14th Aug A former Tameside Councillor who campaigned on road safety has escaped a prison sentence after ploughing into a family of four whilst nearly twice over the drink drive limit. David Buckley, 69, crashed into Dianne and Lee Oliver and their two children in a head on collision after driving on the wrong side of the […]
14th Aug A barn owl that went missing from an aviary in Denton late on Saturday night has been found over 24 hours later. ‘Jessy’ escaped from the aviary at 11 o’clock on Saturday night (12th August) and her owners put out a frantic appeal to help find her. Thankfully, that appeal paid off as Tameside Reporter […]
14th Aug A Hyde shopping centre store is preparing to unveil an exciting new look. Clothing retailer Bonmarché is set to receive a makeover of its own – just in time for the new season. The high street shop will close on Saturday (August 19) for six days of refurbishment, which will see the 2,207 sq ft […]
13th Aug A barn owl has gone missing from an aviary at a home in Denton and her owners are offering a ‘large reward’ for her safe return. ‘Jessy’ escaped from at 11 o’clock on Saturday night (12th August) and was last seen near Crown Point North at around 2am this morning (13th August), flying off towards […]
12th Aug   The recent and ongoing problems of Carillion, the construction and maintenance support firm has surely exercised a few minds at Tameside Council. The company’s share price tumbled sharply three weeks ago and despite winning a government contract on the rail project HS2,they continue to struggle with refinancing. Consequently the survival of the Wolverhampton based […]
10th Aug A national charity that aims to tackle isolation and loneliness in older people is inviting Tameside residents to monthly tea parties. Contact the Elderly has over 630 groups in England, Scotland and Wales and their Tameside group has space for new guests to enjoy a few hours of tea and chat. The tea parties, which […]
9th Aug Tameside Hospital is urging staff and visitors to dig deep during the summer holidays to stop children going hungry. The anti-poverty charity The Trussell Trust has warned that food banks across the country are dangerously low on supplies as families struggle to get by. Around one million children usually receive free school meals but are […]
9th Aug Extensive searches are still ongoing for a Droylsden grandfather who went missing two weeks ago. 74-year-old Geoffrey Ralph was last seen at around 2pm on Monday 24th July, close to his home on Arbroath Street. Since he went missing, officers have carried out extensive enquiries which has included searching Geoffrey’s favourite walking spots; Hartshead Pike, […]
8th Aug A man from Ashton is one of eleven people to be found guilty for their involvement in the murder of Abdul Hafidah in Moss Side last year. 20-year-old Durrell Goodall, of Kings Road, was found guilty of murder after a trial at Preston Crown Court today. In total, eleven people have been convicted; seven for […]
7th Aug Fire crews were called to deal with a deliberate house fire in Droylsden last weekend.  Three crews from Philips Park, Ashton-Under-Lyne and Gorton attended the house in Edge Lane in the early hours of Sunday morning (August 6). On arrival, at around 12:45am, a fence and a wheelie bin had been set alight and the […]