5 minute meal guide...

Coming home after a long day at work the last thing anyone wants to start thinking about, let alone do, is deciding on whats for dinner. We want to relax from the moment we get in the door, but our stomachs protest demands we do otherwise.


Top films to see this weekend

Films have been bringing people together for years gone by, an age old tradition that should never be misplaced is gathering your friends/ family & heading to the cinema. Whether it's midday or in the evening there’s never a wrong time to go see the latest blockbuster on the big screen.


Nandos restaurant review...

The Ashton Moss has always been popular for its many enticing cuisine destinations, one of the most visited is of course Nandos! The afro-Portuguese restaurant chain serves up flamed grill chicken in spicy sauces. (Don't worry there is a mild option as we found out.)


European Championship Final 8

Its been one hell of a journey this year and after seeing England, R. Ireland & N. Ireland head home fans across the nation were bitterly disappointed to see it come to an end. However we still have one last hope the Welsh dragons are the only home nation to go through to the quarter finals this week.


Recap of Carnival weekend in Stalybridge...

The Stalybridge Carnival truly lived up to its magnificent promise of a weekend full of entertainment & activities for all, in celebration of its 40th year anniversary. Cheethams Park hosted an impressive range of rides & stalls for people to peruse to their hearts content. Of course what carnival wouldn't be complete without proper Mr whippy ice cream vans


The oldest pub in Hyde...

The Cotton Tree, a public house situated in Market place, has one of the most illustrious backgrounds of all the pubs in Hyde. Dating back to 1830 when it first opened its doors to the people of Hyde. It’s been nothing but popular ever since, and for very good reason. The antiquity is as rich as the real ale that they have served down the generations.


The oldest pub in Dukinfield...

The pubs of Dukinfield each have there own rich heritage & enticing story to tell, so which stands alone as being the oldest in the area? Records indicate that The Old General situated on Crescent Road dates back to 1807. Over 200 years old this extraordinary public house has weathered many a storm over the years.


An interview on the history of Whiskey (or Jack Daniels) with Lenny from Fat Lenny’s

We took the time to catch up with local whiskey concierge Lenny, owner of Fat Lenny’s bar in Ashton-Under-Lyne. Famous for it's renowned distillery antiquity & electrifying atmosphere. Here's what he had to say about the abundant heritage of one of our most beloved spirits...


The oldest pub in Ashton-Under-Lyne...

Originally situated in Court house yard. The Angel Hotel holds the record for oldest continuous license, dates go back to 1762 making this pub one of, if not the, oldest standing pub in Ashton.


5 minute meal guide...

Coming home after a long day at work the last thing anyone wants to start thinking about, let alone do, is deciding on whats for dinner. We want to relax from the moment we get in the door, but our stomachs protest demands we do otherwise.


Nandos restaurant review...

The Ashton Moss has always been popular for its many enticing cuisine destinations, one of the most visited is of course Nandos! The afro-Portuguese restaurant chain serves up flamed grill chicken in spicy sauces. (Don't worry there is a mild option as we found out.)


Meatball pasta bake recipe...

This is a dish truly deserving of a number 1 place in our hearts & on our dining table! Who could resist a cheesy, meatball bake that will leave you and you guests with full stomachs & demanding seconds. A popular favourite around the world this classic dish is a true winner of a dinner!


Jade Garden restaurant review...

Chinese takeaway sit on the bench! The Jade Garden is a true tribute to oriental cuisine hidden away in the centre of Ashton-Under-Lyne. Well-known for being popular with large parties & gatherings for something we can all enjoy... An all you can eat menu. An eye-watering amount of fine selections, made fresh and served up to perfection.


European Championship Final 8

Its been one hell of a journey this year and after seeing England, R. Ireland & N. Ireland head home fans across the nation were bitterly disappointed to see it come to an end. However we still have one last hope the Welsh dragons are the only home nation to go through to the quarter finals this week.


Iceland 2-1 England

There calling it the greatest humiliation in our footballing history, after last nights shocking loss to Iceland that saw us knocked out of the Euros. The breaking news that came straight after was Hodgson resigning as England's manager, a decision that some are venting should have been made a long time ago.


Wales 1-0 Northern Ireland

This weekend we saw 2 of our home nations meet on the pitch for a showdown that would end with only 1 going through to the quarter-finals of the European championship. When the final whistle blew Wales came out on top and head into the next stage to face Belgium this Friday. How? Well they have Gareth McAuley to thank for his unavoidable own-goal


France 2-1 Republic of Ireland

This weekend we said farewell to both Northern Ireland & The Republic, France were on top form and the Republic showed true determination & devotion until the bitter end. Nevertheless even though France were favourites from the very beginning the Republic struck the fear of God into their hearts and caused an almighty scare within the first 5 minutes of the game.


How to get a good nights sleep...

Theres nothing worse than waking up after a long night of tossing & turning and fighting with your duvet. We've all seen nights like those, the knock on effects for the rest of the day can be disastrous. No matter how many coffees we sink at work theres no escaping the fear of another restless night.


The history of Stamford Park...

This incredible landmark has earned its place in local history, an oasis for everyone to spend there days strolling through the greenery or taking there children for a wonderful day out.


The history of Cheethams Park Stalybridge...

For years the people of Stalybridge have spent many a summers day in this peaceful green oasis, a true gem nestled right in the heart of this charming little town. Dog walkers, runners & anyone who just fancies a relaxing stroll flock to this beautiful park every day. Surrounded by residential properties the park provides leisure and recreational outlets for everyone.


Sports activities for kids this summer in Tameside

The summer holidays are looming upon us once more. Kids across Tameside will finish school for 6 weeks, (the good news? The roads will be free from morning drop-offs...) Parents everywhere we are here to help, we all know the summer holidays can sometimes be stressful. Not knowing how to keep kids entertained & active throughout the long weeks can take it's toll.


Recap of Carnival weekend in Stalybridge...

The Stalybridge Carnival truly lived up to its magnificent promise of a weekend full of entertainment & activities for all, in celebration of its 40th year anniversary. Cheethams Park hosted an impressive range of rides & stalls for people to peruse to their hearts content. Of course what carnival wouldn't be complete without proper Mr whippy ice cream vans


BREXIT! EU referendum results

At 6.00am this morning it was announced, Britain are to leave the European Union, the result has caused mixed reviews across the nation. Some venting their protest and others jumping for joy over the departure. After months of relentless battles between Leave & remain campaigners, the people have spoken.


Have you voted?

It’s decision day… today Britain decides, in or out. After months of endless campaigning it’s time to decide our future. With the vote too close to call polling stations opened at 7am this morning and will close at 10pm when the counting will begins.


Armed Forces day 25th June 2016...

Location: Victoria park Time: 1-4pm Victoria Park in Denton on Saturday 25th June is the perfect place to be to show your support for the men & women who make up the armed forces community. From currently serving troops to service families, veterans and cadets. Come along and get involved in this inspirational day dedicated to our armed forces.


Top films to see this weekend

Films have been bringing people together for years gone by, an age old tradition that should never be misplaced is gathering your friends/ family & heading to the cinema. Whether it's midday or in the evening there’s never a wrong time to go see the latest blockbuster on the big screen.


10 ways to save money on a night out...

We all love a good night out, indulging in cocktails, shots & plenty of pints! Getting dressed up to the nines and hitting the clubs. However we don’t love that sinking feeling checking out bank accounts the morning after. Follow these 10 simple methods to save yourself the heartache of facing the music the day after...


Top 10 nights out...

We will love a good night out, and let's remember a key fact, we're never going to be as young as we are tonight. Whether its a social gathering with our friends or a couples night out, everyone deserves the chance to let there hair down.


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The best nights are usually unplanned random and spontaneous...

Whether you’re out to paint the town red or fancy belting out your favorite songs Tameside has it all! Pubs, Bars, Nightclubs, Parties and live music it's time to put down your TV remotes. Grab your favorite pair of killer shoes,