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24th Oct A family-run organised crime group orchestrated from a prison cell has been smashed thanks to Greater Manchester Police. The four individuals, bonded by family and relationship ties, were respo…nsible for the production and distribution of cannabis in the Tameside area. The head of this organised crime group was Lee Burgess, who ran the firm from […]
24th Oct The all new £7m Dog’s Trust Manchester centre was officially opened in Denton yesterday by BBC TV Breakfast journalist Louise Minchin. Other VIPs included the Civic Mayor and Mayoress of Tameside, Cllr Dawson Lane and Cllr Jackie Lane, plus Denton West councillor Brenda Warrington and MP Andrew Gwynne. Dog’s Trust is the largest dog welfare […]
10th Oct A new 420-place primary school is set to be built in Ashton after Tameside Council planning bosses gave the plans their seal of approval last week. The support at the latest Tameside Council Speakers Panel meeting means the new school should be open to school children next September in time for the new academic year. […]
7th Oct Police have made an arrest as part of a murder investigation in Tameside. Around 10.25pm on Saturday 4 October 2014, 26-year-old Kieran McGrath was found collapsed outside Ashton police station on Manchester Road suffering serious injury. Kieran made his way to the police station after being shot. Police offers and paramedics who had been called […]
6th Oct Police have launched a murder inquiry after a man was shot in Ashton. At around 10.25pm on Saturday (4 October), 26-year-old Kieran McGrath was found collapsed outside Ashton police station on Manchester Road suffering serious injury. It appears that Kieran made his way to the police station after being shot. Police offers and paramedics who […]
5th Oct Police in Tameside are reporting at 10.25pm on Saturday 4 October 2014, police were called following reports a man had suffered serious injury and was lying on Manchester Road, Ashton-under-Lyne outside the police station. Paramedics tried to revive him but he was sadly pronounced dead at the scene. An initial assessment suggests the man, who […]
3rd Oct Police have issued the image of a man they would like to speak to as part of an ongoing investigation in Tameside. Officers are currently looking into the supply of drugs in the local area and are keen to talk to the man in the picture. Detective Constable Joe Harrop said: “This investigation has been […]
2nd Oct Community activists have less than six months to save Mossley Market Ground after it was listed as a community asset by Tameside Council. Some protesters from the Save Our Community Space (SOCS) group had at first feared that the ground had been put up for sale. However, the Deputy Leader of Tameside Council John Taylor […]
30th Sep Police are growing increasingly concerned of the whereabouts of a missing pregnant woman from Tameside. Alexandra Ferenczi, 19, was last seen at around 12pm on 18 September 2014 in the Lees Road area of Oldham. She lives in the Egerton Street area of Ashton-under-Lyne. She is described as being of slim build, has long light […]