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From the Tameside Archives
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21st Aug Denton and Reddish MP Andrew Gwynne has raised fears for children across Tameside as thousands could go hungry this summer due to no access to free school meals. New data from anti-poverty charity The Trussell Trust has revealed that families are now increasingly reliant on food banks during the summer holidays, with 47% of food […]
21st Aug    Mottram Show organisers feared the worst on Saturday when the rains came, but it brightened up on Sunday and the huge show went on as planned. Many thousands of people packed the Old Hall Show Ground to see classes for a whole range of classes for sheep, cattle and dogs, crafts and horticulture. Plus […]
18th Aug Tameside Heritage Open Days were officially launched this morning. “Behind Closed Doors” is this year’s apt theme for the annual heritage weekend because every year – for three days – people get to see inside buildings they might not normally enter, or which open up specially for the occasion.   A prime example is Newton […]
17th Aug Tameside parents are being urged to apply now if they want to take up the Government’s offer of 30 hours free child care for three and four years olds. Currently all 3 and 4-year-olds in England can get 570 hours – or 15 hours a week for 38 weeks – of free early education or […]
17th Aug Tameside students are celebrating some fantastic A-Level results this year. Ashton Sixth Form College was celebrating unprecedented success with yet another outstanding set of results. The college has achieved its best set of results ever in 2017 with more students than ever achieving top grades, an outstanding 80 per cent of students achieved high grades, […]
17th Aug Canny loans disbursed by Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) Core Investment Fund has provided a jobs dividend  creating 260 new posts across the county.  Tameside Council leader Kieran Quinn who is also the GMCA lead for Investment Strategy and Finance  has announced £3.1 Million in new loans to businesses in Salford, Trafford and Stockport for the […]
16th Aug Denton and Reddish MP Andrew Gwynne has today (August 16th) launched the Community Heroes Award. He is calling on constituents across Tameside and Stockport to nominate a community member who goes above and beyond for their local area. The MP announced the award to celebrate the hard work that does into communities across the constituency, […]
16th Aug The number of people out of work in Tameside increased over the past year, but is still down massively from 2010. There are currently 3760 people in the borough who are on Jobseeker’s Allowance or searching for work on Universal Credit, which is 60 more than this time last year. However, more young people in […]
14th Aug A barn owl that went missing from an aviary in Denton late on Saturday night has been found over 24 hours later. ‘Jessy’ escaped from the aviary at 11 o’clock on Saturday night (12th August) and her owners put out a frantic appeal to help find her. Thankfully, that appeal paid off as Tameside Reporter […]
13th Aug A barn owl has gone missing from an aviary at a home in Denton and her owners are offering a ‘large reward’ for her safe return. ‘Jessy’ escaped from at 11 o’clock on Saturday night (12th August) and was last seen near Crown Point North at around 2am this morning (13th August), flying off towards […]