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21 May 2024 from 17:00 PM

Published: 20/05/2024

Programme tackling child criminal exploitation returns to local schools

AN education project to help tackle child criminal exploitation is to culminate with a film being showcased to parents.

Published: 17/05/2024

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Community Grants Success for East Tameside

EIGHT groups shared £12,652 in funding when Tameside Community Safety held their east neighbourhood Resilient Communities Tameside event at Reach Church, Millbrook, for organisations in Dukinfield, Stalybridge and Mossley.

Published: 17/05/2024

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Museum and Libraries Unveil Half-term Activities

IT’S green for go for Green Planet, an exciting programme of free half-term holiday activities at Tameside’s libraries between 27 May and 7 June, coinciding with World Environment Day (5 June).

Published: 16/05/2024

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Illegal vapes worth £30k seized in multi agency crackdown

ILLEGAL vapes with the street value of nearly £30k were seized during a multi agency operation to tackle the illegal sale of age restricted products.

Published: 15/05/2024

Multi agency crackdown

Tameside family share their favourite fostering moments

A TAMESIDE family have shared their favourite fostering moments making a difference to the lives of local children.

Published: 13/05/2024

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Tameside Council Names New Civic Mayor-elect

CLLR Betty Affleck has been announced as Tameside’s golden jubilee civic mayor.

Published: 10/05/2024

Tameside’s golden jubilee civic mayor

Council's New Online Portal is Huge Help to Homeless

A NEW online portal launched by Tameside Homeless Service (THS) is proving successful in helping people get the support they need.

Published: 09/05/2024

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Ashton Paint Jam brings top street artists to town

Get ready for a burst of colour and creativity as Ashton prepares to host its first ever Street Art Festival, on Saturday 18 May.

Published: 09/05/2024

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Rogue builder receives suspended prison sentence and fined £25k for botched home conversions

A rogue builder has received suspended prison sentences and been fined £25,000 after carrying out botched work on two Tameside homes – one which was left with part of the roof missing.

Published: 07/05/2024

A rogue builder has received suspended prison

Civic Mayor of Tameside Cooks up a Tasty Fund-raiser

DRESSES and dishes from a range of cultures are at the heart of a cultural day event the Civic Mayor of Tameside, Cllr Tafheen Sharif, is staging in aid of her charity appeal.

Published: 07/05/2024

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New Gallery Exhibition Offers a Picture of Tameside

FROM rolling hills and windswept moorland, to bustling markets and industrial panoramas, Tameside’s towns, villages and countryside have inspired many generations of artists from Victorian times to the present day.

Published: 07/05/2024

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Get on your Pushbike to give the Mayor's Appeal One Last Push

THE Civic Mayor of Tameside is asking people to get on a pushbike to provide a final push for her charity appeal.

Published: 07/05/2024

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Local Election Results 2024

View the Local Election Results 2024

Published: 02/05/2024

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Families Benefit from Free Parenting Support

Families across Tameside are reaping the benefits of the free online courses

Published: 02/05/2024

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What’s On May

What’s On in Tameside during May

Published: 02/05/2024

What’s On in Tameside in May

Get Active this May for National Walking and Cycling Month

RESIDENTS are being encouraged to Think Green and get active this May to celebrate National Walking and Cycling Month.

Published: 30/04/2024

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Developer partner to be sought for Stalybridge regeneration

With the regeneration of Stalybridge underway, Tameside Council will now be seeking a developer partner to help move forward plans for Stalybridge focusing on West side of the town.

Published: 26/04/2024

Regeneration of Stalybridge

Droylsden Masterplan to go out for public consultation

Plans to shape a masterplan for Droylsden are moving forward using £100,000 in Homes England and Greater Manchester Combined Authority (GMCA) Evergreen funding.

Published: 26/04/2024

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Council Unveils New Events Calendar

TAMESIDE’S 50th birthday is included in the council’s newly unveiled calendar of events for 2024-5.

Published: 25/04/2024

TAMESIDE’S 50th birthday

Final countdown to polling day on 2 May

It’s nearly time for voters take to the polls to elect local councillors in Tameside and the Mayor for Greater Manchester.

Published: 25/04/2024

Polling day: Thursday 2 May

Ken’s prize winning daffodils showcased on national TV

A Tameside allotment holder is going to be showcased on BBC Gardeners’ World for his prize winning daffodils.

Published: 24/04/2024

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Young Carers Lives Depicted in Poetry

To celebrate the contribution made at home, young carers in Tameside have shared their experiences of daily life in the form of poetry, to raise awareness of their vital caring role at home.

Published: 18/04/2024

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Candy’s Cupcakes Thinks Green

A Tameside resident, who runs a cupcake business in the borough has actively made the changes to Think Green and be more environmentally friendly.

Published: 11/04/2024

Man fined for dumping his rubbish in neighbouring street

A man has been fined by Tameside magistrates for flytipping his household waste in a neighbouring street.

Published: 10/04/2024

flytipping his household waste in a neighbouring street

Final Chance to Register to Vote

WITH less than one week left before the voter registration deadline, Tameside residents are urged to register to vote

Published: 09/04/2024

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Shop fined for underage e-cigarette sale

A Shop has been ordered to pay £1300 for selling an e-cigarette to an underage person during a Tameside Trading Standards operation.

Published: 09/04/2024

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Shop owner fined for sale and supply of illicit tobacco

A Dukinfield shop owner has been ordered to pay over £1000 by Tameside magistrates after pleading guilty to four charges in relation to the sale and supply of illicit tobacco.

Published: 09/04/2024

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TV Stars to host Pride of Tameside Business Awards in May

TV Stars to host Pride of Tameside Business Awards in May

Published: 03/04/2024

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Anti-social Behaviour Policy Consultation Launched

Anti-social Behaviour Policy Consultation Launched

Published: 03/04/2024

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Stamford Park Family Fun Day is on the Way

Stamford Park Family Fun Day is on the Way

Published: 03/04/2024

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More work ahead for Ashton Town Hall

More work ahead for Ashton Town Hall

Published: 03/04/2024

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New CCTV cameras for flytipping hotspots

New CCTV cameras for flytipping hotspots

Published: 28/03/2024

Tameside Museums and Libraries Announce Easter Activities

Tameside Museums and Libraries Announce Easter Activities

Published: 27/03/2024

free activity sessions taking place in Tameside’s libraries over the Easter school holiday

THE TRANSFORMATION of Hattersley is progressing well with quality houses, jobs and infrastructure created.

THE TRANSFORMATION of Hattersley is progressing well with quality houses, jobs and infrastructure created.

Published: 27/03/2024

A progress report on this financial year details how residents have moved into new affordable homes

New funding for local stop smoking services in Tameside

New funding for local stop smoking services in Tameside

Published: 27/03/2024

There is currently a wide range of stop smoking support available for smokers wanting to quit through Be Well Tameside

Voters in Tameside urged to have their say in local and Mayoral elections

Voters in Tameside urged to have their say in local and Mayoral elections

Published: 26/03/2024

New chapter in National Theatre school story project

New chapter in National Theatre school story project

Published: 22/03/2024

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Places for Everyone plan for new homes, jobs and sustainable growth takes effect

Places for Everyone plan for new homes, jobs and sustainable growth takes effect

Published: 22/03/2024

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Royal Exchange pop-up theatre to return to Stalybridge in 2025

Royal Exchange pop-up theatre to return to Stalybridge in 2025

Published: 20/03/2024

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Pots of Happiness are Kind Way to Celebrate Stalybridge

Pots of Happiness are Kind Way to Celebrate Stalybridge

Published: 19/03/2024

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Think Green and join The Great British Spring Clean

Think Green and join The Great British Spring Clean

Published: 15/03/2024

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Be Well Tameside helps Kurt quit smoking for good

Be Well Tameside helps Kurt quit smoking for good

Published: 14/03/2024

Kurt Hopwood, 51, from Ashton-under-Lyne who has successfully stubbed out his smoking habit

Ascot Charity Afternoon Proves a Winner

Ascot Charity Afternoon Proves a Winner

Published: 13/03/2024

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New Tameside Museum Exhibition Lets the Music Play

New Tameside Museum Exhibition Lets the Music Play

Published: 12/03/2024

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Domestic abuse campaign highlights how older people are being targeted by their family members

Domestic abuse campaign highlights how older people are being targeted by their family members

Published: 08/03/2024

Volunteers and service users at Age UK Tameside helping to raise awareness of the campaign alongside (backrow left to right) Tameside safeguarding Adults Board Chair Jane Timson, Cllr Eleanor Wills, Domestic Abuse Manager Lisa Morris and Age UK Tameside CEO Marcia Thorpe.

New Grants available for projects supporting community safety

New Grants available for projects supporting community safety

Published: 08/03/2024

Councillor Vimal Choksi, Tameside Council Executive Member for Towns and Communities, with a large cheque

Tameside tackles funding cuts to deliver balanced budget

Tameside tackles funding cuts to deliver balanced budget

Published: 08/03/2024

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Find your Dream Job at the Tameside Jobs Fair

Find your Dream Job at the Tameside Jobs Fair

Published: 08/03/2024

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Heartfelt Thank-you to Local Studies Volunteers

Heartfelt Thank-you to Local Studies Volunteers

Published: 08/03/2024

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Tameside couple tell how they were abused by daughter

A Tameside couple have told the shocking story of how were abused by their own daughter as she tried to gain control of their finances.

Published: 07/03/2024

Tameside couple who were abused by daughter holding hands

Ashton day of action leads to eight fly-tipping fines

Ashton day of action leads to eight fly-tipping fines

Published: 07/03/2024

Free Childcare Extended to Help More Families

Parents in Tameside are being encouraged to check if they are eligible for free childcare as part of the government's Working Parent Entitlement.

Published: 01/03/2024

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Workshop Shows Women Mean Business

LOCAL women who have made their mark in male-dominated sectors will be recounting the secret of their success at a special Tameside Libraries event to mark International Women's Day.

Published: 26/02/2024

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Spring Citizen arrives packed with news and support

The spring edition of our Citizen magazine will be landing through letterboxes

Published: 23/02/2024

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Headline sponsors announced for Pride of Tameside Business Awards

THE Pride of Tameside Business Awards are returning with a bang this May, but they would not be possible without the support of some fantastic headline and category sponsors.

Published: 22/02/2024

Pride of Tameside Business Awards

Come and Meet Your Local Children’s Services

Parents and carers are invited to meet local children's services which support children, young people, and families across Tameside at an event in March.

Published: 22/02/2024

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Think Green and join the Tameside Greenspace Volunteers

RESIDENTS are being encouraged to Think Green and join the Greenspace volunteers by getting outside, learning new skills and improving local greenspaces.

Published: 22/02/2024

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The Tameside Through the Seasons calendar competition is BACK for 2025!

Due to high demand, the Tameside Through the Seasons calendar competition is making its return for 2025 to encourage Tameside residents to capture the beauty of the borough.

Published: 22/02/2024

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Tameside awarded funding to help tackle anti-social behaviour as part of Violence Reduction Unit’s investment in communities

FOUR organisations have been awarded funding in Tameside to increase community aspirations and provide a safe space for young people and families who are at risk of being impacted by anti-social behaviour (ASB).

Published: 19/02/2024

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Town Board will help drive long term plans for Ashton

A new Town Board is being created to help drive forward and support the long-term plans for Ashton.

Published: 16/02/2024

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Making Smoking History street teams are coming to Ashton Market

People who would like help to stop smoking are being encouraged to come to Ashton Market this Sunday (18 February) where teams will be on hand to offer support and advice.

Published: 15/02/2024

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Street Fest is back for 2024

Stalybridge Street Fest is back for another year with a whopping eight food and family fun events set to bring a menu of tasty treats from April to November for 2024.

Published: 15/02/2024

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Strum on Down to the Ukulele Loan Scheme Launch

FIRST there were books. Then there were records and DVDs. But the latest item you can take out on loan from a Tameside library is none other than a ukulele.

Published: 15/02/2024

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Sonda Victorious in Battle of the Bands

SONDA, an exciting new band formed by friends at Droylsden Academy, emerged victorious at Tameside’s regional heat of Battle of the Bands held at the Stalybridge New Labour Club.

Published: 14/02/2024

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Tape Letters Exhibition Comes to Ashton Market Hall

“TAPE Letters” – an exhibition based on the British-Pakistani community’s use of recorded messages to communicate with family and friends – is coming to Ashton Market Hall.

Published: 14/02/2024

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Council prioritising further improvements to children’s services

Tameside Council has pledged to prioritise further improvements to children’s services after an Ofsted inspection published in February 2024 rated them as ‘inadequate’.

Published: 13/02/2024

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Woman fined after her dumped household waste was found during Our Streets clean up

A WOMAN has been fined by magistrates for a waste offence investigated during a Tameside Council Our Streets day of action to tackle litter and flytipping.

Published: 12/02/2024

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Cultural Fashion Show Brings Communities Together

PEOPLE from many backgrounds gathered at Dukinfield Town Hall on Friday, February 2, to make Tameside’s first cultural fashion show a huge success.

Published: 08/02/2024

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OUTLOUD play tours Tameside schools for Hate Crime Awareness Week

A play based on real life experiences of young people in Tameside will tour local schools for Hate Crime Awareness Week from the 5 February, to change attitudes and raise awareness of homophobia, bullying and discrimination.

Published: 07/02/2024

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Busy Activities Programme for Half-term

CRAFTS are at the heart of Tameside Council’s programme of activities for the spring half-term break (February 12 to 16).

Published: 05/02/2024

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Be Well Tameside are offering support this Heart Month

THIS February is Heart Month and to support this Be Well Tameside are offering health and wellbeing advice to those who live, work, volunteer or have a GP in the borough.

Published: 01/02/2024

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Brand new Litter Hub helps Newton community clean up

The local community came out in force last week to support the opening of a new Litter Hub at St Mary’s Church in Newton.

Published: 31/01/2024

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Residents urged to prioritise MMR vaccination as measles cases rise

Tameside residents are urged to act now to protect themselves and their community against measles, the preventable illness which is on the rise across the country.

Published: 30/01/2024

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WOMAN fined for dumped rubbish in Ashton

A WOMAN has been fined £212 including costs by Tameside magistrates after her household rubbish was found dumped in the street.

Published: 30/01/2024

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Respect ME tour has come to Tameside schools

THE Message Trust have returned to Tameside to deliver their Respect ME sessions to secondary schools in the borough to educate and inform young people about relationships and self-esteem (RSE).

Published: 30/01/2024

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Tameside Community Response Service Existing Customer Devices to be Upgraded

Tameside Community Response Service (CRS) are letting existing customers know that they will be in touch to upgrade telecare products such as personal alarms and fall monitors.

Published: 26/01/2024

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Enforcement day of action in Hyde identifies flytipping offenders

ENFORCEMENT action is being taken in relation to 18 cases of flytipping investigated during an Our Streets day of action in Hyde.

Published: 26/01/2024

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Art Installation Explores the Fragility of Freedom

Art Installation Explores the Fragility of Freedom

Published: 26/01/2024

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National Theatre Leads Tameside Schools in Seeking Stories

ALL children love a good story, and never more so than when it’s expertly told.

Published: 25/01/2024

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Christmas tree recycling raises over £7k for hospice

Willow Wood’s Christmas tree recycling service has raised a tree-mendous amount towards supporting patient care at the Hospice.

Published: 25/01/2024

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Shop fined nearly £10k for sale and supply of illicit tobacco

A Hyde business and its director have been fined almost £10,000 by Tameside magistrates for the sale and supply of illicit tobacco.

Published: 23/01/2024

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Tameside through the Seasons Calendar Exhibition

AN exhibition will be open to the public to showcase the excellent shots from the winners of the Tameside through the Seasons calendar competition.

Published: 23/01/2024

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Students Interpret Gallery Art for New Exhibition

CLARENDON College students have really done their homework when it comes to “Inspired By” – the new exhibition at the Astley Cheetham Art Gallery, Stalybridge.

Published: 23/01/2024

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Family Hubs Bring Little Moments Together

Tameside’s family hubs have been providing free help and support for a range of vital services, acting as a ‘one stop shop’ for parents and children.

Published: 18/01/2024

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Generating ideas for Droylsden town centre

Residents and businesses are being asked to share their ideas for a more vibrant town centre for Droylsden.

Published: 18/01/2024

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Residents fined for dumping bags of rubbish near their homes

TWO women have been fined by Tameside magistrates for separate waste offences of dumping bags of rubbish in their local neighbourhoods.

Published: 16/01/2024

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Museum Loan Strengthens Tameside's Friendship with Cork

TAMESIDE’S long association and friendship with the people of Ireland has been further strengthened by the long-term loan of a piece of military history that is of great significance to the City of Cork.

Published: 16/01/2024

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Over 1000 children benefit from Tameside Toy Appeal

OVER 1000 children and young people received a gift on Christmas Day thanks to generous donations to Tameside Toy Appeal 2023.

Published: 15/01/2024

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Cultural Fashion Show will Aid Mayor's Charity Appeal

AFTER a Bollywood night and a business networking dinner, the latest event in the Civic Mayor of Tameside’s hectic and varied charity diary is a fashion show with a difference.

Published: 12/01/2024

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Search for Business Boom Starts with a Bang

SEVENTY representatives from Tameside’s business community came together when the Civic Mayor, Cllr Tafheen Sharif, organised a networking dinner at the award-winning Indian Plaza, Audenshaw.

Published: 11/01/2024

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Nathan Spreads the Mixed Ability Sport Message

TAMESIDE Markets employee Nathan Webb is a man on a mission. His declared intention is to see Mixed Ability sport become “massive in the North West”, and he’s already making his voice heard in the corridors of power.

Published: 11/01/2024

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Domestic abuse victims encouraged to take control by seeking help

WOMEN from Tameside’s south Asian community are starting the new year with an empowering message to support anyone experiencing domestic abuse.

Published: 09/01/2024

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Apprentice Tom Completes Three-year Course in Two

“THE best thing I’ve ever done,” is the way Tameside Council apprentice Tom Campbell describes his newly-achieved status as a heavy vehicle service and maintenance technician (level 3).

Published: 09/01/2024

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Children’s Social Workers Invited to Recruitment Event

Experienced social workers are being invited to a recruitment event as part of Tameside Council’s drive to find enthusiastic and committed people to work for their Children’s Services team.

Published: 09/01/2024

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Challenge yourself by signing up to Veganuary 2024

ARE you stuck for a new year’s resolution? Think Green and sign up to join Veganuary with the aim to support the environment and improve your health and wellbeing.

Published: 04/01/2024

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Job Opportunities Supporting People to Live Well at Home

Tameside Council’s Adult Social Care Services are hosting a Recruitment Roadshow for Support Workers, with the possibility of being offered an interview taking place the same week.

Published: 03/01/2024

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Job Opportunities Supporting People to Live Well at Home

Tameside Council’s Adult Social Care Services are hosting a Recruitment Roadshow for Support Workers, with the possibility of being offered an interview taking place the same week. 

Published: 19/12/2023

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Tameside Council seeks your view on £39.82m budget challenge

Since 2010, local Councils have experienced annual revenue budget constraints because of reductions in the Government’s support for a range of services including refuse collection, street cleaning, children’s services, adult social care, and homelessness.

Published: 19/12/2023

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Be an eco-elf this Christmas by Thinking Green!

THIS Christmas, Tameside Council are encouraging residents to not only save their pockets but also save the planet by thinking green and recycling and upcycling where they can.

Published: 08/12/2023

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Christmas Waste and Recycling Collections

TAMESIDE bin crews will be working as hard as ever the festive season but collection days will change for some households.

Published: 07/12/2023

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Keeping in Touch over Christmas and New Year

EVEN though many services and buildings will close for the festive holiday just before Christmas Eve (December 24) the Tameside Council website – www.tameside.gov.uk – remains available 24 hours a day, seven days a week, for residents to access information and help.

Published: 07/12/2023

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Alysha triumphs over tobacco to give birth to adorable, smoke-free baby

A NEW MUM from Ashton has inspired other expectant mothers who smoke after she kicked the habit while pregnant.

Published: 06/12/2023

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Empowering young people to challenge violence against women and girls

A powerful drama production is touring Tameside schools to highlight violence against women and girls and help young people to challenge harmful behaviours.

Published: 28/11/2023

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Tameside Pregnancy and Baby Fair Success

The first Tameside Pregnancy and Baby Fair received great feedback from visitors and stallholders alike as it brought a wealth of information from key services under one roof.

Published: 27/11/2023

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Cost-of-living support available in Family Hubs

Families and individuals are being offered support with the rising cost of living through a series of drop-ins being held across Tameside’s Family Hubs.

Published: 27/11/2023

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