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18th Mar Evo-Stik Premier Division Scarborough Athletic 1-2 Stalybridge Celtic It is said sea air is good for you. That was certainly the case for Celtic on Saturday as their trip to the coast resulted in a vitally three points for Simon Haworth and his men. A gusty sea breeze that even had the local seagulls taking […]
15th Mar The Tameside College wing of the new Tameside One building in Ashton – set to open to students this month –  is being named in honour of suffragette Hannah Mitchell. The official announcement of the honour fittingly comes following International Women’s Day, and the centenary of British women winning the right to vote. Jackie Moores, […]
15th Mar The Tour of Tameside returns to the borough for a fifth consecutive year in June. Organised by Sports Tours International, the iconic running event will be taking place across four days from June 13-16. Sticking with the format of the past three years, the event will kick off on Thursday night with the Cross Trail […]
15th Mar Paul Scholes has resigned as Oldham Athletic manager – just 31 days after taking the job. Scholes’ departure was confirmed via the club website on Thursday evening. A statement read: “Oldham Athletic Football Club can confirm that Paul Scholes has resigned from his position as First Team Manager with immediate effect. “We would like to […]
15th Mar Tameside College students were treated to a basketball masterclass from Great Britain athletes, Kayla Bell and Siobhan Fitzpatrick. We spoke to the pair about their past achievements and selection hopes for Tokyo 2020. We also hear from Luke Podmore, Sports Development Lead at Tameside College, about his thoughts on the inspirational visit.
15th Mar Plans to build new pay and display car parks for Tameside Hospital have been hit by a catalogue of setbacks with costs set to soar by an extra £200k, it’s been revealed. Council bosses originally agreed to spend £950k to create five new parking facilities at Darnton Road which would have produced around 500 spaces. […]
15th Mar Demolishing a dilapidated swimming pool in Tameside could cost the council a quarter of a million pounds because of ‘significant’ amounts of asbestos, it’s been revealed. By Charlotte Green, local democracy reporter. An update on the borough’s leisure assets has revealed that once the new £14m Tameside Wellness Centre in Denton opens early next year, […]
15th Mar An animal shelter in Clayton appealing for people to give rescued ex-battery hens a second chance in a loving home. Millstream Animal Shelter has been tirelessly driving up and down to Castlefield, as the working farm that previously held 12,000 chickens is set to close down. If good, ethical homes cannot be found for all […]
14th Mar A Droylsden man has successfully stubbed out a 60-year smoking habit, with the help of his local NHS service. Derek Bailey, 76, had been smoking since school – which has cost him an estimated £109,500. Derek made the decision early last December that he would give up cigarettes completely, and reached out to Be Well […]
14th Mar Gorton Monastery is celebrating the history of Belle Vue Zoo this weekend and you’re invited to go along and reminisce. Once known as the ‘Showground of the World’, Belle Vue was one of the most famous attractions in the North West, attracting around two million visitors a year in its heyday and covering 165 acres. […]