From the Stalybridge Archives
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20th Sep A man from Stalybridge has raised over £10,000 to help get disabled riders back on motorbikes. Phil Morris, 55, joined the NABD – the National Association for Bikers with a Disability – three years ago, and now fundraises up and down the country as the group’s “National Stall Manager.” The charity was first set up […]
19th Sep Thousands of pounds have been raised for a local motocross rider who suffered life-changing injuries at an event in Buxton earlier this month. 29-year-old Sean Vose, from Stalybridge, was taking part in the Longnor Grass Races on September 6th when he came off his bike at high speed and landed in a ditch at the […]
13th Sep The old saying goes “write what you know” – and one local author is doing just that. Although he was not brought up with so much of the drama that goes on in his works, Stalybridge-native Barry Sullivan has reimagined historical Tameside in his newest book. Barry, who now lives in Mossley, has just released […]
13th Sep Stalybridge is set to celebrate the 100th anniversary of some women in the UK winning the right to vote with a day of music, theatre, film, song and exhibitions. It will all be taking place on Sunday in Stalybridge Civic Hall between 11am and 3pm. You can join the suffrage protest with a family-friendly roving […]
5th Sep A “prolific”burglar from Stalybridge has been jailed for six years after pleading guilty at Minshull Street Crown Court yesterday (Tuesday 4 September). Stephen Fraser, 26, of Wasdale Terrace, Stalybridge pleaded guilty at Minshull Street Crown Court to five burglaries, one attempt burglary, and an aggravated vehicle taking. In addition to being sentenced to six years in […]
23rd Aug Stalybridge’s traffic nightmare is to come to and end earlier than expected. Electricity North West have confirmed that Stamford Street will re-open tomorrow night (Friday) and their engineers will complete work in the area ahead of schedule. Stamford Street has been closed since the start of August as part of a £3m project to upgrade […]
13th Aug After a difficult year so far, there was an air of celebration at Oldham Mountain Rescue Team’s headquarters last week, when not one but two awards were presented. The team have already done over 50 jobs, which is unprecedented for this time of year. Within that, they helped with two major incidents; the Beast from […]
13th Aug A car has smashed into the front of a house in Stalybridge whilst people slept upstairs. It happened at around 2:15am on Monday morning (13 August) when a car crashed into a house on Hollins Street at the bottom of Cheetham Hill Road. A Vauxhall estate car crashed through the garden and into the front […]
9th Aug Police in Tameside are investigating a number of reports of a man exposing himself and behaving inappropriately in Stamford Park. The reports say the man has been approaching women who are walking their dogs, following lone walkers and hiding in bushes, all on Sunday mornings. He’s described as in his 20s, with tanned or olive […]
6th Aug Firefighters battled a large scrap metal fire in Stalybridge last night. Crews from Greater Manchester Fire and Rescue Service (GMFRS) were called to a fire in a builders yard on Knowl Street in Stalybridge at 9:15PM last night (Sunday August 5). The fire involved fuel and managed to spread to a nearby vehicle but was […]