From the Stalybridge Archives
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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 […]
1st Aug A Tameside family was not able to say goodbye to their dying mother because staff at a Stalybridge care home didn’t call them in time. The Local Government and Social Care Ombudsman found out the family was informed of the death by police, instead of staff at Oakwood Care Centre, where their mother lived. In […]
30th Jul Greater Manchester Police have released CCTV footage of three men they want to speak to in connection with a spate of thefts and attempted thefts from vans in Tameside. Officers are investigating after a dozen vans were damaged and items stolen from them in a series of incidents across the borough in May. The majority […]
24th Jul The final phase of Electricity North West’s £3m upgrade to a local power network gets underway next weekend. Engineers are replacing 7.4km of underground power cable, which has been keeping the lights on since the 1960s, with new, environmentally-friendly electricity cables. The project will benefit 58,000 customers in Stalybridge, Buxton, Glossop and the High Peak. […]
16th Jul Police officers investigating the assault of a girl in Stamford Park have arrested four people. After a video of the attack was circulated on social media, officers from GMP’s Tameside borough launched an investigation and established that it happened near to Stamford Park boating lake on Friday, July 13th. The victim of the attack, a […]
16th Jul Businesses are running out of time to enter this year’s prestigious Pride of Tameside Business Awards – so act now! The Pride of Tameside Business Awards celebrate the outstanding work of businesses from different sectors and inspirational individuals from across the region. The awards are free to enter and will feature categories for businesses across […]
10th Jul A man from Stalybridge has been jailed after he filmed himself sexually assaulting a 14-year-old girl. 36-year-old Bryan Ashcroft, of School Crescent, was yesterday sentenced to 10 years in prison, after pleading guilty at an earlier trial. Ashcroft was caught in October 2017 when a woman in her forties found indecent images of the teen […]
9th Jul Hyde businesswoman Karen Dorney has officially taken up the ‘reigns’ as the new President of Hyde Rotary Club. Former president Alan Oldham handed over the chains of office at a grand installation ceremony at Hyde’s Oaklands Hall on Friday. Some 70 guests, including Karen’s close family and friends and members from the Rotary clubs of […]