From the Tameside Archives
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16th Aug Sixth formers at Audenshaw School are celebrating after receiving their long-awaited exam results, with one student securing a place at Cambridge after achieving four A*s. Neil Herbert, Head of Sixth Form at the school, congratulated students on their results and said many students had exceeded expectations. He said: “We are immensely proud of the performance […]
16th Aug A-level students at Clarendon Sixth Form College are celebrating record breaking results today. With a continued 100 per cent pass rate with best ever high grades achieved the class of 2018 has surpassed all previous records. Top performing students include Jake Armstrong who received A*A* A and has accepted a place at the University of […]
15th Aug Feeling nervous for results day? Here is what you need to do! Students across the UK will be receiving their A-level results tomorrow but whilst many will be delighted with their grades, it may be testing for those who do not meet their expectations. According to new research by the Federation of Master Builders (FMB), […]
14th Aug Pupils at a Tameside primary school will be all aboard for a new library in the new school year thanks to the donation of a Yellow School Bus. Transport for Greater Manchester (TfGM) donated the bus to Greswell Primary School in Denton after receiving a letter from two pupils, 11-year-olds Mia Goodison and  Louie Williams-Manby. In her […]
13th Aug After a difficult year so far, there was an air of celebration at Oldham Mountain Rescue Team’s headquarters last week, when not one but two awards were presented. The team have already done over 50 jobs, which is unprecedented for this time of year. Within that, they helped with two major incidents; the Beast from […]
9th Aug Police in Tameside are investigating a number of reports of a man exposing himself and behaving inappropriately in Stamford Park. The reports say the man has been approaching women who are walking their dogs, following lone walkers and hiding in bushes, all on Sunday mornings. He’s described as in his 20s, with tanned or olive […]
9th Aug Several arrests were made across Tameside yesterday as part of a crackdown on the supply of Class A drugs. Officers executed multiple warrants at various addresses, including a newsagent on Manchester Road, Denton and a shop on Bentinck Street in Ashton. A property on Peterborough Close, Denton and two addresses on Rowantree, Oldham, were also […]
9th Aug The Environment Agency’s Lee Rawlinson pens his latest column as he keeps ‘An Eye on Our Environment’, and encourages you do to the same… One of the most common questions I ask myself is where does the time go? Here we are already in August and, depending whom you ask, it’s either been a fantastic […]
8th Aug A ghostly series of silhouette figures of the British Tommy will start appearing at community venues across Tameside next month. The iconic figures are part of an initiative to mark the 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War and have already been seen at sites such as the Tower of London, Tynecastle […]
7th Aug The biggest number of Royal British Legion members will come together in a pilgrimage of remembrance tomorrow, including many from Tameside. Thousands of Armed Forces veterans and supporters from across the world have joined the historic ‘Great Pilgrimage’ 90 to Belgium and France, in remembrance of those who lost their lives in the First World War. […]