From the Tameside Archives
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30th Mar More than 30 primary and secondary schools across Tameside have been taking part in a series of training events aimed at tackling mental health issues in children. The sessions have been aimed at raising awareness that, if caught early enough, can reduce the amount of long term problems in pupils. The training was provided by […]
30th Mar         A new report by campaigning Stockport MP Ann Coffey entitled ‘Real Voices’ has revealed that children within Greater Manchester are now three times more at risk or victims of sexual offences than previously thought.  Though the report also identified a four fold increase in the number of child sex exploitation cases […]
29th Mar     An Ashton man who robbed terrified staff at a branch of McDonald’s on the Snipe Retail Park by convincing them that he had a firearm concealed in a plastic bag, has been jailed for four and-a-half years.  He pleaded guilty to robbery when he appeared at Minshull Street Crown Court today, Wednesday, March […]
29th Mar Everyone’s favourite kooky family are coming to Hyde next week, courtesy of Hyde Musical Society. The Addams Family The Musical will be at Hyde Festival Theatre from Tuesday, April 4, each evening at 7.30pm, until next Saturday, April 8. There will also be a matinee on the Saturday at 2.30pm. Meet the whole Addams family […]
29th Mar Following moorland fires on Saturday around Indian Head above Dovestones reservoir, firefighters were called again to the same area to deal with further blazes two days later . As covered in the Tameside Reporter in an earlier article on the Saturday fire, children were reportedly seen leaving the scene and the fires are thought to […]
28th Mar Tickets are on sale now for the latest comedy from Denton West Amateur Dramatic Society. The group bring the comedy ‘Holiday Snap’ to the stage from Thursday, March 30 to Saturday, April 1. All profits from the show go towards the upkeep and running of Denton West Community Centre, Hulme Road, so support from the community […]
28th Mar All three Tameside MPs have given their support once again to an appeal by Human Rights campaigners to Manchester City Football Club’s part owners, requesting improvement to Human Rights in the United Arab Emirates. They have all signed up to the latest letter drafted by a Manchester-based campaign, led by the internationally respected Human Rights […]
27th Mar A number of local students and members of our community are stepping out to tread the boards at The Royal Exchange in Manchester in the professional production of The Suppliant Women, which enters its final run this week. Nigel Skinner went along to find out more… Fifty refugees are among the latest boatload to land […]
27th Mar Tameside Council has apologised after time stood still in the borough – even though it went forwards one hour everywhere else. With British Summer Time officially beginning at 1am on Sunday, everyone was informed to put their clocks forward one hour. But council bosses have had to say sorry after town hall clocks stayed stubbornly still. […]
27th Mar     The Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) Spatial Framework plan which is seeking to expand residential and commercial development across the county has received a huge response from the public to its draft proposals. Since the plan was made public in October the GMCA has had 25,000 responses from the public with the proposal […]