19th May A devoted daughter who lost her beloved dad to cancer is taking part in Race for Life in his name. Melissa Banton, aged 34 from Stalybridge in Manchester, lost her dad David Banton to lung cancer. Now she is urging North West mums, daughters, sisters and friends to make a defiant stand against cancer by […]
19th May The countdown to the Euro and local elections is now well and truly on with all candidates named and electioneering underway. It’s the first time in five years since the last European elections and in Tameside its two years since the last local elections were held in 2012. In total one third of the seats […]
17th May A new Jubilee Peace Garden has been officially opened at Dukinfield’s All Saints Catholic College. The event last Thursday included a short service with a memorial for former student, Cameron Brookes, who sadly passed away in 2012. With the 100th anniversary of the start of the Great War being remembered across the world, the theme […]
17th May The first primary school in Tameside to become an academy has been rated ‘good’ with ‘outstanding’ features just two years after opening its doors. Silver Springs Academy in Stalybridge received a glowing report …in its first inspection with Ofsted rating leadership and management as well as measures to safeguard pupils at the school all ‘outstanding.’ […]
16th May A man has been jailed for 12 weeks after he performed a sex act on himself in front of a 16-year-old female bus passenger. Anthony John Smith, 54, of Pitt Street, Audenshaw, was also banned from travelling on the top deck of buses for two years. Jennifer Fitzgerald, prosecuting, said the teenager from Glossop had […]
15th May The Civic Mayor of Tameside has spoken of his sadness following the passing of Tameside’s oldest resident. Friends and family will say their final goodbyes to Ellen “Nellie” Lyne tomorrow (Friday) at St John’s Church in Godley, followed by the committal at Dukinfield Crematorium. Nellie was 106-years-old when she died peacefully at hospital following a […]
14th May People power has saved Broadbottom’s former Lymefield Visitor Centre for the folk who love it to bits. Tameside Council who were planning to sell the Lower Market Street complex have leased it to Lymefield Action Group. And that means – subject to the cash coming in to run it – a multi-use centre for everyone […]
14th May People power has saved Broadbottom’s former Lymefield Visitor Centre for the folk who love it to bits. Tameside Council who were planning to sell the Lower Market Street complex have leased it to Lymefield Action Group. And that means – subject to the cash coming in to run it – a multi-use centre for everyone […]