From the Stalybridge Archives
15th Jan An estimated 200 people braved driving rain this morning to make their voices heard about plans to build on green belt land in Tameside. Residents from the Stalybridge South constituency and across the borough joined forces for the demonstration to show their opposition to proposals outlined in the Greater Manchester Spatial Framework. A smaller number […]
13th Jan A caring charity roared off with much needed funds, thanks to the fund-raising efforts of a motorbike club. SSAFA Tameside was overwhelmed and delighted when The BMPS British Motorcycle Preservation Society charity handed over £1,438.78. The presentation was made in the Sycamore pub in Ashton. The cheque was presented to SSAFA Tameside representatives Christina Howard […]
13th Jan Tameside woke up to a blanket of snow and travel disruption this morning (Friday) as winter swept in with a vengeance. As temperatures plummeted, the white stuff began to fall on Thursday evening across the borough and continued overnight, causing delays to commuters on public transport and hazardous driving conditions on the roads. Tameside Highways […]
12th Jan Campaigners will be stepping out in force on Sunday in a march against plans to build on green belt land across Tameside. Residents from the Stalybridge South constituency and across the borough are gearing up for the march to demonstrate their opposition to proposals outlined in the Greater Manchester Spatial Framework. Sunday’s march will start […]
10th Jan Residents across Tameside are being urged to take advantage of a money-saving boiler and insulation offer. Supported by Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service and the NHS, the Greater Manchester Energy Heroes scheme offers qualifying households free or discounted new boilers and home insulation that could save hundreds of pounds from fuel bills. The 10 Greater […]
9th Jan Tameside’s new Chief Superintendent officially began work in the role today. Chief Superintendents Neil Evans, who is also responsible for Oldham and Rochdale, has been in policing for nearly thirty years. He started his career with West Midlands Police in 1989, working in Dudley, Walsall and Wolverhampton. He joined Greater Manchester Police in 2010 and […]
9th Jan Stalybridge Celtic have announced the departure of midfielder Aiden Chippendale. The 24-year-old will be joining National League North strugglers, Bradford Park Avenue. A statement on Celtic’s forum said: “Aidan Chippendale will this week leave us to join Bradford Park Avenue. “They submitted 7 days notice of approach for him. He lives 10 minutes from their […]
9th Jan   Fire-fighters in three fire engines from Stalybridge, Ashton and Hyde attended a fire at a house in Kendal Court, Stalybridge. The fire which broke out around 7.00pm on Sunday, January 8, originated in the kitchen of the semi-detached house, after a pan of food had been left unattended. Crews used two breathing apparatus and a […]
9th Jan   Mussadir Raja – appeared at Minshull Street Crown Court on Friday, 6 January 2017, at a preliminary hearing of his trial which is set for the 12 of June 2017. Mr Raja, 37, from Dukinfield is charged with the rape of a teenage girl on New Year’s Day, 2016 and has already entered a […]
7th Jan School children and community groups are contributing to a striking new piece of art work, which is set to go on display at the new Tameside Interchange in Ashton. The tree-like polished steel sculpture is based on public transport maps, with branches and interlinking lines tying in with the heritage theme. It will also feature coloured […]