From the Tameside Archives
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2nd Apr Lee Rawlinson, Area Director for Greater Manchester, Merseyside and Cheshire for the Environment Agency, writes for Reporter and Chronicle newspapers… Industry. It is a word that conjures up images of smoke stacks and chimneys but at its heart, industry from the waste sector, refineries, (including chemical sites) and everything in between, is the lifeblood of […]
2nd Apr Three men have been arrested after a stabbing in Ashton yesterday evening. Police were called to June Street just after 6.15pm, where they found a man in his 20s with stab wounds. He was taken to hospital for treatment and remains in a stable condition. Two men aged 25 and one man aged 26 have […]
1st Apr A Manchester-based artist has brought his unique style to a Droylsden bar. Originally from Chesterfield, Dave is a freelance illustrator who works from AWOL Studios in Ancoats. Dave’s is well known for his ‘doodle maps’, where he combines his distinctive style with cartoonish illustrations. Dave has had commissions from all over the world but his […]
1st Apr A marathon might not be considered a family affair, but the Johnson’s from Newton are doing just that.  Brian Johnson, 58, his wife Gail, 58, and their son Justin, 35, are training to tackle the Manchester Marathon coming up on April 7 – something made all the more special since Gail recently got the all-clear […]
1st Apr Student nurse Natalie Brookes is organising a huge life-saving skills days in memory of a woman who tragically died after suffering a heart attack in Hyde town centre. Mum-of-three Nataliem from Hattersley, who is a third year student nurse at Manchester Metropolitan University, was inspired to organise the event after the 52-year-old lady tragically passed […]
1st Apr Tameside College students are looking forward to a bright future as they settle into their new home at Tameside One. The campus will provide current and future students with one of the best learning resources in Greater Manchester in specialist subjects including hospitality & catering, bakery, travel & tourism, hair & beauty and business. As […]
27th Mar A Mossley woman who was maid of honour at her sister’s wedding could be named Britain’s Best Bridesmaid.  After examining nearly 500 entries, judges at hen and stag experts Red7 have whittled it down to seven elite bridesmaids, with 43-year-old Emmah Young chosen to represent the North West. Emmah was nominated by bride Rowenah Wallworth, […]
26th Mar A bar in Ashton is hoping to raise £1200 to buy a defibrillator for the Old Street area of town. Paul and Zoe Bradley opened ‘Heavenly’s Bar,’ named after their daughter, back in October at 8 Old Street after an extensive refurbishment. Paul, who also owns Paul’s Barbers in St Michael’s Square, explained: “On Christmas […]
26th Mar An injured veteran who narrowly survived a bomb blast in Afghanistan shared his incredible story with high school students in Denton last week. On August 6 2009, Lance Corporal Troy Conner, was with the First Batallion Parachute Regiment, travelling in a Jackal vehicle in Lashkar Gah, Afghanistan. The Jackal was blown up by an IED […]
25th Mar Plans for a new ‘state of the art’ £9m college building for students to learn the tools of the construction trade have been given the green light. Tameside College has been given permission to demolish existing ‘poor quality’ buildings on the original Ashton-under-Lyne site and replace them with a brand new ‘construction skills centre’. The project […]