From the Tintwistle Archives
24th May Our Macmillan ‘Bring A Pound Day’ campaign has been going on all day today – and at the close of play at 5pm we have collected exactly £2,401 – with the promise of more to come. Last year our ‘Bring A Pound Day’ for the charity raised thousands of pounds for the Tameside Macmillan Unit […]
24th Apr On Saturday Tintwistle Athletic 1st team travelled to take on Breightmet United. It was always going to be a tough game for both sides in the heat of the mid afternoon sun but Tintwistle set the tempo of the game early and began to take control. After some nice football in midfield the ball was slid […]
12th Apr The cast of Tintwistle Primary School’s ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ set off to stage the Shakespearean classic. But the village children’s version wasn’t being played out in a theatre. It was in a muddy, wooded area close to the South Close school, hence the wellies and waterproofs. The pupils took part in a national event […]
3rd Apr On Sunday 25th March, Tintwistle Athletic held a sponsored run from West Drive to Wembley involving over 50 juniors from their under 6 through to under 12’s. The youngsters handed in their sponsor forms for taking part and then ran laps round West Drive until the cumulative total reached 167 miles. The progress was monitored […]
22nd Mar The ‘mini’ Beast From The East blasted back over the weekend causing almost as much chaos as its big brother. Blizzards which blew in on Saturday night closed both trans-Pennine passes and country roads as strong winds whipped snow into drifts. Drivers were trapped in vehicles on the Snake Pass and Monks Road with police […]
19th Mar On Saturday, Tintwistle Athletic 1st travelled to  Bolton Lads and Girls Club in a top-of-the-table encounter. Despite sitting below Bolton in the league Tintwistle have several games in hand and weren’t going to let it stop them taking the opportunity to close the gap on their hosts. It didn’t take long for Tinny to state […]
17th Mar Heavy snow has closed the A57 Snake Pass and motorists are advised to be prepared before setting out on journeys after Highways England issued a further severe weather alert for snow this evening. Drivers are being advised to avoid trans-Pennine roads, including the M62 (junctions 21 to 25), A628 and A66, if at all possible […]
16th Mar Drivers encouraged to avoid trans-Pennine roads, M62 and A628 from tonight Motorists are being urged to be prepared before setting out on journeys after Highways England issued a severe weather alert for snow. Snow has been forecast throughout the weekend and Highways England has issued an amber ‘be prepared’ alert for the North which will come […]
15th Mar With the consultation on plans for the Mottram bypass closing on March 25 there’s still time for residents to make their voice heard about how traffic affects their lives. That’s the message from Longdendale councillors Janet Cooper, Gill Peet and Chris Buglass. They say the current bypass proposal is not the end of the story, […]
4th Mar The A57 Snake Pass and Monks road – between Chunal & Charlesworth – will remain closed tonight due to the previous heavy snow, Derbyshire County Council states However, as the slow thaw continues and temperatures gradually increase, it is expected that the routes will be re-opened during the course of the day tomorrow. The council […]