17th Apr The front pages of this week’s (17th April) Tameside Reporter and Glossop Chronicle out now!
16th Apr This week’s competitions in the Tameside Reporter out tomorrow (17th April)!
15th Apr A man has been sentenced to four years in prison after he threatened a shop assistant with a kitchen knife in Dukinfield. Luke Heald, 23, of Queens Terrace, Dukinfield, was sentenced on Friday having been found guilty of robbery at an earlier hearing. He committed the offence on Monday, February 18, last year. At about […]
14th Apr Feathers are flying over a bid to open Old Glossop Clay Pigeon Shooting Ground more days a year. Objectors claim the application by owner Graham Caesar to increase shooting from the current 28 days to all year round will mean more noise. But Graham, who also owns Windy Harbour Farm Hotel, says walkers and people […]
14th Apr After almost three decades helping children safely across the road near Lyndhurst Community Primary School, lollipop Lady Ann Swann has retired. After 28 and-a-half years the lollipop lady completed her last shift on March 31 but will continue to help the school by continuing her role as a Midday Assistant. Despite such a long career […]
13th Apr A mum and daughter who lost seven and a half stones between them are celebrating a new lease of life. Now they are looking forward to a future that this time last year seemed like mission impossible. For in two years time, Hazel Chaisty could be with the GB Archery team in Rio, competing in […]
12th Apr Students at Longdendale High School are dedicating their spare time to raising cash for Reuben’s Retreat. Year Seven teens Ebonie and Shannon have led the way in raising £300 in memory of Reuben Graham of Mottram, who tragically died last summer at just 23-months-old. The Reuben’s Retreat charity was set up by his grieving  family […]
12th Apr Community conscious Ivan Bell has gone back to the paint pot and brushes to spruce up his part of town. Ivan hit the headlines around six years ago when he decided his first job as an Old Glossop councillor was to paint the village’s concrete lamp posts. UKIP member Ivan – no longer a borough […]
12th Apr Police are studying CCTV images of store raiders following an early-morning burglary at Glossop Co-op. The shots show three men racing to the cigarette counter, close to the front door. They filled a sack with packets of various brands before making their get away. A police spokesman told the Chronicle: “It took them about two […]
11th Apr Tributes have been paid this week to former political assistant Richard Ashton who has sadly passed away from cancer aged just 40. Richard, who was well known throughout Tameside and had lived in the borough all of his life, worked as Tameside Conservative Leader Councillor John Bell’s political aide at Tameside Council for around 10 […]