Hebden Bridge Band: Sunday Brass at the Boarshurst Band Club (October 2018)

Another great night with Moore fantastic music As the clocks went back in tandem with the dark cold nights, a warm reception was in order at Boarshurst Band Club’s latest concert. Last night, Hebden Bridge Band made a modest journey to Greenfield’s most iconic live music venue. With Grenville Moore standing in for David Hamilton,…

First Greater Manchester Set to Close Rusholme Depot

Cost-cutting measures will see South Manchester operations moved to Queens Road depot Five years after purchasing the bus operations of Finglands Coachways, First Greater Manchester is set to rationalise its operations in South Manchester. As well as pulling out of the 42 route to East Didsbury, their Rusholme depot will be closed.

Oldham and Saddleworth Bus Service Changes, Winter 2018

Hallowe’en horrors await Oldham bus passengers Sweeping changes made to 74 and 76 routes’ evening journeys; 415 slashed from half hourly to once hourly; Cuts made to 24 route. Whereas Tameside bus passengers got off lightly with this month’s service changes, the same couldn’t have been said with our friends in Oldham and Saddleworth.

Tameside Bus Service Changes, Winter 2018

More tinkering around at the edges Retimed 206, 347 and 350 routes; Revised route on 341 service. In the Tameside area for once, very few changes to report with the biggest changes affecting the 341 service.

UK Bus Awards: Stagecoach Manchester Gets Six Nominations

Two employees also nominated in nationwide awards ceremony In less than a month’s time, the cream of Britain’s bus industry will be celebrated at this year’s UK Bus Awards. Taking place on the 20 November, at The Troxy Cinema in London, this ceremony recognises bus people and bus operators from John O’Groats to Land’s End.

Elland Silver Band: Sunday Brass at the Boarshurst Band Club (October 2018)

Stratospheric Elland Silver Band performance makes for yet another memorable concert In space, no one can hear your MD scream. Martians might have heard the applause from last night’s concert which reverberated from Boarshurst’s palatial quarters. Taking us to another dimension last night was Elland Silver Band’s concert at The Mecca of Brass Banding.

In Pictures: A Stagecoach Spruce Up for Davyhulme Park

Partnership with local school and community group A couple of years back, Stagecoach Manchester teamed up with local community groups for the refurbishment of Hullard Park. Two years on, with a little help from Davyhulme Primary School and One Trafford Partnership, Davyhulme Park was given a fresh look.

Long Forgotten Microcomputers: A Past of the M60 Not So Perfect Ten

Thought the 1980s computer age was all about ZX Spectrums and Commodore 64s? Think again. As with many hagiographies, history is always defined by the winners. In home computing, the ultimate victors were IBM compatible PCs – ultimately today’s Windows 10 PCs. Today, their role in history could be wiped out by tablets and smartphones.

Ashton-under-Lyne Band: Sunday Brass at the Boarshurst Band Club, 07 October 2018

Chalk and Co’s deliver a concert to remember There are two reasons why your favourite divine being gave us brass bands. One was to entertain the masses. Another one was to bring cultural enrichment to the masses. In other words, the joys of introducing classical music to the provinces. Whilst finding room for entertainment value.

Retail Comings and Goings in Tameside, October 2018: The Ashton Review of Shops

This October’s window on the shop windows Have your say on the future of Stalybridge town centre; Dukinfield’s Morrisons store refurbished and reopened; Poundstretcher to take on Poundworld Plus unit; All the usual comings and goings in the Tameside area. Whilst Brexit and dancing Prime Ministers have dominated the news agenda, it has been all…