Councillor ‘lucky to be alive’ after battling Covid-19 and pneumonia

A COUNCILLOR admitted he is lucky to be alive after contracting coronavirus which developed into pneumonia. Cllr David Sweeton, 56, who represents Stalybridge/Dukinfield, spent eight…

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Kind-hearted Holden Clough Primary pupils say thank you to key-workers

TWO Ashton-Under-Lyne primary school students have gone above and beyond to express their thanks to key workers and for their efforts in the community during…

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Chiquito restaurant chain earmarked for closure

THE OWNERS of Mexican restaurant chain Chiquito have confirmed the majority of branches are set to close permanently after the coronavirus crisis prompted them to…

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New advice to support mental health during Coronavirus outbreak

People struggling with their mental health during the coronavirus outbreak will be offered additional online support and practical guidance to help them cope, Mental Health…

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Boy charged with assault after coughing, spitting and shouting ‘Coronavirus’ at woman in Tameside

A boy has been charged after a 66-year-old woman was coughed on and spat at in Tameside. The boy, who is aged 14 and cannot…

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Warburtons cancels bread deliveries to small businesses for two weeks

PEOPLE are going to have to use their loaf when it comes to trying to find where bread is sold. It comes after Warburtons, one…

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Further deaths confirmed in Tameside after patients contract COVID-19

FOUR people from Tameside have now died as a result of contracting the COVID-19 virus. Three men and a woman – all of whom had…

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