From the Stalybridge Archives
18th Jul Dramatic police dash cam footage has been released by Greater Manchester Police of a high speed chase through Bolton involving a car stolen from Hyde. It comes as two men have been jailed for string of high-value car thefts across Greater Manchester, including Tameside, and Derbyshire. 28-year-old Samuel Irving and 22-year old Kyle Brindley, both […]
15th Jul Tameside and Glossop Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust held its Everyone Matters Awards 2017 at the Village Hotel in Ashton tonight. The awards event recognises the hard work and dedication of health care professionals who have all gone above and beyond to deliver the best health care to the community in the area. More than […]
14th Jul A drug dealing couple from Stalybridge have been arrested as part of an investigation into organised crime. 43-year-old Adele Hopkinson and her 22-year-old partner Arron Young, both of Stephens Close, have been charged with possession with intent to supply Class A drugs. They were caught after officers from GMP’s Organised Crime Challenger Team raided a […]
11th Jul A bakery student from Tameside College has given a special gift to a war veteran from Stalybridge. Sabha Qamar created a surprise birthday cake for George Watkins ahead of this year’s Armed Forces Day. George, who served in the British army in Africa and Italy, was surprised with the cake presentation from Councillor Frank Travis. […]
4th Jul A man has been seriously injured in a house explosion in Hyde this morning. Two men were injured in the incident, both being taken to Wythenshawe Hospital, but one man suffered extensive burns to 85 per cent and is reported to be in a life threatening condition. Around 30 firefighters and officers from Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue […]
3rd Jul A popular Stalybridge pub is getting ready to re-open after weeks of refurbishment. The Society Rooms pub in Grosvenor Street will open its doors again next Friday (July 14) following a £1.2 million development project by pub operator JD Wetherspoon. The town’s MP, Jonathan Reynolds, will officially open the new-look pub at 8am. The pub has […]
29th Jun Despite preparing to represent England at a pageant in Las Vegas next month, a Hyde beauty queen is letting it get in the way of her charity fundraising. Jeni Mulholland booked her ticket to the States by winning the Miss Congeniality Award, Miss Charity Award in her age group and the overall Miss Charity prize […]
27th Jun Local residents, both young and old, took a trip down memory lane on Saturday, aboard a famous old bus. A genuine SHMD (Stalybridge, Hyde, Mossley and Dukinfield) green bus arrived at Dukinfield Town Hall to take passengers on a ride around the town. The number 76, a 1956 Daimler, belongs to David Jones, who grew […]
22nd Jun The new £2m state-of-the-art Tameside’s Macmillan Unit has been officially opened at Tameside Hospital today, Thursday June 22nd. Health chiefs, civic dignitaries, local MPs, Macmillan fundraisers and supporters of the Tameside Macmillan Unit Appeal plus other invited guests attended a special plaque unveiling ceremony. They heard speeches of thanks and praise for the huge community and […]
21st Jun           Mudassar Raja the taxi driver accused of three counts of sexual assault, including one of rape has been found ‘Not Guilty’ of all the charges against him at Minshull Street Crown Court. The jury of seven women and five men returned a unanimous verdict at 15 54 pm (21/6/2017) after […]