16th Apr A man suffered two fractures to the skull after he was attacked with a machete in Droylsden last night. The 24-year-old victim was parking his car on Lyme Grove, just before 11.45pm, when three men attacked him, armed with knives and a machete. The victim managed to escape and ran into a house on the […]
16th Apr One of Tameside’s oldest family businesses is set to expand their Tameside operation with the construction of a new ‘supply and distribution hub’ in Denton.  Francis Kirk Group, which celebrates it’s 150th year this year, already operates a 24,000 sq ft facility on the industrial estate just off Windmill Ln and is now looking to […]
16th Apr With the Tour of Tameside only two months away, Sports Tours International, the company behind the popular running event, are delighted to announce a return for the ‘Talk of the Tour Evening’. This very special event will take place on Thursday, May 10 between 6pm and 9pm at Curzon Ashton Football Club. On the night […]
14th Apr Police have released CCTV footage after bungling raiders dropped cash as they fled from the scene of a robbery in Droylsden. The robbery happened just before 1pm on Saturday, March 17, when two men went into a travel agents on Queens Walk in the town and demanded cash from members of staff inside. Threatened, the […]
13th Apr Residents in Denton have won a two-year battle to protect their local green space. Wain Homes had drawn up proposals to build houses on land off Windsor Road in Dane Bank but locals quickly mobilised to oppose the plans, forming the Dane Bank Green Space Committee. At a meeting last night between committee members, club […]
12th Apr Police are searching for a missing man from Rochdale who is known to have links to Tameside. Rafael Zadik was last seen at 9am on Friday, March 23rd, at Birch Hill Hospital in Littleborough. He was last seen wearing a black North Face jacket, black jogging pants, black trainers, a turquoise Air Max track suit […]
12th Apr Ashton Train Station will be closed for more than two weeks, starting this Saturday, while works take place to improve the line between Manchester Victoria and Stalybridge. As part of the Great North Rail Project, the signal box, signal sections and part of the track will be worked on April 14th to Sunday, April 29th. […]
12th Apr It might not look it from the pictures, but as Steven Woodbridge set off for his first ever marathon in Manchester on Sunday, he was very nervous! Despite having only been running since June, the 27-year-old has set himself the task of competing in three marathons in just six weeks, all in memory of a […]
11th Apr Volunteers with St John Ambulance, the nation’s leading first aid charity, took time out recently to say thank you to the Masons for the donation of a new ambulance which will be based at the charity’s Denton unit. The new ambulance is one of over fifty vehicles which are being handed over in England, Wales, […]
9th Apr There were dramatic scenes in Hurst this afternoon as police officers conducted a drug raid on a house on Smallshaw Lane. Greater Manchester Police’s Ashton Hurst Neighbourhood Team conducted the Section 23 drugs warrant and once inside the property, three rooms were discovered to have been adapted to grow cannabis. Fifty-five plants in total were […]