10th Jan The new Chair of the Tameside & Glossop Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust has expressed her delight at being appointed in the role and says the patient experience is her number one priority. Jane McCall was named the Trust’s new Chair last week, a role she says she’s excited to get stuck into. “The fact […]
9th Jan Two fire crews were called into action in Mottram this afternoon (9 January) after a van burst into flames on a narrow country lane. A van with an aerial work platform was on it’s way to repair streetlights when smoke began to escape from under the bonnet. One of the passengers got out to check […]
9th Jan Tameside Hospital has become the first in the country to cut sugary snacks and fizzy drinks from its restaurant menu. The move follows the success of a staff weight loss scheme. As a result the canteen at Tameside Hospital is swapping snacks and sweets full of sugar for healthier options while the only drinks on […]
8th Jan They may not look the type to talk about their feelings. But Tameside bin men are supporting the message that it’s okay to ‘open up’ in a new campaign to encourage men to seek help if they are experiencing domestic abuse. The ‘He’s keeping a Secret’ campaign aims to highlight how one in six men […]
8th Jan Police are appealing for motorists to send in any Dashcam footage they may have after a man was critically injured in Ashton on Saturday evening. At around 5:40pm Police were called to the junction of Park Parade and Cavendish Street to reports of a collision involving a car and a pedestrian. A black Land Rover […]
8th Jan Police are appealing for information after a family’s beloved French Bulldog was stolen in Chadderton on Saturday. At around 6am on January 6th, police were called to reports of a robbery on Mona Road. Two men broke into the property by smashing patio doors at the back of the house and went upstairs. The two […]
5th Jan Residents in Hyde are involved in an ongoing dispute with a local company over persistent noise nuisance. Tenants of Shelley Grove and Shirley Avenue say that for years, they have been dealing with constant noise coming from the yard of B & A Susca, which their houses back on to. Susan Healey, who lives on […]
5th Jan The funeral of a motorcyclist from Haughton Green takes places in Dukinfield today, January 5th. 30-year-old Michael Pilkington died when his Suzuki motorbike collided with a Peugeot 208 in Gorton on December 5th, and more than £4,700 has been raised on a Just Giving page to help pay the costs of his funeral. Michael’s family, […]
4th Jan Creative carpentry and joinery students at Tameside College have built a ‘community library’ using their skills of the trade. Seven students were set the task by teacher, Dean Donelon, who asked them to plan and build something which was personally important to them using traditional carpentry and joinery skills. Using geometry and mathematical skills the […]
4th Jan Andrew Gwynne has slammed the new year rail fare increases which have been introduced across the region this week.  The Denton and Reddish MP described the latest hike as “staggering” and is concerned by the huge rise in ticket prices seen across Greater Manchester. They have risen by an average of 3.4 per cent across […]