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Councillors in Tameside have approved a 3.99pc tax hike that will see bills rise by at least £39 for residents in the borough.
A father-of-two from Stalybridge has thanked those who rushed to save his life after he suffered a heart attack while swimming at Active Copley.
A woman died after a three-vehicle collision on a busy road between Gee Cross and Stockport this afternoon (Wednesday).
Members of the Girlguiding Ashton Division held their Standard Service at St Stephen's RC Church in Droylsden last Sunday.
The A560 between Gee Cross and Stockport has been closed after a crash this afternoon.
More than 100 bright young minds attended the biggest ever Tameside HACK.
A pub has had its licence suspended to get it 'back on track' after months of serious incidents including fights, a glassing and drug taking outside.
A Dukinfield resident has landed his dream job as a mechanic, after working his way through an apprenticeship programme.
Getting a sun tan may not be your first thought when it comes to February half-term, but one Ashton shopping centre gave shoppers the chance to jet off as part of a huge prize giveaway.
A charity coffee morning is taking place on Saturday (February 29) at Stalybridge Congregational Church.
Young people are being taught the skills to restore and maintain bikes as more safe cycling networks are created in Tameside.
An empowering new approach to home care is helping a disabled woman from Hyde remain at home and active in her community.
Tameside residents have been having their say on how to improve cycling and walking networks across Greater Manchester.
The Civic Mayor of Tameside, Cllr Leigh Drennan, rolled out the red carpet last Saturday at Dukinfield Town Hall for the Mayor's annual ball.
Radical new alternative proposals for Greater Manchester's bus network would see company profits shared with the region's transport authority to further improve services.
An event is taking place at Tameside One on Thursday (February 27) to raise money for a guide dogs charity.
Final proposals to build 314 new homes on land which previously housed the historic Robertson's Jam Factory have been unveiled.
A consultation has been launched to give residents their say on improvements to Tameside's walking and cycling networks.
In case you didn't know, today is Shrove Tuesday - or more commonly known as Pancake Day.
Tameside residents are being encouraged to get involved in the 75th anniversary of VE Day by hosting street parties with their neighbours.
Passengers who use Ashton bus station are being warned that services using certain stands will finally be moving, as work on the new £13 million Interchange nears completion.
A mum and dad from Ashton are aiming to raise awareness of two rare conditions which their young son has suffered from.
Mossley will once again be celebrating Fairtrade Fortnight, which starts today (Monday).
Tameside Arts are holding a huge community event tomorrow (Tuesday) to unveil some exciting news.
Sporting charity Believe and Achieve is celebrating success with their Monday night 'GM Satellite Club'.
This month will see the tenth Mossley SOUP community crowdfunding dinner, in support of local projects that benefit the town.
Pupils at Godley Primary enjoyed a history lesson they will never forget when centenarian Marjorie Rigby shared her wartime experiences with them.
Free legal advice is being offered to visitors of the Emmaus Mossley Secondhand Superstore, thanks to an ongoing charity partnership with Bromleys Solicitors.
A Tameside digital marketing consultant is helping put on a workshop to aid charities and voluntary organisations use the media more effectively.
In her latest Reporter column, Tameside Council's Executive Leader, Cllr Brenda Warrington, discusses making the borough one of the best places to grow old and be old.
From being more than four times over the legal drink drive limit to stealing clothes worth £1,600, here's our latest round-up of cases heard at Tameside Magistrates' Court.
Police are investigating after a man in his 40s was seriously assaulted at Hyde bus station in the early hours of the morning last weekend.
A young Mossley Hollins dancer is appealing for the public's help in realising her life’s dream.
A Mottram barbers has said its doors are open to anyone to come in and escape from the troubles they may be experiencing for as long as they like.
Eleven people were arrested after protestors blocked the gates to a slaughterhouse in Ashton yesterday (Thursday).
In his latest Reporter column, Denton MP Andrew Gwynne continues to urge residents to reject controversial plans to extend Bredbury Industrial Park on greenbelt in the Tame Valley.
Do you have any damaged, broken or unwanted jewellery lying about at home?
St John's Church in Hurst Cross is busy planning a special heritage project for the local area.
Stalybridge has been named as one of the worst train stations in the country for delays.
Droylsden knitters have raised more than £500 for the Tameside Hospital £1m CT Scanner Appeal.
There was plenty of tea, cake and swing music at Waterloo Primary School, when Year 5 students held a special afternoon tea for their honoured guests.
Around 25 people are currently blocking trucks outside a slaughterhouse in Ashton, temporarily shutting down the facility.
Four men were taken to hospital after a car crashed near Audenshaw tram stop following a police pursuit last night (Wednesday).
A teenage boy from Gorton has been sentenced for a series of sexual assaults on women running on the Fallowfield Loop.
A Denton charity are in mourning after one of their employees was killed during an airstrike in Syria.
Fire crews from Ashton were called to help a horse that had fallen over in Rochdale last week.
The cost of burials, cremations and allotments are set to rise for Tameside residents next year.
A developer has been accused of 'a cynical ploy' after changing its controversial plans to expand a business park into the green belt.
The closure of the A57 Hyde Road in Gorton this weekend has now been postponed.
There is still time to enter to become one of this year's Stalybridge Carnival Queens.
A husband and wife from Denton are calling time on their career in Manchester's pub scene after more than 40 years.
A 'Downright Special' charity event will be held at the Fairfield Arms next month to celebrate World Down's Syndrome Awareness Day.
Denton and Haughton Green's over 50s are rolling back the years with a successful community group.
Time is running out to book tickets for the annual Civic Mayor of Tameside's charity fundraising ball, which is taking place this weekend.
Council tax bills are set to rise by at least £39 in Tameside, as bosses seek to plug a huge funding gap fuelled by the rising cost of children's social care.
A 25-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of robbery, in connection with a series of robberies in Tameside in the early hours of Monday morning (February 17).
Tameside Council has said it has formally agreed to double the investment being put into Stalybridge town centre.
The Tameside Carers Centre in Hyde will be moving to a new home in Ashton at the start of next month.
The latest Tameside History Club talk on Wednesday (February 19) is bound to be an interesting one - here's why.
Work is set to begin at Tameside Hospital next month on the construction of a new car park.
A Stalybridge school has been recognised for its work supporting the mental health and wellbeing of its pupils, staff and parents.
Dogs Trust is calling on dog owners in Manchester to show their four-legged friends some extra love this Love Your Pet Day (20th February), as new statistics show the number one question that we most want to ask our dogs is “Are you happy?”
The Big Lunch is coming to Tameside on Friday 28 February to pilot their communal lunch concept within a charity setting.
People looking for work can benefit from a free course that will help participants develop a range of skills to impress potential employers.
An amateur dramatic society in Hyde is playing the perfect supporting role for people in need.
A Gee Cross play area will receive a makeover after lobbying by councillors.
From assaulting a woman and possessing cannabis worth £4,400 to breaking orders and driving bans, we round up the latest cases heard at Tameside Magistrates' Court.
Council chiefs are investigating whether Stalybridge's civic hall could be transformed into a food destination like Altrincham Market or Manchester's Mackie Mayor.
A young boy from Stalybridge has ridden the extra mile recently as he challenged himself to raise money for Reuben’s Retreat by cycling over 40 miles.
A hoax bomber who brought an area of Dukinfield to a standstill last month has been sentenced to one year behind bars.
A couple from Stalybridge switched their school careers to fostering to help make "more of a difference" to the lives of vulnerable children.
An iconic steam locomotive passed through Denton train station over the weekend.
Council tax bills will rise for every household in Greater Manchester to cover the cost of recruiting hundreds more police and fire officers.
Controversial plans to build nearly 200 houses on a school playing field have been given final approval after the developer offered more playing space for kids to 'have a kickabout'.
Musicians, dancers, hot food and even a fun fair is at Ashton Market today (Monday), as the Ashton Bazaar celebrates four months of spicing up the town centre.
Tameside Council's Executive Leader, Cllr Brenda Warrington, writes in her latest column that we need to continue to do more to clear up our air in the borough.
Residents at an Ashton nursing home were treated to a Valentine’s Day to remember as a local primary school serenaded them with song.
Former Longdendale councillor Chris Buglass had been battling with illness and was looking to stand down from the position for health reasons, a statement released by Tameside Council revealed today.
Local pensioners and Together Centre members came together for a free community lunch recently.
Residents on a Stalybridge estate are celebrating after a successful campaign to reinstate a local bus route.
A man in his 60s was attacked and tied up by a gang of masked men in a robbery at Daisy Nook Garden Centre which has been described as "traumatic" and "shocking" by police.
Ashton Sixth Form College is celebrating after being judged as 'Outstanding' in all areas by Ofsted.
The family and friends of Kingsman Sean Phillip James Dawson gathered at Stalybridge War Memorial this morning to remember him on the tenth anniversary of his death.
A Stalybridge teenager's quest to Africa has received a boost from a local company.
In his latest weekly column for the Reporter, Denton and Reddish MP Andrew Gwynne writes about the Post Office's subpostmaster scandal.
Tameside Hospital's appeal to raise £1m for a new state-of-the-art CT scanner has soared past £40,000 already.
Plans to build a 91-bed 'extra care' affordable apartment block in Hattersley, which boasts its own beauty salon and cafe, have been given the green light by councillors.
Ashton's Albion Church was packed with nurses and carehome staff for the annual DAISY mark awards - with this year marking the event's 10th birthday.
Media production students at Clarendon Sixth Form College have been working with the BBC's Sports department on their latest project.
One person was taken to hospital after a large fight broke out outside a pub in Dukinfield last night (Wednesday).
Staff at Dogs Trust Manchester went the extra mile by giving a dog, who has been waiting more than a year for a new home, a special day out.
Willow Wood Hospice have said goodbye and thank you to one of their longest-serving members of staff.
Veterans of the King's Regiment and the Ladysmith Barracks gathered at Heavenly's Sports Bar in Ashton last Saturday for a special anniversary.
A councillor has lost his seat after failing to attend any meetings for six months.
A Mossley company marked its 40th anniversary with a celebration at their Egmont Street headquarters.
A charity has used profits from last years successful tour of Tameside to hand out £5,000 to good causes across the borough.
Gin lovers will have the opportunity to enjoy a selection of gins during a 17-day festival at two pubs in Tameside, starting on Valentine's Day (Friday).
A number of stand changes which were due to be introduced today (Tuesday) at Ashton bus station have now been put on hold.
A weight watchers group in Ashton has been raising money for local charity The Anthony Seddon Fund.
A pet show and service comes to St Mary's Church Hall on Talbot Road in Hyde next month.
It's already full steam ahead for the countdown to Rail Road 2020.
Two kind-hearted local tradesmen are doing their bit for the community after Storm Ciara battered Tameside over the weekend.
There was a crash involving two vehicles on Mottram Road in Stalybridge earlier today (Monday).
A Dukinfield charity has received some winter funding, which it's planning to use to support vulnerable people across Tameside.
A charity night is being held at the Ukrainian Association in March in aid of Dementia UK, The Lakes Care Centre and The Seymour Care Home.
Stalybridge Motorcycle Club hold their 'Rock Nite' next month, to raise money for Tameside's homeless.
Organisers of the Made in Manchester festival have announced its charity partner for 2020.
A Stalybridge family have suffered a huge setback in their quest to find a much-needed assistance dog.
Roads are blocked around Daisy Nook after Storm Ciara caused heavy rainfall and flooding today [Sunday 9 February].
Passengers who use Ashton bus station are being warned that services using certain stands will be moving, as work on the new £13 million Interchange continues.
Tameside Hospital's Clinical Coding Department have come up with a great way to support the Scanner Appeal… a Valentine's Extravaganza with some amazing prizes.
A local good Samaritan is appealing for donations of chocolate eggs to help those in need this Easter.
Mossley Litter Bugs and Mossley councillors met with Tameside Council to talk about all things litter!
There will be another souper evening in Mossley later this month.
A conservation day of bramble clearing and a memorial garden spring-clean is earmarked for Bayley Hall, Hyde Park, on Monday.
In her latest Reporter column, Tameside Council's Executive Leader, Cllr Brenda Warrington, reflects on Mayor of Greater Manchester Andy Burnham's Question Time event in Droylsden.
From drug driving and assaulting a police officer to smashing car windscreens and stealing handbags, here's the latest round-up from Tameside Magistrates' Court.
Five pupils from Canon Burrows Primary School have raised money for toys and equipment for children at Tameside Hospital.
Meet 80-year-old George Pinnington - the longest-serving member of the Greater Manchester Police (GMP) band.
In a bid to stamp out hate crime and raise awareness, a week of events has been held at venues across Tameside.
MP Andrew Gwynne will be undertaking a charity parachute jump later this year for a five-year-old Dukinfield girl.
The Manchester Dragoneers team is paddling from strength to strength after being formed in 2012.
Children aged six and over can research the origins of their names and design their own coat of arms this weekend.
Four students from Ashton Sixth Form College will be studying amongst the country’s elite as they head to Oxbridge next year.
Pupils at Gee Cross Holy Trinity Primary School have created an impressive work of art to drive home the message of road safety.
Mossley AFC will be hosting a special sportsman's dinner this evening (Friday).
An exhibition in memory of talented artist Roger Bamford is now showing at The People's Gallery in Stalybridge.
In his latest Reporter column, Denton and Reddish MP Andrew Gwynne gives his thoughts after the United Kingdom officially left the European Union last week.
A primary school in Hyde, where pupils are 'let down' and do not 'achieve well' in reading and writing, has been rated 'inadequate' by the education watchdog.
Running legend Dr Ron Hill MBE has been presented with Tameside's Freedom of the Borough accolade, at a glittering ceremony staged at Dukinfield Town Hall.
The third heART of Hollingworth arts and craft exhibition at Cannon Street Community Centre was voted a huge success.
A Stalybridge girl with a life-limiting illness saw her dreams come true last month after a magical trip to Disneyland Paris.
Four more Tameside communities have been given age-friendly neighbourhood status, as Greater Manchester looks to be one of the best places in the world to grow older.
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.