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From the Stalybridge Archives
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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 […]
17th Nov Stalybridge St Pauls Cricket Club celebrated the season gone by last Saturday with a presentation evening at Cheetham Hill Road. Those who turned up on the evening were advised to bring one pound coins with them too, as the presentation evening coincided with a race night held to raise funds for the club. The season, […]
25th Oct Stalybridge Celtic Juniors were gifted a piece of life changing news last Saturday – literally – as the youth set up were honoured with a defibrillator. The complex piece of machinery came to prominence two years ago, when Fabrice Muamba suffered a heart attack during Bolton Wanderers FA Cup tie with Tottenham. The lifesaving piece […]
10th Oct “An absolute roller coaster of emotion” were the words 47 year old Tony Smith used to describe the feeling he endured on completing his mammoth fundraiser. The taxi driver, who hails from Stalybridge, embarked on an 80 mile bike ride last Sunday in aid of Birmingham Children’s hospital ward 12. The quest to generate money […]
9th Oct  The Police have this morning released the last known images of a teenager who died after being found in a canal in Tameside. Greater Manchester Police have released the images of Shaquille Daniel, who is also known as Shaquille Lawson, in the hope that it will jog people’s memories. At 3.10pm on Saturday 4 October […]
23rd Sep A college welfare officer and football coach for young people who downloaded thousands of indecent images of children has been sent to prison. Daniel Dawson from Stalybridge pl…eaded guilty to 19 offences of possessing and making indecent images of children and was given a 12 month prison sentence yesterday, at Minshill Street Crown Court in […]
20th Sep A group of enthusiastic fundraisers went that extra mile recently to raise funds for local children’s charity, OKE. The charity is run by parents and volunteers of children who have special needs and aims to raise money to provide weekend trips, activities and discos for those affected. The challenging fundraiser, dubbed ‘the three peaks challenge’ […]
15th Sep This weekend was Heritage weekend in Tameside. Here are some of the highlights of the weekend.