From the Sports Archives
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17th Sep   On the front pages: Read about the Tameside Army Cadet who is raising funds to help refugees. WIN Moscow State Circus tickets. And find out why Glossop’s famous chimney may soon be a landmark of the past! These editions, as always, are packed full with all the latest, LOCAL news and sport.
7th Sep Ashton Ladysmith are celebrating after scooping their first trophy in eight years. The triumphant Rose Hill Road team travelled to Prestwich to take on Deane and Derby in the Calverley Cup Final. Captain Janak Patel spoke to Reporter Sport after the game. He said: “It was a special day for the club, and it was […]
3rd Sep A 12-year-old runner is in the process of packing his bags for a trip of a lifetime later this month. Charlie Hobson, who attends St Damian’s Science College, Ashton, has been selected to represent Great Britain during the World Championships in Batumi, Georgia, on Sunday 20th September. The journey to Russia follows a remarkable display […]
28th Aug August marks a memorable period for several Tameside cricketers. Firstly, Aaron Lilley has signed a new deal at Lancashire County Cricket Club. Having progressed through the club’s Academy system, the former Mossley Hollins High School pupil has played a crucial role for the Red Rose this campaign. 24 year old Lilley follows in the same […]
26th Aug Former England captain and chair of Rugby Football Union Bill Beaumont was in Tameside at the weekend to officially open the refurbished Eric Evans Lounge at Aldwinians RUFC. The upgrade to the club’s social facilities have been made possible thanks to grants being made available in the lead up to the 2015 Rugby World Cup, which […]
25th Aug Former Belle Vue Speedway rider, Kyle Howarth, has joined the Coventry Bees. Before competing at National League Level in 2009, Kyle entered several amateur meetings in Scunthorpe and participated in the Winter Championships at the same level. During 2010, the 16 year old joined Bournemouth and made a guest appearance for Somerset at Premier League […]
20th Aug Hyde United supporters, or for that matter anyone, can now obtain shares in the fan-owned club. The ‘share’ launch took place in the social club earlier this month. To purchase shares you need to become a member of the newly formed Community Benefit Society  and annual membership costs just £10. Individual shares cost £10 each […]
19th Aug Having suffered play-off heartache on two successive occasions, Paul Phillip’s is hoping it will be a case of third time lucky for Ashton United this season. The player-manager is entering his third campaign with the Robins, and according to the 35 year old, only silverware will do. “Since me and Steve arrived at Ashton, the […]
19th Aug According to Mossley Football Club manager Peter Band, the Lilywhites need to hit the ground running this season. Entering his third stint as joint Manager, the former Altrincham stalwart will be hoping for great things from his players. The 43-year-old will be faced, however, with a challenging nine months. “We’ve got to start well this […]
19th Aug The beginning of the new football season has produced mix fortunes for our local teams. In the Vanarama National League North, Stalybridge Celtic have accumulated four points in their opening three fixtures, while Curzon Ashton have accrued a solitary point. John Flanagan’s men were beaten 2-1 by Harrogate Town on Monday evening, while Celtic fared […]