From the Tameside Archives
14th Aug Pupils at a Tameside primary school will be all aboard for a new library in the new school year thanks to the donation of a Yellow School Bus. Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) donated the bus to Greswell Primary School in Denton after receiving a letter from two pupils, 11-year-olds Mia Goodison and  Louie Williams-Manby. In her […]
13th Aug After a difficult year so far, there was an air of celebration at Oldham Mountain Rescue Team’s headquarters last week, when not one but two awards were presented. The team have already done over 50 jobs, which is unprecedented for this time of year. Within that, they helped with two major incidents; the Beast from […]
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 […]
9th Aug Several arrests were made across Tameside yesterday as part of a crackdown on the supply of Class A drugs. Officers executed multiple warrants at various addresses, including a newsagent on Manchester Road, Denton and a shop on Bentinck Street in Ashton. A property on Peterborough Close, Denton and two addresses on Rowantree, Oldham, were also […]
9th Aug The Environment Agency’s Lee Rawlinson pens his latest column as he keeps ‘An Eye on Our Environment’, and encourages you do to the same… One of the most common questions I ask myself is where does the time go? Here we are already in August and, depending whom you ask, it’s either been a fantastic […]
8th Aug A ghostly series of silhouette figures of the British Tommy will start appearing at community venues across Tameside next month. The iconic figures are part of an initiative to mark the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War and have already been seen at sites such as the Tower of London, Tynecastle […]
7th Aug The biggest number of Royal British Legion members will come together in a pilgrimage of remembrance tomorrow, including many from Tameside. Thousands of Armed Forces veterans and supporters from across the world have joined the historic ‘Great Pilgrimage’ 90 to Belgium and France, in remembrance of those who lost their lives in the First World War. […]
3rd Aug Police taped off a wide area around Ashton Memorial Gardens this morning after the body of a man was discovered in the park. Police say they were called to the Memorial Gardens off Crickets Lane at around 7am after the body had been discovered by a member of the public. A large area near the […]
2nd Aug Police investigating a stabbing in Audenshaw on Tuesday have made an arrest. At around 7.30am on July 31st, officers found a woman with stab wounds on the roof of a house on Yew Street. She was taken to hospital for treatment and later discharged. At around 8.35pm last night, officers from Greater Manchester Police’s Tactical […]
2nd Aug A woman in her 20s was racially abused in Gorton last night by a gang of men wielding a handgun. At around 11.05pm, the woman went to her car on Heathcote Road when one man, part of a gang of four, shouted racial slurs at her, before firing the gun as they rode away. Some […]