From the Tameside Archives
22nd Jun Schoolchildren had fun in the fresh air while promoting pollution warnings as Tameside celebrated Clean Air Day yesterday. Denton’s Russell Scott Primary School held a Clean Air Fete featuring a mix of outdoor activities, such as a bouncy castle and Mad Hatter’s Tea Party, and healthy living advice from charities including the British Heart Foundation […]
22nd Jun A local veterinary practice is warning owners not to let their pets suffer in the sun – and never leave them in vehicles. Temperatures are rising and summer is here, but while hot weather is great news for humans, it can be uncomfortable and unhealthy for pets. In some cases, heat can be deadly for […]
22nd Jun After five years and a wealth of experiences at Tameside Radio, breakfast presenter Louise Croombs, is moving on. As well as continuing her work in radio, Louise will be taking time to focus on her family and some other upcoming opportunities including podcasting and writing a book. Louise said: “I have had the greatest time […]
21st Jun An international career criminal from Hyde has been jailed for 23 years, thanks to a cross-border investigation by officers in Rotherham. 45-year-old Michael Dunphy, who lived on Barton Road, was yesterday convicted of four counts of kidnap and two counts of attempted robbery at Sheffield Crown Court. He has previous convitions for manslaughter, kidnap and […]
20th Jun When it comes to raising awareness of online safety, child safeguarding leads have involved the real experts – teenagers. On Monday, local school pupils delivered an online safety training session to parents attending a ‘Surviving Teenagers’ course. The event at Greenside Children’s Centre in Droylsden launched the Greater Manchester ‘It’s Not Okay’ Week of Action. […]
18th Jun In his latest column for the Tameside Reporter, the Environment Agency’s Area Director for Greater Manchester, Merseyside and Cheshire, Lee Rawlinson talks about the cost of illegal waste dumping and discusses the ongoing issue at Gartside Farm in Droylsden. When I started writing this column back in March, I mentioned how the Environment Agency and Greater […]
18th Jun A mother from Tameside is sending a heartfelt warning to other parents to be vigilant after her son was sexually abused after being groomed while playing games online. The mum – who is remaining anonymous to protect the identity of her son – has spoken about her experience to support the Greater Manchester It’s Not […]
15th Jun The family of a man who was shot dead in Ashton on Wednesday, June 13, have paid tribute to their “loving son, dad and brother.” 31-year-old Luke Paul Graham, from Audenshaw, was shot in broad daylight as he sat in his van on Birch Street on Tuesday afternoon. Luke, known to his friends as ‘Tank’, […]
13th Jun A man is in a critical condition in hospital after being shot in Ashton this afternoon. The shooting happened at around 4.45pm on Birch Street, which is currently closed off with armed police at the scene. Eye witnesses have said they saw a car pull up on the street, with someone inside fired five shots […]
11th Jun Tameside College and Clarendon Sixth Form College are ‘top of the class’ after being rated as “good” in their latest OFSTED inspection.   They were given the rating in all 8 categories, and special praise was given to both the quality of teaching and student’s achievement. It’s an improvement from their last inspection in 2015 […]