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From the Stalybridge Archives
14th Feb A Certificate of Appreciation was presented by the Mayor of Tameside Cllr Denise Ward to Cancer Warriors founder Derrick Evans. Charity members from the group were invited to the Mayor’s Parlour at Dukinfield Town Hall on Friday for the presentation. While the Mayor found out about the group – and about Derrick – it was […]
6th Feb A Stalybridge says “you’re never too old to try new things” as he prepares for his first ever half marathon aged 71. Geoff Clarke, who is completely blind, is taking on the challenge in aid of Francis House Children’s Hospital. The Co-op Academy governor is running the Oulton Park Half Marathon on the 3rd of […]
5th Feb A 40-year-old woman who was involved in a collision with a van in Stalybridge on Saturday night has died. The crash happened on Darnton Road, near to the junction of Ash Grove, at around 10.45pm on Saturday February 2nd. The woman sustained serious injuries following the collision and has now sadly died in hospital. The […]
3rd Feb A 40-year-old woman sustained serious injuries following a collision with a van last night.
31st Jan Students at Copley Academy have raised thousands of pounds for a local food bank thanks to a trio of events last half-term. First, the school held a food collection, driven by its student leadership team, with almost 100kg of food donated. Then, Copley held a non-uniform day with students donating money. Finally, year 10 business […]
29th Jan Stalybridge South Councillor Clive Patrick is asking residents where they would like to see funds donated to the town to be spent. It comes after a substantial sum of money was bequeathed to Stalybridge courtesy of Mabel Wilson. Stewardship of the funds was given to Cllr Patrick who has spent the last 12 months donating […]
24th Jan A stellar line-up of local bands will take part in a charity concert in Stalybridge later this month. Manchester alt-pop act Dantevilles headline an exciting night of live music, which also features Mossley trio Afghan Sand Gang. Rizzy, an artist familiar to the Ashton music scene, will open the night, with Oceans on Mars, The […]
17th Jan Plans are back in the pipeline to convert the former Reporter newspaper offices in Stalybridge into apartments. Initial proposals to convert the office building, which has been empty for a number of years, into ten one and two bedroom apartments were rejected by Tameside Council planners because of the lack of a report concerning land […]
10th Jan New train stations and a tram line could be built in Tameside under proposals to revolutionise travel across the region. The transport plan, unveiled this week by Greater Manchester leaders, would see new Metrolink stops, train stations and the birth of the ‘tram-train’. It’s divided into three parts, with 65 projects due to be completed […]
3rd Jan Most new business start the same way: a business loan from the bank to fund their new venture. However three friends from Tameside are looking to the public to help them turn their dream into a reality. George Flett, 31, Ashley Rook, 33 and Phillip Shaw, 40, are long time friends with a dream –  […]