19th Sep Two men have been charged in connection with the assault of a teenage boy outside a takeaway in Denton. 30-year-old Daniel Street and 31-year-old Lee Perry, both of Lupton Street in Denton, were arrested yesterday and have now been charged with attempted section 18 assault and possession of an offensive weapon in a public place. […]
18th Sep An arrest has been made after a 14-year-old boy was assaulted whilst waiting for a takeaway in Crown Point. The incident happened at 9:30pm on Saturday 15 September outside a take-away shop on Ashton Road in Denton. The boy was taken to hospital by his family and an investigation was launched by the police. A […]
17th Sep The Audenshaw Local History Society is appealing for information regarding a recently uncovered WW1 photograph. After discovering a group photograph of many nurses and patients that they can’t trace, with soldiers wearing a rare “Hospital Blues” uniform, the society is hoping that someone would recognise where it was taken. This particular uniform was worn by […]
17th Sep Police in Tameside are investigating an armed robbery at a shop in Audenshaw. Just after 11.15pm on Tuesday September 11th, three offenders entered the One Stop Shop on Droylsden Road, armed with a hammer and a knife. They threatened staff with the weapons and demanded cash from the safe. One staff member was hit on […]
17th Sep Two Ashton women are doing their bit to help tackle period poverty in Tameside. Cousins Niamh Halpin and Izzy Sykes, aged 18 and 21 respectively, have launched a campaign to supply schools in Tameside with free sanitary products for students, so that young girls aren’t forced to miss school because they families can’t afford them. […]
14th Sep More often than not, when you think of incident response, I am willing to bet the first images that come to mind are of the police, the fire service and those of the medical profession. I am also willing to bet that the Environment Agency isn’t always an organisation that you would associate with incident […]
13th Sep A cyclist who was seriously injured in a collision with a car near to the former BT roundabout in Ashton on Tuesday morning has lost his fight for life. Police were called to Park Parade, close to the junction with Scotland Street at 6.45am to reports of a collision. Officers who attended established that a […]
13th Sep The old saying goes “write what you know” – and one local author is doing just that. Although he was not brought up with so much of the drama that goes on in his works, Stalybridge-native Barry Sullivan has reimagined historical Tameside in his newest book. Barry, who now lives in Mossley, has just released […]
13th Sep There’s no doubt that the BBC’s Last Night of the Proms is one of the music world’s most spectacular festivals of music. However, not to be outdone, the Rotary Club of Hyde are proud to present their version of The Last Night at the Proms, which will be held at the magnificent Oakland’s Hall, Hyde, […]
13th Sep Stalybridge is set to celebrate the 100th anniversary of some women in the UK winning the right to vote with a day of music, theatre, film, song and exhibitions. It will all be taking place on Sunday in Stalybridge Civic Hall between 11am and 3pm. You can join the suffrage protest with a family-friendly roving […]