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16th Feb A man and a woman have been arrested after a man was hit by his own car during an attempted robbery in Ashton yesterday. Yesterday [Friday 15 February 2019] evening a 46-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of attempted murder and a 45-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of assisting an offender. They remain in […]
15th Feb The second open day of 2019 is being held at Clayton Hall this Saturday, February 16th. Held on the first and third Saturday of every month, the open days give guests the chance to explore the historic, Grade II* listed building and surrounding grounds. The hall is dressed to resemble a Victorian home- although the building is actually older- including a […]
15th Feb A man is fighting for his life this morning after thieves ran him over with his own car. Just before 7.20am today, police were called to a collision on Nook Lane, where they found a 63-year-old man with serious head injuries. The victim had seen his car – a red Citroen C1, registration MV18 OSB […]
14th Feb A Certificate of Appreciation was presented by the Mayor of Tameside Cllr Denise Ward to Cancer Warriors founder Derrick Evans. Charity members from the group were invited to the Mayor’s Parlour at Dukinfield Town Hall on Friday for the presentation. While the Mayor found out about the group – and about Derrick – it was […]
14th Feb SATURDAY Football EFL LEAGUE TWO: Notts County v Mansfield Town, Cambridge United v Tranmere Rovers, Carlisle United v MK Dons, Exeter City v Bury, Forest Green Rovers v Yeovil Town, Grimsby Town v Cheltenham Town, Lincoln City v Stevenage, Macclesfield Town v Colchester United, Newport County v Swindon Town, Northampton Town v Crawley Town, Oldham […]
14th Feb Curzon Ashton has announced an exciting new partnership with Michael Clegg and Seed of Speed, a specialist programme designed to help and train elite athletes locally and around the world. The arrangement will see the Club promote the Seed of Speed brand on the back of the away shirt for the remainder of the season […]
14th Feb Fourteen primary schools battled it out to become Tameside Basketball Champions at Astley Sports College last week. Organised by Tameside School Sports Partnership, the event was an exciting affair and was fiercely contested between all the schools involved. However, despite their best efforts, only two teams could progress to the Greater Manchester Winter School Games […]
14th Feb Aldwinians Rugby Club hosted a rugby match between Ashton Sixth Form College and Aquinas College on Wednesday. The game marked the first time in seven years that the college has fielded a competitive team. In a bid to revitalise rugby at the college, Ashton applied for funding in July 2018 and eventually secured a sum of £9,000 in September. The funds […]
13th Feb Popular Ashton pub The Ash Tree will reopen on Tuesday following a £1.1 million refurbishment and expansion. The JD Wetherspoon pub on Wellington Road now has a brand new beer garden at the side of the premises. A former snooker hall, which once occupied the adjacent site, was demolished to make way for the new […]
13th Feb The appointment of Paul Scholes as Oldham Athletic manager has marked the beginning of a new era for the club. With the former Manchester United midfielder now at the helm, supporters can be cautiously optimistic that the club can kick on and progress up the league following last year’s bitterly disappointing relegation. By Scholes’ own […]