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From the Tameside Archives
19th Feb A 15-year-old boy has been arrested after two boys were hit by a car in Denton at the weekend. Just before 1.55pm on Saturday February 16th, police were called to Windmill Lane to reports that a blue Volkswagen Sharan had run over two pedestrians. Officers found two teenagers, aged 13 and 17, who were taken […]
17th Feb Two teenage lads have been left in hospital with serious injuries following a hit and run in Denton yesterday afternoon. The teenagers – aged 13 and 17 – both suffered serious leg injuries after being struck by a car believed to have been stolen. The incident happened just before 2pm on Saturday as the two […]
15th Feb The second open day of 2019 is being held at Clayton Hall this Saturday, February 16th. Held on the first and third Saturday of every month, the open days give guests the chance to explore the historic, Grade II* listed building and surrounding grounds. The hall is dressed to resemble a Victorian home- although the building is actually older- including a […]
15th Feb A man is fighting for his life this morning after thieves ran him over with his own car. Just before 7.20am today, police were called to a collision on Nook Lane, where they found a 63-year-old man with serious head injuries. The victim had seen his car – a red Citroen C1, registration MV18 OSB […]
14th Feb A Certificate of Appreciation was presented by the Mayor of Tameside Cllr Denise Ward to Cancer Warriors founder Derrick Evans. Charity members from the group were invited to the Mayor’s Parlour at Dukinfield Town Hall on Friday for the presentation. While the Mayor found out about the group – and about Derrick – it was […]
13th Feb Popular Ashton pub The Ash Tree will reopen on Tuesday following a £1.1 million refurbishment and expansion. The JD Wetherspoon pub on Wellington Road now has a brand new beer garden at the side of the premises. A former snooker hall, which once occupied the adjacent site, was demolished to make way for the new […]
12th Feb Another record number of students at Ashton Sixth Form College have received offers from Cambridge and Oxford Universities. The students, who have successfully secured offers, have completed one of the most competitive application processes in the world with the universities ranked the top two in the UK and worldwide. The students who have received Oxbridge […]
11th Feb Sustrans volunteers are working with local schools to help turn an abandoned old railway turntable in Godley into a wildlife haven and community event space. The 70-foot diameter turntable is located on a one-mile, traffic-free path between Godley and Apethorn, now owned by Sustrans, a charity making it easier for people to walk and cycle. […]
11th Feb Over the last few months, there has been one subject that has clearly dominated the news and indeed the thoughts of many of us across the UK. I am of course referring to Brexit. One of the biggest concerns for environmentalists is sustainability. Can we continue to be sustain- able for both our environment and […]
11th Feb Police are appealing for the public’s help to trace the family of a man from Tameside.  Paul Bryson, 74, passed away at his home on Stalybridge Road in Hattersley.  There are believed to be no suspicious circumstances surrounding his death.  Anyone with information about Paul’s next of kin should contact the Police Coroner’s Office in […]