Pupils’ Reverse Advent Calendar helps feed people in need this Christmas

OUR Lady of Mount Carmel RC Primary School, Ashton, is doing its part for the community this Christmas with a Reverse Advent Calendar. In place…

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Fugitive jailed for over six years after fleeing from custody

A FUGITIVE from Tameside, who taunted police after absconding from hospital while under arrest for high-value car thefts, has been jailed. Cody Lowndes, 22, of…

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Serious collision closes major road in Ashton and halts Metrolink services

EMERGENCY services are in attendance along with engineers following a collision between a van and a tram on Lord Sheldon Way in Ashton.  Shortly after…

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150th anniversary for iconic Ashton Baths

ONE of Tameside’s most iconic buildings celebrated its 150th anniversary with a special socially-distanced event, which was attended by staff, business owners, contractors and other…

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Ashton in crisis, say concerned traders

ASHTON is in crisis, claim local traders Val Unwin and Spencer Grady who are critical of the lack of support from Tameside Council for struggling…

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Coronavirus cases more than double in Tameside in one week

CASES of coronavirus in Tameside have more than doubled in a week, new figures have revealed. Statistics released by Public Health England (PHE) from July…

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Ashton pub has licence suspended for flouting lockdown rules

AN ASHTON pub has had its licence suspended for three months after breaking lockdown rules – and its joint-manager banned. Top End Bar on Stamford…

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