Plans unveiled for community park and new homes in Stalybridge

A DEVELOPER has unveiled revised plans to create a new community park in Stalybridge. However, to fund Tame Valley Park on the site of Hartshead…

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Military helps deliver rapid Covid tests at sites in Dukinfield and Stalybridge

REGULAR, rapid testing for key worker groups without coronavirus symptoms is now available in Tameside. The weekly rapid lateral flow tests – which give a…

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Nigel ‘humbled’ to receive BEM in New Year’s Honours

NIGEL Morgan described being “humbled” to receive a British Empire Medal in the New Year’s Honours. The citation for the 71-year-old from Stalybridge stated it…

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New academy principal appointed at Great Academy Ashton

DAVID Waugh has spoken of his excitement of the challenge having been appointed the new principal at the 1,280 student Great Academy Ashton. If its…

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New measures brought in at Dovestone reservoir to deter irresponsible visitors

POLICE, water, and council chiefs are stepping up measures this weekend (16 – 17 Jan) to reduce the number of day-trippers flouting Covid guidance at…

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Residents claim planning breaches as Backfield building work begins

A BUILDER is under fire for allegedly breaching planning regulations after work has begun on the controversial Backfield development in Ashton. The Save the Backfield…

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Spot checks to increase across Tameside to ensure covid-19 rules are being followed

OFFICERS are increasing visits to supermarkets and essential businesses in Tameside to ensure that coronavirus rules are being followed to keep everyone safe. Environmental health…

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Pensioner driver killed mother of three after ‘half-hearted and haphazard’ attempt to fully de-ice his van windscreen

By Gwyn Wright A DRIVER aged 81 from Stalybridge mowed down and killed a mother of three after he failed to fully de-ice his windscreen…

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