From the Tameside Archives
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8th Apr Elliott’s Trust have announced a marquee fundraising event, which they hope will become an annual fixture on the calendar. The charity was set up in memory of Denton teenager Elliott Fernandez, who sadly died in January 2017 from Rhabdomyosarcoma, an extremely rare form of cancer. Since then, Elliott’s family and friends have been tirelessly raising […]
5th Apr Police have released further CCTV footage after a woman in her 60s was robbed in her own home in Ashton earlier this year. Just after 2.30pm on January 10, the woman was in her home at Portland House on Katherine Street, when she entered the bedroom to be confronted by a man demanding cash. He […]
5th Apr Staff and pupils at a Hyde primary school are celebrating after Ofsted inspectors rated the school ‘good’ following a recent visit. Godley Primary Academy, which is part of the Enquire Learning Trust, was praised in the report for its leadership and maintaining ‘the good quality of education in the school since the previous inspection’. The […]
5th Apr A fourth man has been arrested in connection with a stabbing in Ashton earlier this week. Police were called to June Street just after 6.15pm on Monday, June 1, where they found a man in his 20s with stab wounds. He was treated in hospital and is now recovering at home. Two men aged 25 […]
4th Apr It was a case of lights, camera, action when the streets of Ashton came alive for the filming of a new thriller. Crews for the drama COBRA, being made for Sky, descended on the town last Thursday to film a series of dramatic scenes. COBRA is a six-part British drama set in the heart of […]
3rd Apr A six-year-old Ashton girl with a rare brain tumour is hoping an allergic reaction to her medicine won’t delay her already substantial treatment plan. Pixie-Belle Sykes began treatment for her brain tumour at Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital in July last year – and was told it would entail 84 weeks of regular chemotherapy. But her […]
3rd Apr Tameside is poised to mark the 200th anniversary of Peterloo with a series of events, commemorations and concerts across the borough. Tameside History Forum and Tameside History on Your Doorstep members have been planning for the anniversary since last year with an official launch of an exhibition and book next month. As the number of […]
3rd Apr A self-made entrepreneur from Denton is paving the way for women’s gymwear after launching her own brand and building it up from scratch. 24-year-old Sophie Davies started out as a personal trainer at PureGym in Denton but launched ‘Sculpt Activewear’ in November 2017 after constantly seeing women come to the gym with the same problem. […]
3rd Apr Work has started on the next  three phases of the multi-million pound development of Reuben’s Retreat’s  ‘forever home’ in Glossop. Part of a 10-stage project at the former Wood’s Hospital, it will include a hydro suite, sensory play and movie room, offices and fully accessible changing facilities. The charity appointed Hadfield-based Building Projects Group Ltd. […]
2nd Apr A group of Stalybridge students who formed a jazz funk band at school are already winning awards and performing at iconic venues. ‘Mu23’ first met at West Hill’s jazz orchestra, where they all learnt to play their instruments. The name of the band comes from the music room at school where they rehearsed. Mr Spencer […]