18th Feb Standing ovations for world premiere of award-winning play at The Royal Exchange THE ALMIGHTY SOMETIMES REVIEW by DENISE EVANS POWERFUL: Julie Hesmondhalgh and Norah Lopez Holden in The Almighty Sometimes which tackles the issues of mental health head on.   Julie Hesmondhalgh is appearing at The Royal Exchange Theatre in the World Premiere The Almighty Sometimes until […]
18th Feb Police launch appeal for dashcam footage    A teenager is in hospital in a critical condition after suffering serious injuries following a collision between a car and motorcycle last night (Saturday). The collision happened at 8.05pm on Ladbrooke Road near the junction with Union Road in Ashton. Police say a silver Ford KA travelling along […]
17th Feb Stalybridge Motorcycle Club will be back at Dukinfield Town Hall on Saturday, March 3, for their annual charity ‘rock nite’. The nite will be raising money for The Christie hospital. The night will feature performances by bands Riff Raff and Rock Doctors. There will also be a raffle and prizes. The event is being staged […]
16th Feb Greater Manchester Fire Service is warning of the dangers of chip pans after an emergency call out to at a house in Droylsen on Thursday. Two people were treated for smoke inhalation at the scene following the incident. Fire engines from Philips Park, Gorton, and Ashton had been called to a property fire on Gorseyfields […]
16th Feb A man from Openshaw has been charged in connection with the sexual assault of a ten-year-old girl in the town. Artus Kozlovski, 23, who lives on Connie Street, has been charged with false imprisonment with intent to commit a sexual offence and sexual assault on a child. Just after 2pm on Saturday, February 10th, police […]
15th Feb Fire crews were called to a blaze at a commercial building in Hyde on Thursday morning when a large quantity of tyres went up in flames and the fire spread. Three crews from Ashton and Gorton were called to the building on Edward Street, Hyde, at 10.40am. Firefighters wearing two breathing apparatus extinguished the flames […]
15th Feb A man has been arrested following the sexual assault and attempted rape of a 10-year-old girl in Openshaw last week. Just after 2pm on Saturday February 10th, police were called to reports of an attempted rape off Kincraig Close. The young girl had been walking with friends before she became separated from them and was […]
14th Feb If you go down in woods today, you might be in for a big surprise, as a new fun community project is gradually sweeping across the nation. The craze, which is a variation of an old treasure hunt-type of game, is becoming popular locally and has been enthusiastically adopted by Tameside Scouts. Tameside Rocks for […]
14th Feb Greater Manchester Police joined other forces across the UK this week as part of a national campaign to raise awareness of the dangers of carrying knives. All this week police are warning those who carry a knife that they are far more likely to be injured or killed, and risk being sent to prison for […]
14th Feb What better way to celebrate St Valentine’s Day today than by pledging to raise £100 for what is possibly the best-loved charity in Tameside and Glossop – Willow Wood Hospice? The hospice is asking you to share your love with them, and to raise at least £100 over the next 12 months.  You can do […]