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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 business owner from Hyde says he is running out of patience with his landlord following a number of disputes.
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 consultation has been launched to give residents their say on improvements to Tameside's walking and cycling networks.
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.
Today (Thursday) is Time to Talk Day at Tameside, Glossop and Oldham Mind, which is trying to get as many people as possible to talk about their mental health.
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.
Every ward in Greater Manchester will have named neighbourhood bobbies back on the beat in a bid to boost police visibility, the region's mayor has pledged.
A public vote has crowned Willow Wood Hospice winners of the Ladysmith Shopping Centre official Charity of the Year 2020 appeal.
A woman in her 30s had her phone stolen when mugged in Audenshaw yesterday afternoon (Tuesday).
Alex Jones has been named the area’s best letting agency after their outstanding performance in The British Property Awards
It's always busy on the roads and as a motorist it's useful to know where there might be delays, in order to plan ahead. With that in mind, we've rounded up the current planned roadworks taking place across the borough.
Anyone who lives, volunteers or runs a group in Denton is invited to find out what is happening in the town at an event next week.
Arcades shopping centre are getting in the loving mood with a competition to reunite long-distance lovers.
A Dukinfield resident has landed his dream job as a mechanic after working his way through an apprenticeship programme.
A 16-year-old girl, who went missing on her way to school on Tuesday morning, has been found safe and well.
Ashton MP Angela Rayner has hit out at the prime minister's new education funding plans saying schools will still be “hundreds of millions of pounds worse off” than they were in 2010
Pre-match warm-ups are about to take on an entirely new dimension for one football club, thanks to a winter-support grant.
Teachers at Dowson Primary Academy in Hyde have asked parents to park “courteously” around school, following two incidents where people have “narrowly avoided being injured.”
A Stalybridge teenager is appealing to kind-hearted local businesses to help fund a dream trip to South Africa.
Ridge Hill Enterprises is looking for a volunteer football coach to help run once-weekly sessions.
A Droylsden residents' group has transformed a derelict plot of land at the back of their homes with help from local businesses.
Ashton MP Angela Rayner is lending her support to the Tameside Hospital £1m Scanner Appeal and is encouraging everyone to get involved.
Former Ashton MP Robert Sheldon has passed away aged 96.
Apprentices celebrated their achievements at Tameside College's annual Apprenticeship Awards last week.
Greater Manchester is hosting its annual Hate Crime Awareness Week - which this year sees the launch of a new video to challenge online ignorance and prejudice.
In a celebration of youth music, some of Tameside’s most dynamic and promising performers will be taking to the stage in spring.
A 100-year-old dog lover has adopted an adorable Old Age Pooch (OAP) in need of a new home, and they are both having the time of their lives.
The flagship Tameside Wellness Centre – Denton will open its doors to the public ahead of schedule on March 2.
The Jigsaw Foundation - a community fund run by housing group Jigsaw - has awarded £25,000 funding to HideOut Youth Zone.
When it comes to running in Hyde, the future is most definitely yellow.
The Mayor of Tameside Cllr Leigh Drennan has shared his year so far with the Tameside Talking Newspaper.
A Denton-based business is calling for donations of warm coats and clothing for the homeless as the cold weather continues.
Hyde homeless initiative Sandwich Angels say they are in 'desperate need' of food supplies and sandwich fillings over the next few weeks.
Staff at Dogs Trust Manchester are looking for a home for a dog tied to the railings of the rehoming centre and left during the night.
In her latest Reporter column, Tameside Council's Executive Leader, Cllr Brenda Warrington, discusses the much-publicised high-speed rail network HS2.
Breaking orders, assaulting police officers and being over the drink drive limit are some of the cases heard by Tameside magistrates in recent days.
A popular music venue is undergoing a rebrand next week and heralding the new era with a charity concert packed with local talent.
The third heART of Hollingworth arts and craft exhibition is being held at Cannon Street Community Centre this weekend.
Denton and Reddish MP Andrew Gwynne dedicates his latest Tameside Reporter column to Holocaust Memorial Day, which took place earlier this week.
Tameside has been allocated nearly half a million pounds in funding to help tackle the problem of rough sleeping over the next two years.
St George's Church in Stalybridge has a new vicar - and that's official.
An 80s’ night fundraiser promoted by Mandy’s Angels on behalf of the Tameside Hospital £1m CT scanner appeal is already a sell-out.
Tameside, Oldham and Glossop Mind have launched a brand new ‘Winter Wellbeing’ service to help people improve their mental health.
Popular community facilities in Stalybridge has been saved after Jigsaw reversed plans to demolish and replace them with new homes.
Residents across Greater Manchester are being warned to secure their vehicles and keep tools safe following a rise in thefts throughout the region, including in Tameside.
Mossley Litter Bugs were out and about at the weekend, cleaning up grot spots around the town.
Staff and students at Thomas Ashton have marked Holocaust Memorial Day by working with other schools across the borough to create a special art installation.
Fairfield Moravian Allotment Society is holding a Bird Feeder Workshop this weekend.
The Old Chapel Pantomime Society is delighted to present 'Cinderella' as they return to the stage in February.
Pupils at St Stephen’s C of E Primary School in Audenshaw have been learning to ride a bike thanks to sponsorship from a local company.
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.