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Police are trying to trace two people seen riding a motorbike, in connection with a theft in Denton.
Tameside Radio breakfast presenters Scott and James will be Fundraising for Florence next year after accepting a daring challenge live on air.
There will be a Christmas Extravaganza at St George's Church in Stalybridge this weekend.
Denton's three-day Christmas market returns this weekend with traditional stalls, mulled wine, plus Denton's Got Talent competition.
The Hyde Rotary Christmas sleigh will be touring the streets of Hyde throughout December.
Police are looking to trace a wanted man from Manchester who has links to the Ashton and Droylsden areas.
Quest Media Network, the company behind the Tameside Reporter, Glossop Chronicle, Oldham Reporter and Tameside Radio, is delighted to announce the upcoming 'Quest-ion Time.'
A team of budding young reporters got plenty of hands-on experience last week during a visit to the Tameside Reporter and Radio offices!
Tameside College has awarded the contract to build its £11m construction skills centre in Ashton to Greater Manchester-based Bardsley Construction.
Pupils at St Damians RC Science College have been hard at work helping to support our Tameside Hospital Scanner Appeal by selling badges in school.
A man has been taken to hospital after a car crash in Stalybridge this morning.
Pupils have got talent – and that's official!
Councillors have green-lit plans for a new takeaway in a historic Dukinfield building despite concerns the busy junction outside will be ‘hammered’ by customers ignoring double yellows.
The finalists have now been announced for Ladysmith Shopping Centre's Amazing Ashton Awards.
Huge crowds enjoyed an amazing atmosphere and community spirit at the Northern Lights Tameside Winter Carnival and Lantern Parade in Stalybridge last Saturday.
People aged 18 and over are being urged to ensure they are registered to vote before the deadline on Tuesday 26 November.
A new social housing estate will be built next to a historic Ashton-under-Lyne mill after councillors gave plans the green light for the second time.
Daddies Escape Running Club are preparing to take on a 50 mile run from Denton to Blackpool on December 7th in aid of The Running Bee Foundation.
Residents living next to a Tameside church have complained of services lasting ‘until 3am’ and described having to wear earplugs to be able to get a good nights sleep.
Dozens of new jobs are to be created through a £2 million redevelopment to create new ‘modern’ industrial units in Ashton-under-Lyne.
A senior NHS official, originally from Hyde, who champions the need for private care home staff to have the same level of skills and training as those in the public sector has scored a stunning double success in major national awards.
A man from Droylsden has been banned from the road for 18 months for being over the drink drive limit.
The Tameside 4 Good Christmas Toy Appeal is up and running.
Hyde Rotary Club is organising a fundraiser next month to raise more funds for Rotary International's quest to eradicate Polio from the globe.
Members of Hyde 24 Prince's Trust team have painted Ridgehill Baptist Church in Stalybridge as part of a community project.
Gorse Hall Primary School in Stalybridge are holding their annual Christmas Fair on Sunday, November 29.
The Lakes Care Centre had double cause for celebration recently after winning two prestigious awards.
Funders and supporters of East Manchester’s new HideOut Youth Zone have visited the site to see for themselves the progress being made to the £6.6million facility.
Parishioners will welcome a very special guest to one of their Christmas concerts.
Police are investigating as a man was left with a life-changing injury after being assaulted at a pub in Ashton on Friday night.
Homelessness charity, Emmaus Mossley, is inviting supporters to a Vintage Christmas Market charity sale at their Secondhand Superstore this weekend.
A nursery in Hyde is teaching their little ones to be ‘community conscious’, with whole families getting involved in charitable initiatives.
A church has been given the green light to expand despite objections from neighbours over ‘exceptionally loud music’ late at night and ‘shouting in the car park’.
Free parking will be made available in town centres across Tameside this festive season, in a Christmas boost to traders and shoppers.
Aldwyn Primary School in Audenshaw is celebrating the completion of an allotment on their grounds.
All of the candidates standing in the 2019 General Election in Tameside have now been confirmed.
A Tameside chef who spent weeks in hospital after catching flu hopes his story will motivate people to protect themselves against the virus this winter by getting vaccinated.
Police are appealing for help to find a 39-year-old man who disappeared after being discharged from Tameside Hospital.
Ashton's Manhar Taylor has written to every single councillor in Tameside with an impassioned plea.
Ahead of the fixture against AFC Telford Utd on Saturday, Curzon Ashton held a minute's silence as part of the Remembrance Day commemorations.
Ashton Albion Boxing Club has received another financial boost thanks to a local artist and a business owner.
There has been good news and bad news on the fight to save Stamford Park’s John Nield Conservatory from demolition.
Premier League giants Manchester City have paid a visit to students at Ashton Sixth Form College.
Hyde-based homeless initiative Sandwich Angels received a heart-warming gift last Saturday from a local World War Two veteran.
People will soon be able to easily recognise charities and groups in Tameside committed to safeguarding, thanks to a new locally-recognised charter mark.
People living around a homeless shelter say it has turned into the ‘new Piccadilly Gardens’ thanks to a huge spike in crime and drug taking.
A new Costa Coffee branch is set to open in Hyde’s Clarendon Square this weekend.
There was criticism online after a book of names missing off the Stalybridge War Memorial was moved ahead of Remembrance Day without anyone being told.
A group of bowlers from Denton have been left counting the cost after being hit by arsonists AGAIN for the fourth time in four years.
A beautiful display of remembrance at a Mossley funeral home was damaged during a break-in on Thursday night.
Traffic is at a standstill on the M60 and Lord Sheldon Way is busy this afternoon (Wednesday) after a woman fell from a bridge over the motorway.
Ashton's Angela Rayner has been named in a list of front runners tipped to become the Labour Party's next Deputy Chair.
A care leaver from Tameside has gained regional recognition for inspiring other young people.
Dukinfield Town Hall is set to be lit up purple next week, in memory of a local woman who passed away after a short battle with cancer.
Tameside magistrates have jailed a 24-year-old man from Stalybridge for 12 weeks for assaulting a woman.
There will be important changes to the way youngsters buy dayrider tickets on Stagecoach Manchester buses from the start of next year.
A spectacular winter carnival in Stalybridge on Saturday will launch Tameside's Christmas celebrations in style.
Equipment has now been made easily available to help community-spirited residents carry out clean-ups across the borough.
The descendant of one of Stalybridge’s earliest Mayors will be using her spot at the town’s artisan market to raise money towards the “Save Stamford Park Greenhouse” campaign - as her great-great-great grandfather was one of the original trustees.
A new Greggs is set to open inside Ashton Arcades today.
A new café is opening at Tameside Hospital at the end of this month.
Drivers in Greater Manchester could have to start paying each time they charge their electric vehicles from next year.
Father Christmas will be making his annual visit to Portland Basin Museum in Ashton on Sunday 8 December.
Students at Corrie Primary School were treated to a piece of living history in the run up to Remembrance Day last week when they had the chance to see a 67-year-old Army Jeep.
An inspirational woman from Denton has turned her life around after overcoming addiction and now supports others in their recovery.
A Denton charity are urging people not to buy dogs as Christmas presents as new statistics show the demand for the pets skyrockets at this time of year.
Tram passengers who travel on the Ashton and Oldham lines are set to benefit from additional and later running trams which will operate throughout the festive period.
North Tameside District Cub Scouts and their leaders rallied round to save their annual camp after the Waddecar Camp site at Preston was flooded.
Staff at Quest Media Network are celebrating today after being announced as the winners of best Community Newspaper at the O2 Media Awards North West last night [Thursday 7 November].
Excitement is building ahead of the Jingle Bee Jog on Sunday 24th November.
Stalybridge's community garden at Patterdale Close has won a unique double at this year's Britain in Bloom competition.
Enjoy tonight (Friday) and Saturday at the Palladium at Audenshaw's Guide Bridge Theatre.
Copley Academy have once again supported their community by raising hundreds of pounds for a Stalybridge charity.
Former Stalybridge and Hyde MP, Jonathon Reynolds, has reacted with excitement to news that Basic Income could form part of Labour’s election Manifesto and may be trialled in the north should the party win power.
An amber weather warning is in place across Tameside for heavy and persistent rain until 6am tomorrow (Friday).
Stagecoach Manchester are set to offer free bus travel to all armed forces personnel and veterans across the city this Remembrance Sunday.
Tameside, Oldham and Glossop Mind (TOG Mind) have recently launched a brand new monthly singing group to help people improve their wellbeing.
An exhibition of prisoner artwork has been on public display at St Mary's Church in Newton.
Businesses, schools, groups and organisations are still being encouraged to stock and sell the £1m Tameside and Glossop CT Scanner Appeal badges.
Friends and family of late Denton teenager Elliott Fernandez have come together once again to raise thousands of pounds in his memory.
Family, friends and the whole community are invited to take part in this year’s musical-themed Christmas tree festival at St John’s Church, Hurst, from November 29 to December 1.
A couple have opened a new charity shop to provide vital funds to people in need.
Hundreds of new flats and penthouses with roof terraces could be built on the site of a frozen food factory along Droylsden’s canal-side.
Children, out of work and middle-aged people with long term health conditions are the targets of a new health pilot aimed at making Tameside residents more physically active.
Jonathan Reynolds has officially launched his General Election campaign this afternoon (Wednesday) in Hyde.
Police have revealed a disturbing hoard of items which have been confiscated at schools across Tameside.
Former Shadow Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government Andrew Gwynne has written to the Secretary of State for clarification on the Government’s ‘Towns Fund’ after it emerged that ministers were given final say on where the money was allocated.
A former school caretaker who had almost 1,400 indecent images of children has been given a 15-month jail term, suspended for two years.
Police are appealing for the public's help to trace the family of a 67-year-old man from the Ashton and Rochdale areas.
Firefighters were attacked by youths as they responded to around 200 incidents across Greater Manchester during their busiest night of the year on Bonfire Night.
Police are looking to identify and speak to two men following a fight at Stalybridge train station which left a man unconscious.
Residents who live in the Longdendale area will have the opportunity to speak to their local police this weekend.
A row has broken out over a planning application to build a mental health facility close to homes, a railway line and a children's playground in Ashton.
A woman was taken to hospital after a stolen car crashed into an apartment block in Hyde in the early hours of Tuesday morning.
Restaurants and takeaways with repeat poor hygiene ratings could be ‘named and shamed’ on Tameside council’s social media channels.
Stamford Golf Club in Stalybridge are holding their annual Christmas fair on Thursday 14 November.
A new class of social sequence dancing starts on Friday 15 November in Ashton.
5th Stalybridge Scout Group are having a Bonfire and Fireworks evening on Friday night (8 November).
Local historians are set to gain access to thousands of new images of the borough, taken by the Tameside Reporter over the years.
Two Wetherspoon pubs in Tameside have flushed out the competition to receive high acclaim in this year's Loo of the Year Awards.
Gee Cross WI have held a hugely successful Autumn Fair at Hyde Chapel.
A charity ball held at Dukinfield’s Masonic Hall has raised more than £1,000 for The Royal Manchester Children’s Hospital.
There will be an increased police presence in Stalybridge and Dukinfield following a small number of reported burglaries in those areas.
Shops, traders and businesses in Ashton Town Centre have raised over £140 for the Royal British Legion ahead of Remembrance Sunday.
The Rough Diamonds group held a fundraising event for the British Heart Foundation in memory of a special woman.
Bus passengers across Tameside are being encouraged to take part in a major consultation on how Greater Manchester's bus services should be run.
A project to plant flowers in Mossley's town centre gained the most votes at the latest Mossley SOUP event, securing £1,346 on the night.
A new gallery which displays some of the best work from the local art community has opened in Ashton.
Former Thomas Cook staff in Denton say it feels like “coming home” as they restart their jobs under Hays Travel today.
A celebrated Indian GP who has devoted his career to the NHS has supported a mayoral-led trade mission to the country of his birth.
A 31-year-old man has been arrested in Dukinfield on suspicion of driving under the influence of drugs, driving with no insurance and possession of a controlled drug.
The festive season is drawing closer and there will be a variety of special Christmas events held at markets across the borough.
Youngsters from across Tameside have been pitching in to improve their local community.
Five generations of one family came together to celebrate the first birthday of their youngest member – with every one of them being girls!
There was another sombre yet fulfilling moment at the Stalybridge Cancer Warriors centre as one family helped unveil the charity’s new memorial tree.
Hyde and Cricket Squash Club are holding a Bonfire Night event on Saturday (November 2).
Dukinfield's town councillors have turned to local schoolchildren for inspiration in designing their Christmas card for 2019.
The Anthony Seddon Fund is hosting a 1940s' afternoon this weekend, with comedy songwriter Dom Collins.
Droylsden's Fitzroy Social Club is hosting a night of entertainment this weekend, to support children with cancer.
Festive frolics are afoot at Dogs Trust Manchester as the team deck the halls in preparation for their annual Christmas Fair on Sunday, December 1.
A mother-of-one from Dukinfield is excited for a happier and healthier future after changing her habits to shed more than five-and-a-half stone.
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.