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From the Tameside Archives
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26th Jul   Mayors and Council Leaders representing five Major cities across the North, have  met and discussed future central government investment in transport infrastructure across the region.  While the Government has endorsed the future of HS2, which will speed rail journeys between Leeds, Sheffield, Manchester, Birmingham and London,  the region’s leaders are concerned about confusion and […]
25th Jul World Cup legend Sir Geoff Hurst came home to Ashton today – the place of his birth, and the place where he lived as a child. Sir Geoff, who had a key role in England’s victorious 1966 team, and is still the only man to have scored a hat-trick in a World Cup final, is […]
21st Jul From circus skills and treasure hunts to wild art, there is plenty of free summer activities in Tameside for families to juggle this summer. There will be outdoor summer theatre performances of favourite children’s books – from James and the Giant Peach to Dogs Don’t do Ballet – as well as Circus Sensible performances in […]
20th Jul Five men have been arrested after a series of raids in Stockport this morning. The raids, at five homes in Reddish and Brinnington, were part of Operation Stymie- a crackdown on the recent spare of over 50 burglaries in Stockport and Derbyshire, including Glossop. Five men aged between 18 and 35 were arrested on suspicion […]
20th Jul School children at Poplar Street Primary School in Audenshaw were able to get up close and personal to two police horses this morning. Steel and Pickwick trotted into the school to be greeted by dozens of excited youngsters. The children were able to stroke and pet the fabulous animals and found out about the work […]
20th Jul An ex-soldier from Hyde who left school without any qualifications has appeared in Coronation Street ahead of graduating from the University of Salford. 35-year-old Ryan Mulvey, who is graduating with a first class degree in Media and Performance at The Lowry in Salford later this week, appeared as gangster ‘Kelso’ in an episode of the […]
19th Jul “Have a sangria on me!” That was Betfred owner Fred Done’s message this week to lucky winner Jordon Fawcett after the Manchester City fan scooped £2,000 to pay for his honeymoon. Jordon was one of only 19 people in the country to place a bet on Man United star Wayne Rooney returning to his first […]
19th Jul Hospitals across Greater Manchester have launched a campaign this week to remind patients and carers to bring their medicines when they go to hospital for an appointment, are admitted or need to go to A&E. The region’s hospitals are making the ‘Your medicines matter’ plea to improve safety and provide a better experience for patients. […]
18th Jul Dramatic police dash cam footage has been released by Greater Manchester Police of a high speed chase through Bolton involving a car stolen from Hyde. It comes as two men have been jailed for string of high-value car thefts across Greater Manchester, including Tameside, and Derbyshire. 28-year-old Samuel Irving and 22-year old Kyle Brindley, both […]
18th Jul Police are appealing for information after a three people were threatened with an axe at a house in Gorton on Friday. Sometime between late Friday night (July 14th) and early Saturday morning (July 15th), a man in his fifties and two of his friends were in his kitchen on Aylesbury Avenue when three men stormed […]