Tameside Service Changes Special: Swingeing Cuts Planned for Spring

Axe to fall on tendered services Dukinfield’s Mancunian way could be three return journeys on weekdays; Evening services to go on some Stalybridge routes; 343 to follow weekday route on full time basis. April 12, 2015 could see the most comprehensive changes to parts of Tameside’s bus network since the split of GM Buses. Owing to…

Television Puppet Stars Through the Ages: The Not So Perfect Ten

From Sooty to Hacker John Logie Baird demonstrated his early televisual experiments with a ventriloquist dummy’s head. On the 02 October 1925, his dummy’s head known as Stookie Bill, was used to demonstrate early television pictures. 90 years on, we still use puppetry to entertain viewers young and old. Whether it’s a mule and Annette Mills or the…