28th Aug A diamond Droylsden duo celebrated 60 years of wedded bliss earlier this month. Beryl and Eddie Lunt, fresh from a cruise around Spain and Portugal, celebrated the landmark occasion at home on Thursday 16th with their friends and family, who’d put in a lot of effort to make the couple’s day extra special. It all […]
24th Aug A local boxer has been jailed after raping a woman in Hyde and intimidating her in the months that followed, including dousing her in petrol and setting her on fire. Lyndon Newman, 32, from Brinnington, has today been sentenced to 15 years in prison after being found guilty of rape and stalking involving alarm or […]
24th Aug GREATER MANCHESTER PREMIER DIVISION: Prestwich 1st XI v Greenmount 1st XI, Heywood 1st XI v Edgworth 1st XI, Egerton 1st XI v Denton St Lawrence 1st XI, Flixton 1st XI v Den ton West 1st XI, Woodhouses 1st XI v Clifton 1st XI, Roe Green 1st XI v Woodbank 1st Xi GREATER MANCHESTER DIVISION ONE […]
23rd Aug GCSE students at The Manchester College are celebrating today after achieving a 99 per cent pass rate in English and 95 per cent in maths, higher than previous years, in what is being perceived nationally as a challenging year for the GCSE grading system. Some of the College’s GCSE students had taken the exams for […]
23rd Aug Everyone loves a summer fair and local charity Finding Rainbows are bringing their spectacular offering to Audenshaw this bank holiday weekend. The annual summer fair is a great way to support a growing charity while having a fun-filled day out with all the family. Aldwinians Rugby Club, in Audenshaw Park, Droylsden, will be alive with […]
23rd Aug Droylsden Academy Headteacher, Mr Philip Wilson, says the hard work of students and staff in this year’s GCSE exams has paid off. Despite the national picture of far more challenging GCSE exams and significant GCSE reform, there has once again been some outstanding individual student successes and some very strong subject performances. “On behalf of […]
23rd Aug The staff and governors of Mossley Hollins High School  have congratulated Year 11 students (The Class of 2018) on their successful performance in this year’s GCSE examinations. Students’ recorded top performances in the core subjects of English, mathematics and science, which will set them up for bright futures into further education, university and high quality […]
23rd Aug Stalybridge’s traffic nightmare is to come to and end earlier than expected. Electricity North West have confirmed that Stamford Street will re-open tomorrow night (Friday) and their engineers will complete work in the area ahead of schedule. Stamford Street has been closed since the start of August as part of a £3m project to upgrade […]
22nd Aug The climax to years of hard work and high expectations for 16 year-olds nationwide is nearly here. As GCSE results day looms large tomorrow, teenagers are poised to finally find out if it was all worth it. Results day is often full of emotions, from elation to disappointment, for parents, teachers and students who can […]
22nd Aug Police have launched an appeal to find a teenager from Ashton who has been missing for two months. 17-year-old Abdi Ahmed was last seen on Cedar Street, at around 5.40pm on Thursday June 21st. Abdi left home without any belongings. He’s described as 5ft 9in tall, of slim build with long black hair. He was […]