19th Sep Thousands of pounds have been raised for a local motocross rider who suffered life-changing injuries at an event in Buxton earlier this month. 29-year-old Sean Vose, from Stalybridge, was taking part in the Longnor Grass Races on September 6th when he came off his bike at high speed and landed in a ditch at the […]
19th Sep Residents in Dukinfield have taken to patrolling the streets after a burglary “epidemic” struck the town over the past two weeks. Locals took to social media to share stories and CCTV images as night after night, houses and vehicles have been targeted. Extra patrols have been put in place in the town after local politicians […]
19th Sep Illegal waste that has plagued Droylsden with a bad smell for months has finally started to be removed. The Environment Agency is working with the owner of Gartside Farm, where the waste was dumped, and the first loads have been removed today. The area has also been secured to prevent further waste being left on […]
19th Sep A local shop in Droylsden has been recognised as one of the best independent stores in the country! Yyas Convenience Store (Premier) on Jack Lane has been named on the IAA Top 100 list, which celebrates the continued success of independent shops across the UK. The store received the prestigious recognition after an assessment across […]
19th Sep Two men have been charged in connection with the assault of a teenage boy outside a takeaway in Denton. 30-year-old Daniel Street and 31-year-old Lee Perry, both of Lupton Street in Denton, were arrested yesterday and have now been charged with attempted section 18 assault and possession of an offensive weapon in a public place. […]
18th Sep An arrest has been made after a 14-year-old boy was assaulted whilst waiting for a takeaway in Crown Point. The incident happened at 9:30pm on Saturday 15 September outside a take-away shop on Ashton Road in Denton. The boy was taken to hospital by his family and an investigation was launched by the police. A […]
17th Sep The Audenshaw Local History Society is appealing for information regarding a recently uncovered WW1 photograph. After discovering a group photograph of many nurses and patients that they can’t trace, with soldiers wearing a rare “Hospital Blues” uniform, the society is hoping that someone would recognise where it was taken. This particular uniform was worn by […]
17th Sep Police in Tameside are investigating an armed robbery at a shop in Audenshaw. Just after 11.15pm on Tuesday September 11th, three offenders entered the One Stop Shop on Droylsden Road, armed with a hammer and a knife. They threatened staff with the weapons and demanded cash from the safe. One staff member was hit on […]
17th Sep Two Ashton women are doing their bit to help tackle period poverty in Tameside. Cousins Niamh Halpin and Izzy Sykes, aged 18 and 21 respectively, have launched a campaign to supply schools in Tameside with free sanitary products for students, so that young girls aren’t forced to miss school because they families can’t afford them. […]
14th Sep More often than not, when you think of incident response, I am willing to bet the first images that come to mind are of the police, the fire service and those of the medical profession. I am also willing to bet that the Environment Agency isn’t always an organisation that you would associate with incident […]