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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 commemorative blue plaque has been unveiled at Tameside Hospital, in memory of a nurse who did so much for the area around a century ago.
A Manchester motorist was more than twice over the legal drink drive limit when stopped on Park Parade in Ashton, Tameside magistrates heard.
Tameside College bakery student Holly Drain has brought her dream career to life, after landing a job at Gleneagles Golf Club.
A special memorial service is being held in Audenshaw for parents and relatives who have experienced miscarriage, death of a baby or the loss of an infant.
Willow Wood Hospice are in desperate need of donations of raffle prizes.
A local bereavement support group are inviting the public to two events on Tuesday (15 October) to mark Baby Loss Awareness Week.
Onward Homes has hosted its first ever Career and Community Fair event at the Hattersley Hub to connect jobseekers with perspective employers.
A 40-year-old man arrested in connection with the stabbing of five people at the Arndale shopping centre in Manchester on Friday has been detained under the Mental Health Act.
Derek Brocklehurst has been announced as the prospective parliamentary candidate for the Brexit Party in Ashton.
Local workers being encouraged to kick the habit this ‘Stoptober’ are being given support from the Be Well Tameside stop smoking team.
The radiology team at Tameside Hospital is fully behind the £1m CT Scanner Appeal - knowing the difference a new scanner will make.
Ashton learning and physical disability charity ‘Ambitions’ celebrated their third anniversary in style last Tuesday, with a birthday bash held at The Engine Room.
Willow Wood Hospice Choir is set to hold its autumn concert this weekend.
A spectacular winter carnival will launch the borough's Christmas celebrations in style this year.
Scores of former drivers, mechanics and fans turned out for the Veterans’ Stock Car Association 26th Annual Northern Stock Car Reunion last weekend.
Greater Manchester Police will get nearly 350 extra officers in the first year of a national recruitment drive – but there are fears the force’s ranks could be left ‘inundated’ with ‘inexperienced staff’.
In his latest Reporter column, Denton MP Andrew Gwynne argues that the Bredbury Industrial Estate expansion needs to be stopped and encourages local residents to have their say on the proposals.
Tesco in Stalybridge are dimming the lights and noise to help shoppers with autism.
Mottram Parish Church is appealing for anyone who feels they could benefit from its 'Meals and Wheels' service to get in touch.
Today (Thursday) marks World Mental Health Day (WMHD), an annual campaign designed to raise awareness of mental health issues.
Two caring crooners who have been touched by a mum’s terminal cancer diagnosis are holding a charity gig to help her family.
It’s a scene that’s repeated up and down the country; empty high streets with shuttered-up shops.
More than 100 people will be putting on their dancing shoes tomorrow (Friday) in a bid to raise money for Dementia UK.
Anyone who wants to know how to start up a successful enterprise can pop into Ashton Library tomorrow (Friday) to find out the answers.
Families and animal lovers are being invited to an action-packed fun day in Audenshaw.
Police are appealing for witnesses after two men were assaulted in Stalybridge and Dukinfield this morning (Wednesday).
Pupils at a school in Ashton have been getting hands-on experience of modern engineering and technology after being visited by a special truck.
A shop, originally opened by famous Hyde marathon runner Ron Hill MBE, has closed its doors.
Tameside Council's Executive Leader, Councillor Brenda Warrington, explains how the borough's local authority has entered a new era.
Mossley Foodbank is appealing for extra goods to help provide short-term emergency relief for people who would otherwise go hungry.
The story of a dedicated volunteer who has been at Willow Wood since day one has been highlighted during Hospice Care Week this week.
Two men have been arrested in connection with a shooting outside a pub in Ashton recently.
People across the borough are being encouraged to look out for early signs of mental health problems as part of a new initiative.
Powerful drama performances and workshops are being held in secondary schools across Tameside to raise awareness of criminal child exploitation.
The latest meeting of a Tameside business group for women is coming up next week in Audenshaw.
A family food scheme is aiming to take a bite out of child obesity, by serving up meals that are tasty as well as good for you.
Beers from across the world will be on offer during a festival at the Wetherspoon pubs in Stalybridge and Ashton, which starts on Wednesday.
Greater Manchester will consult on bringing the region’s bus network back into public control – making it the first place in the country to use new powers over buses.
Police are investigating after a schoolboy was asked by a stranger to get in his van in Droylsden.
A mother-of-one from Audenshaw has lost almost five stone ahead of getting married next year, with the help of a local Weight Watchers group.
Tameside Council has issued a warning to residents across the borough about a council tax scam.
Willow Wood Hospice are looking for more volunteers to join their team at their Distribution Centre in Ashton.
Christina Longden has released two books on the extraordinary life of her great-great-great grandfather Robert ‘Reschid’ Stanley, one of the earliest recorded British converts to Islam.
Macmillan's Mobile Information and Support Service (MISS) comes to Droylsden on Thursday to offer free cancer advice and support to residents.
After the success of the Tameside History Festival that ran throughout September, Tameside Local Studies and Archives Centre has a series of events lined up this month.
Thirty years ago, he was the Hattersley heart-throb on primetime Saturday night TV, attracting a huge following of adoring fans.
People from all parts of the community are having a say on how Tameside Council can work more closely with others to deliver better services.
In-work health advice was available to employees in an Ashton distribution centre when NHS health and wellbeing advisers held a pop-up event in the building.
Two local key players in the NHS have been named in medical magazine Pulse’s top 50 most influential GPs in the country.
Tameside Hospital’s campaign to raise £1m to buy a new CT Scanner is off to a flying start.
A new speciality market is being launched at Ashton Market ground from next week [7 October].
A new estate of ‘affordable starter homes’ could be built next to a Tameside rubbish tip.
A celebrated racing pigeon breeder from Newton has been told he’s got to get rid of his prize birds by his landlord.
Denton MP Andrew Gwynne discusses Universal Credit in his latest column for the Tameside Reporter.
A man who died following a serious collision in Openshaw on Tuesday night has been named by police.
Two dog owners from Ashton have been ordered to pay £1,300 each and must keep their animal under control, Tameside magistrates have ordered.
Denton South councillor George Newton has challenged developers Quorum to a question and answer meeting about the proposed extension to the Bredbury Industrial Estate.
Efforts to save the Stamford Park conservatory continue to gather pace as campaigners await news as to whether Historic England will grant it listed status.
An author from Hollingworth has been nominated for a prestigious award that celebrates powerful women in the North.
In a bid to raise funds for the Running Bee Foundation, I've decided to join the mad bunch at Daddies Escape Running Club for a 50 mile challenge from Denton to Blackpool on December 7.
From suffragettes to football, pupils have expressed what their local communities and heritage mean to them by writing poems on the theme of ‘Place’.
A doctors’ surgery has been forced to install barbed wire around its building to stop youths ‘playing football’ on the roof.
A man has died following a serious collision involving a lorry on a main road in Openshaw this afternoon (Tuesday).
Three people have been treated with minor injuries after a collision involving a police car in Gorton.
Police have launched a crackdown to target uninsured drivers across Tameside and Greater Manchester.
A council will make more than £9.4m by selling a former school site in Ashton, which is set to be developed into a controversial housing estate.
Parishioners and primary school children will come together to celebrate their work for climate justice in a special service at a church in Denton on Friday.
A formal planning application has now been submitted for the extension of the Bredbury Industrial Estate.
Police have released a CCTV image of a man they would like to speak to after a double-decker bus in Dukinfield was set on fire.
An accountancy firm from Ashton has beaten an illustrious shortlist of national and multi-national professional services giants to a prestigious accountancy award.
Tameside is celebrating the contribution that older people make to their community to mark the United Nations International Day for Older Persons today (Tuesday).
Town hall chiefs in Tameside have agreed to spend £3.8 million on software upgrades, resurfacing a synthetic pitch and buying new council vehicles.
A scout group is assessing the future of its canoe centre in Ashton, after it was the victim of a break-in and a suspected arson attack in consecutive nights last week.
Greater Manchester is to push ahead with taking control of the region’s bus network in a groundbreaking move that is set to cost more than £134 million.
Members of a community group who give up their time to maintain a historic Stalybridge landmark have been left devastated by thieves who raided their storage container.
Onward Homes has joined forces with local businesses and providers to bring a career and community fair to Hattersley.
Dog lover Owen Morgan was given a VIP tour of Dogs Trust Manchester in Denton, as a special thank you for raising £2,700 for the charity.
Cooking tasty, healthy food is a vital skill for life, which is why Tameside Council has launched a free Kids’ Cookery Club.
Tameside Council is offering residents another opportunity to have your blood pressure checked.
Metal fencing has been placed around Hartshead Pike in Ashton because of safety concerns.
An arson investigation is underway after a fire at the Denton Centre in the early hours of Thursday morning.
It has already been their busiest year and St Mary’s Church & Community Foodbank in Haughton Green now desperately need your help.
Bomb disposal experts were summoned to a street in Ashton last night (Sunday) after a magnet fisher pulled a suspected grenade from the canal.
A crime scene remains in place at the Hare and Hounds Pub in Ashton this morning after a shooting last night.
The luckless project to expand Hyde Pool is to cost Tameside £2m more than planned – despite no ground yet being broken.
Tameside Magistrates' Court have given a Dukinfield man a suspended jail term for theft.
A scheme in Hattersley which helps make life more affordable for low-income families could be rolled out across other towns in Tameside.
Meet David Biewlawski - our resident weatherman who has been compiling the weekly weather reports for Reporter and Chronicle Newspapers for almost 25 years.
Denton MP Andrew Gwynne discusses adult social care in his latest column for the Tameside Reporter.
A residents’ group in Droylsden has received a financial boost to help them transform a community garden.
Two Tameside dancers will be breaking new ground next year after being chosen to represent their country on the world stage.
A group of students from West Hill School in Stalybridge have once again raised thousands of pounds for charity by taking part in the Three Peaks challenge.
A Stalybridge gym has been nominated for a prestigious national award.
Job seekers had the opportunity to kick-start a new career and apply for a variety of vacancies at Dukinfield Town Hall last week.
Eight weeks after Neil Armstrong’s ‘one small step’ on the Moon, Ashton town centre was about to take a giant leap forward with the launch of its new flagship store.
Making better use of empty Tameside homes will help us to end homelessness, writes Tameside Council's Executive Leader, Cllr Brenda Warrington, in her latest Reporter column.
Local charity Elliott’s Trust is holding its marquee fundraising event in October.
Audenshaw Primary School is gearing up to take delivery of its very own decommissioned yellow school bus.
Four local dance schools are teaming up to put on a spectacular show to raise funds to keep their "beautiful small theatre" going.
A group of Stalybridge swimmers came away with a haul of medals, plaques and accolades after shining in Stretford.
Stalybridge South Councillor Liam Billington has faced public backlash following a tweet about murdered MP Jo Cox.
The Reporter and Chronicle together with Tameside Radio is proud to officially launch a major new campaign this week to raise £1 million for a new CT scanner for Tameside Hospital.
A Stalybridge man says he and his neighbours are being plagued by nuisance fly-tippers and homeless people.
The synthetic turf pitches at Active Medlock in Droylsden are to be replaced as part of a £120,000 revamp.
Mottram Church of England Primary School has been recognised for its work in supporting the mental health of pupils, staff and parents.
Quest Media Network - namely your Reporter, Chronicle and Tameside Radio - are collectively throwing our weight behind our local businesses this week with a unique competition.
Former West Hill School pupil Rob Holding marked his return to the Arsenal squad with a goal in the 5-0 victory over Nottingham Forest in the Carabao Cup on Tuesday.
Police are urging residents in Stalybridge to be vigilant following a recent spate of crimes.
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 been shortlisted for a prestigious award.
It’s been called “The Warehouse Project of Video Games” and one of the biggest gaming events in the UK - and it was all started by Ashton lad and former Tameside College pupil Simran Whitham.
A musician from Mossley has been nominated for a prestigious national award for her work with young people in Tameside.
Two new estates are to be built in Hyde and Hattersley as part of a long-term ambition to regenerate the area.
The generosity of a woman from Gorton has ensured that a family from Ashton can still go on holiday this week following the collapse of Thomas Cook.
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.