1st Aug Two Tameside schools wowed more than 80,000 people last weekend after they were highly commended and commended at this year’s Royal Horticultural Society’s (RHS) Flower Show at Tatton Park. Dowson Primary School and Millbrook featured alongside 16 other primary schools from the North West as part of the ‘Fairy Tales and Myths Come to Life’ […]
31st Jul The world marks the 100th anniversary of the outbreak of the First World War over these next few days with Tameside poised to play its part in a unique mass remembrance. On Monday, August 4, Tameside Council will be joining the rest of the UK in turning off lights from 10pm to 11pm for a […]
31st Jul An Ashton man has been charged after a mid-air disturbance on a flight from Florida to Manchester. Police were called to the airport after being informed by a member of the crew that a passenger had struck the aircraft window causing it to crack. 43 year old Nicholas Whittaker from Bentinck Street in Ashton is […]
31st Jul The Tameside Reporter and Glossop Chronicle front pages out now.
31st Jul POLICE are looking to speak to a man after two 16-year-old girls in Ashton-under-Lyne were victims of an indecent exposure. At around 8pm on Tuesday 10 June 2014, the two girls were walking along Queens Road when they heard a man grunting on the opposite side of the road. To avoid him, they turned down […]
28th Jul In a damning report last year, Tameside was branded the “UK’s heart disease capital” by The British Heart Foundation. And it’s not just heart health that has come under scrutiny in the region. Life expectancy is worse than the UK average, over 18% of children and 26% of adults are considered obese and there are […]
26th Jul A Dukinfield family visited a Stalybridge school last week in a bid to help their son walk for the first time. Copley Academy decided to hold a non-uniform day last Friday to help young Archie Howarth raise some of the funds needed for a life-changing operation. Archie’s Uncle Charles is currently studying at the Huddersfield […]
25th Jul A former drum major who tends the graves of soldiers and ensures they are remembered has been handed a special award by the Prime Minister. Ron Andrew, of Hyde, has become the 66th person in the UK to be handed a new volunteering award by David Cameron. The 84-year-old, who for years has looked after […]
24th Jul   Police are appealing for witnesses after callous robbers broke into an elderly man’s home and snatched his late wife’s wedding ring from around his neck. At around 6.30pm on Wednesday 23rd July the 70-year-old was sitting alone in his home on Reynolds Drive in Gorton when two men burst into his front room and […]
24th Jul Two Tameside schools are set to wow more than 80,000 people over the next four days as they display gardens at this year’s Royal Horticultural Society Flower Show at Tatton Park. Dowson Primary School, of Hyde, and Millbrook Primary School, of Stalybridge, are both hoping to be highly commended with their creations following previous successful […]