From the Tameside Archives
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5th Nov This week’s additions of the Tameside Reporter, Glossop Chronicle, and Oldham Reporter will have a very different look and feel about them. We are turning the clock back 100 years as we mark the 100 year anniversary of the end of World War One, to recall how our communities greeted the news that the Great […]
1st Nov In his latest column for the Tameside Reporter, the Environment Agency’s Area Director for Greater Manchester, Merseyside and Cheshire, Lee Rawlinson talks the work done to remove a huge quantity of waste from Gartside Farm in Droylsden.  There is no doubt that as a population, we are becoming more health focused and, if you are anything […]
1st Nov Five more men have been charged with murder and attempted murder after a shooting in Ashton in June. 31-year-old Luke Paul Graham was shot on Birch Street on Wednesday June 13th. Sadly, he later died in hospital from his injuries. Another man in his 20s presented himself at hospital later that day with a gunshot […]
29th Oct A special needs school in Dukinfield has received a new ‘Sunshine’ coach thanks to a fundraising ball that took place in Manchester over the summer. Last Tuesday, the children’s charity Variety and Michael Josephson MBE attended a special assembly at Cromwell High School, to present the new coach to excited pupils and staff. The Variety […]
28th Oct The family of a Droylsden teenager killed in a two-car collision in North Wales on Friday night have paid tribute to him. Seventeen-year-old Colin Hornsby from Droylsden was one of three teenagers who died in the tragedy which happened near Denbigh, North Wales, just before 7.30pm. In a statement released through North Wales police Colin’s […]
26th Oct A man and woman have been charged in connection with a robbery in Hyde on Sunday night. Police were called to Clarendon Street at around 10.55pm on October 21st to reports that three people had been robbed. The victims had been assaulted before a handbag containing a mobile phone and other personal items was stolen. […]
26th Oct Quest Media Network Ltd – namely the Tameside Reporter and Tameside Radio – are celebrating double delight at last night’s Pride of Tameside Business Awards. The major awards event, which celebrates the successes of borough businesses over the last 12 months, was held at Dukinfield Town Hall. More than 300 people enjoyed a glittering ceremony […]
25th Oct A local carnival arts organisation has risen like a phoenix from the ashes after a catastrophic mill fire destroyed 15 years’ worth of work. Global Grooves lost hundreds of thousands of pounds worth of giant puppets and hand-printed costumes when their storage warehouse at Ray Mill in Stalybridge burned to the ground in March. But now […]
24th Oct A man from Hyde has thanked Be Well Tameside for helping him to stub out his 20-a-day smoking habit and to lose almost a stone. 34-year-old Marc Tyson had been a smoker for 19 years – a habit which has cost him an estimated £48,545, using the NHS Smoking Calculator. Marc has been out of […]
20th Oct Three men have been charged today after shots were fired in an incident in Hyde on Thursday. Nobody was injured but damage was caused to a car. Police were called to Croft Street in Hyde at around 2.35pm on Thursday. Officers subsequently arrested three men who have appeared at Salford Magistrates’ Court today who have all been charged […]