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A children’s cancer charity has appointed 12-year-old Ruth Grace Crosby from Denton as their first ever Young Ambassador.
Police are warning the public to abide by the restrictions in place, after a man from Stalybridge was fined at least £1,000 for breaching quarantine rules.
Exciting plans for the development of Hyde’s Grafton Centre have been submitted to Tameside Council’s planning department.
Four people in Dukinfield are celebrating after each winning £1,000 thanks to their lucky postcode.
A man assaulting a police officer and a teenager exposing himself in public are just two of the cases Tameside magistrates have heard recently.
In her latest column, Tameside Council leader Cllr Brenda Warrington says "we need to keep doing all we can to support the smooth running of lessons" after the reopening of schools in the borough this month.
A 20-year-old paedophile from Ashton who recorded himself having sex with a girl he knew was underage has been jailed for two years and five months.
Citizens Advice Tameside says it has helped 619 people with employment issues since lockdown.
In 1988, art, music, athletics and swimming were among the activities undertaken by three young seamen who had just proved how able they all were.
Daisy Dewsnap, a 15-year-old aspiring journalist from Mossley who attends Saddleworth School, writes for the Reporter. This week, she talks about how having a part-time job while at school can really help you.
Twinkle-toed youngsters were back tripping the light fantastic in Mossley last weekend.
A young family had to walk through flames and smoke to escape the blaze that ripped through their Hollingworth house.
In his latest column, Denton MP Andrew Gwynne says tackling health inequalities "needs to be a top priority coming out of this crisis".
Ron Hill has spent his whole life running but there was only ever one woman in the running for his heart - and that is his wife May.
The family of a motorcyclist who died after being involved in a collision on the M60 motorway have paid tribute to a loving husband, father and grandfather who will be "sadly missed by everyone who knows him".
In his latest column, the Vicar of Mossley, Reverend David Warner, encourages people to support local, national and international charities if they can.
World famous journalist Sir Harold Evans, who began his long, illustrious and award-winning journalism career at the Ashton Reporter, has sadly passed away at the age of 92.
Tameside and Glossop NHS Foundation Trust’s medical director Brendan Ryan has reassured people that the hospital is safe and open for business during the coronavirus pandemic.
Free flu vaccinations are being offered to more people across Tameside than ever this winter, in order to protect both them and the NHS.
A huge new 338-home housing estate will be built on an iconic Tameside factory site after planning chiefs gave it the green light.
Despite local coronavirus restrictions being in place, fantastic weather and wonderful people helped make a local charity's 'Mindful Monday' session this week a huge success.
All Saints Catholic College in Dukinfield want their pupils to not only fulfil their ambitions but exceed their own expectations.
Documents have revealed a spate of problems at a Tameside pub which was shut down for 'repeatedly breaching coronavirus regulations' – including a DJ playing loud music and customers brawling.
The family of a missing 27-year-old man from Wigan who has been seen in Tameside are appealing for information to help find him.
Parents will be able to see what Tameside's secondary schools can offer through innovative virtual open evenings.
Do you know a great leader, employer or market trader who deserves to be rewarded for their fantastic efforts to make Ashton a town to be proud of?
Local homelessness charity Emmaus Mossley is using Recycle Week 2020 to appeal for help to ensure that good quality items don't go to waste.
Councillors are to decide whether to allow 338 new homes to be built on the site of the historic Robertson's Jam Factory.
Children returning to classroom-based learning at a Denton primary school will be able to enjoy safe outdoor play zones, thanks to help from gas network Cadent.
A Mossley photographer has scooped a top national award with a picture of a local brass band musician.
Tameside magistrates have banned Raja Manan from the road for 18 months for being almost two times over the drink drive limit.
Six thousand residents in Ashton, Droylsden, Hyde and Longdendale were being invited to help make the borough a greener place with the launch of the North West's first newspaper recycling scheme.
Part of a busy Droylsden road was cordoned off for a period after a device was found in the canal.
A flu drive thru has opened in Hyde as local GP practices team up to provide flu vaccinations differently this year.
Stalybridge and Hyde MP Jonathan Reynolds has called for Universal Credit to be scrapped.
Stalybridge town centre is set to undergo a major regeneration after securing funding.
Thanks to the generous support of one of Britain’s leading actors, a young member of Hurst’s Centre Players could look forward to another term at a leading London theatre school.
A couple from Hattersley are ‘living the dream’ in the Canadian wilderness after trading in their 9 to 5 jobs for life on the road.
Businesses and groups across Mossley have been awarded for their help during the coronavirus pandemic.
Gorton Monastery is to host the first of a groundbreaking series of concerts by the Manchester Camerata telling moving and touching stories about people within the community.
Dukinfield councillors laid ten red roses to remember the centenary of Dukinfield’s war memorial.
Home Estate Agents is celebrating its 10th birthday this week with record-breaking sales and big plans for the future - including a move of its own.
A Denton woman has been rewarded for going above and beyond during the coronavirus pandemic.
An inspirational Ashton man with long-term health conditions has lost more than two stone in weight to protect himself against Covid-19 and help protect the NHS.
Ashton’s Willow Wood Hospice is appealing to residents to help boost its funds by putting on virtual events, stating they have never needed more help than in these tough times.
A man in his 60s, who was involved in a collision on the M60 motorway, has sadly passed away.
Tameside residents are being urged to respond to electoral registration forms promptly.
An active youngster who loves all things sport has completed an epic challenge of walking 500 miles over summer to help raise over £1,400 for a cancer charity.
Friday (18 September) marks the eighth anniversary of the tragic loss of PCs Nicola Hughes and Fiona Bone, who were killed by Dale Cregan in a gun and grenade ambush when responding to reports of a burglary in Mottram.
A Tameside animal charity wants to 'raise the roof' and it's looking for help in doing it.
Motorists are being warned that resurfacing works will begin on Ashton Old Road from Monday (21 September) until the end of November.
In her latest column, council leader Brenda Warrington says the risk of a second wave of coronavirus infection "remains a clear and present danger" but her faith in Tameside's community spirit "remains unwavering".
A young soldier from Mossley took part in a graduation ceremony which was attended by Captain Sir Tom Moore.
The Bishop of Manchester the Rt Revd Dr David Walker has taken up his seat as a member of the House of Lords.
Daisy Dewsnap, a 15-year-old aspiring journalist from Mossley who attends Saddleworth School, writes for the Reporter. This week, she recommends some tips to motivate yourself and avoid getting distracted...
In his latest column for us, the Vicar of Mossley, Reverend David Warner, says it's lovely to have more weddings in the diary for this month than usual.
Police are investigating after a motorcyclist in his 60s was seriously injured following a collision with a stationary car on the M60 motorway.
A local property manager has pledged support for Gas Safety Week this week to ensure every Tameside landlord is aware and compliant when it comes to gas safety in their rental properties.
Now autumn is on its way, it's time to make way for some classic comfort foods.
After months of closure, Dukinfield’s Manchester District Iyengar Yoga [MDIY] were delighted to reopen their doors again last Monday (7 September).
In his latest column, Denton MP Andrew Gwynne is urging residents to familiarise themselves with the latest coronavirus guidelines and "follow them closely to keep everyone safe".
Angela Rayner put in an assured performance as she made history as the first-ever Tameside MP to take Prime Minister's Questions in the House of Commons.
Denton Bowling Club welcomed back bowlers for the first time since the lockdown for the Albert Scholes Trophy earlier this month (Sunday 6 September).
Police in Denton have outlined how they plan to tackle issues in the area, in a live Q&A chat with local residents.
Tameside’s three MP’s have signed a letter to the Co-operative Bank asking them to reverse their decision to close the Ashton branch.
Ashton-under-Lyne MP Angela Rayner is set to make history in the House of Commons on Wednesday (16 September).
Staff at Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust, which provides mental health and learning disability services for children and adults across Tameside, took part in the Great Big Thank You week.
A Tameside mental health charity is raising funds for their own projects and others by completing a hike from Edale up to Kinder Scout and back.
A teenage boy has been arrested after a police pursuit ended with a force vehicle on its roof in Audenshaw, following a car-jacking at knifepoint.
Back in 1969, 22-year-old Barbara Hamnett, of Brabyns Road in Gee Cross, Hyde, was extremely proud of her husband Ron who acted as midwife when their baby son was born at 4.10am.
Tameside residents are being urged to respond to electoral registration forms if they have not yet done so.
Trains will once again called at Hyde North and Hyde Central stations after a campaign by local MP’s
Police handed out a fine after attending a party in Mottram where 70 revellers were celebrating a 50th birthday party.
From a teenager found in public with a six-inch kitchen knife to a man who didn't pay a fine for attending a lockdown party, we round up some of the cases heard by Tameside magistrates recently.
Another successful Charity Golf Day held by Tameside Rotary and Werneth Low Golf Club in aid of Willow Wood Hospice attracted a record number of 21 teams.
After a two year wait, Ashton’s new shopping precinct finally had its flagship store.
Mossley Cancer Committee has been far from idle through lockdown, with members clubbing together to not only raise money but also provide vital social interaction for those who need it most.
Dukinfield and Stalybridge Rotary Club has awarded its first ever Rotary Hero Certificate to Ella Warhurst.
Senior healthcare workers are getting on their bikes to pedal an amazing 6,480 miles this month to help raise funds to build a school for the deaf in Uganda.
MP Andrew Gwynne has presented his latest Citizen's Award to Denton West End Community Library volunteer Christine Ingham.
Drainage documents for the building of a contentious two-storey modular classroom block at Hyde High School have now been submitted to Tameside Council's planning department.
Denton's neighbourhood police teams will be hosting another online Q&A session on Monday (14 September).
Droylsden Academy headteacher Philip Wilson has warmly welcomed all students back to the school for the first time since lockdown in March.
In his latest column, Denton MP Andrew Gwynne explains why he feels we need a brownfield first approach to development and encourages residents to have their say on the Bredbury Parkway plans.
In her latest column, Tameside Council Executive Leader Cllr Brenda Warrington says the opening of the new Ashton Interchange is "proof of our commitment to building back a better and greener future".
Daisy Dewsnap, a 15-year-old from Mossley who attends Saddleworth School, writes for the Reporter. This week, she gives her view on the advantages and disadvantages of social media platforms.
In his latest column for us, the Vicar of Mossley, Reverend David Warner, shows his appreciation to all of the town's businesses for their efforts for the community throughout the coronavirus pandemic.
Here's Lisa's recipe for a firm British favourite which you can make at home.
Controversial plans to turn an Audenshaw home into a children's assessment centre for vulnerable teenagers have fallen through after the council failed to buy the property.
United Utilities is warning people to be extra vigilant if hiring firms to take away their household waste, after a dramatic rise in fly-tipping at beauty spots in the region.
Graham Cooper has been ordered to carry out 200 hours of unpaid work for producing 34 cannabis plants.
A petition signed by over 1,700 demanding fairer treatment for market traders has been handed into council bosses.
A key worker from Droylsden was left bewildered after trying to book a coronavirus test, only to be offered one sixty miles away.
The selfless dedication of emergency services workers who put their lives on the line for others is being recognised and remembered in Tameside on 999 Emergency Services Day.
Tameside and Glossop Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust has won two awards at the Health Service Journal awards, which highlight the best of the health sector.
Two men have been arrested with the help of prompt actions from an eagle-eyed member of the public, after a catalytic converter was stolen in Mossley in the early hours of the morning.
A 61-year-old man from Hyde who shared indecent images of himself with what he thought were two teenage girls, asked them to perform sexual acts on themselves, and invited them to his house has been jailed for 21 months.
A 23-year-old man from Stalybridge, who was arrested after being seen moving between two houses carrying a Henry Hoover, has been charged with no fewer than 21 offences.
Every year, The Anthony Seddon Fund hosts a candlelight vigil somewhere in Tameside to mark World Suicide Prevention Day.
Seven people have been charged with aggravated trespass, and one person was taken to hospital, as Tulip slaughterhouse in Ashton has been targeted again by animal rights protestors.
A motorist has been banned from the road for 12 months by Tameside magistrates for being over the drink drive limit.
Ashton's former Trifles restaurant could become a hot food takeaway if planning permission is granted.
A family are appealing for information after having their camper van stolen over the weekend.
Patients across Tameside and Glossop will be offered specialist support to manage tobacco addiction when they are admitted to hospital.
A woman who has lived in the same house for over half a century is warning others after having to completely renovate the foundations after finding structural issues.
The Wooden Canal Boat Society charity shop in Ashton has reopened for the first time since lockdown.
Thirteen people in Denton are celebrating a great start to the week, after each winning £1,000 thanks to their lucky postcode.
The traditional idea of the bobby on the beat was fast becoming a relic of the past even in 1980.
Planning permission is being sought to change the use of a light industrial premises in Ashton into six 'micro flats'.
It was a case of third time lucky for the police after a 32-year-old man was arrested in Tameside on suspicion of drug driving.
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.