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10th Oct Click on a pin to see that drop-off point’s address and details Donate a toy and help Tameside’s disadvantaged children Most children eagerly anticipate the coming of Christmas Day; where beautifully wrapped presents are carefully placed under a brightly lit tree. However for thousands of children from poverty-stricken families throughout Tameside, this day is one […]
26th NovAshton As part of the launch of their festive menu, Chiquitos Ashton invited 4 of Tameside Reporter’s journalists down to sample the new options. Over the past 20 years, Chiquitos restaurants up and down the country have served ‘Tex-Mex’ cuisine to the nation. Now well established in Tameside at its location on Ashton Moss, it’s ‘Christmas […]
26th NovGlossop Chronicle Padfield has become Derbyshire’s first ‘total place’ 20mph zone in a pilot which local councillors claim could bring many benefits to the community. County Cllr Damien Greenhalgh said: “We’ve all been working with communities and Derbyshire County Council on introducing 20mph zones in Glossopdale for some time, so it’s great to finally see the 20mph […]
26th NovSports A 21-year-old weightlifter is setting his sights on the Commonwealth Games in 2018. Team GB athlete, Alex Collier, is hoping to represent England at the 21st anniversary of the games, which are being held at Queensland’s Gold Coast, Australia. Currently ranked as the number one in Britain for his body weight and age, Alex is […]
26th NovSports A Glossop youngster returned from the World Junior Padel Championships last weekend with a bronze medal in hand. 14-year-old Lawrence Morgan was one of 24 players to have represented Great Britain at the Mexican tournament. Taking place from the 16th-22nd November, the six day competition provided three age groups with an opportunity to make their […]
26th NovSports A group of weightlifters have been celebrating recently after breaking personal bests – and European records – at the GPC British Powerlifting Championships. The prestigious competition took place at the Co-Operative Academy of Manchester on Saturday 14th and Sunday 15th November. Having competed at the European Championships in June, the event provided Gary Boulton, Robert […]
26th NovAshton The BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Temple in Ashton celebrated Diwali and the Hindu New Year last Thursday. At the temple on Russell Street they held a festival with over 500 different types of food. The two-day event attracted followers from all over the North West, to what was one of the biggest celebrations in the area. […]
26th NovAshton A 29-year-old charity fundraiser completed the New York Marathon earlier this month for British registered charity, Soft Power Education. Having successfully completed the London and Berlin marathons, Mitesh Dhimar decided to cross the pond and try his luck in the states. The event, which is the largest in the world and courses through five boroughs […]
26th NovMossley & Saddleworth Parents, residents and businesses in Mossley are rallying round to save a school crossing patrol on a busy main road. Funding for the post, which has been held for the past 14 years by Mossley resident Patricia Hardman, has been cut. Now parents have stepped in to try to raise the £6,000 needed each year […]
26th NovGorton & Openshaw Police have re-appealed for information a year after the murder of Dale Gordon from Gorton. The 20-year-old was discovered with serious injuries when police were called to Netherbury Close to reports of men fighting on Saturday, November 15, at 10.15pm. He was taken to the MRI but sadly died in the early hours of the […]
25th NovMossley & Saddleworth Mossley Town Team has scooped a Royal Horticultural Society Award. The RHS North West in Bloom ‘It’s Your Neighbourhood’ Awards are given out to volunteer-led community gardening groups which are focused on cleaning up and greening up their local areas. Two voluntary sub-groups of Mossley Town Team have been busy in the town centre over […]
25th NovAshton The Friends of King George the Fifth Playing Fields are having a blooming great year! The Ashton group has scooped a Level Five Outstanding Award in the North West In Bloom awards ceremony in Southport. Linda Sidebottom from New Charter Housing said: “New Charter are happy to support the In Bloom event for all the […]
24th NovGlossop Chronicle Big hearted Glossop people have dug deep and hit a new Poppy record. Last year Poppy Appeal chief George Wharmby was proudly announcing that collecting cans were bulging with a record breaking £18,700. Twelve months on and the total has topped £19,000. For a town with a population of around 40,000, that’s fantastic. George said: […]
24th NovGlossop Chronicle World famous fashion icon Dame Vivienne Westwood was back home on Monday in a bid to inspire Glossop teenagers to follow in her footsteps. Dame Vivienne – who as Vivienne Swire left Glossop Grammar School in 1958 – was a few hundred yards up the road at Glossopdale Community College. She was there to ‘set […]
24th NovAshton Youngsters can now post their letters to Santa at a special post box inside Dukinfield Town Hall. Every year hundreds of Dukinfield children post their letters to Santa through the special postal service provided by local ward councillors. All letters posted receive a personal response from Father Christmas himself, although Santa and all of his […]
24th Nov Tameside Council’s executive leader, Cllr Kieran Quinn has set out the financial challenges facing the authority in a strongly worded letter to Prime Minister, David Cameron. Last week it emerged that Mr Cameron, who is MP for Witney, had written to the leader of Oxfordshire County Council, Cllr Ian Hudspeth, complaining about significant cuts to […]