From the Stalybridge Archives
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22nd May Tameside and Glossop will stand shoulder to shoulder in remembrance today of those involved in last year’s devastating attack on the Manchester Arena. Tameside Council will observe the national one minute’s silence at 2:30pm which will be led by the Civic Mayor Cllr Denise Ward on the steps of Dukinfield Town Hall. While this evening […]
21st May A 40-year reunion for those who attended Stalybridge School for Girls has raised hundreds of pounds for Willow Wood Hospice. The former school on Waterloo Road closed down in 1978, with pupils joining the boys at Copley High School that September. Alumni Christine Maloney organised the reunion and around 100 women met up for a […]
15th May Tameside Radio will be joining radio history today, broadcasting a one minute message on the stigma of mental health along with more than 300 other radio stations across the UK. The message will feature some of the world’s most recognisable voices including Their Royal Highnesses The Duke of Cambridge and Prince Harry along with stars […]
6th May Tameside Council has issued a statement to help residents as it continues to experience problems with its on-line services resulting in the council’s website being taken off-line. A spokesperson for the council said: “Our third party supplier Updata, responsible for the Council’s internet connectivity, is working around the clock to resolve the problem and get […]
5th May The countdown is well and truly on! Our Macmillan ‘Bring A Pound Day’ is on Thursday, May 24. Last year our ‘Bring A Pound Day’ for the charity raised an astonishing £7,000 for the Tameside Macmillan Unit in just one day in February last year, thanks to your amazing generosity. Local groups, organisations, schools and […]
4th May There was no change and yet big changes in this year’s Tameside Council Local Elections. The number of councillors for the Labour and Conservative parties remains exactly the same – with Labour winning 17 of the contested 19 seats and the Tories two – representing no change whatsoever. But two wards switched allegiance, with Labour […]
3rd May The Stalybridge artist behind the ‘Manchester Icons’ series is launching his latest collection in Manchester’s Northern Quarter next week. Dunstan Carter’s latest work, titled ‘Psych Icons’ is a collection of twelve portraits from the golden age of psychedelia, featuring music icons such as Jimi Hendrix, Jim Morrison and John Lennon. Dunstan, who has spent four […]
3rd May Don’t forget to vote! Tameside and Oldham residents go to the polls today (Thursday) to elect a raft of councillors with polling stations open across the region until 10pm tonight. In Tameside 19 councillors will be elected across the borough’s 19 wards. In all, 69 candidates are standing – 19 Labour, 19 Conservative, 17 Greens, […]
19th Apr A personal trainer at a Stalybridge gym took on a marathon effort to raise hundreds of pounds for charity last week. Ben Moorhouse rowed 26 miles, or 42,195m, on a rowing machine at the gym, to raise funds for the Motor Neurone Disease Association. Ben’s father, Dale, suffers from a strain of the neurodegenerative disorder, […]
17th Apr Lloyds Banking Group is to close its branch in Stalybridge later this year. As part of 49 branch closures across the UK, affecting 305 jobs across the business, the branch on Melbourne Street on September 18th. It’s a further blow to the town and Melbourne Street in particular, which has lost big high-street names such […]