18th Feb A celebrated local artist is turning heads at his first-ever exhibition in Stalybridge. For Roger Conway’s latest exhibition, ironically entitled Looking South, puts his 50 paintings on show, but all upside down. People’s Gallery Manager, Gordon Clegg, told us: “We’ve had a lot of people walking past the Gallery and coming in saying: “Do you […]
17th Feb   Angela Rayner, Labour’s parliamentary candidate for Ashton, visited Auschwitz to honour the dead ahead of Holocaust Remembrance Day. This year marks the 70th anniversary of the liberation of the Nazi genocide camp. It is estimated that 1.3 million people were killed at the Auschiwitz-Birkenau camp, 90 per cent of whom were Jewish. Angela visited […]
17th Feb Police swooped on two Tameside addresses today in a counter terrorist move. Two 16-year-olds were arrested by the North West Counter Terrorism Unit as officers descended on the addresses in Mossley.. The teenagers – a girl and boy – were arrested on suspicion of being concerned in the commission, preparation or instigation of an act […]
17th Feb Tameside Radio presenter and Reporter and Chronicle correspondent Louise Croombs is more used to helping out charitable good causes. But as the ‘Thundersnow’ storm struck the area, Louise joined the Tameside Council gritting team to find out what life is like when it’s snow going as they endeavour to keep the main routes open around […]
16th Feb   Having first met at a dance class, the Civic Mayor and Mayoress of Tameside were a step ahead of most of the nation in their love of all things ballroom. Now they are hoping to share their passion for dancing and encourage others to have a go while also raising money for local good […]
16th Feb An animal education and welfare charity is appealing for help to find a new base. Wellington Boot School Projects regularly visits schools across the area, but is now desperately seeking a new home. Committee member Julie Shenton, from Droylsden, said the charity is unique in that it concentrates on education rather than simply rehoming animals. […]
16th Feb Denton’s St Lawrence Church members have thanked Denton MP Andrew Gwynne and Tameside Council for a generous contribution of £12,000 towards the repairs and renovations of the path at the west end of their building. St Lawrence’s Sheila Cant said: “We now have a level, mud-free area with disabled access from Market Street.  “Everyone is […]
16th Feb Students Chloe Barry, Nikki Ung and Aleena Siddiq from Manchester High School for Girls helped to bring over 200 students from around the North West to their school’s first ever Model United Nations conference (MUNHIGH). The girls were part of a team of five from Manchester High who had been planning the large student debate […]
16th Feb Greater Manchester’s Police and Crime Commissioner has spoken of the importance of his visit to Tameside this week. Tony Lloyd and his Deputy Jim Battle toured Tameside on Monday to speak to various communities about policing and crime in their area. They visited different areas including Emmaus and the Micklehurst Youth Base in Mossley, Ashton […]