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Andrew Jordan, who was previously missing, has been found and is okay.
Two people have been arrested this morning (Saturday) in Ashton after at least one person was assaulted.
Eid al-Fitr, also called the "Festival of Breaking the Fast", is a religious holiday celebrated by Muslims worldwide that marks the end of the month-long dawn-to-sunset fasting of Ramadan.
Tameside foster carers are to receive an additional payment in recognition for the extra support they are giving to looked after children during lockdown.
It was ‘lights, cameras, action!’ at St Mary’s Primary School, Haughton Green, when a Granada TV crew turned up to film an episode of the documentary series This England.
A Tameside resident who has mobility issues will have more accessible facilities at his home thanks to adaptations being carried out through some government funding.
Tameside’s libraries have reported a surge in online borrowing during the coronavirus lockdown as the nation seeks escapism and comfort in e-books.
In a fitting way to mark Mental Health Awareness Week, a primary school in Mossley has become the latest school in Tameside to receive special recognition for their work in supporting emotional wellbeing and mental health.
The Anthony Seddon Fund has been delivering a packed week of awareness activities across the area in support of Mental Health Awareness Week.
Following their successful first ‘Sanctuary From Your Sofa’ event on Easter Monday, The Donkey Sanctuary is hosting another day of live Facebook broadcasts this coming Bank Holiday Monday from its international headquarters in Denton.
Young musicians from across Tameside are contributing to a collaborative project to mark the anniversary of the Manchester Arena attack today (Friday).
A teenager has been charged with a series of driving offences after a car crashed into bushes following a police chase in Dukinfield.
A girl from Ashton has raised hundreds of pounds to help train an assistance dog for a Stalybridge teenager.
According to volunteers who have been helping out at Broad Mills Heritage Site in Broadbottom, a number of plants have been stolen.
Around 130 youngsters from across the district took part in a Jubilee year parade through Denton to celebrate the 50th birthday of the Wolf Cub movement in 1966.
Centenaries for local war memorials will be celebrated, local councillor John Taylor has pledged.
Tameside’s new mayor is due to be installed next Tuesday.
A new bike hire scheme is coming to Greater Manchester next year – and leaders say lessons have been learned from the unsuccessful Mobike rollout.
It’s the time of year when churches usually take to the streets with banners and brass bands for the annual Whit walks.
GMP’s Dukinfield Division took to social media to remind residents that they are still operating to protect victims of domestic abuse.
Glossop Chronicle and Tameside Reporter journalist Lauren Entwistle has her own column in the paper giving her opinion on all kinds of subjects. This week, she discusses the importance of looking after your mental health.
In this week's column, Tameside Radio presenter Ian Cheeseman discusses his chats with Eddie McGinnis's son Ryan, Syd Little and former Premier League footballer Fabrice Muamba.
Coronation Street and BBC Doctors actor and presenter Daniel Westwood has set up a nationwide Mental Health Awareness campaign called #Here4u – in the hopes of putting some "good back online."
As part of Veterinary Nursing Awareness month during May, Hyde-based White Cross Vets has launched a social media campaign to raise awareness about the crucial role registered veterinary nurses play in pet health and wellbeing.
In his latest column, the Vicar of Mossley, Rev David Warner, tells us about a random act of kindness he received and how the parish plans to mark Friday's third anniversary of the Manchester Arena bombing.
A 47-year-old man who was involved in a serious crash on Matley Lane in Hyde earlier this month has sadly passed away.
As this week is Mental Health Awareness Week, Droylsden-based LaVolta Events Ltd have created a book in which nine members of the performing arts industry discuss mental health - with all proceeds going to two mental health charities.
Residents in Tameside and Glossop are being advised about how and where to access expert medical treatment over the bank holiday weekend.
A man in his 20s was arrested after a driver attempted to run people over and a woman was kidnapped in Hattersley on Tuesday night (May 19).
Fire chiefs are urging people across the region to stay safe while spending time outdoors amid the warm weather.
A family-run pet shop is appealing to Tameside Council to help revitalise the high street.
A man has been arrested after a car is believed to have deliberately driven at a pedestrian in Denton.
Although the doors are currently shut to the public, employees at The Pet Man, Ashton, are striving to help pet owners during the lockdown.
Two people have been charged after a teenager's was robbed at knife point in Hyde Park earlier this week.
Keeping routines and getting creative have been the secret to a successful lockdown for foster carers Cheryl Hartley and Wayne Allington.
A community in Stalybridge have rallied around a fundraising effort to get a young resident an off-road wheelchair, which will allow him to enjoy walks around the village and countryside.
Glossop Chronicle and Tameside Reporter journalist Lauren Entwistle has her own column in the paper giving her opinion on all kinds of subjects. This week, she discusses the role of journalists during the current coronavirus crisis.
A report from the Centre for Social Justice has revealed that Tameside is among the worst areas in the UK for excluded pupils hoping to salvage their prospects.
A 29-year-old man from Gorton, who held a taxi driver at knife point and robbed him of £100, has been jailed.
A 29-year-old woman had her mobile phone robbed after being pushed up against a wall and threatened by a man in broad daylight in Ashton, in what police have described as "a violent unprovoked incident".
A young girl from Ashton has raised hundreds of pounds to help train a much-needed assistance dog for a Stalybridge teenager.
There's a call for all growers, crafters, bakers and makers to enter Mossley Community Association's eighth annual horticultural show - which is going 'virtual' this year.
The young residents in Tameside's Children's Homes have been helping staff and showing touching acts of kindness to help keep people safe and keep up morale during the lockdown.
A paramedic sustained a broken wrist and a police officer was bitten and spat at.
Watch the moment a heroic Police Constable bravely jumped into Ashton Canal to rescue a man who was unresponsive in the water.
Brothers Conor and Rory Hand will be walking 150 miles over a month, in a bid to raise funds and say 'thankyou' to those working for the NHS.
A Slimming World consultant has still been busy helping clients look after their physical wellbeing thanks to modern technology.
Two more people in Denton are celebrating after winning £1,000 each thanks to their lucky postcode.
Two men from Ashton have been charged in connection with a series of convenience store robberies.
A family is desperately trying to raise money for a mother-of-three from Hattersley who needs private treatment as she battles cancer for a second time in less than four years.
A Media Production student at Ashton Sixth Form College has successfully gained a place at the London Film Academy.
Five people in Denton were celebrating this morning after winning £1,000 each thanks to their lucky postcode.
Ashton’s Willow Wood Hospice has pledged that its Butterfly Memory Release event will go ahead on July 11.
Tameside has proved the best borough in the country for reducing rough sleeping, with more than 250 homeless people helped off the streets.
A man who grew up in Ashton is appealing to see if anyone knows his brother, who sadly passed away last week at the age of 81.
Four men were arrested for driving offences and breaching Covid-19 restrictions in Hyde on Tuesday morning (May 5).
Droylsden's newest secondary school marked an important milestone this week when the keys to its brand new building were handed over.
Tributes have been paid to scouting leader Gill Cummins who has sadly passed away aged 52, following a short illness.
The RSPCA have rescued a stray tortoise found wandering down Goredale Avenue and hopes to reunite the reptile with its owners.
Three people have been arrested in dawn raids in Gorton this morning (Tuesday) as part of an investigation into 21 cases of dating app fraud across the region.
Residents in the Hyde area are being encouraged to celebrate VE Day by putting up bunting and raising a toast in their garden.
The RSPCA handled 380 wild-life incidents about hedgehogs last year, and is bracing for a surge in calls to rescue sick, injured and orphaned wild animals and birds as the breeding season starts.
Windsor Castle would forever hold special memories for a group of Venture Scouts from Denton and Audenshaw.
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.