed the part as they celebrated their Prom nights in style. The classes of 2018 said a fond farewell at both Longdendale High School and Rayner Stephens High School – both part of the Aspire Plus Educational Trust. Students celebrated their Prom events on successive evenings. The days started with an […]
12th Jul ‘Sharing The Story; Make Do And Mend’ is a new piece of professional community theatre penned by Hayfield-based author Jayne Marshall. The play was inspired by her mother, who has found it increasingly difficult to get out and about over the last few years, and Jayne’s desire to bring professional theatre into the community to […]
11th Jul Three Tameside children’s homes, which look after some of the borough’s most vulnerable young people in care, have been rated as “outstanding” by Ofsted. The children’s homes – two of which are in Dukinfield and one in Ashton – have been recognised for providing exceptional care. The outstanding rating is reflective of the “highly effective services […]
11th Jul Hyde United academy product, Big Khamsuk, has moved to Thailand to pursue a career in the professional game. The midfielder, who became a hit with the Ewen Fields faithful, has signed terms with True Bangkok United. Big was initially discovered by the club at the age of 13 and subsequently joined the academy, where he […]
10th Jul Students and staff from Tameside College have pitched in to help a little girl from Denton walk unaided. The ‘Lottie’s Little Legs’ campaign was started to raise money to send three-year-old Lottie Simpson to America for a Selective Dorsal Rhizotomy. The operation would reduce the spasticity of the muscles in Lottie’s legs, which are tight […]