12th Jul ‘Sharing The Story; Make Do And Mend’ is a new piece of professional community theatre penned by Hayfield-based author Jayne Marshall. The play was inspired by her mother, who has found it increasingly difficult to get out and about over the last few years, and Jayne’s desire to bring professional theatre into the community to […]
11th Jul Three Tameside children’s homes, which look after some of the borough’s most vulnerable young people in care, have been rated as “outstanding” by Ofsted. The children’s homes – two of which are in Dukinfield and one in Ashton – have been recognised for providing exceptional care. The outstanding rating is reflective of the “highly effective services […]
11th Jul Hyde United academy product, Big Khamsuk, has moved to Thailand to pursue a career in the professional game. The midfielder, who became a hit with the Ewen Fields faithful, has signed terms with True Bangkok United. Big was initially discovered by the club at the age of 13 and subsequently joined the academy, where he […]
10th Jul Students and staff from Tameside College have pitched in to help a little girl from Denton walk unaided. The ‘Lottie’s Little Legs’ campaign was started to raise money to send three-year-old Lottie Simpson to America for a Selective Dorsal Rhizotomy. The operation would reduce the spasticity of the muscles in Lottie’s legs, which are tight […]
10th Jul Ashton town centre is set to get three more business, as The Arcades Shopping Centre has secured three more tenants. Barclays Bank, The Fragrance Shop and Eurochange have all taken on 10 year leases in a boost to Ashton Town Centre. They join companies such as Next, Footlocker and Wilko in the 140,000 sq. ft. […]
10th Jul Detectives investigating last night’s stabbing in Gorton are treating it as attempted murder. At around 6.45pm yesterday (July 9th), an 18-year-old man was found on Haworth Road (pictured top) with multiple stab wounds to his stomach. Officers attended and, from initial enquiries, they believe the stabbing happened in the area around Tesco on Hyde Road. […]
10th Jul As the summer heatwave continues, central heating is the last thing on anyone’s minds! But Tameside residents who don’t have a central heating system in their home are being offered an opportunity to get one for FREE, in good time for winter. The limited offer is part of Greater Manchester Warm Homes Fund which will […]
10th Jul A man from Stalybridge has been jailed after he filmed himself sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl. 36-year-old Bryan Ashcroft, of School Crescent, was yesterday sentenced to 10 years in prison, after pleading guilty at an earlier trial. Ashcroft was caught in October 2017 when a woman in her forties found indecent images of the teen […]
10th Jul Excitement is steadily building ahead of the Mossley 10k, which returns to the borough for a fifth consecutive year on Sunday. Last year’s event attracted a record-breaking 374 runners, which included a good mix of club-class competitors, social runners and charity fundraisers, as well as spectators and volunteers who helped to marshal the course. With […]
9th Jul A full scale police investigation has been launched in the aftermath of a fire at a community’s iconic graveyard. Flames  tore through St Chads graveyard on Saturday night, after a farmer spotted  smoke rising from the site at the Church Road-Gellfield Lane, Uppermill. Last month a fire which started in the 18th century graveyard was […]