16th Jan The funeral details for a well-respected Tameside referee have been confirmed. Satch Atwal, who died on Friday 29 December aged 71, will be laid to rest at Dukinfield Crematorium on Thursday (18th) at 1pm. There will be a function following the funeral at Dukinfield Golf Club. All are welcome.
15th Jan Tameside Council have said it’s business as usual, despite the news that construction and services giant Carillion, who hold numerous contracts with Tameside Council, are set to go into liquidation. Talks between the company, the government and it’s lenders failed to reach a solution that would save it. It’s thought the firm has debts of […]
14th Jan Police are appealing for information after shots were fired at a house in Hattersley in the early hours of Sunday morning. The shots were heard at about 1.15am this morning (Sunday) with officers being called to reports of shots heard on Torrington Drive. Police attended and discovered a firearm had been discharged at the front […]
13th Jan Two firefighters suffered minor injuries as around 40 crew members spent Saturday night tackling a major blaze at a commercial warehouse in Dukinfield. Fire engines from Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service (GMFRS) were called to Cooper Street just before 8pm. At the height of the blaze, six fire engines, two aerials and a Technical Response […]
12th Jan ‘Community hero’ Jane Owen is still coming to terms with being named in the Queen’s New Year Honours. Jane, a Network Rail Train Running Controller, received the British Empire Medal for services to the LGBT community.  “I’m still a bit choked by all the interest in this, I’m taken aback with all the thanks and […]
12th Jan British No.2 and club asset Steve Worrall becomes the first Belle Vue signing to confirm his return to the National Speedway Stadium for his fourth consecutive season in the famous Aces colours. A firm favourite amongst the Mancunian faithful, he consistently demonstrated his world-class potential as a solid second-string presence and even, at times, a […]
12th Jan A Dukinfield man has been jailed after terrifying local residents by firing a gun in broad daylight. 26-year-old Christopher Pourablghssemion of Jeffreys Drive was sentenced to two years and six months at Liverpool Crown Court yesterday. He’d pleaded guilty at an earlier hearing to possession of a firearm with intent to cause fear and breaching a suspended […]
10th Jan An important message to all advertisers and clients of the Tameside Reporter, Glossop Chronicle and Oldham Reporter. It has been brought to our attention that a firm fraudulently claiming to represent our newspapers is contacting advertisers and clients offering significantly discounted advertising. Businesses are then being asked to disclose their credit card or bank details. […]
10th Jan Denton and Reddish MP Andrew Gwynne was a keynote speaker at the 2018 Local Government Association Finance Conference on Tuesday as he presented Labour’s approach to the local government sector. Gwynne used the keynote speech as an opportunity to set out Labour’s view of the local government finance settlement, Business Rates Retention and how the […]
10th Jan The Mayor of Greater Manchester, Andy Burnham, is holding a series of special Question Times across the region – the next in Tameside. The Question Times are being held in the week before every Combined Authority meeting in the area in which that meeting will be held. That means the next question time event will […]