244 new cases of Covid-19 in Tameside as infection rates increase

MORE than 240 new cases of Covid-19 have been recorded in Tameside as the virus tightens its grip on the borough. Greater Manchester is currently…

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COLUMN: MP Andrew Gwynne looks at the furlough scheme and effect of coronavirus on the local economy

I THINK it is important for an opposition party not to oppose the Government just for the sake of it. When the Government gets something…

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Community Centre party in Mottram broken up by police

POLICE broke up an illegal gathering in Mottram – which is believed to have been a 50th birthday party at the village’s community centre. A…

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£200 million Mottram bypass finally reaches major milestone

AN end is in sight for local traffic gridlock as plans for a £200 million bypass to improve journeys on the main route between Manchester…

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Career criminal from Stalybridge is jailed for raids on cash machines

THESE police mugshots span 10 years, but a string of prison stretches have failed to diminish Gavin Phythian’s defiant scowl. The career criminal, 31, from…

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