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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Local heroes of Covid-19 crisis are recognised for their efforts

DUKINFIELD and Stalybridge Rotary Club recently launched Local Community Hero Awards to publicly recognise those who have gone above and beyond to help people during…

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Pub narrowly avoids being closed over ‘lockdown lock-ins’

A HAUGHTON Green pub that hosted ‘lockdown lock-ins’ by letting people in through the back door for all-night parties and even karaoke sessions has been…

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Stalybridge store given final chance over underage sales

A STALYBRIDGE store has been given one last chance after selling cigarettes and alcohol to underage people.   Jit’s Super Shop on Market Street served…

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