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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Calls for teachers to be immunised as more than 14,000 people in Tameside get first Covid-19 jab

by Charlotte Green, Local Democracy Reporter MORE than 14,000 people in Tameside have received the Covid-19 jab as the borough pushes ‘ahead of the curve’ and…

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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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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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