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17th Mar As 16,000 people departed Manchester’s Phones4U Arena at around 10.30pm last Saturday night, you might have been forgiven for thinking the world had gone slightly mad. Unless of course you were part of the crowd that had just witnessed Miranda Hart play to the people of Manchester and beyond for the third and final time. […]
16th Mar Into your Greek history, visual effects, bulging muscles, graphic fight scenes etc? You get the idea. Then this could be right up your street. When Greek general Themistokles leads the charge against invading Persian forces led by mortal-turned-god Xerxes things get very bloody, very fast. But just as in the last 300 back in 2006 […]
15th Mar Dukinfield councillor Brian Wild is raising a glass to his success after giving booze the elbow for a month. He went dry to raise funds for Willow Wood Hospice after being teased that he wouldn’t be able to achieve such a challenge. For the month of February Brian gave up his favourite tipple to raise […]
15th Mar Ashton Sixth Form student Oliver Newall has been given the big thumbs up by judges at the Teenstar auditions. Oliver, who is in his first year at the college, has made it through to the regional finals of the UK’s only singing competition aimed directly at teens, and will take to the stage on tomorrow […]
14th Mar More than 100 people packed into Broadbottom Community Centre on Friday night and they all wanted to save the at risk  Lymefield Visitor Centre. They claimed the Lower Market Street complex was an amenity not only for the village but the whole of Tameside and on into the High Peak. And the villagers felt the […]
14th Mar Our reporter Anna Fletcher met Barley the Barn Owl earlier. Find out more in the NEXT edition of the Tameside Reporter (20 March).
14th Mar An Ashton nurse is up for a top national award thanks to a large number of public votes from across Tameside. Suren Beebakhy is up against just three other nurses in the whole country for the Patients Choice Award for going the extra mile in providing outstanding care across the borough. One of the patients […]
14th Mar   One of the greatest wrestlers of all time has died at the age of 75. Ashton-born wrestling legend   Billy Robinson passed away peacefully at his home in Arkansas, USA, last Monday. He was one of the first global superstars in the sport after moving to America with the American Wrestling Association in the […]
14th Mar The demand for Manchester’s biggest Summer Music Festival shows no sign of stopping. With tickets now sold out on the Saturday (7 June), the final few tickets are being snapped up for the Sunday of this year’s Parklife Weekender Festival. The two day event, which is once again taking place at Heaton Park, sees a […]
13th Mar Dancers have stepped out to help raise funds for one of their brave young members. Ten-year-old Ella Tindall has battled back against cancer to start dancing again herself. As we previously reported the youngster was diagnosed with cancer after a swelling on her neck was discovered. Ella, from Newton, Hyde, was eventually diagnosed with papillary […]