From the Stalybridge Archives
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1st Jul Motorcyclists will be revving their engines into Stalybridge this weekend. For the annual Stalybridge Motorcycle Club event, ‘Motorcycles through the Ages’ returns to the town’s Civic Hall on Sunday at noon (11am for Show Bikes) at the town’s Old Market Hall and will finish at 3.30pm. The admission fee is £2.
1st Jul Organisers have thanked everyone for making this year’s Stalybridge Festival weekend one of the best ever. Literally thousands of people descended to enjoy the two-day festival, incorporating the canal festival and parade. Report, pictures and full Parade results in this week’s Tameside Reporter.
24th Jun Stalybridge’s big weekend is just days away, with the countdown well and truly on for a family fun-packed two days as festival fever grips the town. The Stalybridge Festival Committee, Huddersfield Canal Society and the Stalybridge Town Team have all been working together to ensure that this year’s Stalybridge Festival will be bigger and better […]
24th Jun The Tour of Tameside made an historic return at the weekend with around 1,000 runners stepping up for the three-day challenge across our region. Billed as a major community event for the whole of the North West, the Tour has been hailed a huge success with organisers pledging it will be back, bigger and better, […]
22nd Jun Yorkshire Building Society teams at building society branches in Stalybridge and Ashton will be brewing up to mark a successful year of fundraising for Marie Curie on Wednesday,  June 24. Yorkshire Building Society’s Hour of Need campaign has been celebrating its first birthday with the news that it has clocked up £300,000 in its first […]
9th Jun EVERY little monkey deserves a story and a cuddle – that’s why Book Trust wants Tameside’s parents and carers to take their youngsters to a Time for a Rhyme event during National Bookstart Week (June 8 to 14).   This year’s theme, Jungle Adventures, is based on Giles Andreae’s popular picture book “Rumble in the […]
3rd Jun With just four weeks left to go, the Stalybridge Festival Committee is making the final plans for the Stalybridge Carnival Parade on Sunday, June 28, at 1pm. Organising secretary, Nigel Hobson said: “All the feedback we have received so far tells us it should be as well supported as last year.  “Now is the time […]
3rd Jun Thousands braved wet and windy weather as this year’s Whit Friday Brass Band contest struck up another winning tune in Tameside –  and a record breaker. For while the annual tradition regularly attracts bands from across the country and Europe, it is believed to be the very first time a band from Australia has taken […]
28th May The historic Tour of Tameside returns to the region after more than a decade this June. The three day running challenge takes place from Friday, June 19 to Sunday, June 21 with participants covering the 26 miles of a marathon distance over three events which will take the form of a six mile fell race […]
28th May   Good crowds came out in support of this year’s Whit Walks in Hyde, Dukinfield and Stalybridge. See this week’s Tameside Reporter for pictures and reports. Tomorrow (Friday, May 29), it’s time to strike up the band as the annual Whit Friday Brass Band Contest marches into Tameside and Saddleworth. The tradition dates back to the […]