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Tameside Toy Appeal 2022

Tameside Radio and the Tameside Reporter are once again proud to support this year's Tameside Toy Appeal. 

Each year, local charity Action Together runs the appeal. Last year, over 7,000 toys and gifts were donated to Tameside children most in need.

Christmas will be a very difficult time this year for many families in Tameside, particularly those living in poverty. One in four Tameside children live in poverty. 

In response to these unprecedented times, the Tameside Toy Appeal 2022 is needed now more than ever to help give them a gift this Christmas.

You can safely donate toys at one of the local drop-off points across Tameside (see a full list below) or give online via the JustGiving page

Donations of new and unwrapped gifts for babies to 18 year olds are needed. Second hand or soft toys cannot be accepted. 

Donations must be received by Friday 9 December

All new donated toys collected go to local children’s centres before being delivered (by Santa) in time for Christmas.

To find out how your school, business or community group can support the Tameside Toy Appeal, email info@actiontogether.org.uk or call 0161 339 2345.

If you would like to host a private Tameside Toy Appeal 2022 collection for your staff, volunteers, students, service users etc, email Lisa Hannibal at lisa.hannibal@actiontogether.org.uk

Thank you for your help and generosity.

Gift ideas

Children aged 0-3 years old - Bath toys, building blocks, playmats, teethers

Children aged 4-12 years old - Activity toys, board games, dressing up outfits, puzzles

Teenagers - Art supplies, card games, gift vouchers, sports equipment

All-ages - books, gloves, hats, scarves, slippers, socks

Toys can be donated at the following official drop-off points: 


  • Asda Ashton, Cavendish Street, Ashton-under-Lyne OL6 7PF
  • Wendy and Mandy's Café, Ashton-under-Lyne, Indoor Market
  • Active Ashton, Water Street, Ashton-under-Lyne, OL6 7AN
  • St Peter’s Children Centre, 2, Trafalgar Square, Ashton-Under-Lyne, OL7 0LL
  • Parochial C.E Primary, 74 Keppel Street, Ashton-under-Lyne, OL6 6NR
  • Waterloo Primary School Primary School, Worthington Street, Ashton-under-Lyne OL7 9PT
  • Age UK Tameside, 131 Katherine Street, Ashton-under-Lyne.OL76AW
  • The LEAP Children and Family Centre. Clyde St, Ashton-under-Lyne OL7 0NQ
  • Charles Day Nursery. 101 Turner Lane, Ashton-Under-Lyne OL6 8LW


  • Mi Amour by Sarah Connor, 168 Audenshaw Road, Audenshaw, M34 5WN


  • Denton West End Community Library Windsor Road, Denton, M34 2HB
  • Denton Library, Town Hall, Market Street, Denton, M34 2AP
  • Haughton Green Centre, Tatton Road, Haughton Green, Denton, M34 7PH
  • Oasis Centre, 2 Tatton Road, Haughton Green, Denton, M34 7PL
  • Victoria Park Community Centre Acre Street, Denton, Manchester M34 2AL
  • Tameside Wellness Centre - Lance Corporal Andrew Breeze Way, Denton, Manchester M34 3RD
  • My Property Club, 66 Hyde Road, Denton, Manchester M34 3AG
  • Denton Community College, 80-90 Taylor Lane, Denton, Manchester M34 3NG
  • Howard’s Neighbourhood Bar in Denton. 49 Manchester Road, Denton, Manchester M34 2AF


  • Community Cutz, 2 Chapel Road, Droylsden, M43 7NA
  • St Martin's Church, Greenside Lane, Droylsden, M43 7QS
  • Active Medlock, Gardenfold Way, Droylsden, M43 7XU
  • Greenside Children’s Centre, 224 Greenside Lane, Droylsden, M43 7RA


  • The Together Centre, Loxley House, Birch Lane, Dukinfield, SK16 5AU
  • Dukinfield Library, Concord Way, Dukinfield, SK16 4DB


  • ABC Nursery, Onwards Street, Hyde, SK14 1HW - Monday to Friday - 7am to 6pm
  • Active Hyde, Walker Lane, Hyde, SK14 5PL 
  • Hyde Children’s Centre, Hyde Flowery Centre, Hyde, SK14 4SQ
  • POP Café, Post Office House, 11 Corporation Street, Hyde, SK14 1AB - Monday to Saturday - 10am to 3pm
  • Hattersley Hub, Stockport Road, Hattersley, SK14 6NT - Monday to Friday 10am to 2pm
  • The Grafton Centre, Grafton Street, Hyde SK14 2AX
  • Lymefield Outdoors Learning Centre, Broadbottom, SK14 6AG


  • Hattersley Library, The Hub, Stockport Road, Mottram, SK14 6NT
  • Hope Community Church, Hope Christian Centre, Stalybridge Road, Mottram, SK14 6NF - ONLY Mondays 9.30am to 4pm
  • Mottram Parish Church, War Hill, Mottram, SK14 6JL


  • Mossley Childrens Centre, The Rowans, Mossley, OL5 9DR


  • St Paul's Stalybridge, St Paul's Vicarage, Huddersfield Road, SK15 2PT
  • Active Copley, Huddersfield Road, Stalybridge, SK15 3ET
  • Stalybridge Library, Trinity Street, Stalybridge, SK15 2BN
  • Reach Church Kelvin Works, Huddersfield Road, Stalybridge, SK15 3HE
  • Big Local, 4 Ambleside, Stalybridge SK15 1EB
  • Academy HQ