23rd Jun Police are appealing for the public’s help to trace the next-of-kin of a man from Denton. 85-year-old Ronald Fender died at his home on Sunday June 18th. It is believed he may have a brother in London. There are no suspicious circumstances surrounding his death. Anyone with information is asked to contact the Stockport Police […]
21st Jun           Mudassar Raja the taxi driver accused of three counts of sexual assault, including one of rape has been found ‘Not Guilty’ of all the charges against him at Minshull Street Crown Court. The jury of seven women and five men returned a unanimous verdict at 15 54 pm (21/6/2017) after […]
20th Jun A cordon is still in place in Hyde after guns, ammunition and an explosive device was found in a house on Newton Hall Road. Police officers from Tameside raided the property last night after they received intelligence from partner agencies and arrested two men, aged 28 and 58, on suspicion of possession of a firearm. […]
19th Jun Two Ashton women, who pleaded guilty to the attempted murder of a 78-year-old man in his own home, wept as they were jailed for 13 and-a-half years today. Megan Stafford, 28, of Dean Street, and Amy Squires, 27, of Coronation Road, attacked the pensioner in his Ashton home last October as they raided his property. The […]
19th Jun Scouting groups across the globe are helping to raise thousands of pounds for those affected by the Manchester terror attack. Just as the Manchester bee tattoos took off, a newly launched bee badge is now taking the scouting community by storm as the ideal way to show solidarity with all those affected by the atrocity. […]
16th Jun   Minshull Street Crown Court heard defence counsel Mr Banty Batra continue to cross examine the complainant who alleges she was raped by a taxi driver in Stalybridge on New Years Day 2016. Mr Batra asked the young woman about the time line of when and what she told people about the alleged incident in the […]
15th Jun A Droylsden primary school have been getting arty to remember those affected by the recent Manchester terror attack. Pupils from Fairfield Road Primary have just finished a whole school art week and created their own floral tribute in remembrance of the horrific events which took place in the city last month. The children have produced […]
15th Jun Runner Paul Burns has raised over £1000 for a Tameside charity by running from Liverpool to Manchester, and back again, all in one go. Fifty-year-old Paul has run marathons and other ‘ultra-runs’ before and he decided taking part in the ‘L2M Ultra Marathon Double’ was a logical progression. The gruelling endurance race is 100 miles […]
15th Jun People are being encouraged to look out for signs of adult abuse to help protect older members of the community. Over the last 12 months, the Tameside Adult Safeguarding Partnership Board (TASPB) has been alerted to 957 safeguarding adult concerns of adult abuse. However, it is thought many more people could be suffering as domestic […]
15th Jun   The trial of Dukinfield man Mudassar Raja, accused of three counts of sexual assault involving an 18 year-old girl in Stalybridge on New Years Day, 2016, continued. On Tuesday the court heard evidence from the former taxi driver’s alleged victim throughout the day’s proceedings. The jury of seven women and five men were shown a DVD […]