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28th Jan A teenager has been charged after a man was stabbed in Ashton last week. The 17-year-old boy, who can’t be named for legal reasons, has been charged with section 18 wounding with intent and aggravated vehicle taking. He’s due to appear at Manchester Magistrates Court today. The charges are in connection with an incident on […]
28th Jan Residents and local politicians in Droylsden are fighting back against Stagecoach’s decision to scrap the 168 bus service after saying they feel ‘abandoned’ by the company. It was announced at the start of the year that the bus company planned to cut the service and replace it with a re-routed 150 service to provide new […]
28th Jan By local democracy reporter, James Illingworth Tax bills are set to rise for every household in Greater Manchester – with the cash paying for more police and bus service. The combined authority are considering budget proposals – including free passes for teenagers – which would cost the average household an extra £33. A combined authority […]
28th Jan Delayed plans to expand Hyde Pool have been sent back to the drawing board for a second time after the town hall’s newest contractor pulled out of the project citing Brexit and business uncertainty.  It’s been revealed that the protracted process to build a new six lane swimming pool, changing rooms and spectator seating area […]
25th Jan Tameside One – the new Tameside College and council building in the centre of Ashton – will open its doors to students for the first time on Monday, February 25, it has been announced. The development, at the heart of the Vision Tameside project, will see the brand new Ashton Library, and a one-stop-shop for […]
25th Jan A rescue dog at Denton-based Dogs Trust Manchester with a heart-shaped marking on his side, is hoping to find true love in time for Valentine’s Day. Three-year-old greyhound, Romeo, pictured above with carer Alex Nealon, has attracted the attention of all the team at the Denton-based rehoming centre, and not just because of his distinctive […]
24th Jan A call has gone out to past and present residents of Gorton to take part in a new oral history project at The Monastery. Staff and volunteers at the iconic building on Gorton Lane have launched the ‘Sharing Your Story’ project, with the aim of recording a wide range of memories about The Monastery, Gorton […]
24th Jan A stellar line-up of local bands will take part in a charity concert in Stalybridge later this month. Manchester alt-pop act Dantevilles headline an exciting night of live music, which also features Mossley trio Afghan Sand Gang. Rizzy, an artist familiar to the Ashton music scene, will open the night, with Oceans on Mars, The […]
23rd Jan The Tameside Hack returns next month and is poised to be bigger and better than ever. HACK6 – a fun event where 11 to 18-year-olds face a series of coding challenges – will again be hosted by Tameside College at their cutting-edge Advanced Technologies Centre in Ashton. There are more spaces available than at previous […]
22nd Jan HMRC investigation found Chaudhry Akbar used his two businesses to fraudulently claim.