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28th Oct Tuesday afternoon proved to be a memorable day for 40 local youngsters as they were treated to a cricketing master class from two national stars. And it’s all because Kate Cross and Stephen Parry, who both represent England, took to Astley Sports Village in a bid to offer their expertise to the excited entourage of […]
25th Oct Stalybridge Celtic Juniors were gifted a piece of life changing news last Saturday – literally – as the youth set up were honoured with a defibrillator. The complex piece of machinery came to prominence two years ago, when Fabrice Muamba suffered a heart attack during Bolton Wanderers FA Cup tie with Tottenham. The lifesaving piece […]
25th Oct This time last year, Droylsden were rooted to the foot of the table without a point to their name. Little did they know that the opening 12 games were a sign of things to come, with the Butcher’s Arms outfit only managing a solitary win throughout their entire campaign. The hellish nightmare, which resulted in […]
25th Oct Last Saturday proved to be a full blooded day for Droylsden FC Supporters as they headed down South for some non-league action. The quartet of die-hards, including Simon Miller, Clare Brown, Mark Self and Martin Coldwell, made the lengthy trek to Essex to watch the Bloods in action. But it wasn’t a typical Saturday afternoon […]
25th Oct Russell Scott primary School have proudly held their ‘Reach High Go Far’ motto for well over a decade and continued to justify its usage last Thursday. And it’s all because the team of rugby players, led by Darren Gormon and Rachel Burke, retained their title as the Tag-Rugby champions at Dukinfield Rugby Club. The Denton […]
24th Oct The curtain finally closed on the cricket season last month, but Flowery Field proved to be a hive of activity last Friday. The Hyde based side, who ended their season placing 10th in the league, assembled at the club on the evening to celebrate the ups and downs of the season gone by. A series […]
20th Oct Despite failing to make an impact at the final of the BMW Junior Golf Championships, Luke Kelly returned to England a happy chappy. And it’s all down to a trip of a lifetime that saw the talented golfer, along with 20 other finalists, invited to the Portugal Masters. The highly regarded tournament gave rise to […]
20th Oct Despite failing to make an impact at the final of the BMW Junior Golf Championships, Luke Kelly returned to England a happy chappy. And it’s all down to a trip of a lifetime that saw the talented golfer, along with 20 other finalists, invited to the Portugal Masters. The highly regarded tournament gave rise to […]
16th Oct As the winter months begin to close in and elements take a turn for the worse, many football pitches across the country will be rendered unplayable. And it’s this major issue, along with a number of other concerns, that MP for Bolton North East, David Crausby, has created a government e-petition to find a solution […]
10th Oct “An absolute roller coaster of emotion” were the words 47 year old Tony Smith used to describe the feeling he endured on completing his mammoth fundraiser. The taxi driver, who hails from Stalybridge, embarked on an 80 mile bike ride last Sunday in aid of Birmingham Children’s hospital ward 12. The quest to generate money […]