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From the Tameside Archives
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5th Sep A group from Tameside will be ‘reaching for the stars’ as they prepare to launch the UK’s biggest ever rocket on Monday (11 September). Starchaser Industries, based on Dunkirk Lane in Hyde, are scheduled to launch their ‘Skybolt 2 Research Rocket’ from Otterburn, Northumberland at 10:30am on Monday morning. Standing at over 8 meters (27 […]
4th Sep Hyde Rotary Club stalwart Barry Carey has been presented with his second Paul Harris Rotary Sapphire award. Barry, who has been a member for 30 years and President on two occasions, received his recognition from Dr Vik Tanna last Thursday. During his three year term as chair of the Community Committee, Barry has organised the […]
1st Sep Tameside’s most treasured heritage sites are opening their doors next week as part of this year’s Heritage Open Days. There will be plenty of fascinating buildings which represent the borough’s rich history to explore behind closed doors during the event between Thursday 7 to Sunday 10 September. All the borough’s towns will be involved, offering […]
1st Sep A Tameside walking group has been showcased to highlight the support available to get people active as part of a national health campaign. Four out of ten adults (43 per cent) aged between 40 and 60 in the North West don’t even manage to walk ten minutes a month at a brisk pace, according to […]
31st Aug Mayor of Greater Manchester Andy Burnham has reacted angrily to reports that a trial could be held in Libya in connection with the terror attack in the city. The attack at the Manchester Arena on concert goers leaving the Ariana Grande event on May 22 claimed the lives of 22 people and left many more […]
30th Aug   Greater Manchester’s Waste Disposal Authority (GMWDA) has finalised the split with it’s business partner Viridor Laing from the 25 year, £3.8 billion contract, in order to make longer term savings. As part of the deal that was finalised last Wednesday, GMWDA will aquire Viridor Laing, (Greater Manchester) for just one pound and residents are […]
29th Aug Commuters across Tameside are set to be affected by a two-day rail strike in the next seven days – a fourth walkout in the space of seven months. The strike will impact on services on Friday 1 September and Monday 4 September and is by RMT Union members in the ongoing dispute over rail safety […]
29th Aug A new service has been launched by Tameside and Glossop Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust that could significantly improve the patient experience. Community Intravenous (IV) Therapy allows drugs such as antibiotics to be delivered at home, saving patients lengthy trips to outpatient clinics. The service, which was rolled out in Tameside and Glossop on Friday […]
29th Aug NHS Tameside and Glossop Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) has launched a consultation to enable residents to have their say on the way care is delivered to patients after leaving hospital.  Known as Intermediate Care, it is focused on how patients are cared for, usually older people, once discharged from hospital or when they are at […]
26th Aug Year 11 pupils across Tameside have been celebrating some top GCSE results this week. Despite reformed GCSEs in English Language, English Literature and Maths – with a more challenging curriculum – many pupils have chalked up some impressive achievements, with some schools recording stand out performances. The reformed GCSEs are subject to a new grading […]