From the Tameside Archives
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6th Sep Police are appealing for help to find a missing man from Hyde. Roy Patten, 39, was last seen at around 8.15pm on Sunday, September 2. Roy suffers with epilepsy which requires daily medication to treat, however it is not known if he has the medication with him. He is described as white and of medium […]
6th Sep Coronation Street stars Sally Ann Matthews and Amanda Barrie were sensationally revealed to be distant cousins on last night’s ITV documentary Coronation Street’s DNA Secrets. The amazing family connection was revealed at Ashton Old Baths as Sally, who plays new Rovers landlady Jenny Bradley, was told about her ancestry in a scene filmed inside the […]
5th Sep A “prolific”burglar from Stalybridge has been jailed for six years after pleading guilty at Minshull Street Crown Court yesterday (Tuesday 4 September). Stephen Fraser, 26, of Wasdale Terrace, Stalybridge pleaded guilty at Minshull Street Crown Court to five burglaries, one attempt burglary, and an aggravated vehicle taking. In addition to being sentenced to six years in […]
4th Sep CAST AND CREW: The team at Guide Bridge Theatre bringing Beautiful Thing to the stage all this week. Intimacy, comedy, and love are stitched together in an emotionally charged story of heartache. Set in the corridor of a London tower block – Jamie, his mother, and their neighbours, all in some way live on the […]
3rd Sep Guide Bridge Theatre’s latest offering Beautiful Thing opens tonight at the Audenshaw venue and runs all this week. The story, directed by Mike McCaw, tells the heartache of 15 year old Jamie coming to terms with his sexuality and the turmoil he feels before coming out to his mother. Jake Hankey plays Jamie with such […]
28th Aug A diamond Droylsden duo celebrated 60 years of wedded bliss earlier this month. Beryl and Eddie Lunt, fresh from a cruise around Spain and Portugal, celebrated the landmark occasion at home on Thursday 16th with their friends and family, who’d put in a lot of effort to make the couple’s day extra special. It all […]
24th Aug A local boxer has been jailed after raping a woman in Hyde and intimidating her in the months that followed, including dousing her in petrol and setting her on fire. Lyndon Newman, 32, from Brinnington, has today been sentenced to 15 years in prison after being found guilty of rape and stalking involving alarm or […]
24th Aug The British Army is running a host of recruitment events across Tameside and Oldham next week. The events will help local people find out more about what a career in the British Army is like and what opportunities are on offer. Local soldiers and career advisers will be available for people to talk to and […]
23rd Aug Everyone loves a summer fair and local charity Finding Rainbows are bringing their spectacular offering to Audenshaw this bank holiday weekend. The annual summer fair is a great way to support a growing charity while having a fun-filled day out with all the family. Aldwinians Rugby Club, in Audenshaw Park, Droylsden, will be alive with […]
23rd Aug Droylsden Academy Headteacher, Mr Philip Wilson, says the hard work of students and staff in this year’s GCSE exams has paid off. Despite the national picture of far more challenging GCSE exams and significant GCSE reform, there has once again been some outstanding individual student successes and some very strong subject performances. “On behalf of […]