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LIKE so many people in the UK, Tameside Council’s deputy leader, Cllr John Taylor, stayed resolutely with the same energy provider. Despite all the inducements he was offered, and all the price rises he suffered, he saw no reason to move to a different supplier.

NHS Tameside and Glossop Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) has launched a consultation for residents of Tameside and Glossop to have their say on the way we deliver and improve access to Urgent Care.


TAMESIDE Libraries’ new Open+ plan adds up to longer hours and more accessibility. Testing of the self-service system is already under way and it should begin in November at Denton Library.

   IF you live in Tameside and your child moved into Year 7 in September, the great news is that they are eligible for a Tameside Smart Saver Account with Cash Box Credit     Union.


Linda Shaw describes her housemate Cath Tynan as being just like a “big sister”.


TO celebrate Recycle Week, Tameside Council’s Waste Services will have a caravan outside Ashton Market Hall on Tuesday, September 26, from 11am to 2pm.


Encouraging kids to get healthy and active over the summer holidays has never been easier thanks to some great ideas from Change4Life.


Working in partnership with Transport for Greater Manchester and Sustrans, Tameside Council has made a successful bid to Highways England for £2 million to construct safe routes across the M67 and A57.

TAMESIDE will once again salute service personnel past and present on Saturday, June 24, when the borough celebrates Armed Forces Day in and around Victoria Park, Denton, with support from the Ministry of Defence.


CARE leaver Chester Reid has told how loving and supportive foster carers helped to turn his life around.

COACHES, parents and volunteers are invited to a free training event to help protect the welfare of children playing sport.

The sessions - to be held at the Denton Centre, Acre Street, Denton, on the first Tuesday of every month from 12-3pm – aim to give budding foster carers the opportunity to talk informally to Tameside Council’s foster care support team, ask questions and gain an insight into what the role involves. The next session is on Tuesday 7 March 12-3pm.

NEW members of Cash Box Credit Union have received a share of £1,250 confiscated from loan sharks to reward their determination to save.

After the  Christmas and New Year festivities it will be the start of a challenging period for some families.

Local solicitors Pearson Legal take a look at issues arising from children using their first mobile phones after receiving them as christmas presesnts.

TAMESIDE residents are being urged to take advantage of a money-saving boiler and insulation offer - which has now been extended until 31 March 2017.

TAMESIDE Christmas Market proved to be more popular than ever this year with thousands of visitors enjoying the three weekends of festive fun.

TAMESIDE Council’s Markets team have added another title to their growing list of accolades. Manager Nicola Martin has been named Britain’s best market champion in the Great British High Street Awards.

HOUSEHOLDS are being urged by Tameside Council to manage their waste over Christmas by checking when their bins are due to be collected and keeping up good recycling habits.

OVER 60 people celebrated achieving their education goals for the year at a Learner Awards Evening at Dukinfield Town Hall.

THE final finishing touches are being made to ensure Tameside Christmas Market 2016 gets off to a festive flying start.

CHILDREN playing the popular Pokemon Go game are to be targeted as part of the It’s Not Okay campaign to raise awareness of child sexual exploitation.

FROM November 11 to 13, the communities making up Tameside will be again be holding services and ceremonies to mark Remembrance Sunday.

SCHOOL pupils in year 3 are now to be included in this year’s flu vaccination programme as part of the Stay Well This Winter campaign.
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