From the Tameside Archives
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17th Sep Police in Tameside are investigating an armed robbery at a shop in Audenshaw. Just after 11.15pm on Tuesday September 11th, three offenders entered the One Stop Shop on Droylsden Road, armed with a hammer and a knife. They threatened staff with the weapons and demanded cash from the safe. One staff member was hit on […]
17th Sep The sun set on the GMCL season on Saturday with all championship, promotion and relegation issues sorted. Locally the Tameside and Glossop area Clubs have not picked up silverware, but for a number of them, coming into the GMCL after the demise of the Pennine League it has been a difficult campaign. Ashton were relegated; […]
17th Sep Two Ashton women are doing their bit to help tackle period poverty in Tameside. Cousins Niamh Halpin and Izzy Sykes, aged 18 and 21 respectively, have launched a campaign to supply schools in Tameside with free sanitary products for students, so that young girls aren’t forced to miss school because they families can’t afford them. […]
14th Sep More often than not, when you think of incident response, I am willing to bet the first images that come to mind are of the police, the fire service and those of the medical profession. I am also willing to bet that the Environment Agency isn’t always an organisation that you would associate with incident […]
13th Sep A cyclist who was seriously injured in a collision with a car near to the former BT roundabout in Ashton on Tuesday morning has lost his fight for life. Police were called to Park Parade, close to the junction with Scotland Street at 6.45am to reports of a collision. Officers who attended established that a […]
13th Sep The old saying goes “write what you know” – and one local author is doing just that. Although he was not brought up with so much of the drama that goes on in his works, Stalybridge-native Barry Sullivan has reimagined historical Tameside in his newest book. Barry, who now lives in Mossley, has just released […]
13th Sep There’s no doubt that the BBC’s Last Night of the Proms is one of the music world’s most spectacular festivals of music. However, not to be outdone, the Rotary Club of Hyde are proud to present their version of The Last Night at the Proms, which will be held at the magnificent Oakland’s Hall, Hyde, […]
13th Sep Stalybridge is set to celebrate the 100th anniversary of some women in the UK winning the right to vote with a day of music, theatre, film, song and exhibitions. It will all be taking place on Sunday in Stalybridge Civic Hall between 11am and 3pm. You can join the suffrage protest with a family-friendly roving […]
9th Sep Promoting the Greater Manchester Smokefree Summer campaign at today’s event. Hundreds enjoyed Tameside Hospital Community Open Day today as the hospital opened its doors to share some of its wide ranging health work alongside a variety of charities and organisations. As well as an opportunity for a wealth of health organisations, groups and charities to […]
8th Sep Ashton’s Town Team and Tameside Markets staged ‘Ashton Town Centre Heritage Day’ on the Market Ground and Market Street today, as part of the National Heritage Weekend held each September across the country. The event is also part of this month’s Tameside Heritage Festival and saw the return of Ashton’s legendary Black Knight. The annual […]