From the Stalybridge Archives
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24th Mar Warnings for dog walkers to be extra vigilant when walking their animals in Stalybridge’s Cheetham Park continued this week. The warning follows reports that a pet was poisoned in the park after eating pellets which had been strewn around. Tameside Animal Shelter was first to issue a warning to owners through its social media website […]
17th Mar Keith Briggs resigned as the Stalybridge Celtic manager on Sunday evening following the clubs 1-0 defeat last Saturday. The downbeat side returned from Bradford Park Avenue empty handed thanks to Ryan Qualter’s headed effort in the 41st minute. Last weekend’s defeat ensured that Celtic had picked up just two out of a possible 27 points. […]
16th Mar Following the clubs 1-0 defeat against Bradford Park Avenue on Saturday, Keith Briggs has relinquished his role as first team manager. The 33 year old took over the club on 18th October 2013. During his first stint in charge, Keith managed to guide his side to safety. However, despite recruiting a number of players last […]
8th Mar According to Paul Ennis, the key to Celtic’s survival is consistency. The gloves are off and the fight is on. The 25 year old midfielder is in the midst of a battle, and he is more than prepared to lead his men to battle. Last year proved to be a nightmare for Celtic, and the […]
18th Feb A celebrated local artist is turning heads at his first-ever exhibition in Stalybridge. For Roger Conway’s latest exhibition, ironically entitled Looking South, puts his 50 paintings on show, but all upside down. People’s Gallery Manager, Gordon Clegg, told us: “We’ve had a lot of people walking past the Gallery and coming in saying: “Do you […]
13th Feb Stockport County is a club deep-rooted in Keith Briggs heart, but the Stalybridge Celtic boss cut a broken figure when the referee blew his final whistle on Saturday. Celtic travelled to Edgeley Park on the back of a 4-1 loss away to Tamworth, but given the Lambs rapid rise up the league under the guidance […]
15th Jan A fast-flowing version of the beautiful game is set to take over Tameside thanks to the vision of a local football fanatic. Neil Lucas, who is the founder of Sala Soccer Schools Academy, has assigned himself the mission of bringing some Brazilian flair to the English sport. Having originated in South America during the 1930’s, […]
4th Jan Cheerleading may be synonymous with American culture, but thanks to the tireless work of a dancing diva, the sport is breaking through into our very own borough. The mastermind behind the sport’s growing popularity is Stalybridge based Jane Wood, who founded the TCA Tycoons Dance Academy in 2007. Despite being new to the sport at […]
3rd Dec TCA Tycoons Cheerleading Academy took to the National Cycling centre in Manchester last Saturday for the annual extravaganza, Urban Attack. The event is designed to take participants and spectators on a special journey which includes a full afternoon of racing, a special entertainment show and an after party to top things off. The obstacle racing […]
1st Dec Tameside Sports Trust might live long in the memory for some people, but there’s a new title which has taken precedence of late and become somewhat popular amongst fitness enthusiasts across the borough. That name in question is ‘Active Tameside’; a not for profit registered charity designed to provide value for money services in all […]