From the Tameside Archives
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22nd Apr   Defence Counsel for Ming Jiang, accused of murdering Yang Liu last October put his client in the witness box and began trawling through the mountain of prosecution evidence brought against him. Guy Gozem Q.C. frequently told his quietly spoken client to raise his voice and  to stick to answering the questions he was putting to […]
21st Apr     Minshull Street Crown Court, heard how Ming Jiang accused of the murder of his fellow countryman Yang Liu last October, had been involved in multiple credit casrd frauds over a number of years. The revelations came when the court was told that despite Jiang having no previous convictions, cautions or warnings recorded against […]
20th Apr A series of events are taking place across Tameside as part of a week of action to combat loan sharks. The England Illegal Money Lending Team (IMLT) are working with Cash Box Credit Union and Tameside Council to raise awareness of the dangers of getting involved with a loan shark and to make residents aware […]
20th Apr Day Eleven of the Tintwistle “Body in a suitcase” murder trial heard evidence from transcripts of police interviews at Buxton Police Station, following Ming Jiang’s arrest at a Manchester Casino. Following his caution by police officers and assisted by his solicitor, Jiang denied killing Yang Liu saying: “Why would I kill him? I had no reason […]
20th Apr Drivers across Tameside who are caught speeding could face much tougher penalties when new sentencing guidelines come in to force next week. All motorists who commit the most serious speeding offences will face much harsher fines from Monday (April 24). Courts in England and Wales will have the power to issue longer sentences and stiffer […]
19th Apr Theft of steel plant equipment and cabling worth a “significant amount  of money” occurred at a construction site on Whitelands Road in the early hours of this morning. The theft was reported at 7.55 am this morning as contractors arrived on the site of the old Olympia furniture factory and is believed to have occurred […]
19th Apr Tameside’s MPs have been reacting to yesterday’s shock announcement by Theresa May, that the country will go to the polls on June 8th for a snap general election. The Prime Minister’s statement took everyone by surprise, not least because she’d previously claimed on numerous occasions that she wouldn’t call an election, but by the end […]
19th Apr Tameside Council leader Kieran Quinn, has brokered an agreement to resolve the concerns raised by parents at Russell Scott Primary School regarding the school playing field. The council released a statement last night regarding the playing field which was rendered unfit for purpose after contractors Carillion had used the field as their building compound site. The […]
18th Apr   Day Ten of the Yang Liu murder trial, heard how the accused Ming Jiang was helping himself to a £700 i Phone, by using his alleged victim’s credit card as the police net was tightening around him. Police who began investigating on October 10th after an unknown body was discovered in a lay-by near Tintwistle, were […]
17th Apr Knitters and crafters are being asked to help create an unforgettable display to promote Tameside as a dementia friendly borough. Tameside Council’s public health team and partners are planning to decorate local landmarks and community meeting points with both hand-made and home-grown forget-me-not flowers – the Dementia Friends logo – as part of activities to […]