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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Appeal for witnesses after collision leaves man with life-threatening injuries

OFFICERS are continuing to appeal for witnesses as a man remains in hospital following a collision which left him with life-threatening injuries. At around 11pm…

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Taxi driver from Ashton loses licence appeal

AN Ashton taxi driver, who failed a drugs test, lost his appeal to Tameside Magistrates Court to win back his private hire vehicles operator’s licence.…

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Family of Ashton woman appealing for information from former work colleagues following asbestos cancer death

THE family of a retired office worker from Tameside who died from asbestos cancer earlier this year is appealing for information from former colleagues to…

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Tributes left to woman killed in Ashton-under-Lyne road collision

TRIBUTES have been left at the scene of a road crash in Ashton-under-Lyne in which a 27-year-old woman was tragically killed.  A 28-year-old man remains…

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Police issue CCTV image following stabbing outside Sainsburys in Ashton-under-Lyne

POLICE have released a CCTV image of a man they would like to speak to in connection with a stabbing in Ashton-under-Lyne.  Just after 9am…

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