18th Apr A third of council seats in Tameside are up for grabs as residents go the polls in next month’s local elections. One seat in each of the 19 wards is being contested on Thursday, May 2 with 72 candidates standing across the borough. Of the seats up for election, 17 are currently held by Labour […]
17th Apr The third annual Greater Manchester Tractor Run was held throughout the streets of Mossley with 20 drivers taking on the four hour trek in a bid to raise money for local cancer charities. The event, which started with a pre-run breakfast at The Hare and Hounds pub in Luzley, set off from Smithy Farm and […]
17th Apr A group of gym-buddies-turned-hikers are taking on Mount Snowdon later this month in a bid to raise cash for local children’s charity Rueben’s Retreat. Rachel Bradburn, 39, a technician and owner of Bradburn Dental Solutions from Mottram, says the group have started their training for the gruelling “Snowdon Sunraise 2019” – with the climb starting […]
17th Apr An online political ‘war of words’ ignited in Stalybridge between an independent candidate and long-serving Conservative Councillor Doreen Dickinson. The Twitter spat comes less than a month before the local elections for Tameside Council on May 2. It began with a post on Stalybridge South Independent Candidate Jenni Brayne’s Facebook page (which she says was […]
17th Apr Police are appealing for help to find a missing woman with dementia from Carrbrook. 78-year-old Christine Davies was seen around 11am this morning (Wednesday, April 17) at her home address on Moorland Road. A short while later, she was seen turning right onto Huddersfield Road. Christine is described as white, 5’ 1’’, of very slim […]
17th Apr Representatives from the Virgin Money Oldham team have been spreading joy throughout Tameside this Easter by giving a special gift to those who might have gone without. Customers and local businesses from the bank on Yorkshire Street in Oldham visited supported temporary accommodation in Ashton this week to donate more than100 Easter eggs to children […]
17th Apr Tameside Council has been left red-faced after postal ballots for the Hyde Godley Ward went out – without the name of one of the candidates! Residents receiving their postal ballots through the door spotted that it was missing Keith Whitehead’s name, the Green Party candidate. It means any of the incorrect ballots that have already […]
17th Apr New cancer awareness roadshows are now running at Ashton Market. Cancer Research UK nurses will be providing regular advice at the market roadshows every few weeks. The next roadshow is scheduled for Thursday, April 18. The roadshows aim to help the public recognise possible signs and symptoms of cancer, and help people reduce their risk […]
17th Apr Ashton United have revealed a number of exciting plans moving forward. Father and son, David and Jonathan Burke, have been confirmed as new joint-chairmen. Terry Hollis is stepping down from his role. The new duo want a 3g pitch, women’s team, and new stands amongst other things. We spoke to the David and Jonathan, as well […]
17th Apr Officers were called to an address on Marler Road, Hyde, shortly after 10.10pm on Tuesday (16 April 2019) to what has now been established as two shots fired at the front door of the property. A woman in her 30s received a minor injury to her leg, due to flying glass from a vase that […]