With the majority of people now staying safe indoors, it’s important we use this time to stay safe, but to also stay positive and come together!
We're going to share nothing but positive and uplifting stories from the people and businesses in our community! #WeAreACommunity
If you have a feel-good story, share it with us here!
There's a giant snake slithering along the Simmondley end of Gamesley Sidings, but it's not a slippery serpent - quite the opposite, in fact…
Hyde-based Findel Education team members will be stepping out this weekend to raise money for a good cause by walking the distance from Lands End to John O Groats.
Our amazing healthcare heroes across the country have risen to the challenge during the coronavirus pandemic - and it's no different at Tameside Hospital, where staff have really stood up and made a difference throughout the crisis.
A business with a depot in Hyde is inviting local applications for a huge donation of hand sanitiser.
A church secretary from Dukinfield has raised £1000 for Willow Wood Hospice by completing a cycling challenge at her home.
The band has continued to play for Oldham's young musicians, as they have been digitally supported through the Covid-19 crisis by the Oldham Music Service.
A popular Indian restaurant in Ashton reached a magnificent milestone this week after it delivered its 5000th food parcel.
A teacher at Clarendon Sixth Form College in Ashton has been producing hospital gowns for frontline NHS staff to wear during the coronavirus pandemic.
The coronavirus pandemic which has forced the country into a complete lockdown has seen communities banding together to help each other.
Quest Media Network's baker extraordinaire Lisa Burns has made one of her favourite desserts this week - and you can give it a go too.
Deliveries of essential food and medicines as well as support for the lonely have been offered to thousands of vulnerable residents throughout lockdown.
A grandmother from Denton has been crocheting key-worker teddy bears, in a bid to keep busy as she shields during lockdown.
A five-year-old from Ashton has raised thousands of pounds by creating rainbows.
A new online support group is helping Tameside parents who have had babies during the coronavirus pandemic.
There's nothing like a bit of colour to brighten up dark times - which is exactly what Elizabeth Way Funeral Services did with their Rainbow Window competition.
Tameside Superheroes have donated toys to the children's ward at Tameside and Glossop Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust this week.
Oldham Community Leisure has launched a new online exercise option for local residents, targeted specifically at people who may have reduced mobility, underlying health conditions or be very new to exercise.
An electronics factory based in Oldham is doing its bit in the ongoing coronavirus crisis by helping to create thousands of ventilators for the NHS to use.
A father-of-one from Hyde is taking on a gruelling challenge this month to raise money for two good causes.
Another 30,000 items of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) have been delivered to Tameside Hospital, thanks to more kind donations from members of the public.
A scout group treasurer has completed a virtual trek from his home in Audenshaw to his birth town Bournemouth to raise funds for his Droylsden scout group along the way.
Pennine Care NHS Foundation Trust, which provides mental health and learning disability services across Tameside, says it has been overwhelmed by gifts, kind-hearted donations and support over the past few weeks.
A young girl and her mum, from Denton, have raised almost £3,000 for St John Ambulance by running an epic 100k in the space of a month.
An Oldham market trader has been making hundreds of headbands for hospital workers, the local community and her family to ease the irritation caused by protective face masks.
A warehouse supervisor from New Mills is helping a hospice in its hour of need during the coronavirus pandemic.
People in Hadfield and Padfield in need are being reminded that the Bellies Not Bins delivery service is again taking place this Thursday (May 21).
As times continue to be tough for people across the borough, Glossop's Tesco store has been doing their bit to support the local community during the coronavirus pandemic.
Coronavirus isn't stopping Tameside residents from singing together, with innovative musical events still taking place amid the pandemic.
High Peak people affected by life-limiting illness are set to benefit from a virtual fundraising quiz hosted by the borough's MP.
Thousands of items of personal protective equipment (PPE) have been delivered to care homes and hospices in the North West thanks to the efforts of 20 Rotary clubs across Greater Manchester, including Dukinfield and Stalybridge.
In this week's column, the Vicar of Mossley, Rev David Warner, calls for continued community support as some lockdown restrictions are lifted.
A Droylsden nursery raised hundreds of pounds for the NHS last month.
Our very own baker Lisa Burns's latest treat for you to make at home is lace biscuits.
Family Fun Fridays have been launched by High Peak Community Arts to keep everyone happy.
Bishop Libby Lane has spoken with pride of Derbyshire's response to the coronavirus pandemic in a passionate address in the House of Lords.
An internationally-renowned poet has penned a moving tribute to the NHS, inspired by the caring and compassionate end of life care team at the Northern Care Alliance NHS Group.
A strength and conditioning coach has ‘climbed’ Mount Everest during the lockdown to raise awareness and funds for a mental health charity.
A cake maker from Dukinfield has been using her baking talents to cheer up local keyworkers with her delicious creations.
Staff at St Thomas More RC College in Denton have been doing their bit in the fight against coronavirus by making vital PPE equipment at school.
Family and friends beeped their horns and played music as they drove past Clarkson House residential care home in Ashton in convoy.
Young people and families with young children across Tameside can now benefit from cooking tips and affordable recipes, which are available online.
In his latest column, High Peak MP Robert Largan praises communities throughout the borough for the way they have responded in these tough times during the coronavirus pandemic.
Kind-hearted Rotarians have played their part in the local coronavirus response by helping to donate items of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to keep Glossopdale's healthcare heroes safe.
Who could forget the visit by the Oldham College choir to cheer up local resident Terrence last Christmas?
Glossop's leading wellbeing organisation has made a generous donation to help the town's main foodbank get food parcels to those who need them during the coronavirus pandemic.
Police are holding a rainbow competition for children across Tameside, with some special prizes on offer for the most creative designs and displays.
Denton MP Andrew Gwynne is looking for local heroes who have gone above and beyond for people in their communities - both before and during the coronavirus pandemic.
Marie Curie's famous Blooming Great Tea Party is going virtual this year and the charity needs tea party hosts more than ever before, to make up for the devastating effect the coronavirus crisis has had on the charity’s income.
A primary school teaching assistant wanting to spread cheer to pupils on their birthday has been surprising youngsters with a postcard from their school.
A youngster from Ashton has been very busy whipping up bumblebee soaps, in a bid to raise as much money for the NHS as possible.
Today is International Nurses Day (IND) - giving local people the opportunity to say thank you by shining a light.
A visually-impaired Manchester City fan has been fundraising for The Royal Oldham Hospital to say thank you to NHS staff for the amazing job they are doing during the COVID-19 pandemic.
A mother-of-one from Denton is running a mammoth 100k this month to raise money for a children’s charity.
Glossop Arts Project have had to get creative in delivering their sessions, with the group still ensuring their wellbeing activities are going ahead at home amid lockdown – resulting in some beautiful VE Day art last week.
Oldham College's Sewing Academy was forced to close when coronavirus put the campus in lockdown.
Derbyshire County Council say it is marking the bicentenary of the birth of Florence Nightingale by honouring nurses and care workers, as they continue to work under difficult circumstances to care for people during the coronavirus outbreak.
Hyde-based homeless and food poverty initiative Sandwich Angels have said a huge thank you to eight-year-old Lexi Marie, after she raised £140 for the cause by getting crafty with keyrings.
Although Hyde Rotary are at present on a temporary lockdown, the club’s president Vicky Gaunt and community chairman Kevin Maddox are proactively supporting organisations who need help.
Neighbours on one Droylsden street have been looking after each other by keeping fit together every evening.
Roberts Bakery has made the first of a weekly delivery of donated loaves to FareShare Greater Manchester’s Openshaw depot.
A popular Dukinfield convenience store has reopened to the public.
A youngster from Dukinfield is dashing for cash in aid of charity Alzheimer’s Society - by running a total of two marathons in just over two weeks!
Dukinfield teenager Lauren Eve should be preparing to sit her GCSE exams at Rayner Stephens. Instead, she is getting ready to go to music college by performing for her neighbours on Yew Tree Lane, lifting their spirits every week.
A young gymnast from Denton has raised more than £500 thanks to her brilliant back handsprings – all going to Tameside and Glossop Integrated Care NHS Foundation Trust.
Keen gardener Mike Webb from Shrewsbury Street in Glossop is making full use of his government-allowed daily exercise time by improving part of Harehills Park.
Oldham Council has shone a spotlight on the many local businesses which have gone above and beyond during the coronavirus pandemic.
Glossopdale Churches Together is hoping to combat the coronavirus crisis in some of the world's poorest countries by raising cash to fight Covid-19.
Since being in lockdown, the dedicated G52 community group staff have been working flat out to meet the increasing needs of Gamesley residents.
Teachers from an Oldham secondary school came together to create a fun heart-warming video providing a message of hope to students during this lockdown period.
Our healthcare heroes at Tameside Hospital have rightly received widespread praise for their tremendous work under immense pressure during the coronavirus emergency - but the hospital wants to say how grateful they are to the families of staff for their support too.
A father-of-one from Hyde is maintaining his healthy habits and inspirational six-stone weight loss during the coronavirus lockdown, with the help of an "amazing" support network and virtual workshops.
The Craft Barn in Hadfield has teamed up with Glossop charity PCrefurb to raise vital funds to buy tablets to distribute to local care homes, hospices and hospitals.
Pupils at Moorside Primary Academy in Droylsden have created a heartwarming video to raise money for Kidscan.
Tameside Hospital has received a kind donation of tablet devices from a Glossop charity to help patients keep in contact with their loved ones.
Leanne Yearsley's five-year-old son Harrison had been writing to Spider-Man asking him to visit his Guildford Drive home on the Hartshead Estate in Ashton for weeks. Well, we’re pleased to say his wish finally came true...
Hartbeeps Saddleworth and Tameside is one of over 100 Hartbeeps groups that will be aiming to raise money for the NHS this week.
Dr Kershaw's Hospice in Oldham will be hosting an online quiz for all the family on Saturday evening (May 9).
NHS England’s Midwifery Ambassadors have come together as a virtual choir to celebrate International Day of the Midwife 2020 - to spread a little hope during these difficult times.
High Peak's hospice has announced new dates for rescheduled fundraising events whilst asking people not to forget about their hospice shops which are currently closed.
You can't let a 100th birthday pass by unnoticed, even in times of national emergency, so care staff made sure they arranged a little celebration for Harriet Williams – even if social distancing had to be observed.
Pupils and staff at an Ashton primary school had some fun reading books in their pyjamas (as you do!) to celebrate the Book Trust's Pyjamarama festival.
Although organisers have sadly had to cancel this year's Charlesworth and Chisworth Carnival due to the coronavirus pandemic, they are going to hold a virtual one instead.
Schools which are part of the Victorious Academies Trust have been hard at work to continue to support their communities during these unprecedented times.
An award-winning young ambassador from Ashton is taking on the popular 2.6 challenge to raise money for a Tameside charity she supports and to increase awareness of meningitis.