From the Stalybridge Archives
25th Apr Fundraising has continued apace for Florence Croce and two family friends have gone that extra mile by donning fancy dress EVERY DAY all this month for the Stalybridge toddler. As previously reported, Florence’s family and friends are frantically fundraising in the hope they may be able to send Florence to America for clinical trials into […]
23rd Apr Some several hundred members of the Scouting services have been on parade this afternoon to mark St George’s Day in Ashton and Stalybridge. Scouts from North Tameside District, Droylsden and Ashton, stepped out in style on parade, which started on Old Street outside Harrington and Hallsworth. The Scouts then marched along the side of the market […]
23rd Apr The glittering Purple Ball of Hope fundraiser held to boost funds for research into pancreatic cancer raised exactly £7,000 on Saturday night. More than 150 people enjoyed the annual Purple Ball – the fourth of its kind held at The Village Hotel in Ashton. The event was established by local businesswoman Jan Lord, in memory […]
23rd Apr Tameside’s Hindu community welcomed Greater Manchester Mayor candidate Andy Burnham to the Shree Bharatiya Mandal temple and Indian Community Centre today. More than 100 people provided him with a warm greeting as they found out more about the Greater Manchester Mayor elections – and even said prayers for the election’s success, which takes place on […]
12th Apr A World War Two veteran from Stalybridge celebrated his 100th birthday in style with the Civic Mayor of Tameside on Tuesday. George Watkins and Cllr Phillip Fitzpatrick were joined by George’s family for an afternoon tea at the Mayor’s parlour in Dukinfield Town Hall. But a few other surprises were in store for George. Awaiting […]
11th Apr 5 A Day in Stalybridge has been broken into for the second time in three months. The fresh fruit and veg store on Melbourne Street had its door smashed at around 2:40am on Sunday. The thief stole two charity boxes, including one for the air ambulance, containing around £50. The culprit was caught on CCTV […]
10th Apr There are just days left for those not eligible to vote to add themselves to the electoral register in time to have a say in the first elections for a Greater Manchester mayor. People will not be able to vote on Thursday, May 4, unless they have registered by Thursday, April 13.  Eight candidates have confirmed that […]
31st Mar A Stalybridge gym has been named the best in Manchester after 360° Fitness, on Clarence Street, came top in the Move GB Awards. The awards celebrate the very best in England’s fitness industry and recognise the efforts providers put into making peoples’ lives healthier and happier. Gyms, instructors and classes alike submitted their gym or […]
29th Mar Following moorland fires on Saturday around Indian Head above Dovestones reservoir, firefighters were called again to the same area to deal with further blazes two days later . As covered in the Tameside Reporter in an earlier article on the Saturday fire, children were reportedly seen leaving the scene and the fires are thought to […]
28th Mar Stalybridge and Hyde MP Jonathan Reynolds rolled up his sleeves this week to show off his cupcake decorating skills at an event marking Red Nose Day 2017 in Parliament. Masterchef presenter Gregg Wallace took on the role of judge as more than 60 parliamentarians of all parties competed to win first place in the Maltesers […]