12th Dec Two students from Tameside College have visited St George’s Park National Football Centre to receive specialist training from the English College’s Football Association (ECFA). Paige Fenton and Mohamadou Diao received training for their new roles as football activators, including how to engage new participants in football, the importance of physical activity and how to market […]
12th Dec Help and advice on local services will be available to residents across the borough at the click of a button over the Christmas period. Tameside Council’s website can be accessed 24 hours a day, seven days a week, for council services and information. Customer services centres, libraries and the call centre will close on Friday, […]
11th Dec Hyde Unitarian Chapel will be getting into the festive spirit this weekend and you can join them. The Gee Cross church are holding a Christmas tree festival, with around 20 local organisations presenting and decorating trees. It’s open on Friday from 1pm to 5pm, Saturday from 10am to 4pm and Sunday from 10am to 12pm. […]
11th Dec A revolutionary scheme to take trucks packed with freight off local roads and onto trains going under the Pennines is being proposed by a former engineer. Julian Newton, CEO of the Grand Northern Group Ltd, says the move would remove 150,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide a year from the atmosphere. He says it would also […]
8th Dec The women’s basketball team at Tameside College have qualified for the Association of College’s national championships after beating tough competition from other colleges. Students, from across various college departments, will represent the North West in the 2018 national finals in Nottingham after finishing first in the qualifying championships. The team defeated rivals Xaverian College, Blackpool […]
8th Dec Students from Tameside College’s construction department are learning on the site the college’s new Market Place campus development. The students are working alongside Carillion in a variety of work experience activities. The opportunities include the fixture and fitting of electrical and woodwork features in the new college as well as tours of the site to […]
7th Dec A leading national performing arts institution paid a visit to Clarendon Sixth Form College this week. Staff from ArtsEd, a higher education organisation based in London, worked with performing arts students to help them prepare for auditions. The activity follows a recent announcement that Clarendon Sixth Form College will host ArtsEd’s north-west regional auditions in […]
7th Dec The authors behind the highly acclaimed history of Ashton Market return to the market themselves tomorrow (Friday) to sign special offerings of their title. To Market, To Market, penned by brothers Philip and David Williams, was a complete sell-out within eight weeks of its first publication in 1994 – necessitating a rapid reprint which in […]
7th Dec Rail passengers are being warned to check train times before travelling as new timetables will be in operation from this weekend. The Northern service from Hadfield to Manchester Piccadilly – via Newton for Hyde, Flowery Field, Guide Bridge and Gorton – will run to an updated timetable from Sunday (December 10). The timetable will be […]
6th Dec Business students at Tameside College are raising money and awareness for the British Lung Foundation (BLF) with a Christmas themed stall in Ashton’s market square. The students are running the stall for two weeks in the run up to Christmas to learn vital communication, confidence and entrepreneurial skills. They are selling a range of Christmas […]