From the Stalybridge Archives
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1st Sep Twenty-year-old Lucy Garbett is straying beyond her comfort zone in a bid to raise money for the highly acclaimed Alzheimer’s society. The thrill seeker, who hails from Mottram Road in Stalybridge, has decided to take her fundraising sky high; 10,000ft to be precise. A journey to Lancaster to tackle the daring jump comes just one […]
21st Aug Students are celebrating across Tameside and Glossopdale as GCSE results were revealed today. It’s after the national average of A* to C grades increased by nearly one per cent despite this year marking the first time students had sat exams since the Governments controversial GCSE reforms. In Tameside the biggest focus came early this morning […]
9th Aug The centrepiece of a Tameside Park has reopened once again after damage caused by vandals was repaired at a cost of £200,000. Local councillors campaigned for the Pavilion in Stamford Park to re-open after it was closed due to persistent damage. Now for the next month at least, the popular café and centre will be […]
7th Aug Communities across Tameside joined together on Monday evening in an act of remembrance to mark the very hour war was declared between Great Britain and Germany exactly 100 years ago. While many paid their respects in their own way, lighting a candle at home, others joined services which took place throughout the borough. – Reports […]
5th Aug As Honor Murray sat on one of the benches in the small garden behind St Peter’s Catholic Primary school where she had worked for 26 years, her surroundings seemed to reflect the woman herself. A soft, welcoming breeze created a tranquil and calm atmosphere underneath a perfectly clear sky. It was a moment where the […]
26th Jul A Dukinfield family visited a Stalybridge school last week in a bid to help their son walk for the first time. Copley Academy decided to hold a non-uniform day last Friday to help young Archie Howarth raise some of the funds needed for a life-changing operation. Archie’s Uncle Charles is currently studying at the Huddersfield […]
24th Jul Two Tameside schools are set to wow more than 80,000 people over the next four days as they display gardens at this year’s Royal Horticultural Society Flower Show at Tatton Park. Dowson Primary School, of Hyde, and Millbrook Primary School, of Stalybridge, are both hoping to be highly commended with their creations following previous successful […]
13th Jul Ten-year-old Ella Atkinson from Stalybridge’s Sarah England School of Dance has secured a place at the prestigious Northern Ballet School’s Centre for Advanced Training. According to her long-time mentor Sarah England, Ella has always shown a natural aptitude for ballet, but in the last two years has made it her mission to work hard and […]
11th Jul Police are appealing for witnesses after a man was attacked and robbed in Stalybridge. At about 5.45pm on Thursday 3 July 2014 a man was walking on Grosvenor Street when he was attacked by two men, one approaching from behind and one to the front. The punched him in the face, before stealing from him […]
3rd Jul A drug dealer who sent a text just 24 hours after the murders of two police officers calling Dale Cregan a ‘hero’ has been jailed. Lee Willis (born 10/01/1983) of Jacks Court on Clarence Street in Stalybridge, went on the run in June 2013 after admitting numerous drug offences. He was due to be sentenced […]