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A rare cactus that needed rehoming has found a new place to live following a Tameside Reporter appeal.
A woman was taken to hospital after being stabbed in the leg during a robbery in Droylsden last night.
Denton MP Andrew Gwynne held a virtual ceremony to present more than 40 of his Citizen's Awards last weekend.
Christmas came early for children at Inspire Academy in Ashton when they enjoyed a visit from some real reindeer.
Tameside Council says it is working hard to eradicate a problem with reported rat infestations around parts of Hattersley.
A Dukinfield couple have turned their home into a winter wonderland to entertain local children and raise funds for a good cause.
'Reindeer' are clip-clopping through the streets of Droylsden and Audenshaw.
A potential Christmas number one will be sung exclusively for the Tameside Hospital £1m Scanner Appeal Christmas concert, we can exclusively reveal.
The sights and sounds of Christmas descended on Mossley at the weekend.
Under normal circumstances, the Willow Wood Hospice gardens in Ashton would be open at this time of the year with crowds flocking to see them lit up for Christmas.
Stalybridge Old Band has joined a national initiative as it battles for survival.
Three friends from Denton have made up and donated an amazing 84 shoeboxes packed with festive fare for Christmas appeals.
In his latest column for us, Tameside Radio Breakfast presenter Alex B Cann on his mixed week so far, why he has huge respect for the police and working towards a better 2021...
In the Christmas countdown, more families than ever are facing challenges as a result of the pandemic.
Local nurse Courtney Murphy from the Royal Manchester Children's Hospital is raising crucial funds for patient entertainment.
A teenager has been arrested after police officers were threatened with a gun in Stalybridge.
Droylsden's Copperas Park has been given a green boost of more than 140 trees.
Year 6 pupils at Stalyhill Junior School have held a pyjama day to raise money for families in the Asian state of Myanmar.
In his latest column for us, Denton MP Andrew Gwynne calls on the Tameside community to pull together to aid the borough's recovery from the coronavirus crisis in the coming months.
From a man armed with an axe in public to a young woman who stole more than £800 worth of alcohol, here's some of the recent cases that Tameside magistrates have heard...
We all love chocolate, right? Here's a little treat which is perfect for this time of the year. Lisa has all the info you need...
Tameside Hospital say it is proud to be celebrating the achievements of all of its volunteers on International Volunteer Day 2020, which is on Saturday (5 December).
Guide Bridge Theatre is selling Christmas gifts to raise crucial funds and stave off the threat of permanent closure.
A fire is believed to have started after a candle set fire to Christmas decorations in a house in Stalybridge.
Staff at Yorkshire Building Society in Ashton have received an early Christmas gift this year - an extra day off for Christmas Eve!
Despite being famous for their charity work in Syria, Denton-based Syria Relief have raised over £10,000 and set up a foodbank from scratch in order to support families in Tameside throughout the lockdown.
A 'vital' local shop and community hub in Stalybridge are now to be retained under new plans by an affordable housing developer to regenerate the area.
Friends of the Earth is hosting an online public meeting about the latest proposals for the Mottram bypass, which local residents are invited to.
A man has been arrested after police seized a large amount of cannabis plants from a property in Ashton.
Residents on a busy Audenshaw road are up in arms after being told their parking bays were being taken away to make room for a pop-up cycle lane.
An inspirational woman from Ashton is looking towards a happier and healthier future after losing an incredible eight stone!
The family of a young woman tragically killed after a serious collision in Ashton have paid a heartfelt tribute to a loving daughter, sister and granddaughter who "added sunshine to many lives".
Broadbottom resident Jo Dagustun has shared some of the concerns about the proposed Mottram bypass raised by local people she has spoken to so far as part of her 42-day talkathon.
Police are appealing for information after a puppy was allegedly stolen from a garden in Ashton.
Two new cycling and walking schemes are to be built in Tameside as part of the multi-million pound Bee Network.
Music, dancing, crafts and creativity all come together this year as Tameside Council has come up with a seasonal '12 Days of Christmas' celebration.
In 1832, Walton & Sons began life as a paper and twine merchant. Nearly 200 years on, the shop on Stamford Street Central in Ashton is set to sadly close its doors for good...
Busy school pupils didn't let lockdown stop them from enjoying their town.
Despite cold misty weather, families turned out in large numbers in a show of support for more than 50 young people and adults from Denton back in 1974.
Staff at Tameside Hospital are celebrating after winning a prestigious regional award.
Two supporters of The Anthony Seddon Fund have completed a 20-mile sponsored walk to shine a light on suicide.
Three people were arrested after nearly 50 people attended an illegal house party on a Stalybridge estate last weekend.
A woman has died and a man is fighting for his life following a serious collision in Ashton in the early hours of Saturday morning (28 November).
A 42-year-old man from Audenshaw has been charged after a car ploughed through shutters at Hyde's Clarendon Square Shopping Centre and a number of fragrances were stolen from the mall's Superdrug store in an early-morning raid.
Donations can still be made to support Hyde Festival Theatre.
The Ashton-based Anthony Seddon Fund is supporting Shine a Light on Suicide by encouraging people to step out for a 19-mile sponsored walk.
A state-of-the-art arts and wellbeing centre will be set up in Manchester to support NHS staff in the city.
Plans to build four residential houses on an ‘eyesore plot’ of land to the west of the side of 327 Birch Lane in Dukinfield have been refused.
Performers remain hopeful that their production of ‘Sleeping Beauty: The Pantomime Movie’ will be able to take to the Hyde Little Theatre stage when restrictions permit.
Dukinfield and Stalybridge Rotary Club has recently launched its Local Community Hero Awards to publicly recognise those who have gone above and beyond to help people in their community during the pandemic.
Denton Community College has donated a ‘ton of love’ by collecting more than 100 pairs of pyjamas for a children’s hospital appeal.
A 42-year-old man has been arrested after a car ploughed into Clarendon Square Shopping Centre in Hyde and a number of stolen fragrances were later recovered from an abandoned vehicle.
A driver who sped at 68mph in a 30mph zone, a man found with a Stanley knife outside a shop and a man who assaulted three people in Ashton are among the people who have appeared before Tameside magistrates recently.
Greater Manchester's plans to bring the local bus network into public ownership have been approved for further public consultation to consider the effects of Covid-19.
In her latest column, Tameside Council leader Cllr Brenda Warrington encourages residents to have their say on the borough's spending priorities for the next financial year.
Ashton's Dunelm store's Christmas campaign is underway with the team appealing to shoppers to help them deliver a little extra joy this festive season.
The Mayor's A Bed Every Night homelessness reduction scheme is being extended after a charity warned numbers seeking help have rocketed during the pandemic.
A foodbank has spoken of how many Tameside families are desperately struggling during the current pandemic and how your donations can make all the difference.
Members of Tameside Rotary have been busy raising funds to supply Robotic Cat Companions to care home residents with dementia in the borough.
A local business in Tameside has been awarded a start-up grant from housing provider Jigsaw Homes Group.
The value of residents joining or creating Neighbourhood Watch groups locally has been highlighted by Tameside police as the darker nights close in.
There will be plenty of Christmas cheer this weekend in Mossley.
Openshaw-based Morrisons has celebrated its tenth anniversary by giving something back - including for Tameside Hospital's pre-natal ward.
Carpets of purple crocus flowers will appear in communities across Tameside next spring as part of a nationwide campaign.
In his latest column, Tameside Radio Breakfast presenter Alex B Cann discusses a different Christmas this year, clutter and what he came across in our car park this week...
A very special guest has paid a visit to the Reporter and Chronicle office to give some good news to the children of Tameside and Glossop...
There's a fruity flavour to Lisa's latest treat for you to try, which you can make in no time at all...
We've all used the phrase above in response to some trivial favour - but when Helen Barber uses the term to describe Tameside's community response service (CRS) she means what she says.
There are lots of tasty treats on offer in a butcher's shop in Mossley, thanks to the hard work of the Friends of Egmont Street Garden.
In his latest column for us, the Vicar of Mossley, Reverend David Warner, talks all about what Advent means as the festive period fast approaches...
Hollingworth Band was blowing its own trumpet when it came to awards.
In his latest column for us, Denton MP Andrew Gwynne says there are "encouraging signs" that the issue of food poverty is being taken seriously but there's much more to be done.
A first-year media production student at Clarendon Sixth Form College has been working with multi award-winning screenwriter and director Jim Cartwright.
Huge bypass plans which aim to tackle congestion between Manchester and Sheffield have been branded a 'stone age idea' which 'threaten' the Peak District national park.
Britain's Got Talent winner Jon Courtenay is to headline a sparkling show of professional singers and local talent in a Christmas concert to raise money and awareness for Tameside Hospital's £1m CT Scanner Appeal.
All residents living in Tameside and Glossop are being encouraged to complete an online survey to help shape what contraception services look like in the future.
Mottram artist Pat Cooke staged a one-woman exhibition starting in London.
Hoppy Huts, an outdoor space for animal-assisted therapies, is set to launch in February next year.
Back in 1991, Hyde's new £4.5 million Clarendon Square Shopping Centre was officially opened by Coronation Street's favourite couple Jack and Vera Duckworth.
Stalybridge will be looking brighter even during the darkness of winter - thanks to volunteers.
Construction work has started for a new £4.8 million psychiatric intensive care unit at Tameside Hospital.
A former scout leader from Audenshaw who groomed a young boy with gifts and boat trips over 20 years ago has been jailed for more than five years.
St George's Church in Stalybridge is unable to host its usual Christmas Fair physically this year due to lockdown, so instead has set up its first ever Virtual Church Fair.
Denton West End Primary School is a happy, vibrant and welcoming place with lovely children full of smiles and where everyone takes care of each other.
A group of Year 11 students at Audenshaw School have planted some 420 tree saplings.
A super slimmer has been named Dukinfield's Slimming World 'Woman of the Year 2020' thanks to her incredible 5st 2lb weight loss.
A number of local heroes will be honoured by Denton MP Andrew Gwynne in a special virtual ceremony this weekend.
An artist from Mossley has had to move his latest exhibition online at the last minute due to new lockdown rules.
Oakfield Primary School in Hyde has a warm family feel and is at the heart of the community it serves.
Nominations are still open for the 2020 Local Business Awards.
Pupils at St Peter's CE Primary School in Ashton are among the latest celebrating the achievement of an award for their kindness and care.
A man from Hyde is taking on a huge lockdown challenge to raise funds for a cause close to his heart.
Regular columnist, secondary school student Daisy Dewsnap, talks to fellow students about learning remotely...
Police are hunting a knifeman who stabbed an unsuspecting woman outside Sainsbury's earlier this month.
Hundreds of people who objected to 'insane' proposals for a new housing estate have been victorious after councillors went against officers' advice to reject the plans.
Greater Manchester is still planning to push ahead with taking control of the bus network despite the Covid-19 pandemic.
An 'eyesore' former care home in Stalybridge which dates from the Victoria era is to be converted into apartments.
Inspiring care home resident Olga Webster turned 102 years old last Wednesday - Armistice Day.
Droylsden-born Sharman Birtles JP DL has been appointed as the new Vice Lord-Lieutenant of Greater Manchester.
Pupils from St John Fisher RC Primary School have been remembering those who made the ultimate sacrifice in conflicts around the world despite lockdown measures.
Broadbent Fold Primary School and Nursery in Dukinfield has been awarded a gold award by the Woodland Trust.
Denton MP Andrew Gwynne is lending his support to the Dogs Trust charity’s call on the Government to stop the illegal importation of puppies into the UK.
Buckton Vale Primary School unveiled their Remembrance Garden to mark this year’s commemorations.
Denton residents have been rallying round to save their community centre.
A round-up of court appearances across Tameside over the past weeks.
A Tameside family are together again after being ripped apart by the heartbreak of cancer and lockdown.
The appeal to provide a £1million CT scanner for Tameside Hospital was given another boost this week thanks to kind-hearted widow Marion Platt and her grandson Chad Headford.
Leader of Tameside Council, cllr Brenda Warrington, writes for the Tameside Reporter about how the borough marked Remembrance Day...
As this newspaper rolls off the printing presses, there are a mere 36 days until Christmas.
Several people involved in the supply of drugs in Tameside had an early wake up this morning.
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints on Patterdale Road is seeking donations for local food banks.
In his latest column for the Tameside Reporter, Denton MP Andrew Gwynne explains his opposition to the expansion of the Bredbury Industrial Estate.
A little girl is looking for the kindness of strangers to help fund an adaptable bike that would let her join in activities with her classmates.
Homelessness charity, Emmaus Mossley, has been selected to benefit from the latest round of the Co-op Local Community Fund.
Police and the air ambulance rushed to Denton this afternoon after a woman in her 40’s was stabbed.
A carer worker from Dukinfield is taking on a mammoth 100 mile cycle to raise money for cause close to his heart.
Cases of coronavirus are falling across Tameside with dips in all three of the borough’s major hotspots.
A man who conned a woman into giving him a lift before robbing her at knifepoint has been jailed.
A six-week-old puppy with a deformed paw has been rescued by the RSPCA after being abandoned in a park in Ashton.
Shoppers across Tameside are being urged to donate to the UK’s biggest food collection and support the Trussell Trust and FareShare as they help people in crisis amid the Covid-19 pandemic this Christmas.
Greater Manchester Police have described how they were abused by the mother of an offender after he fell off a stolen bike.
Ashton MP Angela Rayner has called for an urgent inquiry into government lobbyists.
A remarkable 14-year-old has been honoured in this year’s Amazing Ashton Awards for his awe-inspiring attitude and fundraising efforts.
Police are looking for help in tracing the next-of-kin of a Gorton man.
A special memorial service is being held in Audenshaw this weekend for parents and relatives who have experienced miscarriage, death of a baby or the loss of an infant.
A team of budding young reporters got plenty of hands-on experience last week during a visit to the Tameside Reporter and Radio offices!
Huge crowds enjoyed an amazing atmosphere and community spirit at the Northern Lights Tameside Winter Carnival and Lantern Parade in Stalybridge last Saturday.
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 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.