Retail Comings and Goings in Tameside, February 2015: The Ashton Review of Shops

Shopping in a winter wonderland Replacement tenant found for Burton unit; Dukinfield pub reopens as café; 2015 developments in Ashton-under-Lyne. In the last month, snow and post-Christmas thrift was grist of the mill for Tameside’s shoppers. Though Ashton’s and Denton’s branches of Bank are likely to close this year, we can sure of at least […]

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Sherman Rides Again: New Report Suggests Rail to Busway Conversions on Marginal Routes

Think-tank report states plan could cut fares by 40% – and guarantee seats for all So, a seat for all passengers and a 40% cut in fares? If you’re a long-suffering rail passenger, these promises seem like welcome news. Chances are you may be jumping for joy at the prospect of extra carriages and fairer […]

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Three Peaks for a Grand: Cheshire Climb Creates Windfall for Francis House

Stagecoach Manchester employees scale new heights in Macclesfield beauty spot Francis House Children’s Hospice, has seen sponsorship climb thanks to a Cheshire Three Peaks walk, completed by staff and drivers from Stagecoach Manchester. Two teams raised over £1,000 for the leading local bus company’s charity of the year, from across Stagecoach Manchester’s five depots. 

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