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23rd Nov   Manchester Cathedral was the fitting backdrop as hundreds of people joined the Booth Centre’s Manchester Sleepout. Now in its fourth year, the Manchester Sleepout helps to raise awareness of the hardships faced by homeless … people every single night. Joanne Hooper, 34, from Dukinfield, joined more than 200 brave participants, who took on the […]
23rd Nov   Stalybridge has a new shop after Swanky Candles, in Melbourne Street, opened its doors to the public. The shop sells candles without a wick, making them safer than traditional candles – handmade in Stalybridge with the dye sourced in the North of England. Swanky Candles started as a hobby when owner Amanda Toyn wanted […]
22nd Nov   A delegation from Denton travelled to twin town Montigny-le-Bretonneux for Remembrance weekend to commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the outbreak of World War One. An exhibition detailing the impact of the war on Denton and its French and German twin towns was opened in Montigny. The exhibition will come to Denton in the New […]
22nd Nov   Stalybridge’s Handmade Market returns for the last time this year today at the Civic Hall when it will open its doors from 10am until 3pm. The market will be the biggest of the year so far with some 80 handmade craft and food stalls taking over the ground floor of the hall. There will […]
21st Nov A Tameside family are on a mission to raise £20,000 for their daughter. The Holmes family from Denton have set up a charity for their daughter Katie called ‘Katie’s Dream’ and now hope to help all her dreams come tru…e. At six-years-old Katie was diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy and had to have daily physio to […]
17th Nov This year Alcohol Awareness week takes place between Monday 17th and Sunday 23rd November 2014. This national campaign is organised by Alcohol Concern every year with a particular theme of raising awareness of alcohol related harm for one particular week. During this period, Tameside Council’s Public Health Team, Tameside General Hospital, Pennine Care and many […]
10th Nov Remembrance Sunday has been hailed a Remembrance record as more people than ever attended services and ceremonies across Tameside and Glossop. This, the 100th anniversary year of the start of the First World War, undoubtedly brought an added poignancy to Remembrance parades and events, with literally thousands paying their respects to those who paid the […]
2nd Nov A woman was sexually assaulted by a group of up to four offenders wearing Halloween masks. It happened as the 22-year-old woman was walking along Sunningdale Road in Haughton Green, Denton, between 7pm and 7.20pm on 31 October 2014. The woman was approached by four offenders wearing Scream-type masks, before she was dragged to the […]
2nd Nov Four people have been charged after more than £1m worth of drugs were seized by police in Tameside. Ben Harrison (born 15/03/85), of Providence Street, Ashton-under-Lyne, is charged with possession of a Class A drug with intent to supply, conspiracy to acquire criminal property and conspiracy to conceal criminal property. Rosina Rapuano, 29, of Providence […]
2nd Nov A woman’s fingernails were ripped off when thieves stole her mobile phone in Ashton-under-Lyne. The 29-year-old woman was targeted on Mellor Road in Ashton-under-Lyne at about 6.20pm on 2 October 2014. She was walking along the road when she was approached by three men, one of whom tried to snatch her Iphone 5 from out […]