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 […]
21st Aug A Tameside family have spoke of their pride after representing Ashton at a historic parade in Belgium. 14-year-old Molly Mason and her aunt and uncle, David and Karen Brown, took part in the ‘Great Pilgrimage 90’ on August 8th, from Ypres town centre to the Menin Gate. They joined of Armed Forces veterans and supporters […]
21st Aug A campaign to declare an annual day to commemorate the Partition of India plus put the subject on the national curriculum was officially launched in Manchester on Friday. An impressive panel of speakers backing the initiative included Gorton MP Afzal Khan and Chair of Healthwatch Tameside, Dr Kailash Chand, OBE. Dr Binita Kane is the […]
20th Aug A Tameside Council worker was given quite a surprise when doing his rounds recently! Tom Butterworth was expecting a routine visit when he arrived at the home of Beryl Maxwell but he was amazed to discover that she was the midwife who helped to bring him into the world at Tameside Hospital, 25 years ago. […]
17th Aug Buxton joint-manager Paul Phillips has set his sights on promotion this season – but he knows it will be a tightly contested race in a highly competitive division. Having taking the reins at the club in March, Phillips and joint-boss Steve Halford guided the Bucks to an eighth place finish. However, having rebuilt over summer […]
17th Aug Three men, including one from Tameside, have been charged after a robbery in Dukinfield. Police were called to reports of a robbery at a property on Yew Tree Lane on Wednesday evening (August 15th). 22-year-old Daniel Bartrip, from Hyde has been charged with robbery alongside Oldham man Eugene Stynes, 27, and 23-year-old Wayne Pollitt from […]