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A teenager has been arrested on suspicion of possession of class B drugs in Hattersley.
There was a defiant message from staff, families and local residents at a public meeting in Gorton last night as they battle to save a local care home.
Two Dukinfield golfers have helped raise more than £1,000 after reaching the final of an annual charity tournament.
A 45-year-old man from Hyde has been sentenced to 24 weeks in prison.
Care assistants at HC-One's Millbrook care home in Stalybridge have braved the shave to raise a fantastic £500 for Macmillan Cancer Support.
A 48-year-old man from Audenshaw has been banned from the road for 20 months and fined £600 by Tameside magistrates for being almost two times over the drink drive limit.
A 15-year-old boy stole a £600 bicycle and was found in a public place with a knife, Tameside Youth Court heard.
Tameside has been congratulated by the Government for keeping its Strategic Road Network clear of litter.
There’s no doubt that the BBC’s Last Night at the Proms is one of the music world’s most spectacular festivals of music.
There's a family fun day taking place at The Victoria pub in Dukinfield on Saturday (21 September).
Police are appealing for the public's help to trace a wanted man from Hyde.
The opening of a brand new creative centre added to the carnival atmosphere in Denton last Sunday.
Pints, punters and a party atmosphere led to another successful Tameside Beer Festival.
West Yorkshire Police (WYP) are appealing for help in tracing three men after the body of a man from Ashton was found in an abandoned car in a remote part of Huddersfield.
Maria Patricia Nwoji is on a mission to ensure every child goes to school with the right equipment.
A new temporary classroom block could be built at Denton Community College to accommodate a huge ‘bulge’ in the number of pupils studying there this year.
In his Reporter column this week, Denton MP Andrew Gwynne claims that a decade of 'needless and cruel' austerity has left public services in Tameside 'at breaking point'.
Specialist fire crews were summoned to a disused car park in Hattersley on Wednesday after potentially dangerous chemicals were discovered inside a car.
Seven years on from their murder, tributes have been laid at their memorials at Hyde Police Station and at The Hub in Hattersley.
Former olympic gold medallist Chris Boardman was on hand to help open a brand new children’s cycling facility in Hyde last week (Tuesday 17 September).
A teenager has been released by police under investigation after being arrested in connection with a moped being stolen at knife point on a canal tow path in Ashton.
The Grafton Centre in Hyde will soon be running two new groups to help those living with dementia and their carers.
Residents across Tameside are being told by the council that recycling is 'in our own hands' as the borough goes green for Recycling Week.
In her Reporter column this week, Tameside Council's Executive Leader, Cllr Brenda Warrington, explains how recent projects will help make walking and cycling the natural choice for moving around the borough.
Matthew Bayley is wanted in connection with a robbery in Romiley last Friday.
A new ‘Historic Quarter’ is set to be created in Stalybridge town centre after they were announced as benefactors of part of a £95m fund.
A Denton poetry group has launched its own anthology to raise money for cancer charities.
An Audenshaw man has raised over £3,000 for Macmillan Cancer Support in memory of his late father.
Marie Curie is urgently looking for people across the area to volunteer just a couple of hours a month to help with its annual appeals.
A Tameside letting agent is helping to promote the importance of gas safety to tenants and landlords across the borough during Gas Safety Week.
Both the sunshine and the crowds were out in force last Saturday to ensure the warmest of welcomes for the Tour of Britain.
Local celebrities Mark Llewellin and Jane Hodson will be donating their services as Master and Mistress of Ceremonies at the forthcoming Willow Ball, it has been announced.
Marie Curie is urgently looking for people across Tameside to volunteer just a couple of hours a month to help with its annual appeals.
A mum-of-two from Stalybridge has ditched the word 'diet' and enjoyed a summer of confidence with her children two stones lighter.
A local apprentice electrician has benefitted from a grant which allowed him to buy some much-needed tools to help with his work.
Injured ex-servicemen at Royal British Legion Industries have joined forces with Morrisons to make and sell drink coasters - to raise crucial funds for Britain’s most vulnerable veterans.
Tameside Hospital is banning all plastic from its restaurant as part of Save Planet Tameside and Glossop - a campaign to offset its carbon footprint and manage sustainable development within the Trust.
The chair of Droylsden pubwatch has been awarded after leading the charge to turn around the town's pub scene.
Denton MP Andrew Gwynne is backing Breast Cancer Now’s flagship fundraiser by dressing in pink.
Police are looking to trace a man from Clayton who is wanted on recall to prison.
Wonderfully warm welcome for some of the world's top cyclists
Tameside residents are railing against the latest bus changes after services to Hyde were dramatically reduced.
The Parish Church of St Michael and All Angels in Mottram will be open during Heritage Open Days this weekend.
Ashton MP Angela Rayner has officially opened a new fibre training centre which will help to educate the next generation of digital engineers.
The Tameside History Festival – which this year has the double centenary of the Peterloo massacre as its theme - starts today.
Britain's premier cycling race, The Tour of Britain, is heading to the borough this weekend.
Recycling is to be boosted with Greater Manchester's first 'reuse' hub as part of a drive to reduce the amount the region wastes - and even the grit swept up by street cleaners could be turned into building blocks.
A pensioner who volunteers at Willow Wood braved a 15,000ft drop when taking part in a skydive to raise hundreds of pounds for the hospice.
The local community is rallying around to provide an early Christmas for a terminally ill Stalybridge woman.
A former Tameside College and Droylsden Academy student has been recognised for her achievements at a national awards ceremony.
The UK's leading Magic Mike tribute night lands in Stalybridge next month.
Tameside businesses and a police officer have rallied round to help a heavily pregnant mother whose car was stolen outside Tameside Hospital yesterday afternoon (Wednesday).
Former Olympian Chris Boardman will be opening a new learners' cycle circuit in Hyde, to support more children and adults to enjoy using bikes.
A Hyde takeaway is celebrating after scooping top honours in The National Curry Awards hosted in the House of Lords.
Nominations for the Martyn Hett Memorial Trophy are open once again, giving the people of Tameside the opportunity to nominate a sportsperson to be in the running.
There's a family fun day next weekend to celebrate 50 years of Arlies Primary School in Stalybridge.
Tameside Council's Executive Leader, Councillor Brenda Warrington, writes about the new Spending Review and what it means for Tameside in her Reporter column this week.
Last weekend's Denton Carnival and beating the school run are discussed in MP Andrew Gwynne's Tameside Reporter column for this week.
Fundraising efforts are underway to repatriate the body of a Tameside woman who died suddenly at a Spanish airport.
Droylsden Little Theatre's first performance of the season will take place next month.
The Sandwich Angels have put another call out for food supplies as they help to feed local homeless people.
The grandson of a Stalybridge sporting legend travelled over 5000 miles to unveil a blue plaque in his honour this week.
A new mental health facility will be built in Ashton despite scores of residents objecting and Network Rail fearing that its proximity to a train station was a risk to the network.
Panicked residents in Stalybridge found out second hand that their homes were going to be turned into a scheme for supported living by town hall bosses, who forgot they were there.
MPs Jonathan Reynolds and Ruth George have met with Highways England this week to ascertain the latest situation regarding the Longdendale Bypass.
Saturday will see the return of one of Hyde's most popular events, with the return of the autumn classic car show.
Plans to revive Hyde town centre have been given a huge boost as Tameside Council have received £100,000 in funding.
Look out for Tameside’s ‘Junior PCSOs’ cracking down on bad parking on TV this Thursday.
One of the 19th century’s greatest swimmers is to be honoured with a blue plaque in his home town of Stalybridge today (Tuesday).
An Ashton man who was once described as the "fattest kid in class" now has ambitions to run in next year's Manchester Marathon after losing more than 100lbs.
Tameside Wellbeing Corner is to host a month of events to help local people look after their mental health and wellbeing.
Greater Manchester Police’s mounted unit are working with The British Horse Society (BHS) in an effort to reduce the number of accidents involving horses on the roads.
A man in his 30s has been arrested on suspicion of driving while unfit through drugs or alcohol after crashing a car in Denton on Saturday.
Three people were taken to hospital after a crash in Ashton on Friday night.
Police have confirmed that 92-year-old John Deakin has now been found.
The Brexit debate is raging like never before but as the pound plummets and the public listens on in bewilderment - just what effect is it having on local business?
The temporarily homeless Ashton Albion Amateur Boxing Gym are keeping in fighting shape thanks to Active Tameside.
Australia would seem an unlikely place to find a discarded, century-old picture from Hyde yet that’s exactly where this photo turned up.
Age UK Tameside was transported back to the 1980s as the centre unveiled its brand new dementia garden.
After what seems a lifetime, Ashton brothers Philip and David Williams have seen their book on the history of the town’s music halls and theatres finally published.
A Denton man who murdered his sister-in-law, who was a trainee nurse, has been jailed for life.
More parents have been fined by Tameside magistrates for failing to ensure their children had regularly attended school - but in one case the court imposed a suspended custodial sentence.
The future of Stamford Park’s John Nield Conservatory will soon lie in the hands of the government after residents fighting to save the building applied for listed status.
There are two events over the next two weekends at St Mary's Church in Newton for all of the family.
The combined authority has gifted Tameside an extra £1.5 million towards the cost of its new college and council HQ to help mitigate the Carillion collapse.
People will have to pay to park at Tameside’s flagship £16m leisure centre under new proposals.
As Extinction Rebellion occupied Manchester this week, a group of families were the latest to converge on Droylsden to call on the Greater Manchester Pension Fund to divest from fossil fuel companies.
"I think that people in Tameside deserve better," writes Denton MP Andrew Gwynne in his latest column for the Tameside Reporter.
In her Tameside Reporter column, Tameside Council's Executive Leader, Cllr Brenda Warrington, comments on how youngsters can fly the flag for the borough where education is concerned.
A Denton poetry group have launched their own anthology to raise money for cancer charities.
The shortlist for this year's Pride of Tameside Business Awards have been announced this week.
A group of determined skaters are looking to revolutionise their local skate park.
The Wilko stores in Ashton and Denton could be affected as more than 1,500 staff are set to walk out over being forced to work weekends.
Dukinfield was represented at the Queen’s Award ceremony in Gorton Monastery last month thanks to Youth Adventure Tameside.
PC Mike Devine says he’ll miss getting out and making a difference after retiring from Greater Manchester Police last week.
Three friends are set to tackle mud, sludge and obstacles this weekend in the hopes of raising £750 for the Ashton charity.
Some people run marathons, others climb mountains in their pursuits to raise money for charity, but five women have taken the path less trodden in their fundraising quest.
It’s a victory for independent traders in Ashton Town Centre as the council passed a unanimous vote to return to the old parking regulations.
Tuesday 10 September marks World Suicide Prevention Day across the globe and here in Tameside one of our own mental health charities is marking it in their own way.
It's all systems go for this Sunday's Denton Carnival, when none other than the Starchaser Rocket will be landing to help ensure the day goes with a bang.
A woman remains in a serious condition in hospital after sustaining a head injury in a collision with a tram in Ashton on Tuesday.
Police are appealing for witnesses after an elderly couple were seriously injured in a collision in Stalybridge on Tuesday.
A brother and sister team from Mossley are set to undertake a 10k challenge to mark 10 years since their mother passed away.
Fitness legend Mr Motivator will be getting locals moving at a day of family fun this weekend.
Denton MP Andrew Gwynne had the honour of presenting Corinna Barnes with a special trophy on Saturday to recognise her amazing weight loss.
There are two information sessions being held this week in Ashton and Denton respectively.
While on patrol on Saturday (31 August 2019) an officer came across a 13 year old boy carrying fireworks. After conducting further enquiries it lead to the shop in Ashton Town Centre where he had purchased them from.
It’s not long before you’ll be able to fill your glasses again at the return of the Tameside Beer Festival.
Local organisations with live vacancies and training opportunities are encouraged to exhibit at an autumn jobs fair.
Trams aren't running and there's heavy traffic following a collision on Lord Sheldon Way this afternoon.
At least two people have been taken to hospital following an accident involving two vehicles on Stamford Street on Tuesday afternoon.
Tom Mothersdale as Richard III
The story of two Tamesider's who have spent much of the last 8 years changing the lives of street children in Kenya.