From the Tameside Archives
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5th Jun   A new Gorton housing development will bring 46 affordable new homes to a brownfield site. Southway Housing Trust, the Didsbury based housing association is partnering with developer Mulbury to build the 46 homes as part of a 250 home estate. The scheme is backed by Government funding as part of the national Shared Ownership […]
1st Jun A charity drive for the victims of the Manchester terror attack has created a massive buzz across the globe by raising more than £160,000. Tameside tattooist Sam Barber said she was left devastated when she first heard about the appalling attack at the Manchester Arena, which claimed the lives of 22 people and left 120 […]
29th May Tributes have continued across Tameside throughout the Bank Holiday weekend to remember the victims and all of those affected by last week’s horrific terror attack in Manchester. Twenty-two people were killed and 120 were injured after suspected suicide bomber Salman Abedi detonated a shrapnel bomb in the foyer of the Manchester Arena after an Ariana Grande concert last Monday […]
29th May Stamford Boating Lake could soon be returned to its former glory by a new community group. Ridge Hill Big Local, a £1m Lottery funded project which includes the Springs, Arlies, Hague and Ridge Hill estates, has taken over the lease of the boating lake and fishing fake from Tameside Council through their social enterprise company, […]
28th May Children from schools across Tameside have been showing heartwarming solidarity with everyone affected by tragic events in Manchester. From writing prayers and producing artwork to taking part in special remembrance assemblies and services, pupils have paid tribute to the victims of the terrorist attack on Monday in their own powerful and poignant ways. Some of […]
23rd May A rail strike which was set to affect commuters across Tameside next week has been called off in the wake of this week’s Manchester terror attack. Rail union RMT had announced a fourth 24-hour walkout in the space of just over two months from midnight on Tuesday, May 30, over the dispute regarding driver-only trains. […]
22nd May Time is running out for people across Tameside to register to vote in the General Election on June 8. Voters have until 11.59pm today (Monday, May 22) to register through the official website by going to gov.uk/register-to-vote. People can vote in a General Election if they are a British, Irish or Commonwealth citizen aged 18 […]
19th May Police in Tameside believe that they have smashed a gang of young criminals targeting Taxi and food delivery drivers. The gang has been terrorising drivers in the Ashton and Stalybridge areas over the past month with a series of at least 15 robberies. The gang’s Modus Operandi is to call out a driver to an […]
18th May     Two women accused of attacking a 78-year-old man in his own home have pleaded guilty to attempted murder at Minshull Street Crown Court. The Tameside Reporter has learnt that the two, 28-year-old Megan Stafford, of Dean Street, and 27-year-old Amy Squires, of Coronation Road, both Ashton, changed their original plea from not guilty […]
17th May Greater Manchester’s new Mayor Andy Burnham, has set out a major rethink on the Greater Manchester Spatial Framework(GMSF) plan Burnham has stated in one his first major speeches, that he wants greater emphasis on affordable homes, fringe towns, and a “significant reduction” in plans to build on Green Belt. However he is determined to implement […]