1st Nov Tameside Council is amongst the first in the country to offer Dementia Friends Sessions to new taxi driver applicants.
1st Nov Five more men have been charged with murder and attempted murder after a shooting in Ashton in June. 31-year-old Luke Paul Graham was shot on Birch Street on Wednesday June 13th. Sadly, he later died in hospital from his injuries. Another man in his 20s presented himself at hospital later that day with a gunshot […]
30th Oct Five further people have been arrested in connection with the shooting of Luke Graham in Ashton in June. Following morning raids across Ashton, Droylsden, Stalybridge, Audenshaw, Beswick, Oldham, Newton Heath and Prestwich one man aged 27 and two men aged 28 were re arrested on suspicion of murder, attempted murder and participation in an organised […]
29th Oct A special needs school in Dukinfield has received a new ‘Sunshine’ coach thanks to a fundraising ball that took place in Manchester over the summer. Last Tuesday, the children’s charity Variety and Michael Josephson MBE attended a special assembly at Cromwell High School, to present the new coach to excited pupils and staff. The Variety […]
26th Oct A man and woman have been charged in connection with a robbery in Hyde on Sunday night. Police were called to Clarendon Street at around 10.55pm on October 21st to reports that three people had been robbed. The victims had been assaulted before a handbag containing a mobile phone and other personal items was stolen. […]
26th Oct Quest Media Network Ltd – namely the Tameside Reporter and Tameside Radio – are celebrating double delight at last night’s Pride of Tameside Business Awards. The major awards event, which celebrates the successes of borough businesses over the last 12 months, was held at Dukinfield Town Hall. More than 300 people enjoyed a glittering ceremony […]
25th Oct A local carnival arts organisation has risen like a phoenix from the ashes after a catastrophic mill fire destroyed 15 years’ worth of work. Global Grooves lost hundreds of thousands of pounds worth of giant puppets and hand-printed costumes when their storage warehouse at Ray Mill in Stalybridge burned to the ground in March. But now […]
24th Oct A man from Hyde has thanked Be Well Tameside for helping him to stub out his 20-a-day smoking habit and to lose almost a stone. 34-year-old Marc Tyson had been a smoker for 19 years – a habit which has cost him an estimated £48,545, using the NHS Smoking Calculator. Marc has been out of […]
22nd Oct Tameside council has vowed to adopt the international definition of anti-semitism despite a political row over the Labour leader’s involvement in the suspension of Ken Livingstone over his controversial Hitler comments. By Charlotte Green, local democracy reporter. Tameside council is to adopt the international definition of anti-Semitism although a political row broke out about its […]
20th Oct Three men have been charged today after shots were fired in an incident in Hyde on Thursday. Nobody was injured but damage was caused to a car. Police were called to Croft Street in Hyde at around 2.35pm on Thursday. Officers subsequently arrested three men who have appeared at Salford Magistrates’ Court today who have all been charged […]