From the Broadbottom Archives
30th Oct A new book charting a huge slice of Broadbottom’s history has been launched at the village’s community centre.  By the end of author Malcolm Butcher’s presentation party, more than 80 copies of ‘Wright Cooper’s Broadbottom’ had been sold. Using newspaper articles about life in Broadbottom written by village cricketer, Wright, the book is the result […]
26th Jul Visitors to Lymefield Garden Centre will be in for a treat on Saturday (July 29) as they host their annual Summer Food and Drink Festival. At the festival visitors will be delighted by stalls showcasing delicious local produce, live entertainment and the ever-popular Lymefield barbeque, where the staff will be cooking up their own range […]
14th Jun When passing through Charlesworth and Broadbottom at the moment, you may come across some odd-looking figures. That’s because the Charlesworth and Chisworth Carnival’s annual Scarecrow Competition is in full swing! And residents are being encouraged to make their own scarecrow and place them in prominent positions in gardens around both villages. The theme this year […]
25th Mar Broadbottom Church of England Primary came together last week to celebrate a milestone for the longest-serving member of staff in the school’s history. Elizabeth Mellor, known lovingly as Liz, has been a mid-day supervisor at the Mottram Road school for 30 years this month. And, last Friday, a nice surprise was arranged for the 66-year-old […]
20th Jan Two railway stations have been recognised with special awards. Broadbottom and Hattersley have both been honoured in the annual Cheshire’s Best Kept Station awards. Teaming up with local councillors, Hyde and Stalybridge MP Jonathan Reynolds and the Civic Mayor of Tameside Cllr Philip Fitzpatrick travelled to both stations to present Friends groups at the rail […]
10th Dec Rail passengers are being warned to check train times before travelling as the timetables for a number of services are set to change on Sunday (December 11). Northern services from Manchester Piccadilly to Hadfield, via Glossop, and Manchester to Huddersfield – via Ashton-under-Lyne, Stalybridge and Mossley – will operate to an updated timetable when it […]