From the Hollingworth Archives
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18th Dec Ruth George says she is “very pleased” by the proposals for a Trans-Pennine tunnel and will be pushing for a bypass to be built “as soon as possible”. Transport for the North published a report last Friday which outlined that a tunnel ‘several miles long’ will be built, which would help to bring an end […]
15th Dec The traffic nightmare for residents of Hollingworth and Tintwistle could soon be over after a report published by Transport for North today proposed a trans-Pennine tunnel road. A proposal by Stalybridge & Hyde MP Jonathan Reynolds for a 20 mile tunnel was deemed too expensive, but a tunnel ‘several miles long’ will be built, although […]
11th Dec A revolutionary scheme to take trucks packed with freight off local roads and onto trains going under the Pennines is being proposed by a former engineer. Julian Newton, CEO of the Grand Northern Group Ltd, says the move would remove 150,000 tonnes of carbon dioxide a year from the atmosphere. He says it would also […]
24th Aug Pupils across the High Peak and Longdendale anxiously rolled through the doors of their schools on Thursday morning to discover the results of their new-style GCSE examinations. And most of the Year 11 pupils left with happy and smiley faces in what was another largely successful year for Glossopdale Community College, St Philip Howard Voluntary […]
4th Aug A dedicated Nursery Nurse from Hollingworth Primary School has called time on her career after 35 years at the school. Margaret Mellor said her goodbyes at a ‘Farewell Tea Party’ after spending most of her life at the school. For many years the school site housed primary and secondary buildings with Margaret a pupil at […]
15th Jul Longdendale High School in Hollingworth have become the first secondary school in Tameside to lead a newly formed multi-academy trust. The AspirePlus Educational Trust, led by Matthew Bowler, has formally opened with its lead school and the newly named Rayner Stephens High School as members. Rayner Stephens (formerly Astley Sports College) is in Dukinfield, whilst […]
13th May Hollingworth Methodist Church are holding an ‘Open Church Week’ next week. The church on Water Lane will be open all week from Monday 15 to Sunday 21 May for people to come in and see their new improvements. There will be and music, prayer and worship, hospitality for children, and general activity corners, with everyone […]
5th May There promises to be something for everyone as the annual Hollingworth Festival on the Green returns this weekend. This year’s fun-filled event is taking place on Sunday (May 7) between 11am and 3pm at Wedneshough Green, opposite Albion Mill in the village. Among the festivities will be crafts, artisan bakers, children’s rides, circus skills, pony rides, a climbing wall, […]
15th Apr The Friends of Hollingworth and the Friends of Etherow Lodge Park have got together to put on an ‘Easter Event’ in the Etherow park today (Saturday) from 11am to 1:30pm. Light refreshments will be on sale, but everything else is free. You can expect an Easter egg hunt, Easter bonnet and Easter outfit competitions, egg […]
27th Feb Hollingworth Cricket Club is bidding to bag a massive cash boost from the Tesco Bags of Help initiative. Tesco teamed up with Groundwork to launch its community funding scheme, which sees grants of £5,000, £2,000 and £1,000 – all raised from the 5p bag levy – being awarded to local community projects. Three groups in […]